In December, I recorded a demo of cover songs for distribution to venues, and also as a stocking stuffer for family. Since I technically needed a mechanical license for each of the songs I was recording, I decided to go through the whole process of obtaining the licenses. I figured it would be good practice for the future, and might even be interesting.
A mechanical license is basically permission from a publisher to record and distribute a song they own the rights to. The process can be a bit…Read more