@chriswillman: @WriteGirlLA Teams Pro Songwriters With Local Youth to Create Original Music — Artist Rights Watch
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.
#IRespectMusic: It’s Time for the New Congress to get Serious About the Performance Right for Artists
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 […]
Jan 30 Save the Date! T Bone Burnett in Conversation with Jonathan Taplin in Los Angeles on the Value of the Artist — MusicTech.Solutions
T Bone Burnett
in conversation Jonathan Taplin on The Value of the Artist, and the Value of ArtMonday, January 30, 2017
8pmAnn 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!
[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.
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.
GhostShip: Mourn the Dead: Fight Like Hell For The Living- Guest Post by Marc Ribot — The Trichordist
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. […]
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?