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"As Spotify's revenue goes up, artist per-stream and revenue payouts are going way, way down. And here's the data to prove it." Continue reading this enlightening article by Daniel Adrian Sanchez.
Lawyers are saying, "This is an incredibly important decision for all artists in the YouTube era in which we live. This decision represents a firm pronouncement that placing work on YouTube for free devalues it, and damages artists, like Jillian, who created it.”
Chris Castle illuminates serious corporate abuse from Google, Amazon, Pandora, and Spotify at the Copyright Office. Read how they're egregiously exploiting a loophole in a completely absurd way that damages music creators.
This Keynote Address is a call to action to all those who are concerned about, not only the the future of creators, but the future of our creative culture as a whole.
You all know of the debacle when Maria Pallante was pushed out of her position as Register of Copyright. Well, she has moved on: “Maria is a creative, forward-thinking leader who has earned the deep respect of Members of Congress as well as intellectual property experts around the world,” said YS Chi, Chairman of the AAP Board of Directors. “The Board believes she is an excellent choice for President and CEO as she brings to AAP considerable expertise in many of the issues facing the publishing industry.”
This wonderful NYTIMES op-ed piece by Jonathan Taplin who like us, is looking for "an honest national conversation on monopoly and our future."
MusicBusinessWorldwide gives their take on YouTube's latest hire, Lyor Cohen. (by Tim Ingham)
These are deeply compelling words by T-Bone Burnett in his keynote at Americana Fest, Nashville, TN. Read and be inspired.