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NOTE: Zola has a song on the Lifetime TV show “Mary Kills People” that will air on April 9th. Don’t miss it!
In the first segment, Ryan provides additional info for artists on the tax laws that will take effect for this year. There are things that all artists should be doing right now in their career to get on the right track with their taxes, and Ryan will tell you the things to discuss with your accountant. Ryan also answers a listener question this week about working with, and properly compensating, your co-writers when you collaborate on a song.
In the second segment, Chris Cass stops by. Chris is the Chief Business Officer for Synchtank, a cloud based software platform that provides music licensing solutions for artists, publishers, labels, broadcasters, and studios (www.synchtank.com). Chris talks to Ryan this week about metadata, something that all artists need to know about to have sustained success as the music industry continues to evolve. He shares what metadata is, the importance of good metadata hygiene, and how to manage one’s metadata effectively.
In the third segment, we have our second installment of the Break the Business Coffeehouse. Our thanks to the terrific ladies at Women Crush for making this segment possible (visit www.womencrushmusic.com). Performing in the coffeehouse this week is Zola, an indie singer-songwriter and music student at the University of Miami. Her performance this week is incredible. Don’t miss it! Find out more about Zola and get the news on her upcoming EP by visiting www.zolaofficialmusic.com