Music Business Podcast


Navigating Distribution, Publishing, and Record Label Deals with Entertainment Lawyer Karl Fowlkes

Season 1, Ep. 70

Today on the Music Business Podcast, we invite Entertainment Lawyer and Founder of The Fowlkes Firm, Karl Fowlkes. As an entertainment lawyer Karl has vast experience negotiating touring, record label, publishing, merchandise and management agreements. Some of Karl’s clients have included Blxst, 645ar, Section 8 and many more. 

In this episode Karl speaks to when an artist should consider hiring an entertainment lawyer along with the various deal points to keep an eye on when signing a distribution, publication or record label deal. He also dives into the various types of royalties and song ownership structures that exist. 

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