In recent times, artists/songwriters, who once made their living recording and writing songs, have been severely affected by the slump in royalty revenue coming from labels, publishers, and...
There has been a lot of excitement around streaming lately. At the end of last year, Apple launched their own service that amassed over ten million users in just three months. Despite the...
The Drama of Artist Payments1
Gross Margin Blues2
The Life of Prince3
by Corliss Lee
It may still be early, but 2016 has already been important for diversity, inclusion, and activism in the entertainment industry. The year was off to a controversial start when Oscar nominees were announced on January 14. No minorities were selected for awards by the Academy in any of the four...Read More
by Brooke Adams
The recent and sudden collapse of SFX is a sobering lesson for the live music market. The business has many intermediaries and is perforce regional in nature. Money can go so far in building the market, for it is largely decentralized and depends on the whims and the attentions of the local...Read More