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
Sampling has been controversial from the very start. Supporters of the practice argue that artists sample songs they love and build on them to create their own sound. It is taking little pieces from a few different sources and making something new out of it. Those opposed to sampling, while...Read More
It’s been rumored for quite some time that Google is working on an on-demand music streaming service to be run through their video streaming service YouTube. With Spotify, Apple, and Deezer all growing their streaming services, and YouTube’s significant foothold in the industry, a streaming...Read More