If you’ve heard about the new copyright law in Europe, you’ve probably heard that the new rules with either break the Internet or bring Big Tech to heel. I’d suggest neither proposition is true because Big Tech has absolutely no intention of complying with the law unless they are made to.
Facebook’s secret plan to own the super light weight high flying drone space “to boldly go where no data miner has gone before…”
The first time I was present at a missing man ceremony was at a “dining out” hosted by Navy Command Center 106 at the Army Navy Club in Washington, DC in August of 2001 to which I was invited as a personal guest. The guest speaker was Commander Kirk Lippold who was CO of USS […]
Pre-existing Contracts: Ask your band mates for copies of any music industry contracts the band, or any of you, have previously signed before you formed or joined the band. Whether it be a credit card, management agreement, publishing deal, previous band agreement or a production agreement, it is important to understand the band’s current rights […]
In this 20 Questions Sidebar, we look at the harsh reality of ever-declining streaming royalties.
For the next few weeks, we’re going to post sections from the article “20 Questions for New Artists” by Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell some of which has been posted various places. This doesn’t constitute legal advice, or any intent to form the attorney-client relationship. Chris, Amy and others will also be publishing occasional excerpts […]
A short review of the Pledge Music crowdfunding debacle.
Chris Castle moderates a panel on the PledgeMusic debacle in Austin on May 22.
In the continuing 20 Questions for New Artists series, Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell cover the importance of insurance and other topics.
The failure of metadata is a major culprit in the size of black box or “unmatched” revenue from music serves particularly in a streaming reality. Do your best to get it right.