Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Start A Band In NYC • Old Fashioned Values In Today’s Music Industry • Support Your Favorite Bands • More
Most recently on MusicThinkTank, we examined how to start a band in NYC, questioned whether there's room for old fashioned values in today's music industry, easy ways to support your favorite artists, and more.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has hired Dana Fletcher and David Frigeri their new Digital Team initiative.
BMI’s rate-court Judge has ruled against the Department of Justice’s 100% licensing decision. Judge Louis Stanton stated that “the consent decree neither bars fractional licensing nor requires full-work licensing,” exactly. Continue reading
Songwriters got some good news last week, but there battle is far from won. Here a co-founder of the Songwriters Of North America, Michelle Lewis. explains their decision to sue. Continue reading
[UPDATED] Following the DoJ consent decree over 100% licensing, resulting in multiple lawsuits, Chris Castle took a long hard look at where things are likely to go from here. Late last. Continue reading
On Friday, a federal judge ruled in favor of BMI in its fight with the DoJ over 100% licensing. This piece from attorney Erin M. Jacabson looks the history of PROs,. Continue reading
A Federal Rate Court Judge has ruled in favor of BMI, rejecting the U.S. Department of Justice's recent consent which included 100% song licensing. While the DoJ decision sent shockwaves. Continue reading
The recent and decidedly unpopular ruling by the Department of Justice regarding 100% licensing has left many in the industry confused as to what the ruling actually means for the music. Continue reading
This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at ukulele basics, several online music production resources, as well as an informative general licensing infographic.
A Pandora Listener, Facebook Like And Twitter Follower All Walk Into A Bar – The Impact Of Pandora Artist Stations
Although some may be quick to dismiss Pandora as simply another streaming platform, some recent numbers show that many of Pandora's top artists have more station followers and better, more. Continue reading