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Question for Haring. Digital Distribution the Do’s and Don’ts

Sep 21, 2004, 04:14 PM

Hello Mr. Haring my name is Matty Z.

I was noticing some companies are asking for exclusive rights to digitally distribute music.

is that a good idea to have all your eggs in one basket so to speak?

Also how will that effect the music maker from distributing his/her music in the future from their own site?

thanks for your time

matty z.

Matty Z Joined Jun 11, 2004
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Sep 21, 2004, 08:23 PM


While it’s never a good idea to tie yourself to one location, there may be some exceptions in this Wild West era of digital music.  If there’s a major marketing quid-pro-quo in exchange for those rights, then it may be worth considering.

Just make sure of two things.

1)  If the duration requested is a very limited time frame
2)  No other rights to the compositions are required to be signed over

Bruce Haring Joined Sep 17, 2004
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