We remember those who gave their lives for liberty.
[Editor Charlie sez: This post first appeared on The Trichordist. It is a letter from a coalition of US and international songwriter groups to the Copyright Royalty Board about the frozen mechanical issue. If you want to write your own comment to the Copyright Royalty Board about frozen mechanicals, send your comment to firstname.lastname@example.org. For background, […]
Session players and vocalists get zero from streaming. The International Federation of Musicians wants to change that.
Björn Ulvaeus explains the current plight of songwriters in the streaming economy.
German Notgeld Notes Well, it’s happened again. The Internet has spoken—all extra cash is going to be devoted to curing cancer, distributing COVID vaccinations, world peace, child health and…oh, no wait. It’s going to be devoted to NFTs and getting rich on the latest bubble. It’s bespoke, not woke. You’ve all heard about them: NFTs […]
Shenanigans at the CRB may leave songwriters in the deep freeze.
Harry Fox Agency has a heavy burden in Eight Mile Style cases to prove they didn’t help Spotify cover up copyright infringement.
As an old sailing master once said, two boats on the water is a race. For once, the prize may be which streamery can treat artists better than their competitor.
“Reasonably diligent search” guidelines for orphan works shine a light on what is expected of streaming services hiding behind the MMA safe harbor giveaway.
Streaming royalties based on revenue are doomed to fall short until they include the value transfer in the share price.