Music Royalties, Music Distribution, & Working With a Collecting Society

Our CEO recently had the pleasure of speaking with Hannah Boothby from Soundreef about several aspects of the music business. Soundreef is based in London but also operates in the USA, Italy, France, Sweden, and Spain. They provide music for…

Rapzilla Interview: The Sacred, The Secular and The Sarcastic

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Steve Patton from Rapzilla, while attending the 2013 Legacy Conference in Chicago. He works hard at interrogating me on the so-called sacred and secular divide. Many in the “Christian Hip Hop”…

eMusic and K-NFB merge to form Media Arc, Inc.

eMusic is excited to announce the merger of eMusic and K-NFB Reading, Inc. (d/b/a Blio, Inc.) into a single company called Media Arc, Inc., which will offer a comprehensive source of more than 17 million songs, 40,000 audio books and 600,000…

Sackcloth Fashion in the film 'A Bird of The Air'

10 years later, Sackcloth Fashion's music, continues to be licensed into film and television. 'Why' from Something From Everyone To Hate can be heard in this film about Lyman (Jackson Hurst) who is a loner, working the graveyard shift for…

Do ‘new’ releases mean Beatmart Recordings is back in business?

Beatmart Recordings, the label that brought you polished releases from Soul P., Willie Will, Japhia Life, Rob Hodge, and Eric Cross will be offering its entire instrumental catalog for digital download on July 28, 2009. The tracks will be available…

Syntax Records Featured in Fight Magazine

It's not uncommon for those familiar with the Syntax brand to find hints of MMA intertwined both with the staff and artists. In fact, some of the Syntax affiliates have been closely following the sport since before it was even called MMA. Thus…

MaxOne Featured in The Underwire Interactive Magazine's Ice Cube Tribute

Ice Cube is far more than his career in entertainment. He’s more than hit singles, chart-topping albums, and box office star power. And it took The Underwire Interactive Magazine creating this special edition to show Ice Cube as you’ve never…

Shane Newville’s “Samurai Showdown” Named as Theme Song for CW’s The Beautiful Life

Shane Newville’s “Samurai Showdown” has been chosen as the theme song for CW’s new hit television series “The Beautiful Life: TBL.” The show stars Sara Paxton, Benjamin Hollingsworth, and Mischa Barton and centers around the lives…

Napster Highlights Syntax Records Again!

Syntax Records is this month's featured Record Label at Napster.