The UK Parliament Digital Culture Media & Sport Committee releases its barn burning report on the economics of streaming.
Spotify exec says come for the exposure, stay for the mansplaining.
If you’ve followed the frozen mechanicals debate, you’ll know that one of the asks from commenters was that the Copyright Royalty Board not restrictively parse who could and could not comment on the private party settlement that the settling parties asked the CRB to impose on the world. In case you’re not someone who reviews […]
Blake Morgan helped to launch the American Music Fairness Act today in Washington, DC and gives us his impressions.
[Update: This post first posted on July 25, 2019 while the authors of “Spotify Untold” were on their US tour marketing their Swedish language book. And then badaboom badabing, the book got optioned in August 2019 by Yellow Bird UK (which is a real production company, apparently home to the respected Swedish producer Berna Levin). […]
I recently co-authored a study for the World Intellectual Property Organization that was quoted by leading artists in a letter calling on the UK Prime Minister to support equitable remuneration for streaming.
Fair result in Web V for nonfeatured and featured performers, sound recording copyright owners and services.
After the three Nashville songwriters claimed physical mechanical royalties are unimportant, an imaginary cross-examination.
Congress finally caught on to Spotify “payola”
Is it madness for songwriters to bet against inflation?