Tag Archives: News
Recently I was talking to a friend of mine who is involved in teaching young lads the “art” of DJing… It came up that kids approaching DJing tend to call a “measure” (a standard way of dividing and counting playable … Continue reading
Founded in 1994, PEN is a full-service independent music publishing company with a worldwide presence who is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2014. PEN offers efficiency and personal attention as a boutique company. With PEN’s A-list music contacts in film, … Continue reading
I recently had the privilege of being interviewed for My Music Masterclass about how musicians can protect their music, avoid some common legal pitfalls, and more. The video is available for a temporary stream or permanent download HERE. My Music … Continue reading
On November 6, 2013, Maria Pallante visited the ASCAP offices to discuss copyright reform. Pallante, the Registrar of Copyrights, said: “Congress has a duty to keep authors in its mind’s eye, including songwriters…A law that does not provide for authors … Continue reading
“New” Beatles’ songs are available on iTunes Today… Apple with this move secures its rights on Beatles’ songs and prevents other companies from profiting off of the English band’s music. You can read more about it here.
Billboard reports the U.K. has extended its copyright provisions for sound recordings, changing the term of protection from 50 to 70 years. This twenty year extension will benefit performing artists, and of course, record labels. The extension applies only to … Continue reading
International music artists are fed up with low streaming royalty payments, and fed up with the labels getting a bigger cut of those royalties than the artists receive. Warner and Universal Music are now facing possible lawsuits from artists unless … Continue reading