The Song Project iPhone/iPad App: A New Album Experience A Complete Record Release Solely Through Apple’s App Store – RightsFlow’s Limelight Service To Provide Mechanical Licensing For Project
September 16, 2010 New York, NY – Jazz trumpeter Mark Rapp and guitarist/vocalist Derek Lee Bronston, collectively known as The Song Project, are releasing their brand new CD not as individual MP3‘s, but as a complete album experience in the form of an iPhone/iPad App via Apple’s App Store. These two musicians have defined their careers by innovating on their instruments, in composing and as players. It’s no surprise then, they would choose uncharted territory to release their debut recording. Read the rest of this entry »
Most folks can’t just record someone else’s song and then start selling their version of it.
But how do independent artists clear the rights necessary to record a cover song and then release it for sale? This is a real problem, as thousands of independent artists across the country seek to record songs written by others — and make some money in the process. Songs are protected by copyright, however, so permission must be secured and financial terms settled before a cover song can be sold to the public.