What is Music Publishing

Music Publishing is the business of protecting and promoting song copyrights and collecting the royalties that these copyrights generate. Think of a song as intellectual property (it's an original piece of art!), and music publishing as the business that makes sure that songwriters get paid a fair compensation when their intellectual property is used by companies. Those companies could be record labels (mechanical royalties), radio stations, bars, and restaurants (performance royalties), or film studios and advertising agencies (sync license fees), and many more. 

Local Legends

Adele
Queen
Elton John

PROS WITH REGIONAL PRESENCE

SONGWRITER PUBLISHERS

Neighborhoods

Camden, Hackney, Brixton, Chalk Farm, Peckham

Key genres

Experimental, EDM, Rap, Rock, Pop

Local music universities institutes conservatories schools

London College of Music (University of West London), Royal Academy of Music, Department of Music at King's College London, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, SSR London, Insitute of Contemporary Music Performance, London Academy of Music Production

Local tradepress

NME Magazine, BBC Music

Important studios

Rocket Studios, Castle of Doom Studios, Strawberry Studios North

Local Songwriter Publisher Organizations

MPA, BASCA, AMRA

Local record labels

Warp

Local promoters booking agents

HYPESONG live, Souterrain Live, edlam Promotions