Making Sense of the New Blanket Mechanical License and the Mechanical Licensing Collective #IRespectMusic

This post first appeared on MusicTech Solutions This is a recording of a webinar about the Mechanical Licensing Collective that I did with Abby North and Gwen Seale, sponsored by Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts, Austin Texas Musicians and Austin Music Foundation.   The webinar is from the point of view of self-published […]

@SGAWrites and Society of Composers & Lyricists Proposal for Secret Deals — Artist Rights Watch

[Editor Charlie sez: Here’s an excerpt from the important joint comment by the Songwriters Guild and the Society of Composers & Lyricists to the Copyright Office about how to address the previously secret deals between digital music services and publishers (called the “Negotiated Agreements”.  Read the full comment here.].] With potentially hundreds of millions of dollars […]