Producers, engineers, session players, songwriters — they get a lot of work by having their names shown in credits. You see their name on some piece of music you love and ask if they’d be interested in your project. Hopefully they say yes.
A lack of credit can hurt our collaborators’ livelihoods, and in the digital world credits are harder to find.
Make sure that you are giving credit where it is due with the help of this great article recently posted on the DIY Musician blog.