@RachelRascoe: Faster than Sound: Music Industry Workers Face Uncertainty Around Unemployment Benefits

[This is an informative post from Rachel Rascoe at the Austin Chronicle about independent contractors filing for unemployment insurance.  Although it focuses on Texas, it’s probably pretty much replicated process across all states. h/t Nikki Rowling for spotting it, big thanks to Rachel for her post and as always to the Chronicle for being the […]

A Message from @TheBlakeMorgan:

To my sisters and brothers in NYC music, and beyond… The Irish tell the story of a man who arrives at the gates of heaven asking to be let in, and Saint Peter says, “Of course! Just show us your scars.” The man says, “But…I have no scars,” and Saint Peter answers, “What a pity. […]

Now is the time to buy local

Don't forget to stop buying records from Amazon and start buying from your local record store either in-store or online–but not Amazon. Assuming you want the store to still be there when this is over. We do. Ours is the resilient @WaterlooRecords https://t.co/EVF1OAQdwc — Editor Baker (@MusicTechPolicy) March 14, 2020