Songwriting Industry Links

These sites that cover the music industry, songwriting and music business can be valuable to songwriters.

American Songwriter
Website for the print magazine, American Songwriter.

ASCAP The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
A membership society of over 75,000 active composer, songwriter, lyricist and music publisher members. Includes a guide to resources in the music business with addresses and links.

A large music performing rights organization. The site includes a songwriter toolbox which helps explain how the songwriting business works.

A premiere music news publication. The site include interviews, music reviews and information about upcoming tours and events.

Independent Songwriter Magazine
An internet-only magazine for the songwriter, musician, composer and music fan of the global, independent music scene.

Internet Underground Music Archive
Popular Destination for Underground Music News and Information. IUMA features the music of over 2000 independent musicians.

Lyrics Search Tools
Learn about several online tools that help you find song lyrics.

Muse's Muse
Online songwriting website with links, a message board, chat, interviews, website reviews and a popular free songwriting newsletter entitled, The Muse's News.

The Performing Songwriter
The Performing Songwriter is an internationally distributed periodical dedicated to the art of songwriting and the business of making music.

Rolling Stone Network
Online Music Site for the popular print magazine. Features news articles, shockwave and a large artists directory which contains in-depth information on hundreds of artists.

A performing rights organization, with headquarters in Nashville and offices in New York and London.

SongLink International
SongLink International is a trade publication for music publishers and songwriters.

Songwriters Guild of America
Organized in 1931, the Songwriters Guild of America is the nation's largest and oldest songwriters organization.

Ultimate Band List
In addition to providing information on bands and artists, also provides a comprehensive searchable music directory, news, previews and reviews.

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