Music Technology, Royalty Collection and more| Talking with Sentric Music ✨
Loren & Sabine of Sentric Music talk to me about how it works.
What we talk about.
My guest Loren & Sabine talk to me about how Sentric Music is empowering artists & songwriters to collect the money they are owed.
✨ Introductions & what is Sentric, how does it work and what do you get?
✨ What their job role entails
✨ Advice to an artist looking into Music Publishing + advice to someone wanting to get into your job
✨ Tech-driven influence into charts and sales — Alexa driving last years Christmas №1
✨ Utilising Sentiment analysis to help you as an artist
Not necessarily a generation of a new revenue stream. It is existing revenue that is available to them now that they are not capitalising on.
Sentric Music: Both my guests this week work at the independent music publisher Sentric Music.
Loren McShane | Head of Legal at Sentric Music
The type of agreements she does:
- Writer Agreements
- Co-Publishing Agreements
- T&C’s for Competitions
- Regulatory Advice
Sabine Douglas | Head of Business Operations at Sentric Music
- She comes from a tech background, interested in how it can help the music industry.
- She started out with a mobile app company, working with iPlayer Radio, XFactor, and various other music tech.
- Using sentiment analysis; analysing mood, lyrics, BMP (beats per minute), etc.
✨ Upload correct metadata, and not just ‘track 1’ to help you get the royalties you are owed
✨ Advise writers to get independent legal advice before entering any agreements
✨ Check out WTF music publishing blog (see below)
✨ Check out Deaks Music Law — for music contract advice, band agreements, and more.
Music resources mentioned in the podcast.
✨ WTF: Music Publishing blog — read here.
- Breaks down, in lamens terms, in a whity, digestible form, what the nuances of music publishing without getting too detailed.
- It will tell you what money you are owed.
✨ Article on Ellie Goulding’s UK №1 powered by Alexa — read here.
✨ Book on the Music Industry by Ann Harrison is ‘Music: The Business’
✨ Suzanne Steers (Sentric)
✨ Gillian Morris (VP at GMR / ex-TuneCore)
✨ Ali DeRosa (Consultant / ex-General Counsel / COO at Parkwood Entertainment)
✨ Maurine Ford (MTV)
✨ Catherine Grimes (Heads of Music at BBC Studios)
✨ Helen Deakin (Deaks Music Law)
✨ Safiya Lambie- Knight (Spotify)
✨ Jess Partridge (London In Stereo)
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