I’m happy to have signed on with Defend Music for my copyright administration, publishing services and syncs for placement in film, TV, video games and commercials. Here is a little bit more about them.
Defend Music is a Los Angeles based music rights management company founded 2004 in New York City. The company represents the publishing rights and interests of songwriters, songwriter/producers and catalog owners.
Defend offers its clients comprehensive copyright administration and publishing services, from collections and copyright enforcement to creative services. We work with our writers in a variety of ways, from traditional publishing and co-publishing to catalog administration to catalog acquisitions.
Some of our notable clients are: Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, The Budos Band, Menahan Street Band, The True Loves, EL-P, A.R.E. Weapons and Charles Bradley. Our writers have collaborated with such artists as Mark Ronson, Al Green, Black Eyed Peas, Eli “Paperboy” Reed, Aloe Blacc, Amy Winehouse, Cee-Lo Green, Jay-Z, Jurassic 5 and Nas. Collectively our writer’s works have sold over 20 Million units worldwide.
Defend recently had two records top the Billboard 200 album sales charts and the Black Eyed Peas single “Imma Be” reached the Number One spot in the Billboard top 100 air-play chart three weeks in a row.
Defend has an extensive history of major placements in film, TV, video games and commercials. Defend’s synchronizations have run the gamut from major movies like Tower Heist to indie films like Henry’s Crime, major ad campaigns for Dish Network to online skateboarding ads for Nike and from broadcast to cable TV. Works are also licensed out to student films and non-profit projects on a case by case basis. Please refer to our news section for our latest placements.