#143 – The Straightforward Guide to the Music Biz


The Music Biz is challenging, scary, and full of the unknown. Entertainment attorney and author Kamal Moo wants to help you avoid mistakes along the way.

In this episode, we talk with Kamal about his book “The Straightforward Guide to the Music Biz” and about why it’s a must-read for anyone looking for a clear, simple, and concise overview of how the music industry is organized and the typical contracts musicians and songwriters will encounter.

As Moo notes, “the purpose of this book is to be more of a reference handbook or ‘how-to’ manual, so you’ll find that I don’t spend too much time discussing abstract legal or business theories. Also, that’s why the chapter titles are so straightforward – I’m just trying to give you the distilled information as efficiently as I can. Hence the title of this book.”

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Artist: Jim Witter

Single: “Christmas Memories”