If you don’t know or haven’t heard of Mike Quinn, you will start hearing his name next to Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Jimmy Iovine, and Clive Davis. Why? One word “Bandtango”! Mike Quinn is the outspoken Founder and CEO of BANDTANGO Inc. He’s an advocate for music rights owners, artists, musicians, broadcasters, and venues and one of the the most important men in music for artists.
Bandtango is a digital platform environment for artists and music rights owners to upload, monitor, and collect on content. And, it’s also for broadcasters, businesses, and general
consumer use with its radio features like no other! Bandtango utilizes new and revolutionary proprietary hardware, software, and app to ensure all get the music they want and musicians get paid the royalties they deserve.
“Most music artists have no idea that 50% of their royalties are being taken away from them before any money even gets sent to them. Read the fine print, it’s essentially a racket!” said Mike Quinn.
Mike Quinn is on the edge of revolutionizing the music industry, more specifically the music publishing industry. Utilizing his 30 years of experience, with plans to not only shine a light on one of the best kept secrets of the music publishing business, but also give the industry the upgrade it desperately needs. “The injustice that many of our favorite musicians and radio folks have faced over the years is not only sickening, but incredibly frustrating,” said Quinn. “Terrestrial broadcasters and businesses that pay royalties are not the problem! It’s the PROs like ASCAP and BMI who control the world’s publishing. They call themselves publishing companies, but are really just crafty collection agencies.”
The performance rights organizations (PROs), who are authorized to collect royalty payments from users of copyrighted works and distribute those royalties to the copyright owners, are not fulfilling their responsibility, most commonly with independent artists. Mike Quinn, CEO and Founder of Bandtango, has become well accustomed to the publishing game by contending with PROs through the radio stations he’s run, venues he’s promoted, artists / musicians he’s managed, songs he’s written, and concerts and events he’s executed.
The enforcement of intellectual property use is insufficient for the needs of those whose livelihood is dependent on the distribution and play of their content. Artists of all levels are losing money, terrestrial radio is suffering, the filing of lawsuits against streaming companies to compel payment of royalties to which they are entitled… Our music friends are being unfairly compensated and not paid all over the world. Quinn’s Bandtango was created to change the game and equalize the field for all.