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Recoupment: An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz: 7 Record Labels
Recoupment: An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz: 7 Record Labels

Here’s why your royalties are always less than what you might have expected. Recoupable Expenses. Because recording costs are not the only costs that are recoupable against your royalties. Some of the biggest costs of marketing your records are charged against your royalties as well. Debt to the Label. Over the years I’ve had lots of artists ask me if they ‘owed’ the label the money for that unrecouped balance. The answer is no. In reality, you do not owe them anything if the deal does not work out.

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Audio + Music Music Business

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