Gender inequality is a big issue in the music industry. At first glance, it may not seem so. Names like Aretha Franklin, Taylor Swift, and Beyonce have become synonymous with success....
The logistics of correctly attributing the money earned from the sale and performance of recorded music has always been a daunting task. This is a global commodity that comes bundled with...
Gender in the Music Industry1
A Fair Music Report2
The Fair Use Check3
MIDEM, the music industry conference held in France that is owned by communications company Reed MIDEM, targets the creativity and synergy of musicians, music entrepreneurs, tech geeks, marketing gurus, label executives, and brand managers. It is one of the oldest, most storied, and most...Read More
by Todd Brabec
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...Read More