1. PUBLISHING ADMINISTRATION:
US / Canada:
- Prepares mechanical and download licenses, as well as licenses for print, streaming and premium deals
- Negotiates sync and master use licenses for film and TV
- Expertise in chasing down back royalties
- Links to all the foreign societies, and in finding foreign royalties for our clients — an added bonus of managing director, Marghie Evans, having spent many years working in the industry in Europe.
First-year successes include:
- Part publishing on ACM SONG OF THE YEAR “In Color”, Heidi Newfield’s “Johnny and June”, and Montgomery Gentry’s “One in Every Crowd”
- Perennials in our catalogue include “My List” recorded by Toby Keith and “Then What” recorded by Clay Walker, among others
- Recent hits include Lee Brice’s 2015 number one “Drinking Class” and Toby Keith’s “35 MPH Town”
2. PUBLISHING ROYALTIES:
Do Write Music uses Music Maestro from Vistex to calculate royalties. This system is state-of-the-art and is capable of running reports analyzing whatever information a writer may need, including royalty reports and song earnings analysis.
3. RECORD ROYALYIES:
Do Write Music can prepare royalty accounting for independent record labels. No job too small!
4. RIGHTS CLEARANCES:
Do Write Music can...
- License third party rights for independent CD, video projects and/or film projects for which clearances and licenses need to be obtained
- Can obtain/issue mechanical and download licenses for independently produced CDs
- This includes clearances for co-writers and/or cover tunes, as well
- Can license third party rights in your concert video, documentary or film project
- Sync license featured music
- Additional services include: clearing underlying rights such as background recordings and music, musicians, film footage from other sources, premises permissions and trademark uses
Do Write Music Supervision projects include:
- All six seasons of The Marty Stuart Show and two seasons of Ray Stevens’ Nashville, both on RFD-TV
- ESPN movies The Color Orange and Boys of Fall
- Music and footage for the new exhibits unveiled in 2015 at the Ryman Auditorium, including the film screened during the tour and the interactive displays