As early as the late 1960's, The Grateful Dead were putting into action the kind of fan friendly practices that are a now cornerstone of the new music business - fair ticket prices, open fan recording of every show, not just playing a concert but creating a scene, building community and more. The band's latest incarnation has adopted this same ethos.
There were two major defections this week at Troy Carter's artist management arm Atom Factory this week, and with them went three marquee clients.
Music discovery is a code that many are trying to crack. VuHaus's approach is curation. From NYC's WFUV to LA's KCRW, some of the most influential public radio stations have joined together to share video of their best in studio music performances. In the latest in our ongoing series, here in 100 words or less is THE PITCH from Vuhaus.
SFX Entertainment is clearly in trouble. Running low on cash and with its stock trading under 50 cents per share and falling, SFXE is just days away from the New York Stock Exchange beginning the process of delisting it from the market. Now investors have filed suit against founder Robert Sillerman.
So much is written about the major record labels, but for most major booking agencies like CAA, WME, ICM, AGI and UTA. From our friends at The International Talent Buyer's Association (IEBA), who hold a great conference next month in Nashville, comes an infographic that eliminates a bit of the mystery and shares some surprising stats.