October 30, 2017 – Music

October 30, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER The FCC Ended A Decades-Old Rule Designed To Keep TV And Radio Under Local Control …could prompt large media titans to take over small, local TV and radio stations, turning them into megaphones blasting content developed for a national audience rather...
August 28, 2017 – Music

August 28, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER Taylor Swift And Live Nation Leverage ‘Verified Fan’ Tickets To Sell Music And Merch This may be the first time greater access to concert tickets (and likely not guaranteed) has been used as an incentive to sell an artist’s products. READ...
July 24, 2017 – Music

July 24, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER Gotye Apparently Turned Down Millions In YouTube Royalties PSY made $10 million in YouTube royalties when “Gangnam Style” surpassed 2 billion views, and “Somebody That I Used To Know” is currently just shy of a billion. So it seems Gotye gave up about $5M...
July 17, 2017 – Music

July 17, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER Spotify’s Tuma Basa On Curating RapCaviar, What Not To Do When Pitching “I do an inbox search for ‘open.spotify,’ which for a lot of Spotify links is the naming convention. And I listen to a whole bunch. People who include Spotify...