Recommended Partners Terms

1/ As a radio owner, music director or host, show owner or host (audio or video):

  1. You will not ask for or accept payment for airplay,
  2. You will not ask for or accept payment for placement in a chart,
  3. You will make sure the voting in your charts (if any) is secure and fair,
  4. You will not accept pressure from labels or promoters to push an artist at the expense of another,
  5. You will register to a PRO organization to legally pay the royalties due to the artists you play or use a platform that is doing so based on my subscription,
  6. You will provide an easy way for artists to ask for their songs to be taken down in case of copyrights infringement,
  7. You will not ask artists to sign off their copyrights with a form online or off,
  8. You will support and promote the Unsigned Coalition, its goals and values and participate as much as you can to its campaigns,
  9. You will report any ethical infringements that come to our knowledge so that the artists we represent are aware of it and so that we don’t promote the actors of these infringements.

2/ As a blog owner or author, reviewer or journalist:

  1. You will not ask for or accept payment from the artists for your articles, features or interviews,
  2. You will not redistribute the artists music without their consent,
  3. You will not publish their music on your magazine or affiliate without paying the related copyright, or without the artists’ express consent for promotion purpose and with proper links to a store where your readers can buy the music,
  4. You will support and promote the Unsigned Coalition, its goals and values and participate as much as you can to its campaigns,
  5. You will report any ethical infringements that come to our knowledge so that the artists we represent are aware of it and so that we don’t promote the actors of these infringements.

3/ As a venue owner or manager:

  1. You will not ask for or accept payment by the artists for playing in my establishment,
  2. You will compensate artists with a fair share according to your benefits or an agreed amount as per contract,
  3. You will register to a PRO to declare the set lists of the artists playing in your venue,
  4. You will not accept pressure from labels or promoters to push a band or artist at the expense of another,
  5. You will support and promote the Unsigned Coalition, its goals and values and participate as much as you can to its campaigns,
  6. You will report any ethical infringements that come to our knowledge so that the artists we represent are aware of it and so that we don’t promote the actors of these infringements.

4/ As a promoter:

  1. You will clearly discuss your prices upfront, and will respect the agreed upon prices without adding extra expenses not previously discussed,
  2. You will not engage in unfair/unethical practices to push the artists on your roster for airplay/reviews, etc.,
  3. You will not engage in click bait practices and spam practices to lure out new artists,
  4. You will clearly expose what artists can expect from your promotion campaign, and will give detailed result reports regularly and on demand,
  5. You will support and promote the Unsigned Coalition, its goals and values and participate as much as you can to its campaigns,
  6. You will report any ethical infringements that come to our knowledge so that the artists we represent are aware of it and so that we don’t promote the actors of these infringements.

5/ As a label:

  1. You will clearly discuss your prices upfront, whether a fixed rate or percentage, and you will respect the agreed upon prices without adding extra expenses not previously discussed,
  2. You will not engage in unfair/unethical practices to push the artists on your roster for airplay/reviews, etc.,
  3. You will not engage in click bait practices and spam practices to lure out new artists,
  4. You will clearly expose what artists can expect from your services and will give detailed result reports regularly and on demand,
  5. You will support and promote the Unsigned Coalition, its goals and values and participate as much as you can to its campaigns,
  6. You will report any ethical infringements that come to our knowledge so that the artists we represent are aware of it and so that we don’t promote the actors of these infringements.