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MPCsounds Music Contracts

Professional Music Contracts for today's Music Producers & Musicians.
Music Contracts are in PDF format. All Contracts was exclusively drafted
and authenticated by a Registered Los Angeles Entertianment Law Firm.
 
 

Music Contracts Vol 1 Music Contracts Vol.1 Download     View Sample Contract

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Music Contracts Volume 1: 8 Authenticated Music Contracts covering all common music production agreements between Producers, Artists, & Record Companies.

BONUS: Vol.1 includes Free Song Submit Upload!

1) Producer / Artist Production Agreement (No Royalty-No Copyright)
Music Production Agreement between Music Producers & Recording Artists including a "No Royalty Due" and "No Copyright Retained" provision in the Artist's interest.
2) Producer / Artist Production Agreement (No Royalty-Retain Copyright)
Music Production Agreement between Music Producers & Recording Artists including a "No Royalty Due" yet "Retain Copyright" provision in the Producer's interest.
3) Producer / Artist Production Agreement (Royalty-Retain Copyright)
Music Production Contract between Producers and Recording Artists with a "Royalty Due" and "Retain Copyright" arrangement representing the Producer's interest.
4) Producer / Artist Production Agreement (Royalty-No Copyright)
Production Agreement between Producers and Recording Artists including "Royalty Due" yet "No Copyright" provisions representing the Producer's interest.
5) Producer / Record Company Production Contract (No Royalty-No Copyright) Production Contract between Music Producers and Record Companies with "No Royalty Due" plus "No Copyright Retained" terms in Record Company's interest.
6) Producer / Record Company Production Contract (No Royalty-Retain Copyright) Production Agreement between Music Producers and Record Companies with "No Royalty Due" yet "Retain Copyright" terms both in both parties' interests.
7) Producer / Record Company Production Contract (Royalty-Retain Copyright) Production Agreement between Music Producers and Record Companies with a "Royalty Due" and "Retain Copyright" stipulation whereby in the Producer's interest.
8) Producer / Record Company Production Contract (Royalty-No Copyright) Contract for production between Music Producers and Record Companies with a "Royalty Due" yet "No Copyright" stipulation covering both parties' interests.
 
  Music Contracts Vol 2 Music Contracts Vol.2 Download    View Sample Contract
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Music Contracts Volume 2: 10 Authenticated Mechanical License, Synchronization License, Master Use License, Artist Development, & Work-for-Hire Contracts.

BONUS: Vol.2 includes Free Song Submit Upload!

1.) Mechanical License Contract
Grants permission for non-copyright holders to reproduce your musical works. Record companies use this contract to produce albums, soundtracks, & more.
2.) Synchronization License Contract
Grants video and film production companies legal permission to license your musical works for syncing with movie, video, and other multimedia productions.
3.) Master Use License Agreement
Grants film makers permission to use a previously recorded piece of music in a given film. To be used in conjunction with the synch license agreement.
4.) Artist and Producer Development Agreement
Used when Music Producers develop an artist for no upfront cost & are later on entitled to compensation for development contributions once music is released.
5.) Artist and Manager Agreement
Official Management agreement covering all common duties invloved in an artist/management relationship. Objective contract, fairly representing all parties.
6.) Artist and Manager Royalty Agreement
Royalty contract between Artists & Managers defining royalty terms after a record deal is signed. Terms are dependent upon record deal & not defined until then.
7.) Songwriter Agreement Contract
Songwriter's writing agreement to be used upon selling a song or writing a song for your clients who seek to acquire all the song rights with no strings attached.
8.) Acknowledgement by Arranger of Work-for-Hire
Work-for-Hire agreement when using a session Song Arranger in recordings. Protect producers against copyright claims while ensuring Arranger's payment.
9.) Acknowledgement by Musician of Work-for-Hire
Work-for-Hire agreement when using a session Musician in recordings. Protect producers against copyright claims while ensuring Musician's payment.
10.) Acknowledgement by Vocalist of Work-for-Hire
Work-for-Hire agreement when using a session Vocalist in recordings. Protect producers against copyright claims while ensuring Vocalist's payment.
 
  Music Contracts Vol 3 Music Contracts Vol.3 Download    View Sample Contract
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Music Contracts Volume 3: 11 Authenticated Publishing, Co-Publishing, Copyright Assignment, Radio Release, Publicist, Recording, Booking, & Sponsorship Contracts.

BONUS: Vol.3 includes Free Song Submit Upload + "Start A Publishing Company" Report!!!

1.) Publishing Agreement
Used when an artist seeks to distribute and promote his/her music, signing a publishing deal with a company to begin the process. This Agreement provides for payment schedules including flat fee and royalty payment options, plus more.
2.) Co-Publishing Agreement
Used when 2 parties agree to co-publish a musical composition(s) or collection(s). This agreement covers copyright ownership and publishing receipt percentages, plus performance rights assignments.
3.) Copyright Assignment
Used when a songwriter, recording artist, or music producer professionally sells a copyrighted work to another party. This agreement ensures copyright transfers are official, secure, and handled professionally.
4.) Radio Release Agreement
Used when sending an artist's music to a radio station. Radio stations often hesitate to play music without a radio release agreement. This agreement ensures the radio station they are fully free to play the work without violating any rights.
5.) Artist and Publicist Agreement
Used once a recording artist has finished an album and aims to promote the album and a tour. A publicist is the professional an artist hires for these promotional endeavors. This agreement outlines all promotional duties the publicist will engage in on the artist's behalf.
6.) Record Recording Agreement
Used when a company is willing to pay an artist to record an album. This agreement includes flexible terms of payment, as well as, promotional duties. Be sure to get the terms that you want as an artist under the publishing sections of this agreement.
7.) Booking Agreement (Comprehensive)
Used when booking a live show or performance. This agreement is presented to booking agents, club owners, or promoters to protect you when booking a live show. The contract covers all bases for the booking, as well as guarantee payment.
8.) Booking Agreement (Sales-Based)
Used when booking a live show or performance. This agreement is presented to booking agents, club owners, or promoters to protect you when booking a live show. This contract ensures the booking and covers flexible sales-based payment terms.
9.) Sponsorship Agreement
Used when an artist has an album release, a tour, or live show coming up to assure all sponsors their dollars are safe and that the artist is serious about promoting their product. Also protects the artist, ensuring sponsors act on promises now signed for.
10.) Agency Agreement
Used to allow an agency or individual to act on the artist's or producer's behalf to procure promotional engagements, appearances, shows, and interviews.
11.) Band Partnership Agreement
Used when working in a duo, band, or group situation to ensure all terms and roles within the band partnership are clearly defined. Also provides provisions for how band members may quit or be fired, plus covers publishing and copyright concerns.
*BONUS REPORT* - Starting Your Own Publishing Company
Learn how to start your own publishing company, as well as, structure the business so that the songwriter or producer (you) retain 75% of the publishing rights!
 
 

 

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