TRAXTUDIO RECORD DEALS EXPLAINED
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TRAXTUDIO AND OTHER LABELS AND/OR DISTRIBUTORS?
We customize the contract between the artist and the label to "fit the project". Let's look at the traditional scenarios and deals:
ARTIST CONTRACT/RECORDING CONTRACT (“RECORD DEAL”)
Recording Artist: Record album/s
Label: A&R, Recording, Publishing, Marketing, Distribution, Retail
Revenue for artist: 8% of PPD
Alternatively Sliding Scale/sales:
5000 units – 6% of PPD
next 5000 units – 7% of PPD
More than 10 000 units – 8% of PPD
Recording Artist: Record album/s (owns the masters)
Label: Artwork, Mechanical Royalties, Marketing, Distribution, Retail
Revenue for artists: 14-18% of PPD
P&D (Pressing and Distribution) Distribution (Final Product) Responsibilities:
Recording Artist: Record album/s owns the master, graphic design, printing and packaging of album (with P&D Label does this but to your account), marketing costs, mechanical royalties
Label: Distribution, Retail
WHAT DOES CUSTOMIZATION MEAN FOR ME AS AN ARTIST OR SONGWRITER? HOW WILL I BENEFIT AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
Your identity is important and that you stay true to it. The difficult part is how to incorporate and develop this identity into a product that is marketable (and accepted)
HELP YOU GET YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER
We believe at TRAXTUDIO INNOVATIVE MEDIA CONSULT that wealth planning is fundamental for the success of any artist.
We have a team of industry experts that will assist the aspiring artist to do thorough market research in one of the countries we are operational in. We, and you as an artist, must know exactly what the industry wants before either party invests!
Long before we go into studio and after we’ve determined and defined a target audience (market) for the artists, we advise on media and marketing channels and utilize the correct channels to hit the market! According to the market research and your identity, we determine the repertoire and genre of the album.
We start sourcing songwriters and laying down the scratch tracks at TRAXTUDIO INTERNATIONAL RECORDING STUDIO GROUP.
While you are preparing for the recording, our marketing will be actively organizing radio interviews, setting up of social media pages and campaigns, organizing online interviews and advise on utilizing also traditional media and marketing channels.
At TRAXTUDIO INTERNATIONAL RECORDING STUDIO GROUP we will make sure that we get the best producer and arrange for your genre in our group at one of the studios closest to you, as well as hire the best session musicians, specializing in the genre.
While the final mixing and mastering is taking place, you will be busy with marketing and setting up your portfolio in terms of shooting of a music video and producing lyric videos.
We’ve partnered with leading film production companies in every country we are operational in.
We will assist you with the manufacturing of your discs. We have partnered with the best production plants in every country we are operational in. We will also assist you with digital sales of your music on platforms like iTunes™ and Google Play™.
DOWN TO BUSINESS
You need to PERFORM. TRAXTUDIO RECORDS partnered with leading booking agencies around the globe to assist you to get your music on stage. While you are touring, we will assure that the marketing will be ongoing.