SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Songtradr—the fast-growing global marketplace for music rights—will unveil its platform as a sponsor of MUSEXPO April 17 – 20. Billed as "The United Nations of Music", MUSEXPO brings together hundreds of leaders in the worlds of A&R, management, music tech, traditional and online radio, social media, publishing and more, to connect and network. Attendees will get a chance to experience Songtradr's inventive platform, which matches creatives with buyers in swift, online transactions, simplifying rights management.
"Songtradr has built a great platform that allows people to be creative and engage in commerce in an efficient manner," comments Sat Bisla, founder and president of A&R Worldwide, which stages dozens of conferences around the globe, including MUSEXPO. "We're all about giving people access to information and relationships to all touchpoints that connect people with music on both a local and international level. We agreed to have Songtradr showcase because they provide a unique perspective when it comes to the creative community and the world of synchronization."
Only a month after its official launch on March 7, Songtradr is causing a stir by bringing on dozens of labels, publishers and production music libraries. With well over two thousand users and content partners already (recently signing up larger catalogs from all over the globe such as Times of India and Cleopatra Records), Songtradr is the freshest face among the event sponsors, which also include Capitol Music Group, RCA, Epic, and Columbia.
One distinguishing factor driving interest in Songtradr, is that the company only earns money when its clients do. Without any subscription fees, all customers get a streamlined content management system with unlimited content storage, connections with collaborators and co-owners, as well as personalized service from expert curators who help customize music for potential buyers. "We appreciate that it takes users time and patience to set up accounts and on-board catalogs," explained Songtradr founder Paul Wiltshire, "and in return we want to give them great tools at no cost."
At the iconic Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, Wiltshire will deliver a keynote address about how Songtradr is changing the music rights landscape. He'll describe the platform's solutions to the fragmentation and confusion of the licensing process that continues to confound even experienced artists, labels, and agencies. Wiltshire says, "The Songtradr platform lets users actively participate in a global marketplace and rely on our streamlined technology for results. We've made it very efficient for buyers (licensees) to license and acquire rights, which we believe is key to unlocking value."
Songtradr www.songtradr.com was founded by award winning Producer/Songwriter Paul Wiltshire and developed by music industry professionals who share a vision to redefine the value of music. The company solves B2B transactional difficulties associated with licensing, buying and selling music rights as well as providing creators, owners and buyers with the tools they need. Songtradr is a global open marketplace platform connected to an intuitive, simple and free content management system where music assets are stored, discovered, curated and monetized. Users have complete control of their rights and are empowered with the flexibility to run their business, their way. Songtradr keeps a transactional fee of up to 17.5%, a much smaller fee than typically retained for song placements. Using Songtradr's proprietary search and variable licensing pricing technology, music supervisors, brands, filmmakers and other creatives can now acquire rights cost-effectively and directly from sellers, who include some of the world's best composers, producers, songwriters, artists, bands, publishers, labels and rights estates.