By Charlotta Hedman Apparently not only music sales are going down, live music also seems to be struggling. At least if we’re to believe this Guardian article. Tickets for Paul McCartney’s gig in Hyde Park during the weekend were going for about £30, that’s £230
ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) wants to stop Creative Commons. IFPI wants google to remove links to the The Pirate Bay. The Guardian blogger Helienne Lindvall on why aspiring artists shouldn’t write off the record labels. US marketing guru Seth Godin
It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with the start-ups. Here to answer a few questions about what the tech scene thinks about licensing is Gian Maria Girardi of Italian based Thounds. What is Thounds and how did you get started? Thounds is a
Say you’re a small start-up wanting to break into the music scene. You might be sitting on the best idea since Spotify, but no matter how clever you are, you’ll still have to figure out how to deal with the regulatory industry and survive it.
There are a lot of new and exciting things coming up on the Music 4.5 horizon. Just in a few weeks we’ll bring you a Licensing Workshop. Are you a music start-up or an artist finding it difficult to navigate that tricky licensing jungle? Well
By Charlotta Hedman Plenty of aspiring starlets out there are using Youtube to reach a global audience. And not all of them are failing. In this digital age you can live far away from big cities and never play an open gig night in your
By Charlotta Hedman Did it ever exist? Was it created by record labels about 70 years ago? There’s always been a demand for entertainment, but recently a lot of worried voices are questioning if music itself has a value? Thanks to the internet both information
By Charlotta Hedman She’s become quite difficult to ignore, hasn’t she? Pick up any magazine and there’ll be a story about Lady Gaga. In just a few years she’s managed to become the next Madonna. But where does it all come from? Anyone following the