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..
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.
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:
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
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.
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.
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
GRAMMY's At The Texas Capitol is an advocacy initiative for the music industry in Texas. We try to raise awareness of the economic and cultural impact of the recording arts by talking to politicians at the Texas capitol. Tuesday Feb. 26th 2013 is Texas GRAMMY advocacy day.
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