Ep 62-Jon Mattox on Music Licensing

Ep 62-Jon Mattox on Music Licensing

Jon Mattox is a composer who lives and works in Los Angeles. His music has been featured in movie trailers, television shows, films, games, and advertising. His career started behind the drum set performing, recording, and touring with a variety of artists in bands. After building his own recording studio, his composing became the center of his work.

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Composer Jon Mattox discusses music licensing and why composers should focus on solving the music director’s problems.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Having a studio
  • Mixing & Engineering
  • Music Licensing
  • Finding a licensing company
  • Co-publishing
  • Registering a publishing company with a PRO
  • Location
  • Solving the music director’s problems
  • Ego


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  1. Timothy Andrew Edwards March 23, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    As a composer friend of Jon’s, it felt like one of our great conversations. Great advice and well done!
    – Timothy Andrew Edwards
    (from “Guerrilla Film Scoring”)

    • admin March 25, 2016 at 6:02 am

      Thanks, Timothy! Jon is a great guy and shared some very practical advice. I appreciate the comment!

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