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International Standard Name Identifier is new metadata to resolve name ambiguity for contributors to creative works. This number can define a person, like a writer, artist, performer, producer, etc., or it can define an organization, like publishers, studios, aggregators, etc.. It is part of the ISO global standards and ties into other metadata in the music industry, like ISRC, and other industries metadata, like ISBN etc. It is a cross-domain resource with direct contributions from over 40 sources.

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The newest metadata standard for music is here apparently and it is RIN-M. Soundways has a free plugin that gets saved in your DAW when you are creating the tracks and you can add everyone's information and send it along. It is a cool idea on solving the issue with how recording credits are stored and transferred. You can download the plugin here

I have it downloaded and it was pretty easy to use and get the hang of it. Hopefully, this will catch on and more info will be distributed with digital releases of music.

Sound Exchange and The Recording Academy have partnered in advocating for legislation and educating the community about performance rights.

 

Introduced March 19, 2015 the Allocation for Music Producers Act or AMP Act (H.R. 1457) says this:

This week, the authors of The Indie Band Survuval GuideRandy Chertkow and Jason Feehan, spoke at the Grammy Pro Business Summit in Austin. They gave an information-dense presentation of basically everything a band trying to make money needs to know.

Nick Landis has been elected to the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences - Texas Chapter Board of Governors for the 2014-2016 term.  Nick has previously served on the board of governors from 2008 to 2012 and as Vice President from 2011 to 2012.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

5:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Four Seasons Hotel (on the lawn overlooking Lady Bird Lake) - 98 San Jacinto Boulevard - Austin, TX 78701

Live music - Food - Cash Bar

A Texas Chapter Professional Development Conference

Saturday, June 29, 2013

W Austin Hotel

The Texas Chapter will present a day-long professional development event with insightful and inspiring presentations by trail blazers, innovators, and leaders in entertainment, business, and technology.

Admission is free for Voting, Associate and GRAMMY U members of The Recording Academy. $75 for non-members.

The Recording Academy P&E Wing hosted a great professional development retreat at Blue Rock Artist Ranch with Andrew Scheps, Eric Boulanger and Tim Palmer all speaking.  Andrew spoke about delivering quality listening experiences to the music consumer, Eric spoke about the Mastered for iTunes program and Tim moderated a panel discussion with everyone.  This was all capped off with a live performace by Phoebe Hunt.  Just a wonderful way to spend a day!

I'll be speaking at the Firestation Studios at Texas State University about preparing your mixes for mastering.  There will be listening examples and technical details.  This event is open to non-members as well.

Tuesday April 16th 2013
7pm - 9pm
Fire Station Studios
224 N Guadalupe

https://www.facebook.com/events/557707967596357/

The Recording Academy Texas Chapter presents the annual...

GRAMMY BLOCK PARTY

Thursday, March 14, 2013

6 - 9 p.m.

Four Seasons Hotel, Austin TX

(on the lawn overlooking Lady Bird Lake)

complimentary dinner – cash bar – industry exclusive event

PERFORMANCES BY

QUIET COMPANY

RAY WYLIE HUBBARD

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