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).
The second Artist Rights Symposium is back at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia at Athens. Instead of a two-day in person event, the Symposium is going to be one topic a week for April and may extend into May and June. The panels will be recorded and videos posted. Videos […]
In the continuing 20 Questions for New Artists series, Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell cover the importance of insurance and other topics.
Portia Sabin discusses the European Copyright Directive and the process that got the legislation passed in the European Parliament with Helen Smith of Impala, Crispin Hunt of Ivor Academy and Chris Castle.
The “Transparency in Music Licensing and Ownership Act” claims to make things easier for coffee shops, bars and restaurants who want to license music to play in their establishments. To many in the music industry, the bill seems like a wolf in sheep’s clothing with the potential cause big problems.
Chris Castle interviews Flo & Eddie/Turtles class action lawyer Henry Gradstein about the history of pre-72 recordings, Flo & Eddie’s class action against SiriusXM and the proposed class action settlement for indie labels.
Next week we will continue discussion of the Department of Justice [sic] ruling on 100% licensing and partial withdrawals from the songwriter’s point of view. Participants will be songwriters Michelle Lewis and Kay Hanley of Songwriters of North America, David Lowery and Chris Castle. Watch this space for links to the podcast when it is completed, probably August […]
The MusicTechPolicy podcast is back! Next week we will kick things off with a discussion of the Department of Justice [sic] ruling on 100% licensing and partial withdrawals. Participants will be David Lowery, Steve Winogradsky and Chris Castle.