Recent negotiations between Clear Channel Communications and Warner Music Group have sent shockwaves throughout the recording industry. For the first time on a major scale, the broadcast...
The business of electronic dance music is undoubtedly booming. Worth globally $4.5 billion1, large-scale electronic dance music festivals often exemplify the industry’s increasing...
The Peddling of Recording Rights1
Money, Music, and Molly2
Artists and Publishers in a Bind3
by Corliss Lee
The MTV VMA 2013 held on August 25 at the Barclays Center saw many memorable performances, including the much anticipated ‘NSync reunion. However, an over the top appearance by Miley Cyrus became the highlight of this year’s show, generating heated discussions, record YouTube views, and media...Read More
When it comes to recorded music, today’s consumers enjoy a free ride and seem to have all the answers. Song sharing is there for the taking and, in any case, the old music sales model is archaic. But if out with the old and in with the new is stylish in music, the same is not true of music...Read More