Editorial October 2009

With great pleasure, I would like to introduce you to this October 2009 edition of The Music Business Journal. It is tremendously exciting to be…

Veoh Networks Lawsuit

On September 14th, 2009, a Federal Judge in Los Angeles, CA threw out a Universal Music Group (UMG) lawsuit against Veoh Networks when they were…

Twitter: Day In A Life?: Trick or Tweet

Online social networking is quickly becoming a historic phenomenon. Sites like Facebook, LiveJournal, YouTube, Last.fm and MySpace are wildly popular. As the music industry tries…

Live Nation: Concert Subscriptions

Live Nation has put considerable effort behind creative promotions, hoping to stop the decline in attendance figures this year. The company began trading on the…

Avoiding the Copyright War of 2013

For all the cultural cache and tabloid-mystique of the record industry, the business boils down to one task: management of assets. Sound recording masters are…