KD Chosen as Music & Law Columnist for SOCAN

Received some great news this morning. I’ve been writing articles on the music industry for years, sharing them here and getting them published every now and then in magazines like Canadian Musician and DRUM! Magazine in the US. Today’s breakthrough … Continue reading

Interview with Music Box Artist Consulting

A big thank you to Bonnie McGrew and the great people at Vancouver’s Music Box Artist Consulting for choosing me for their Entertainment Law feature this week. Click here for the full interview, and check out the entire Music Box … Continue reading

The 3 Types of Music Publishing Agreements (and why they’re important)

If you write your own songs, either with a band or on your own, or co-write with others, developing an understanding of music publishing is probably the most important thing you can do for your career. That being said, music … Continue reading

OBS Nominated for Radio Music Award and SiriusXM Indie Award!

It’s been an amazing week. We’ve been in the studio with our noses to the grindstone, and were pleasantly surprised with some cool news…we’ve been nominated at this year’s Radio Music Awards as well as the SiriusXM Indies! In our … Continue reading

The 2 Copyrights in a Song (or The Most Important Concept in the Music Business)

Most artists I talk with have a difficult time understanding the different copyrights in a song, and the revenue streams that flow from them. I don’t blame them. Our copyright system has developed in bits and pieces over decades, so … Continue reading