In February of 2014, Warner Music Group and Shazam announced that they would enter into a “strategic collaboration” in which Warner would have access to Shazam’s user data and Shazam...
Certain sound recordings from decades ago are still considered commercially viable today. In fact, songs by Frank Sinatra, Etta James, and the Beatles are still heard on the radio....
A Hybrid Record Label1
Pre-1972 Sound Recordings2
A Trojan Horse3
The music industry once again is on the tipping point of another digital transformation, this time moving away from CD’s and downloads and into the world of streaming services like Spotify, YouTube, and Pandora. As consumers continue to stream more music over the Internet and on their...Read More
In May of 1787, the top political figures of a fledgling United States met in Philadelphia to draft a Constitution. They judged artistic expression and ingenuity as important to progress and recognized that the time of the great patrons had long passed. An artist’s success, and that of an...Read More