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@chriswillman: @WriteGirlLA Teams Pro Songwriters With Local Youth to Create Original Music — Artist Rights Watch

February 21, 2017 Leave a comment

The Saturday afternoon event is an annual highlight for WriteGirl, a charitable organization that puts on monthly mentoring workshops to help teen girls who come from disadvantaged backgrounds and underserved communities find their voices.

via @chriswillman: @WriteGirlLA Teams Pro Songwriters With Local Youth to Create Original Music — Artist Rights Watch

#IRespectMusic: It’s Time for the New Congress to get Serious About the Performance Right for Artists

February 16, 2017 Leave a comment

Friends don’t let friends get LRFA’d. Once again we’ve started a new session of Congress with really old news–the National Association of Broadcasters is yet again circulating the reactionary Local Radio Freedom Act (or the grammatically challenged “LRFA”) that’s been warmed over and served up again from the last Congress. LRFA’s purpose is twofold. Get […]

via #IRespectMusic: It’s Time for the New Congress to get Serious About the Performance Right for Artists — Music Tech Solutions

Jan 30 Save the Date! T Bone Burnett in Conversation with Jonathan Taplin in Los Angeles on the Value of the Artist — MusicTech.Solutions

January 28, 2017 Comments off
T Bone Burnett
in conversation Jonathan Taplin on The Value of the Artist, and the Value of Art
Monday, January 30, 2017
8pm
Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre

New Roads School
Herb Alpert Educational Village
3131 Olympic Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Reserve seating, click here for ticketing.

This will be an inspiring evening with two of the deep thinkers in the artist rights movement!

via Jan 30 Save the Date! T Bone Burnett in Conversation with Jonathan Taplin in Los Angeles on The Value of the Artist — Music Tech Solutions

SACEM and IBM Join Forces to Deliver New Global Online Music Copyright Management Platform

January 13, 2017 Comments off

[Editor Charlie sez: What? No blockchain?]

IBM and Sacem, one of the world’s leading cultural and creative collective management organizations, announced today a 10-year strategic alliance to develop URights, a world-class copyright platform on IBM Cloud designed to track and capture the value of online music for both creators and publishers.

via @SACEM and @IBM Join Forces to Deliver New Global Online Music Copyright Management Platform — Artist Rights Watch

Association of American Publishers Names Maria A. Pallante as President and CEO

January 13, 2017 Comments off

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) announced today that the former United States Register of Copyrights, Maria A. Pallante, will succeed Tom Allen who is retiring as President and CEO. Pallante, who will join AAP on January 17, 2017, is widely-known as an intellectual property expert with a distinguished record of public service.

via @americanpublish: The Association of American Publishers (AAP) Names Maria A. Pallante as President and CEO — Artist Rights Watch

GhostShip: Mourn the Dead: Fight Like Hell For The Living- Guest Post by Marc Ribot — The Trichordist

January 2, 2017 Comments off

Marc Ribot is an American Musician a member of NYC artists rights group MusiciansACTION http://musiciansaction.org/. Photo by Webb Traverse at English Wikipedia (Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The initial horror evoked by Oakland’s GhostShip fire is now turning into self questioning and anger at those who placed the victims in harms way. […]

via GhostShip: Mourn the Dead: Fight Like Hell For The Living- Guest Post by Marc Ribot — The Trichordist

@andreworlowski: Trump meets Google – exclusive transcript — Artist Rights Watch

December 22, 2016 Comments off

After meeting Kanye West, President-elect Trump will meet Google and other Silicon Valley leaders today. We’ve imagined how the conversation might go. RUSHED TRANSCRIPT TRUMP: So. Peter tells me you’re the smartest guys in America. How do you like the furniture? PAGE: Very nice Mr President Elect. TRUMP: Where’s the Russian?

via @andreworlowski: Trump meets Google – exclusive transcript — Artist Rights Watch

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