Will California’s Music Industry Survive AB5?

This article examines how the broad and, as of yet largely untested, new Assembly Bill 5 law could impact the music industry, not just in the state of California, but. Continue reading

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Reigniting Our Love Of AM Radio

Once an integral part of the nighttime listening experience, AM radio has since fallen out of favor somewhat, as with many traditional forms of media consumption. The medium is far. Continue reading

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Helping Your Band Move To A New Rehearsal Space

Moving is always a stressful affair, and when it involves a group of people and large amounts of expensive gear, that stress can easily be amplified. Here we look at. Continue reading

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Eyellusion Raises $2M For Hologram Tours

Thomas Dolan has raised a $2 million seed round for Eyellusion, the startup behind hologram tours of Frank Zappa, Ronnie James Dio and others. Dolan serves on the board of. Continue reading

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Sign Petition To End Sexual Harassment At Music Fests

A new petition, hosted by Care2, is aiming to change the overall culture of music festivals by eradicating sexual assault and harassment.

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Billboard Touring Conference & Awards Announces 2017 Nominees, Convention Updates

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will receive the Legends of Live award next month at the 14th annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards, a two-day event that unites some of the industry’s biggest artists and. Continue reading

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TUE. BRIEF: Indie Study Shows Growth • SF MusicTech • Blanket Mechanical Rights Proposed • Spotify Worth $100B • More

TUESDAY 10.24.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  Kudos to WIN and Mark Mulligan for a comprehensive new study that proves how robust the indie label sector is.  Updated continuously. Continue reading

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Spotify Threatened Researchers Of Upcoming Tell-All Book Not To Reveal Its ‘Pirate’ Past

An upcoming book, "Spotify Teardown – Inside the Black Box of Streaming Music," aims to tell the company's history including some secrets' that the globe's biggest music streamer would apparently rather. Continue reading

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‘Six Strikes’ Potentially Dead, ISPs Continue To Threaten Pirates With Disconnection

Following the demise of the woefully ineffective anti-piracy 'six-strikes' policy, major telecom companies like Verizon, Comcast, and TWC are continuing to threatening users with disconnection based on what Techdirt Karl. Continue reading

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Why Every Musician Should Be Playing More House Concerts

While the dream of many aspiring musicians may be playing a packed stadium, getting to that point is a lengthy process, and playing any official venue, even a small one,. Continue reading

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