Archives: August 2015

08/01/15 Official Business

Membership Drive!

The Local will be conducting a membership drive from October 1 through December 31. Initiation fees will be waived during the drive. We will have more details next month. Please start spreading the word!

Membership Meeting

east of I95 on Sunrise Blvd, in the Ft. Lauderdale branch of the Broward Library, next to Holiday Park

08/01/15 Last Month at the Local

Projects we worked on last month at the Local on behalf of our members.

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08/01/15 Member Profiles

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08/01/15 Membership Benefits

Royalties without a Hit?

Perhaps a misnomer, but the outcome is the same...musicians who record under the AFM Sound Recording Labor Agreement (SRLA), in addition to any money paid as a result of their having performed on the original session, will receive additional compensation as a result of record sales. For the royalty artist, this is in addition to the royalties as provided for under the agreement with the record company. This is true whether or not the recording that the musician performed on is a "hit," or even released.

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08/01/15 That Union Thing

Only residents of Louisiana and New York pay a higher percentage of their income on insurance than those in Florida.

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08/01/15 Local and Industry News

According to Giving USA, donations to the arts and culture rose 9.2 percent last year, to an estimated $17.2 billion. This is the fourth year in a row that donations have increased.

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08/01/15 Membership Roster Changes

New, Reinstated, Resigned, and Suspended members for July 2015

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