Over the last fifteen years, since the advent of the worldwide web, there has been a revolution in the world of finance. More money is being raised online today than ever before from crowds...
With both dismal CD sales and the advent of 360 deals, many observers and artists consider money generated from the sale of recordings as ancillary revenue. This seems to be right. After...
Music and Equity Crowdfunding1
The Poverty of Artist Royalties2
Modernizing the Hot 1003
At the end of February, WIPO and its International Music Registry group (IMR) released a long-awaited “Study on the Role and Functions of the International Music Registry.” The MBJ has been covering the subject since December 2011, and last month we reported on a parallel initiative—the...Read More
by Jodi Beggs
A good pricing strategy is critical for any industry, from automobiles to music. Even though economists and psychologists have plenty to say about prices beyond Economics 101, it is unfortunate that there is as yet no blueprint for recording artists. Also, a proper discussion and understanding of...Read More