This is a short course that shouldn’t take more than a 1-2 hours to work through. The aim of this course is to provide you with a basic overview of the recording industry. It is broken down into 9 sections as such:
Part 1: History of the music industry
Part 2: Where does the money come from?
Part 3: Record label overview
Part 4: Advances
Part 5: Recoupment
Part 6: Making Records
Part 7: Artistic Control
Part 8: Major Labels
Part 9: Independent Labels
Upon completion of this short course you will know all of the different major labels groups in the UK and the major labels within them. You will understand the way in which record labels finance records and what is meant by the term ‘recoupment’ and the impact it can have on your career.
This course is perfect for beginners who want a general overview of the industry.