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The Performance Right Juncture: Sound Recordings

The Performance Right Juncture: Sound Recordings

Prior to 1972, no federal copyright protection existed for sound recordings. Congress rectified that situation by extending copyright to any recordings that were fixed on or after February 15, 1972. The owners of the copyright therefore had the exclusive right to reproduce and distribute...

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The Boom in Outdoor Festivals

The Boom in Outdoor Festivals

Over 32 million people in the US attend at least one music festival a year and more often than not travel 600 miles on average to get there. While the recorded music industry is in turmoil, experiencing live music is at a premium and sellers like Live Nation or SFX Entertainment Live are...

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Transparency in the Music Industry

Transparency in the Music Industry

Of the issues that have bedeviled the music industry, perhaps the most...

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GRD’s Failure

GRD’s Failure

In the era of the Internet, it is still difficult to obtain information about...

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PonoMusic: Cheeky

PonoMusic: Cheeky

By all accounts, PonoMusic has had a remarkable run. After artist Neil Young...

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The Value of Tidal

The Value of Tidal

Before celebrity hip-hop mogul and businessman Jay Z came along, WiMP and...

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Talent, Fans, and Equity Stakes

Talent, Fans, and Equity Stakes

The Internet has been a catalyst for the democratization of creativity in art....

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Artist Merchandising Made Simple

Artist Merchandising Made Simple

With recorded music sales in free fall and touring being a very expensive...

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