Questions and answers.
Auddly is a platform provided to songwriters, music producers and publishers, letting them easily gather and manage their music projects in a single area. Our goal is to let music creators focus entirely on their music without any interruption, while at the same time minimise the amount of hours that publishers put into their search for correct data and information about their songs.
In Auddly, creative users can in a smooth way share everything within their song projects to publishers and collecting societies, which will result in a more accurate royalty payment.
No, Auddly is used by publishers in order to help them in the process of finding and collecting the correct data and information regarding the songs they’re working with. When music creators use Auddly, the vital data about their songs become easy to reach for a connected publisher.
When using Auddly, you can invite other songwriters and producers to your song projects, gather and share your memos, lyrics, set up song splits, upload stems, demos and finished versions. When using this platform, you will be able to keep your co-writers and publisher(s) updated with your songs and data.
We let music creators assemble and organise their music projects in Auddly, we’re simultaneously collecting the useful information necessary for publishers to do the correct registrations of songs with the collecting societies.
Auddly is a platform where everyone and everything interacts. Consequently, both the music creators and the publishers will save a great amount of time as well as receive more accurate royalties and payments by having the information constantly at hand.
Auddly is primarily used by songwriters, music producers and musicians. It’s co-founded by Max Martin, Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA and Ash Pournouri- Aviici manager. Auddly is used by both established and upcoming songwriters and producers and connected with a variety of music companies such as publishers, managements and collecting societies around the world.
Auddly is completely free to the music creators and we do not take any percentage of their works
or recordings. See our “Pricing” section for publisher pricing model.
Auddly works closely with a number of different collecting societies, for example ASCAP in the US, PRS in UK, STIM in Sweden, and more. Auddly does not distribute royalties or deal with copyright issues.
Yes, our phone-application will be released soon. In the app, you’ll have all the vital functions that you’ve got in the web based service. You will be able to listen to your finished songs and bounces, read and work with your lyrics, look over your splits and communicate with your collaborators. We are continuously enhancing the app so more features are coming.
For the moment the Auddly platform is not connected to any digital audio workstation.
Please see our “Pricing” section for information and how contact us in order to set up an account.
At this time, there are no restrictions in the storage capacity and you will be able to upload as much material to your song projects as you like.
In the mobile app however, you will have similar but not all functions available.
Yes, all you have to do is to send an email invite from your Auddly song project to the person you wish to collaborate with.
You and your collaborators are able to change the split agreement whenever you want to. When you’ve agreed on a split, you can print the split sheet as a document and your publisher can also generate a CWR file.
The projects you create in Auddly are not visible to the public. Only the invited songwriters and music producers of a project are able to make changes in that project. You can see a list of project members in ”Manage members”.
Musicians who’s been invited to a project cannot open the Song project, they can only see the title and basic information in their Song list overview.
Auddly does not show your information to any external parties. It is only your stage name that is visible to other members of your projects. Other Song project members will be able to generate split sheets with your name and IPI.
No, you own all of the content you provide in connection with the service and Auddly does not own any rights in or to your content.
If you decide to leave a project you will not be able to return unless you are re-invited by a member of the project again.
The audio files that you upload in Auddly are visible to the other song project members (songwriters and producers), of the project. In the Producer section of a song project, if you check the box under the heading ”Share” on a file, then every member of the project are able to listen to that file.
If you’ve forgot your password, you simply press ”forgot” and then type your email in the box that appears. You’ll then receive a link on your email which will reset your password and let you create a new one.
The song splits in Auddly are only visible to the Song project members, songwriter and producers, of the project. When all the songwriter members of a Song project have accepted a song split you can use the information to register your songs at your collecting society.
You get your IPI number from your collecting society, it is your unique identification number as a songwriter and it’s used to identify the composers of a song.
You get your IPN number from your collective management organisation (CMO), also known as PMO (Performers collective Management Organisations). The IPN is your unique identification number as a musician or artist. It is used to identify the performing artists/musicians of a song.
A collecting society, or performing right organisation (PRO), collects performance royalties for composers and publishers. When a song is played in public, the composers have the right according to the Bern convention to receive composer royalties. It is the collecting societies main task to collect the money from publicly performed works and distribute royalties to the composers and publishers.
A Collective Management Organisation (CMO) collects performance royalties for performers (musicians and artists). When a song is played in public, it is stated by the Rome convention that the musicians and artist have the right to gain performance royalties. It is the CMO´s main task to collect the money and pay the accurate performance royalties to its connected musicians and artists.
ISWC stands for ”International Standard Work Code”, which is a unique identification number of a song. This code is used by collecting societies, radio stations and digital service providers (DSPs) to make sure that royalties are collected to copyright holders for their songs played in public.
ISRC stands for ”International Standard Recording Code” and is the identification number of the recording of a song, the ”master file”. ISRC is used by global organisations such as IFPI, the recording companies, and the DSPs.