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Why producers are struggling (Painspectives 3)

Published on Jul 12, 2013
Watch Ivan Rivera (manager, J.U.S.T.I.CE. League), DJ Pain 1 and Godxilla discuss the problems producers face and possible solutions to improve the way producers are treated in the music industry.

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Producer: 
DJ Pain 1

Should I copyright my beats/songs? (Painspectives 2)

Published on Apr 29, 2013
Should I copyright my music? Do I have rights to my music without a formal copyright? What happens if my music gets infringed on?

In this video, I address the benefits and complications of U.S. copyright law and what that means for independent musicians, producers and songwriters.

For additional info:
http://www.copyright.gov/eco/
http://minnesotaattorney.com/why-you-must-register-a-copyright/
http://www.rightsforartists.com/copyright.html

Producer: 
DJ Pain 1

Sample Clearance for Producers/Unsigned Artists (Painspectives 1)

Published on Mar 2, 2013
Do producers clear samples before shopping and/or selling beats to major labels? Do unsigned artists have to clear samples before releasing their projects?

In this inaugural episode of Painspectives, I share my experiences with and opinions on both questions.

Producer: 
DJ Pain 1