AWAL is getting some attention for its royalty model and for the fact artists retain rights to their recordings. Kobalt Music Group has combined its recording assets under the AWAL umbrella, having acquired that company in 2012. The focus is on indie music. So what does it take to get on board and what can an artist expect if that happens?
Best-selling author Patricia McLinn was part of Harlequin’s house of writers, publishing 25 novels with the big house over a 19 year period. Considering that’s more than a novel a year, it’s obvious McLinn was willing to work hard at her trade. Ultimately, she became dissatisfied with the arrangement and chose to go indie. Why?