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  • What is Auddly?
  • What is public and private in Auddly?
  • What happens to the song splits in Auddly?
  • How do I, as a publisher, create an account?
  • Is Auddly a publishing company?
  • What happens to my personal information when I register with Auddly?
  • What is an IPI number?
  • How much storage do I get as a creator?
  • Does Auddly take or use my personal information, songs or files?
  • How do I, as a music creator, use Auddly?
General Topics
  • What is Auddly?

    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.

  • Is Auddly a publishing company?

    No, Auddly is used by publishers in order to help them in the process of finding and collecting the correct data and information connected to the songs they’re working with. When music creators use Auddly, the essential data connected to their songs become easy to access for their publishers.

  • How do I, as a music creator, use Auddly?

    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.

  • What’s in it for the music creators?

    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 royalty payments by having the information constantly at hand.

  • Who is connected to Auddly?

    Auddly is primarily used by songwriters, music producers and musicians. It’s co-founded by Max Martin, Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA and Ash Pournouri- former Avicii manager. Auddly is used by both established and upcoming songwriters and producers and connected with a variety of music companies, including publishers, managements and collecting societies around the world.

  • Pricing?

    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.

  • How does Auddly work compared to a collecting society?

    Auddly works closely with a number of different collecting societies, including ASCAP in the US, PRS in UK, STIM in Sweden, and more. Auddly does not distribute royalties or deal with copyright issues.

  • Will Auddly be available on my phone?

    Yes, it’s available on iOS. In the app, you have all the vital functions that you’ve got in the web based service. We are continuously enhancing the app so more features are coming.

  • Will Auddly be synchronised to my DAW?

    For the moment the Auddly platform is not connected to any digital audio workstation.

User questions
  • How do I, as a publisher, create an account?

    Please see our “Pricing” section for information and how contact us in order to set up an account.

  • How much storage do I get as a creator?

    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.

  • Will I be able to reach my files from other devices?

    In the mobile app, you will have similar but not all functions available.

  • Can I invite friends and co-workers to Auddly?

    Yes, all you have to do is sent an email invite from your Auddly song project to the person you wish to collaborate with.

  • Can I change a split agreement during or after a project?

    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.

Security
  • What is public and private in Auddly?

    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 has been invited to a project cannot open the song project, they can only see the title and basic information in their Song list overview.

  • What happens to my personal information when I register with Auddly?

    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.

  • Does Auddly take or use my personal information, songs or files?

    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.

  • What happens if I leave a project?

    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.

  • What happens to the audio files that I upload in projects?

    The audio files you upload in Auddly are visible to the other song project members (songwriters and producers). 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 I forget my password?

    If you forgot your password, simply press ”forgot” and type your email in the box that appears. You’ll then receive a link on your email inbox, with which you can reset your password.

Copyright
  • What happens to the song splits in Auddly?

    The splits in Auddly are only visible to the song project members (songwriter and producers). When all members have accepted a split you can use the information to register your songs with your collecting society.

  • What is an IPI number?

    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.

  • What is an IPN number?

    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.

  • What is a PRO/collecting society?

    A performing rights organisation (PRO) or collecting society 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 the collecting societies’ main task to collect the money from publicly performed works and distribute royalties to the composers and publishers.

  • What is a CMO/PMO?

    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.

  • What is an ISWC?

    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.

  • What is an ISRC?

    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.

Contact us
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