By music licensing expert Andy Lykens. The C-levels at a music publisher I used to work at would drop by my cube once every few days. All nice people, they did their best to be friendly when asking “working on anything big?” They’d ask that question because I was the person who had developed a system and brought in deals (licenses worth anywhere from $15K-$400K per side). My answer was typically “yes, I’m always working on something big.” Because that is true. When you work in syncs you are always working on something big. A big commercial, a big film…but...

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