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Say You Want a Revolution? U.S. Copyright Office Modernizes Key Part of Digital Licensing

Music publishing is currently mired in legal battles, settlements and public debates over whether on-demand streaming services are correctly …

The Electric Surge of Miles Davis

Between 1968 and ’75, he plugged into the musical zeitgeist and opened his music to distortion and groove-based repetition, either transcending or repudiating his roots in acoustic jazz.<p>M<i>iles Ahead,</i> Don Cheadle’s recent, feverishly imagined treatment of the lost years of Miles Davis, is a movie …

Jack Johnson

Why You Need To Incorporate Facebook Live Video Into Your Marketing Strategy

• People spend 3 times longer watching live video versus pre-recorded/non-live<br>• The number of videos posted per person in the US increased by 94%<br>• Videos …

Taylor Swift and other big names join the music industry’s campaign against YouTube

The music industry is ramping up its campaign against YouTube.<p>Musicians, including Katy Perry and Billy Joel, sent a petition earlier this year to the U.S. Copyright Office to amend the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Now there’s an open letter to Congress signed by stars like Paul McCartney, …

Apple Music Paves Industry Pricing Path, Spotify Follows

Ten dollars per user per month is simply too expensive for streaming music, and the labels know it. Today's announcement that Spotify has dropped …

Why Are Music And Journalism Going In Opposite Directions With Micropayments?

You are currently reading this article for free. In fact, Forbes has no paywall, so you can access any article on this website free of charge. Yet, if you are like me or any publisher or, incidentally, a growing cohort of the tech world, you would agree that journalism is not worthless.<p>How do we …

Journalism

Why the Record Industry Is Not at War With Free Music

In Matt Ingram’s <i>Fortune</i> article earlier this month, he seems to be under the impression that the music industry is “at war” with free streaming or …

Paul McCartney to claim half the American rights to Beatles tracks from 2018

Copyright law in the States will allow McCartney to claim ownership after 56 years pass<p>Paul McCartney has initiated legal proceedings that will allow …

Music

SXSW Music: Tony Visconti paints bleak portrait of music business

David Bowie’s record producer Tony Visconti painted an apocalyptic portrait of today’s music industry in his keynote speech at South by Southwest on Thursday.<p>“It can’t get any worse,” Visconti said after reading out a half-hour short story set 10 years in the future, in which there was only one …

David Bowie

49 of the best British pub chalkboards ever

These fine drinking establishments went the extra mile in their attempts to entice customers in off the street with their sparkling chalk-scrawled …

To download or stream: 1000 hours of classic jazz, mixed and annotated by a master collector

David W Niven began collecting jazz records in 1925, when he was 10 years old. He continued to collect until 1991, amassing a nearly unparalleled …

Soul Agreements: healing soul mate relationships

Before we come into this life we are a part of a consciousness that many refer to as Creative Source or God. The terms do not so much matter as much …

Miles Davis – the making of Kind Of Blue, Bitches Brew and more

The jazz legend's collaborators recall the creation of his greatest works<p><b>Originally published in Uncut’s September 2011 issue (Take 172). Interviews:</b> …

Jazz Legend Archie Shepp Reflects On John Coltrane’s Quest For Musical Freedom

When Archie Shepp first heard John Coltrane in high school, he made it his job to seek out his jazz hero. He eventually found him at the Red Rooster, …

The Music Industry Has 99 Problems. And They Are...

Recording Devaluation Problems.<p>1. The value of the music recording is plunging, and has been for more than a decade. Across the board, artists are …

Sony Music

“Vinyl” shows the dark flip-side of the 1970s music industry

IT'S 1973, and American pop music has lost its way. Tony Orlando and Dawn, Elton John’s “Crocodile Rock” and Carly Simon are topping the charts; …

Why Vinyl’s Resurgence Won’t Save the Music Industry

If a single song could represent the music industry’s current state of mind, the choice would be absurdly simple: “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to …

How Emotions Change The Way Musicians' Brains Work

Strong feelings may help artists enter the "flow" state of consciousness.<p>"Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent,” author Victor Hugo once said.<p>Indeed, at the core of making music is the attempt to express and convey emotions -- and it turns out that …

The Copyright Royalty Board's Ruling Is a Win for Everyone

Virtually unlimited bandwidth should allow for many innovators to create online radio stations.<p>Although the vast majority of them don’t know it, a fairly obscure government panel just made life better for music fans. The Copyright Royalty Board, which sets the rates that non-interactive online …

Copyright Royalty Board hikes rates Pandora must pay

A panel of federal judges has ordered<p>Pandora Media Inc.and other Internet radio stations to pay higher royalties for sound recordings in a ruling that could have broad ramifications for the music industry.<p>The Copyright Royalty Board on Wednesday ruled that online radio companies will have to pay 17 …

Brand Storytelling: 6 Must Have Content Elements

Do you have a brand story that you share with people who come in contact with your brand? A story that serves as the connective tissue and foundation …

You Are God: The True Teachings of Jesus

<b>In this article we will explore how the true teachings of Jesus can be summed up by three little words: you are God.</b> Some missionaries came to my …

Best jazz albums of 2015

The best jazz albums of 2015 includes picks from jazz critic <b>Ivan Hewett</b> and culture editor <b>Martin Chilton</b>. There are 50 albums for 2015.<p><b>1 MARIA SCHNEIDER ORCHESTRA: THE THOMPSON FIELDS (MARIA SCHNEIDER.COM)</b> <br>Maria Schneider's latest album, some 10 years in the making, shows just what a supple and …

New Albums

17 Most Laughable Myths Of The Music Industry | DMN

1) Getting A Record Deal Means You Will Be Successful In the Music Industry.<p>Did you know that 98% of all acts that sign to major labels fail? Meaning …

Why Millennials Are Buying More Vinyl Records

The entertainment industry always loves a good comeback story, and music's latest resurgence is no exception. Despite an explosion in digital and streaming music — including Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora and Tidal — consumers are spending more money on vinyl records, and more vinyl buyers are …

Copyright Captures APIs: A New Caution For Developers

Michael Hussey Contributor<p>Michael Hussey is an intellectual property attorney at Brinks Gilson & Lione.<p><i>Google v. Oracle</i>. It’s a sensational case. A battle of tech heavyweights — and a software copyright case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Millions of dollars are at stake. And the …

CJ E&M sued for $50 million over copyright infringement in the U.S.

We would know that there are tons of K-pop fans in the United States, and several ways to legally buy K-pop songs online through American sites. But …

Pandora and the Music Labels Finally Agree on Something: They're All Mad at Spotify and YouTube

Pandora says free, on-demand music isn't "sustainable."<p>For years, Pandora and the music business have been at odds: Music labels (and some musicians) have complained that Pandora doesn’t pay enough for the songs it plays; Pandora says the opposite.<p>Now they have finally found some common ground: …