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
In the era of the Internet, it is still difficult to obtain information about the ownership and control of musical rights and works. This can make the licensing process of such works time consuming for the licensee, and expensive. It would seem that the availability of a multinational music...Read More
By all accounts, PonoMusic has had a remarkable run. After artist Neil Young appeared on “The Late Show With David Letterman” announcing a special high fidelity audio device that could play original master recordings of hit songs purchased online, Pono raised $6 million in a Kickstarter...Read More