If you’ve been following the Taylor Swift situation with her former label, you’ve probably seen the unsurprising news that Taylor plans to re-record some or all of her prior catalog. This raises the issue of the customary “re-recording restriction” and “re-producing restriction” found in artist and producer agreements respectively. Re-recording restrictions are designed to give […]
It must be said that there’s a real question of how many Taylor Swifts the business will sustain going forward if we don’t listen to the lesson she is teaching for those who care to pay attention and think outside the stream.
Big Machine is taking a major step in the right direction to protect their artists’ brands from being used to hand Google negotiation leverage on a silver platter.
Is he mad? Anyway, there’s something on his mind, as sure as there must be something on a deck when it cracks. Moby Dick, by Herman Melville When you look at all the sanctimony that Spotify has ginned up about Taylor Swift’s withdrawal from the service, only the erudite Ben Sisario has put his finger on […]