The Synchronization license is one of the most used licenses in the music industry. It ties the Club G Music and You, granting permission to use a song and “sync” it with a visual media. Fees may vary according to:
(a) How the song is used, e.g. background music, theme song.
(b) Where it will be played e.g. TV network.
(c) How many people will hear it: e.g. at music hall, shopping center.
(d) Type of media using the song e.g. independent film, advertising media.
(e) Artist name and experience
The Performance license includes music used at live performances, nightclubs, bars and grills, business establishments, multimedia presentations, meetings and conventions, or simply played through a recording for the benefits of the people listening to it. For example, business establishments that wish to play background music in their stores usually obtain performance licenses for the right to do so.
Master Recording License
This type of license gives you the right to use our recording. The difference between a master recording license and synchronization license is that the “sync” permits the license holder to re-record the song for a specific project. For example, a video performance of a cover song, while the master permits using a pre-existing record, therefore the voice of the original artist.
This type of license is paid every time a copy of a song is made. For example, for every CD/Vinyl produced. Mechanical license is a formal agreement with us, we are allowing the license holder to reproduce the sound of a recording. Typical payments for this type of license are within the range of $0.20 to $0,50 per unit sold.
This license is obtained to copy or reprint lyrics of sheet music for a song that our artists wrote for personal use or reproduction. The Print License is required for every song copied or used by a third party. This type of license can be necessary to create a music book or a song sheet. The price of Print Licenses is negotiated on a case-by-case basis between the Club G Music and You, thus we aren’t set price range.
A theatrical licence is required where it is intended to perform any play in public. It does not matter if the performance is free – a licence is still required. “Play” is defined in the 1968 Theatres Act as “any dramatic piece, whether involving improvisation or not, which is given wholly or in part by one or more persons actually present and performing and in which the whole or a major proportion of what is done by the person or persons performing, whether by way of speech, singing or action, involves the playing of a role”. The theatrical licence is required for any premises or any place whether or not another type of licence is in force.
The recording is licensed to the licencee for specific use without the need to pay royalties. Club G Music shall have the right to immediately terminate the license agreement by giving written notice to the licensee in case the licensee fails to comply with the terms and conditions.