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SoundExchange Royalty Rates, Adele’s Marketing Strategy and Bitcoin Technology News, November 30, 2015
The Register of Copyrights said SoundExchange rates will continue to be the same for indies and major labels. Also, the New York Times outlined why… Read more »
A huge illegal music pressing plant was shut down by police, the industry questioned whether Garth Brooks can successfully forge a comeback, and over 700 indie labels signed the new Fair Digital Deals Declaration.
Indie labels and artists quarreled over YouTube’s new subscription video service, The Guardian explored whether or not fan funding will really transform the music industry, and the (RIAA) said it has now reported 50 million pirated music links to Google.
Musicians, publishers, songwriters and labels headed for a big battle over royalty rates, Irving Azoff shared his predictions for the future of the music business, and indie label group Merlin called YouTube out on its low payout rates.
Pink Floyd’s drummer talked about the value of streaming music services, experts revealed why music in advertising is turning towards indie artists, and Worldcrunch showed why legacy artists need creative music merchandise to make money.
Artists and other music industry players continued to discuss Pandora’s cut royalty rates, the new Myspace was outed for playing indie labels’ music without permission, and Amazon’s AutoRip service launched in the UK.
Rich Bengloff, President of A2IM talks about the organization’s mission and some advice he has for DIY artists trying to build successful careers.
Matt Lunsford – the president and founder of Polyvinyl Records discusses how his business has evolved over the last several years.