As some of you know, we’ve been posting podcasts that follow along with the 20 Questions for New Artists article. The latest is now up on iTunes and is #22 in the podcast list and covers the key topic of insurance for bands. We refer to MusicPro Insurance in the podcast (www.musicproinsurance.com) which is a leading insurance […]
Chris has a new podcast up on iTunes and Stitcher “More Bunk from the CCIA”, subscribe at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/musictechpolicy.com-podcast/id392020035
Chris posted “One for You, Nineteen for Me: Is Kickstarter Money Taxable?” on the Semaphore Music blog. It’s a short explanation of tax issues with taking crowfunding money.
Very funny cartoon from our friend Faza on Cynical Musician illustrating (literally) that there is no such thing as a free beer. (Read this one and this one first.) Hat tip to Felix “BYOB” Oberholzer-Gee.
There are some for whom the connection between the Poker Prof and The Second Story Man are obvious. For some, it is absolutely clear that the “ethics” that Mr. Swartz was taught at Harvard lead directly–perhaps with guidance–to his indictment. Others would say that there’s no proof of that “leap”. How would we ever know exactly what […]
Staff pics for weekend listening: Our Broken Garden (Copenhagen) “Garden Grow” @bellaunion Grand Hallway (Seattle) “Winter Creatures” @grandhallway Disappears (Chicago) “Superstition” @disappears Icona Pop (Välj) “Manners” @iconapop Sleep Party People (Copenhagen) “10 Feet Up” @sleepartypeople
“brain of a high school student” Priceless.
The Birdabroad blog is a great personal blog of an ex-pat American living in China. She does humanitarian work and lives in the Kumming area of China. Kumming is in the interior of the country and is not particularly close to places where non-Chinese travel much. (This is not an easy life, by the way.) She’s not really […]
Staff picks: Lower Dens (Baltimore) “Tea Lights” @lowerdens Two Door Cinema Club (Bangor) “What You Know” @TDCinemaClub Emeli Sande (Glasgow) “Maybe” @emelisande Laze & Royal (LA) “Thrashed” @lazeandroyal Alex Clare (London) “Treading Water” @alexanderclare
As MTP readers will recall, we’ve been big fans of Crunch Digital for a while. Crunch recently announced that BMG Chrysalis had selected Crunch as a provider for the publisher’s licenses for cloud and streaming services (see “BMG Rights Chooses Crunch Digital for the Clound and Beyond“). Today, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), the world’s leading music […]