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blog category Credit Where Credit Is due created 15 June 2018 written by Mick Glossop

An Update on Metadata – What Is It?

As part of the MPG’s on-going campaign, Credit Where Credit Is Due (CWCID), we’re promoting this new video, produced by the Universal Music Group, in collaboration with DDEX, (Digital Data Exchange – setting the metadata standards for the music industry) to help highlight the importance of music metadata.

What’s metadata? Check the video to find out, and discover how important it is in securing your royalty and performance payments, and in acknowledging your creative achievements to the world.

 

Here’s a list of the industry luminaries who have contributed to the video.

Andrew Scheps (Audio Engineer; MPG Award winner, Multi GRAMMY Award Winner; Adele, Jay Z)
Barak Moffitt (EVP, Content Strategy & Operations, Universal Music Group)
Chris Lord-Alge (Producer/ Engineer; Multi GRAMMY Award Winner; Green Day, The Black Eyed Peas)
Ed Cherney (Audio Engineer; Multi GRAMMY Award Winner; Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson)
Elliot Scheiner (Audio Engineer; Multi GRAMMY Award Winner; Steely Dan, The Eagles, Beck)
George Massenburg (Audio Engineer/ Inventor; Multi GRAMMY Award Winner; Patty Loveless, Billy Joel)
Greg Penny (Audio Engineer/ Producer; Multi GRAMMY Award Nominee; Elton John, k.d. Lang)
Hank Shocklee (Producer/ Sound Architect; Hank Shocklee Enterprises; Public Enemy, Ice Cube, Bell Biv DeVoe)
Herbie Hancock (Artist/ Producer; Multi GRAMMY Award Winner)
Maureen Droney (Managing Director, Producers & Engineers Wing, The Recording Academy)
Michelle Lewis (Singer/ Songwriter; Co-Founder: Songwriters of North America)

Also mentioned in the video is Jaxsta, a company whose objective is to create an on-line database of all those who contribute to music recordings around there world; a musical version of IMDB.

Here’s a list of all the industry legends who appear in the video:

Andrew Scheps (Audio Engineer; Multi GRAMMY Award Winner; Adele, Jay Z)
Barak Moffitt (EVP, Content Strategy & Operations, Universal Music Group)
Chris Lord-Alge (Producer/ Engineer; Multi GRAMMY Award Winner; Green Day, The Black Eyed Peas)
Ed Cherney (Audio Engineer; Multi GRAMMY Award Winner; Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson)
Elliot Scheiner (Audio Engineer; Multi GRAMMY Award Winner; Steely Dan, The Eagles, Beck)
George Massenburg (Audio Engineer/ Inventor; Multi GRAMMY Award Winner; Patty Loveless, Billy Joel)
Greg Penny (Audio Engineer/ Producer; Multi GRAMMY Award Nominee; Elton John, k.d. Lang)
Hank Shocklee (Producer/ Sound Architect; Hank Shocklee Enterprises; Public Enemy, Ice Cube, Bell Biv DeVoe)
Herbie Hancock (Artist/ Producer; Multi GRAMMY Award Winner)
Maureen Droney (Managing Director, Producers & Engineers Wing, The Recording Academy)
Michelle Lewis (Singer/ Songwriter; Co-Founder: Songwriters of North America)

 

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