Bandcamp Is Waiving All Fees Again Today

A new first Friday of the month brings another Bandcamp Friday. The popular promotion waives all sales in an effort to help indie artists and labels during the COVID-19 crisis.. Continue reading

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Majority Of U.S. House Says Musicians Should Not Be Paid When Their Song Is On The Radio

Twelve more members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed on to The Local Radio Freedom Act, which continues the practice of not paying performers when their song is. Continue reading

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Music Is YouTube’s #1 Category and Still Growing

Despite a surge in uploads related to gaming, music continues to dominate YouTube with more views per video than any other category. Music generated the most views per video on. Continue reading

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Roc Nation Launches School of Music, Sports & Entertainment @ Brooklyn’s LIU

Jay Z’s Rock Nation, a joint venture with Live Nation, has partnered with Long Island University to form the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment. The Roc Nation. Continue reading

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Tomorrowland Proves Virtual Festivals Can Be A Reality

The livestreaming shows that have been put since the pandemic began have been something of a mixed bag, making festivals hesitant to pursue that avenue in lieu of their in. Continue reading

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Aerosmith, Pearl Jam, Stones Sign Open Letter Demanding Politicians Ask Permission Before Using Music

Dozens of top recording artists, producers, and songwriters have issued a call for more control over the use of their music by political campaigns. A coalition of artists backed by. Continue reading

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MYFAKEBAND Game Is The Perfect Pandemic Distraction

MYFAKEBAND is a 4-8 player tabletop card game designed for music fans and shit talkers may be the perfect pandemic distraction. Never Played Out Games has also even adapted the. Continue reading

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SoundExchange & Neighboring Rights Explained

In this continuation of Disc Makers’ series on music copyright and royalties, CEO Tony van Veen dives into the concept of neighboring rights and how the organization SoundExchange tackles tracking. Continue reading

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Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore’ Surprise Release Breaks Records

Taylor Swift’s surprise release ‘Folklore, announced just 15 hours before it became available, sold more than 1.3 million copies globally in the first 24 hours, according to her label Republic. Continue reading

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Last Week To Submit Music To Grammys

Artists and labels have until next Monday, August 3, 2020 at 6:00 PM PT to submit your recordings for Grammy consideration. Anyone in the world can submit as long as the recording. Continue reading

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