Sound Royalties founder Alex Heiche on the catalog acquisition market and what he’d change about the music business…

The DIY artist sector’s annual revenues grew 34.1% in 2020, generating $1.2 billion globally, according to trusted analysis platform Midia.

For artists operating in this space, creative independence also means financial self-reliance, and especially at a time when touring isn’t possible, selling rights might be one of the only ways for an artist to access enough cash to expand their business.

Source: ‘Creators are starting to see the true value in retaining ownership of their work.’ – Music Business Worldwide