For Inner Circle members who elect to utilize the Watershed Pro distribution platform and Watershed Music Publishing's administration services, the process and workflow include the following:
1 of 4 - Distribution via Watershed Pro
Original recordings are uploaded to your Watershed Pro account.
The master recordings are your assets but come under our rights management.
You will immediately receive an auto-generated email regarding your distributed release.
A team member will also follow up with a confirmation, a marketing link, and other helpful information.
If you are releasing music via Watershed Pro for the first time, please notify us, and we will provide instructions to set up and use your account.
2 of 4 - Inner Circle Administration Agreement
If you are releasing music via Watershed Pro for the first time AND would like us to handle the publishing administration work (as noted below), we must complete the Inner Circle Administration Agreement. This agreement only needs to be signed one time.
Click here for more and to access the agreement and to ensure we can serve you in this way.
3 of 4 - Turn in song details for publishing administration
Following submission for distribution, you may elect Watershed Music Publishing to administer the publishing rights.
Simply stated, original songs or musical compositions that you own or control the rights to may be administered be turned in for publishing administration.
The publishing assets are yours but come under our administration.
Click here to access the New Song Data intake form and to ensure the publishing administration work is handled.
4 of 4 - Turn in details for copyright registration
For original songs you turn in for publishing administration, you may elect us to file your copyrights for copyright protection via the U.S. Library of Congress.
Click here for more, access the copyright details intake form, and ensure the copyright filings are handled.