Venture Capitalists: Paying For The Muse, Music Business Journal

Venture Capitalists: Paying For The Muse

The rebirth of venture capital, originally fueled by the equity related collapses of the early 2000s, is in the air. Publications like Fortune and the Wall Street Journal seem fixated on the…

A New Standard for Concert Tickets

The new joint venture between Anschutz Entertainment Group and Outbox Enterprises is newsworthy. AEG Live is one of the primary entertainment presenters in the world,…

See The Tree, How Big Its Grown

Music instrument manufacturers are a source pleasure for players and non-players alike. Without them, sound would not be as heavenly or music as good. Yet…

Editorial February 2011

Despite the favorable ground hog’s day report, it seems that we’re still in for another six weeks of frosty weather.  Nonetheless, the Music Business Journal…

Editorial December 2010

As the year 2010 winds to a close, the final Music Business Journal release of the semester is here just in time to accompany your…

Mash-Ups & Fair Use: Girl Talk

With the development of digital music in the mid-1990s, the act of sampling became very popular and is now a fundamental element for musical styles like Rap and Hip-hop.

A Götterdämmerung

As the 7th Annual Billboard Touring Conference progressed through the two full days of discussion, the distinguished array of panelists…

LIMEWIRE to the Wire

On October 26th 2010, the rogue P2P service LimeWire was shutdown. Thirteen separate record companies – all represented by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) – sued for mass copyright infringement.