TERM: LIFE OF COPYRIGHT
CATALOG: This is a masters catalog of background music used in videos, commercials, and other types of event videos like wedding videos.
RIGHTS INCLUDED: 85% IN SELLER’S MASTER RECORDING RIGHTS FOR SYNCHRONIZATION LICENSING
TYPE OF ASSETS: MASTER RECORDING SYNCHCRONIZATION LICENSING
LAST 12 MONTHS REVENUE: $26,126 @85% = $22,207
All Revenue Numbers in the charts below are 100% of the income. Only 85% of the income is being sold.
*These numbers are based on my actual earned share, after ownership splits and Musicbed commissions.
This is a predominantly instrumental catalog (production music) of master recordings that have been licensed thousands of times for film, tv, and media under the artist name “The Silver Pages”. Licensed by brands including Audi, French’s Volkswagen, GMC, Vizio, Ford, Chevy, Nike, Royal Enfield, GQ, Petsmart and countless churches, wedding, business, and nonprofits. You can learn more about the owners at http://www.thesilverpagesmusic.com/
Production music is a great alternative to traditional music because there is no bell curve of having a song released, peak and fall. Production music, if solid earners like this, can keep producing income at the same level for years if the songs are timeless, and not stuck in a particular era.
The owners are selling 85% of the master license and synchronization royalties from their distributor Musicbed. Musicbed is a service to provide music to different projects, from commercials, television, movies, and even wedding videos. This is a new breed of music income and as you will see in the data below, a great source of recurring revenue.
There are three different types of Musicbed licensing royalty sources: