If you’ve read the book or have seen the movie Friday Night Lights, you’ll remember Charlie Billingsley played by Tim McGraw, the running back father of running back Don. Charlie is emblematic of people you’ve probably known who “won State” in their youth or the equivalent and for whom reality has just never quite lived […]
If the NFT you sell or endorse is found to be an unregistered security, say hello to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
As we celebrate Labor Day, it’s good to remember that the idea is to honor American workers. In our industry, that is the songwriters, session musicians, session vocalists, producers, engineers and featured artists–all of whom are left out of streaming riches.
The Chinese Communist Party extends its headlock on creators in Hong Kong.
Spotify’s tone deaf stock buyback comes as the company is fighting fair royalties and avoiding regulation that protects culture from the Spotify juggernaut.
Our response to the majors comment in Phonorecords IV.
Spotify’s economic disparity is way worse than you thought when you value streams based on market capitalization.
Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit against Marvel and Disney over the “day and date” streaming release of Black Widow may set a new precedent for talent deals. David Dayan tells the story at The American Prospect.
First and foremost, the problem with the CRB adopting the purported settlement as the law of the land is the appearance of the bootstrapping of a private deal among apparently related parties and the controlled opposition into rates and terms that apply to all songwriters in the world.
Twelve songwriter groups around the world show that NSAI doesn’t speak for every songwriter in the world on frozen mechanicals crisis.