Get your notebooks and thinking caps ready for Part 1 of our highly requested Music Biz Special! Today, every listener is a student of our guest Linda Edell Howard, a fantastic entertainment lawyer here in town. Buckle in for a masterclass on what YOU need to know to navigate the music business as a songwriter and/or artist. You’ll learn: what a typical first publishing deal looks like and how to make sure it benefits you, common terminology in record + pub deals, the difference between personal managers and agents, + more. But most importantly, Linda talks about how to advocate for yourself in this industry, and why it’s absolutely crucial. Plus: be sure to visit our website at https://www.pitchlistpodcast.com/music-biz-resources for a list of resources and show notes to refer back to after the episode.