On June 23rd 2016, the U.K. voted in favor of leaving the European Union. The referendum put the majority at 52%, with England and Wales in favor and Scotland and Northern Ireland against....
In June, the United States Department of Justice both denied a review of ASCAP and BMI’s consent decrees and extended the reach of the decrees to eliminate the traditional practice of...
Brexit and the Music Industry1
Consent and Songwriters’ Rights2
YouTube’s Value Gap3
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