Leading music and film organizations today sent a new letter to leaders of Congress that highlights the ways implementation of the CARES Act has fallen short in assisting workers in need in the entertainment community and requests that these flaws in implementation be remedied in a new CARES Act COVID relief package.
The second Artist Rights Symposium is back at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia at Athens. Instead of a two-day in person event, the Symposium is going to be one topic a week for April and may extend into May and June. The panels will be recorded and videos posted. Videos […]
[Editor Charlie sez: File this under “our finest hour.” Universal Music Group sets a high bar for generously supporting its employees, artists and songwriters as well as the broader community in this announcement. We’re looking forward to a generous response from the music services, too.] Supporting Our Artists and Songwriters Our companies – including our […]
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. […]
With just days to go until Brexit at 11pm on Friday, January 31, there’s still uncertainty surrounding key areas for the music industry. As revealed in the latest issue of Music Week, the biggest issues for the sector once the transition period concludes at the end of the year include touring, employment restrictions on EU […]
[Editor Charlie sez: Rather than rearranging the deck chairs, we think there are two separate issues with streaming rates. First and most important services need to exercise pricing power to increase the revenue pie or stop asking artists and songwriters to fund and invest in their growth strategy without getting stock or upside. Second, the […]
We wanted to wish all our readers happy holidays and thank you again for supporting the Trichordist! As some of you may know, the Copyright Office comment period for MLC regulations just closed. We will be posting David’s comments and selected other commenters here for some holiday reading starting tomorrow. We want to thank the […] […]