By Aaron Ford for the Sonicbids Blog. Picture this: You’ve just finished recording a song with your co-writing partner. You’ve discussed how splits would work in the past. Let’s say you’ve agreed, “How does a 60/40 split sound to you for this song?” Your co-writer responds, “That sounds great!” Then, your friend at an advertising agency calls you the next day with a synchronization opportunity to have your music in a commercial for a large brand. They want to give you and your cowriter $100,000 for the complete use, and they need to know within 24 hours. You and your...

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