Over the last fifteen years, since the advent of the worldwide web, there has been a revolution in the world of finance. More money is being raised online today than ever before from crowds...
With both dismal CD sales and the advent of 360 deals, many observers and artists consider money generated from the sale of recordings as ancillary revenue. This seems to be right. After...
Music and Equity Crowdfunding1
The Poverty of Artist Royalties2
Modernizing the Hot 1003
The largest providers of capital in the music business, the major record labels, have been devastated over the last decade by the disruption of their core competency: selling recorded music and investing profits into the development of new talent. Global music sales have been contracting for...Read More
Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” was the first single by an unknown artist to enter the Billboard Hot 100 chart at number one. Here we examine how it happened and derive broader implications about the monetization of YouTube content based upon the context of the song’s success. The “Harlem...Read More