The true cost of music for creatives
Electro-rock artist Whitey caused a stir last year on social media, when he slammed a TV company for its refusal to pay artists for the use of their music. Whitey shared an email from the producers stating the simple reason of there ‘being no budget for music,’ gaining himself thousands of likes and retweets.
Despite it only just coming to the attention of the media, the issue of creatives wanting to use music from new artists without synchronisation fees is not a new one.
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