The CRB should sanction capricious delays that keep songwriters from getting paid.
#DoubleStat: Don’t get fooled by percentage of revenue deals you can’t control or even audit.
The Copyright Royalty Judges stand up to the most dangerous corporations in the world and demand transparency in streaming mechanical rate “settlements.”
The third and final part of my critique of A2IM’s objection to the new physical rates.
In Part 2, I discuss the importance of the longer table as well as the authority of CRB to change the entire mechanical licensing structure in the US.
I filed a response to A2IM’s objection to the new rate settlement.
Inflation is bad but the Copyright Royalty Judges have a chance to do something about it in Phonorecords IV and the #FrozenMechanicals crisis.
After my gloomy call for stagflation back in October, I had no idea the US economy could be destroyed so quickly–more evidence that all statutory rates must be indexed to inflation.
A few ideas for indie labels to actually deal with the future increases in mechanical rates.
Chris and David discuss the state of play at the Copyright Royalty Board and how to support the Judges and make the CRB better (and a “union” for songwriters).