Metallica’s James Hetfield Shows How To Make A Memorable Connection with a Fan [VIDEO]

Music marketer Michael Branvold shares: "In the video below Metallica’s James Hetfield is walking backstage, passes a small group of fans, stops grabs his guitar and walks over to one. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

As we rewind through the week in music industry news, we review the return of the cassette tape, how much ad supported streaming is actually worth, which genres are messing. Continue reading

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The Cassette Tape Makes A Comeback

It looks like vinyl isn't the only retro audio format getting a second wind. The National Audio Company, one of the largest manufacturers of cassettes, has revealed that it sold. Continue reading

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Publishers Respond To Defense Of Beatles Covers Albums

Robert Hutton, Executive Directer of the Canadian Music Publishers Association, responds to Michael Geist's article regarding Stargrove Entertainment's legal action against those allegedly working to disrupt their sale of public. Continue reading

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Why Is The New York Times Coverage On Artist Rights So Oddly Inconsistent?

While a recent article in the New York Times used fuzzy math and selective reporting to paint a rather sunny picture of artist rights and the direction of the new music economy,. Continue reading

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Managers Think Tank Forms To Advise New Grammy Creators Alliance

The Recording Academy has formed a Managers Think Tank to advise the new GRAMMY Creators Alliance on issues pertaining the the music creator community. 

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Artist Rights Leader: Taylor Swift

By David Lowrey of TheTrichordist.com After the Charlie Hebdo tragedy, we thought we should start recognizing and praising those who stand up for artist rights.  We will also identify those who. Continue reading

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NEWS BRIEF: XBox Music Readies Relaunch, Clipcam, Yahoo, Metallica Film Flops & More

WEDNESDAY 10.16.2013 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab

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“Downloaded”: Documentary Reminds How Long Music Industry Has Been Split

The new documentary "Downloaded " serves as a reminder that the current fight over the fairness of Pandora royalties is rooted in the revolution that Napster unleashed in 2001. In. Continue reading

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