Austin Welcomes New Short Run Vinyl Pressing Plant

Further evidence that the return of vinyl is as strong as ever, the city of Austin will soon see a new vinyl pressing plant known as Gold Rush Vinyl –. Continue reading

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Spotify Could Have Dodged Songwriter Lawsuits If They’d Just Asked The Record Labels…

Spotify and other streaming services have been making a fair number of headlines recently owing to lawsuits surrounding a failure to pay proper royalties. In this article we break down. Continue reading

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RIAA Forces Shut Down Of Top Streamripper YouTube-MP3

Popular YouTube ripping site, YouTube-MP3, is shutting down and giving its domain to the RIAA, as part of a private settlement that will end a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by. Continue reading

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Pirate Bay Ordered To Pay Labels A Paltry $477,000

Despite being an early target of  multiple lawsuits brought my several labels and music trade groups, torrent tracker Pirate bay is still operating and helping to enable music and media. Continue reading

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MelodyVR Pacts With Universal Music, It’s Second Major Deal

Music virtual reality company EVR Holdings announced Monday that its MelodyVR subsidiary has signed a licensing and revenue share agreement with Universal Music, the world's biggest music group. The company. Continue reading

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10 Things You Can Do To Get Better Tour Data

When artists set out to plan a tour, there are challenging decisions that must be made, when it comes to where fans and venues are located, what cities are worth. Continue reading

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Utab: Affordable Music Video Creation Tools That Engage Active Fans

For entrepreneauring DIY artists, video is an essential component of constructing and maintaining a fanbase. Due largely in part to their low cost, lyric videos in particular have become a. Continue reading

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Music + Money: What To Invest In And What To Avoid

As artists and musicians, where we invest our money is important. Indeed one of the main reasons those starting out in the music business fail is because they misspend their. Continue reading

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Soundcloud, Amazon, Tidal: Streaming’s Other Competitors

Although services like Apple Music and Spotify tend to get most of the attention, they're hardly the only companies in the streaming game. Here we look at what Soundcloud, Amazon,. Continue reading

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