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Thursday 27th October 2022
Synchblog Highlights
CISAC's Global Collections Report 2022: Key Takeaways
Digital music collections power growth as other revenue streams remained flat in 2021.

Syncing or Rising? How Synchronization Fees Are Evolving
As the media landscape continues to evolve, we explore the impact on sync fees.

This Fortnight in Music Supervision and Sync (October 14)
We run through the latest sync and music supervision news over the past fortnight. 

The “Fifth Wheel”: How Financially Secure is Music Publishing?
How financially secure can the publishing world allow itself to feel in the streaming age?
In the News
Spotify reaches 456 million total monthly users in Q3, topping expectations
Spotify added more users on both its free and paid tiers in Q3 than expected. (Variety)

Apple Music has raised its subscription price to $10.99 in the US. Is Spotify next?
Apple is increasing the pricing for Apple TV+, Apple One, and Apple Music worldwide. (MBW)

The music industry needs a new format
The music business does not have a format to license to non-DSP partners. (MIDiA Research)

The MLC has distributed almost $700m in royalties to songwriters and publishers
The MLC shared key metrics so far during its Annual Membership Meeting. (Synchblog)

UK music industry to implement anti-racism code of conduct from 2023
New code aims to protect and represent Black and diverse musicians and workers. (Guardian)

Synchtank client Silva Screen releases charity single remembering Her late Majesty
"Elizabeth Remembered" released in aid of The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust. (Silva Screen)
Music Industry Jobs
Admin Manager, Publishing & Label – Avex USA (Remote/Hybrid, Los Angeles)
The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of both domestic and international musical copyright, registrations, releases, royalty tracking, and organizing metadata.

Email Marketing Manager – Songtrust (New York)
You can make a tangible impact on the lives of your favorite music creators as our self-driven, detail-oriented, customer-obsessed Email Marketing Manager.

Music Taxonomy Researcher – AIMS API (Prague, Remote)
We believe your expertise and love for music will help our product and our clients find the right songs faster, and sort them in meaningful ways.

Our jobs board is 100% free. Get in touch to post a listing.
Client Sync of the Week
Easy McCoy's "Back With Vengeance", repped by Position Music, soundtracks The NBA and Marvel Studios' new co-promotional campaign in advance of the upcoming Black Panther: Wakanda Forever film. 🏀🐈‍⬛
See you next time! If you have any queries or ideas, feel free to drop us an email at

Best wishes,
The Synchtank Team
Synchtank provides software solutions for managing assets, rights, and metadata, as well as copyright registration, royalty collection, and accounting. Find out more here.
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