Marc Caruso, CEO, and Co-Founder, of Angry Mob Music joins us.

Marc Caruso, CEO, and Co-Founder, of Angry Mob Music joins us to clearly explain what is publishing and why every artist needs to understand what is going on. How are the rates set for publishing payouts, what the DSPs pay, what is negotiable, and what isn’t negotiable? What is holding back better payouts?

Marc – CEO and Co-Founder – oversees all facets of Angry Mob Music, a truly independent music publishing company. Under his leadership, Angry Mob has grown since 2009 into a diversified music company with successful operations in publishing, music rights management, and trailer music production; and has led direct signings ranging from major label artists and accomplished songwriters to emerging producers and composers.

Marc is Vice President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Independent Music Publishers and serves on its national Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, The Recording Academy, The Motion Picture Editors Guild, The Society of Composers & Lyricists, and represents Angry Mob’s writer and publisher interests in the National Music Publishers Association as a member of the NMPA Team 100.

Visit https://www.angrymobmusic.com

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Gene Simmons of KISS first tapped Michael’s skills as a pioneering online marketing strategist to launch and manage all aspects of Kissonline.com’s multi-million dollar enterprise, including their ground-breaking VIP ticket program.

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As a teenager in the Pacific Northwest, Jay smuggled his Canon F-1 into rock concerts to get the perfect shot of the likes of Van Halen, Queen and Cheap Trick. After college, he toured as a musician gaining invaluable experience in what it takes to create and promote an album. He later translated that knowledge as an executive with Universal, Sony and Warner Music Groups.

He moved to San Francisco and finally to Los Angeles for Universal Music where he worked for 18 years, most recently as VP New Media and Online Marketing for Universal Music Enterprises.

Jay has been on the cutting edge of Digital Sales & Marketing with Universal, Starbucks Entertainment, Fox and Warner Music. It is this unique perspective as a musician, music executive, and fan that makes Jay‘s approach to Digital Strategy and Online Marketing so artist-friendly.”

Jay co-founded Label Service company LABEL LOGIC and also works with clients as an independent consultant. He publishes a weekly industry news email called Your Morning Coffee. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/2cuQbb2

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