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News: 16th March 2012 by Louise Dodgson under Artist Managers, Creative & Branding, Finance, Law & Music Business, Live, Media, Music Publishing, Music Training & Careers, Record Labels, Recording & Production, Selling & Distributing Your Music

Unless you're on a different planet we're certain you are aware that a large portion of the music industry is gathering in Texas for SXSW as we speak. But it's not just all about donning a stetson and watching hotly tipped bands in the sun, there are serious topics up for debate amongst music industry speakers and representatives.

Billboard have been providing some really good coverage of the panels that have been taking place so why not take a look at some of the highlights below, ranging from advice on getting funding for setting up a music start-up, royalty contracts, getting copyright back from a record label, plus a chat with Napster founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning. Get stuck in!

Related Links

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/industry/digital-and-mobile/how-to-get-your-music-tech-startup-funded-1006456752.story

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/industry/digital-and-mobile/sxsw-panel-tackles-questions-perils-of-royalty-1006464162.story

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/industry/legal-and-management/gloria-gaynor-legal-experts-debate-reversion-1006479152.story

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/industry/digital-and-mobile/sean-parker-and-shawn-fanning-on-spotify-1006462352.story

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/event/SXSW2012


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sxsw, south by southwest, music conference, music industry convention, music business, music industry panels, sean parker

 

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