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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Songkick Fights Costly Delays In Live Nation Trial

As Live Nation's lawyers work to push back a trial with Songkick back two months, the latter company is doing its best to oppose the effort, claiming that it would. Continue reading

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Department Of Justice Should Drop 100% Licensing Push

A hotly contested and lawsuit-inducing issue from the start, the time has come for the Department Of Justice to ditch its push for a 100% licensing rule on songwriters particularly. Continue reading

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This Week In Music Commentary

This week's music commentators weigh in on the correct way music industry project management should work, how well streaming is actually doing, and why we need a copyright small claims. Continue reading

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Dweezil Zappa Renames His Tour Again After Cease And Desist Order From His Own Family

In the latest from the Zappa family's ongoing legal squabbles of the trademark/copyright ownership of the late great Frank, it seems Dweezil has escalated things somewhat, renaming his tour '50. Continue reading

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Why Do You Need A Band Member Agreement?

While it's the dream of many a band to achieve massive success in the industry, the road to the top is rife with financial ups and downs. This article looks at the. Continue reading

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Music Publishing’s Metadata Problem

While there has been significant discussion of late over how streaming services pay artists and labels, the means by which publishers and songwriters are compensated has been shockingly absent from. Continue reading

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3 Myths About the Music Industry That Most People Still Believe

By Dave Kusek on Sonicbids Blog In many ways, the music industry is much more accessible to independent artists than it ever was before. You can write a song, record it, distribute it, and. Continue reading

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Best Kept Secret To Advance Your Music Career

What is the best kept secret for advancing your music career? According to Minh Chau, hiring a lawyer. This answer shouldn’t surprise you especially since lawyers are usually involved with. Continue reading

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