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
by John Lahr
On September 19th, the Alibaba Group had its Initial Public Offering, the largest in history, on the New York Stock Exchange. Alibaba quickly became the world’s ninth most valuable tech firm. The $21.7 Billion deal was over $5.5 Billion more than Facebook raised at it’s IPO only two years...Read More
Spotify announced in March the acquisition of The Echo Nest, the industry’s leading music intelligence company. The deal signals the rising importance of big data in the music industry. Founded by MIT Media Lab doctoral students Tristan Jehan and Brian Whitman, The Echo Nest provided...Read More