BTEC The Music Industry - Exam Revision
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The person who matched the singer with the song. Now more of a scouting role.
The role of storage, warehousing and delivery of product (EG: CD's or games). Also includes digital online distribution- iTunes and Amazon.
Companies that provide a professional service to record audio to broadcast quality.
Money that is generated from sales or performances which is payable to the artist or rights holder.
Organisations that support and protect the rights and working conditions of their members
Name 4 advantages of performing in a small/medium local venue.
- more experience
- builds confidence for larger venues
- builds local fanbase
Name 3 disadvantages of performing in a small/medium local venue.
- smaller space
- less income
- smaller audience
Name 4 advantages of performing in a large multi-use venue.
- larger audience which means bigger income
- bigger audience
- potential of selling more merch
Name 4 disadvantages of performing in a large multi-use venue
- harder to get a gig
- more health and safety
- harder to connect with audience
- more equipment
Name 5 different ways of assessing Health and safety within an event.
- risk assessments
- check noise laws
- capacity control
- disabled access
- enough door staff
What does a music promoter do?
- book gigs
- cover venue costs
- gain publicity for event
- involved with printing companies, record label, venue, sound and lighting.
What do recording companies do?
- find new artists
- signs the new artists
- maintains contract with artist and manager
- sorts out copyright for recordings and videos
- helps get music known.
- involved with publishing companies
Name 4 types of broadcasting
- social media
- TV adverts
- radio adverts
- adverts on websites
Where can your music be broadcasted?
- retail music stores such as HMV
- online music stores such as iTunes
What do music publishers do?
- collect royalties
- gets songs on movies
- secure commissions
- ensure copyright is in place
Name 5 ways to market your product?
- social media
- TV adverts
What does PRS stand for?
Performing Right Society
What do PRS do?
Collect royalties for the songwriter/composer
Why is it important for musicians to be part of the PRS?
So that they receive the royalties for their work
What does MCPS Stand for?
Mechanical Copyright Protection Society
What does MCPS do?
Collect royalties when the music is sold and distributed
Why is it important for musicians to be part of MCPS?
So they can receive royalties for their work
What does PPL stand for?
Phonographic performance limited
What does PPL do?
Collect royalties for the performer
Who should belong to PPL and why?
Performer and recording company to receive royalties
What does an artist manager do?
Look after everything the artist doesn't such as booking gigs and recording sessions
How much money does the manager take from the artist?
Why is it important to have a good PR?
Spread the word about your talent
What do agents do?
Find you work
What do stylists do?
Make you look good
How much would it cost to hire sound and lighting equipment?
How much does it cost on average to hire studios and rehearsal spaces?
About £200-£300 a day
What does APRS stand for?
Association of professional recording services
Name 3 unions
- Musicians Union
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