Archive | October 2016

Save the Date: TuneRegistry presents Music Business for Producers & Engineers

Save the Date 11-9-16

You are invited to attend:
TuneRegistry presents Music Business for Producers & Engineers

Join us as we peel back the veil on the world of music business as it relates specifically to music producers and sound engineers. We will explore the unique issues, challenges, and business dealings of P&E from a panel of award-winning music creators and music business experts.

When: Wednesday, November 9th
Time: 7pm to 9pm (7pm – Welcome; 7:05pm to 8:15pm – Panel; 8:15pm to 8:30pm – TuneRegistry Demo; 8:30pm – 8:50pm Mingle)
Location: SAE Institute Los Angeles, 6700 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA , 90038

Bruce Waynne (Producer, The MIDI Mafia) – GRAMMY Award Winner, ASCAP Award Winner
Tat Tong (Producer/Songwriter, The Swaggernautz) – 200 original music placements, 17 platinum records, over 40 Top 20 hits, and 14 Number 1 hits around the world.
Jovany Javier (Singer/Songwriter, The Swaggernautz) – American Idol Sesaon 10 Top 12 Male Finalist, Multiple Major Song Placements
Yonni (Producer/Songwirter) – 2x GRAMMY Nominated
Dennis Dreith (Executive Director, AFM & SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund)
Moderator: Dae Bogan (Co-founder & CEO, TuneRegistry)

The panel will discuss a number of music business topics from the perspective of producers and engineers including: What rights do producers and engineers have? How do P&E protect and enforce their rights? How does P&E make money? What backend royalties can P&E receive? Key terms of various P&E contracts. Music for media (film, television shows, commercials, video games, etc.). Global perspective (rights, money, and piracy). Working with artists; etiquette and standing your ground.

The panel will be followed by a live demo of the TuneRegistry platform and networking.


LA Area Upcoming Music Industry Conferences & Networking Events


A summary of a few upcoming music industry conferences and networking events…

10/17-10/18 – Production Music Conference 2016
I will host a roundtable discussion on rights management for composers of production music on Tuesday, October 18th, 9am to 10am.

10/20 – Music 2020 Day at Digital Hollywood
I will moderate the panel “Infrastructure: Building New Pipes, New Rights, and New Micropayment Systems” on Thursday, October 20th, 10:20am to 11:05am.

10/27 – October Music Industry Mixer (Malibu Edition)
I will host the networking mixer and open mic. I will have a guest speaker to discuss music publishing.

11/9 – TuneRegistry Event at SAE Institute Los Angeles
I will moderate the panel “Rights & Money for Producers & Engineers” and demo TuneRegistry.

11/19-11/21 – FestForums Santa Barbara 2016
I will be speaking on the panel “Content Marketing: Why Festivals Have A Leg Up” on Friday, November 19th, 2:30pm to 3:20pm.

[FREE] Join Southern California Music Industry Professionals


Music Industry Professionals: As some of you know, I am the organizer of Southern California Music Industry Professionals, a professional networking group with over 1,600 members (our member base is mostly online at, but I recently created a Facebook group).

I am happy to announce that I am organizing our 3rd meetup this year and you’re invited!

Our next SCMIP mixer will be held on Thursday, October 27th, from 5pm to 8pm at the Rosenthal – The Malibu Estate Wines off of PCH in Malibu.

Come mix and mingle with professionals across all sectors of the music industry from recorded music and publishing to live music, touring, and music supervision.

I will have a guest speaker (TBA) to discuss music publishing.

OPEN MIC CALL: I am pleased to announce that we will have limited slots for open mic performances. If you are interested, please contact me to audition your music. This is a wine bar in Malibu, so the music selection will be appropriate for the environment. The venue has a backline, so you may not need to bring much equipment (if anything).

I hope you can make it. Please SHARE with other music industry professionals and make sure they join

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