Your music on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and Google Play

Easier said as done. But we will explain to you how it works. First a few things you should know. For example, What is an aggregator? Aggregators are external providers who can obtain a Universal Product Code (UPC) and an International Standard Recording Code (ISRC) and then distribute or make your music available through various channels

Who is “right”? Copyrights & SUISA

SUISA: Mediator between authors, publishers and music users
SUISA mediates between authors, publishers and music users such as concert organizers, television and radio broadcasters or online platforms and negotiates appropriate tariffs with user associations that determine how much money has to be paid to artists for the use of music.
As a cooperative society of authors and publishers of music in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, SUISA manages the rights of over 36,000 composers, lyricists and music publishers in those two countries.

Become self-employed

Well, if you earn more than CHF 2300 a year with gigs where no AHV contributions are paid or where you are not employed, you MUST register as self-employed and have your new status recognized by the compensation office. Here you can find the contacts of the different cantonal equalization funds.

There are some advantages of registration…

Are you already famous? The basics of social media marketing

Unabhängig von Musikstil, Instrument, Alter, Geschlecht oder Wohnort, wir alle haben ein gemeinsames Ziel: “Fans” und Konzertbesucher.
Es gibt viele Wege, online zu mehr Fans zu kommen aber wir konzentrieren uns jetzt auf den offensichtlichen Dienst. Das grosse blau-weisse F-Wort ganz oben auf der Social Media Nahrungskette: Facebook.

Private account comparison and the 2-account method

Private account comparison and the 2-account method If you were the owner of a store, you would never think of taking money from the store cash register to buy a new sweater. The money in the cash register belongs to your store, and you buy the new sweater with your own money.

PRACTICE IN THE RENTAL APARTMENT

“Wo kein Kläger, da kein Richter“, sprich; es kann immer musiziert werden, solange niemand gestört wird.
Deshalb empfehlen wir, auf die Nachbarn zuzugehen, das Gespräch zu suchen und herauszufinden, wann das eigene Üben die Nachbarn minimal stört BEVOR es zum Konflikt kommt.

The business liability insurance – useful for musicians or not?

Wenn ein Unternehmen bzw. ein Angestellter eines Unternehmens während seiner Arbeit einen Schaden verursacht, dann haftet das Unternehmen. Dies gilt nicht nur für grosse Konzerne sondern beginnt bereits im Kleinen: Mit der Einzelfirma bzw. der Selbständigen Erwerbstätigkeit.

Two new event formats at the Kalaidos Music Academy

Publireportage Two new event formats at the Kalaidos Music Academy Kalaidos Music Academy offers two new event formats from July 2020. It is following the development of using electronic media as a mediation tool and organizes these events via zoom or Skype. An Apéro with… “An Apéro with …” is the name of a new… Continue reading Two new event formats at the Kalaidos Music Academy