What is already regarded as the definitive publication on the ever-changing music industry landscape, the book has been updated to address new topics such as the value of music (how and why streaming yields so little income to content creators), monetizing YouTube, the difficulty of calculating and verifying new statutory streaming rates, access vs. ownership models, locker/cloud storage and more.
Before publishing the first edition of The Plain And Simple Guide To Music Publishing, Wixen established himself as one of the most respected names in the music industry, founding of Wixen Music Publishing, Inc. in Los Angeles. With a sister company, Wixen Music UK Ltd. in London, the companies administer the song catalogs of artists such as George Harrison, The Doors, Neil Young, Tom Petty, The Black Keys, Andrew Bird and Fitz & The Tantrums.
The third edition of The Plain And Simple Guide To Music Publishing can be pre ordered at this link. Chapter 1 is presented below with a foreword by Tom Petty.