Japan’s Catastrophe

On March 11th, Japan suffered one of the most devastating earthquakes in world history, affecting many lives, the habitat, and the economy. The Japanese music…

Editorial 2011

This, our final spring release, is brought to you with the warmth of summer sunlight peaking over the horizon. Clouds are parting, but not for…

MOG’s Anu Kirk

Services like Rhapsody charge a monthly subscription fee to grant users, with browsers or mobile apps, access to an extensive music catalogue. The content is…

A Primer on Termination Rights

By default a person that makes an original work and fixes it in a tangible form owns its copyright and consequently the exclusive right that…

Taking Stock of SXSW Music

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music, film, and interactive festival and conference that is held annually in Austin, Texas. This most recent SXSW Music…

A Controversial Grammy Night

Technology has changed not just how music is transmitted but also how it is made, helping independent artists become national sensations in a matter of…

Editorial April 2011

As we observe the sudden shifts in New England weather over these past few weeks, there seems a distinct sense of renewal in the air. …

The Music Industry in 2011

More than ten years have passed since the debut of Napster shook the record industry. The file-sharing software gave music listeners access to an immense …