Membership Benefits

Recording New Use Means New Money

Most musicians know about the applicable session fees and benefits. Some know about the Special Payments Fund. Few know about the New Use of their recordings in an industry that generates millions of new dollars each year for musicians.

New Use is defined as any use of a recording other than that for which it was originally recorded. Such uses can include:

However, if there is no documentation on file at the Local AFM office, we have no way of making sure you receive your new use payments. Always let us know when you are going into the studio so we can make sure documentation is filed!