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AIMP Holds Holiday Mixer and Benefit at BMI’s LA Office


From News, posted 12.12.18. The Association of Independent Music Publishers LA chapter held its annual holiday party on Thursday, December 6, serving as both a mixer and benefit for the AIMP Linda Komorsky Liker Scholarship Fund and The City of Hope cancer treatment and research center in Los Angeles. The celebration, which was held… Read more...

BMI and Gerencia 360 Publishing Join Forces For Their First Songwriting Camp


From News, posted 12.07.18. BMI and Gerencia 360 Publishing recently partnered to create their first songwriting camp at Pulse Recordings in Burbank on November 29 and 30. Over the two-day song camp, several BMI writers were given the opportunity to hone their skills and collaborate with Gerencia 360 artists Adriel Favela, Giovanny Ayala and… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2019 Golden Globe Nominees


From News, posted 12.06.18. The Golden Globe nods are in and the compelling music of several BMI songwriters and composers was recognized in films spanning sci-fi, action, drama, animation and more. The 76th annual ceremony, which will take place at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA, will air live on NBC on Sunday,… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2019 Annie Nominees


From News, posted 12.05.18. The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, has announced its 2019 Annie Award nominees, and BMI composers have made a strong showing in both musical categories. The Annie Awards, which will celebrate its 46th year in 2019, honor outstanding contributions to the art of animation. The prestigious awards ceremony will take… Read more...

Bebe Rexha Honored at Second Annual Variety Hitmakers Brunch


From News, posted 12.05.18. BMI was a proud sponsor of the second annual Variety Hitmakers brunch held at The Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood on December 1. The private event named BMI affiliate Bebe Rexha Songwriter of the Year, and many other industry insiders received accolades for their part in making the biggest… Read more...

Composer Justin Hurwitz Gives Out of This World Q&A to Benefit Education Through Music


From News, posted 12.03.18. Oscar-winning composer Justin Hurwitz (La La Land) has again teamed up with director Damien Chezell for the film First Man, which was recently screened at the Griffith Observatory in LA for the benefit of Education Through Music. The new movie, which is about astronaut Neil Armstrong, was a fitting tie-in… Read more...

BMI Producer Sebastian Krys to be Honored at Education Through Music – Los Angeles Gala


From News, posted 11.29.18. BMI is proud be taking part in the 13th Annual Benefit Gala of Education Through Music-Los Angeles as it celebrates five-time GRAMMY and 12-time Latin GRAMMY winner and BMI affiliate Sebastian Krys. Scheduled for Tuesday, December 4, at the NOVO-Microsoft Theatre in Los Angles, the benefit will feature performances by… Read more...

What Skills Do You Need to Be a Successful Songwriter?


From MusicWorld, posted 11.28.18. An aspiring songwriter recently asked me several intriguing questions: “What abilities do I need to write songs? Do I need to be able to read and write music? Play keyboards or guitar? Sing in tune?” He followed up by asking what additional skills he would need in order to record… Read more...

Get in Gear With Today’s Recording Essentials


From MusicWorld, posted 11.28.18. As a longtime analog advocate, it came as something of a shock last year when nearly all of my non-digital equipment began to fail one by one, leading me on a reluctant search for suitable modern replacements. That turn of events made me reconsider what kind of equipment qualifies as… Read more...

BMI Bulletin Board: December


From MusicWorld, posted 11.28.18. WORKSHOPS BMI 101 Workshop: New York BMI 101 is a one-hour introductory workshop for writers and publishers, covering the role that BMI plays in the music industry, basics of performing rights, and becoming a BMI affiliate. When: January 31, February 28, March 28, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00… Read more...

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