On June 23rd 2016, the U.K. voted in favor of leaving the European Union. The referendum put the majority at 52%, with England and Wales in favor and Scotland and Northern Ireland against....
In June, the United States Department of Justice both denied a review of ASCAP and BMI’s consent decrees and extended the reach of the decrees to eliminate the traditional practice of...
Brexit and the Music Industry1
Consent and Songwriters’ Rights2
YouTube’s Value Gap3
by John Lahr
In early June Berklee announced the beginning of the Open Music Initiative (OMI), a collaboration between the Berklee Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship, the M.I.T. Media Lab, and globally renowned design firm IDEO. In addition to the three founding organizations more than sixty partners have...Read More
In a recent study of New York, Fabian Holt describes how many small live music venues have come under threat as the market changes and audiences disappear. In London too newspapers report that one-third of the live music scene there has closed in the last ten years. If art has the potential to...Read More