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You don't have to go through APRA AMCOS to legally play music in your business - you can deal directly with the songwriters or publishers who own the rights.
Usually it's easier to go through us because we can grant you a blanket licence to perform or play all the songs in our repertoire. But sometimes it can be easier to deal direct - for example:
If you want to deal directly with one of our members, you can ask them to contact us to discuss our Licence Back or Opt Out schemes.
Obtaining an Opt Out or Licence Back is simple, but members applying for them must make sure that all parties with an interest in the song (any other writers or publishers) agree to the arrangement.
If you deal directly with the copyright owner, you may qualify for a reduction in your blanket licence fees. Contact us to discuss this.