Posts Tagged ‘streaming music online’

Music Piracy and Musicians Lacking in Royalties Fees

Ever since the distribution of streaming songwriters music online the concerns over royalties for such remain. The payouts for musicians for their efforts seem dismal at best. You might this story an interesting read.
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( by Lucille Keen… via Financial Review)

The music industry needs to repair the royalties paid by music streaming services such as Spotify and Pandora, or else the shift to streaming will “fail” individual artists even as it benefits the music industry as a whole, Australia’s royalty collection agency has warned…

Pick up the rest of the story here:
http://www.afr.com/p/technology/music_streaming_fails_artists_royalties_N3NDRMkH4TZXAEVHQoMAUJ

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  • Tapping on Guitar… who started it? November 27, 2018
    Mid 70’s Eddie Van Halen. Stanley Jordan, “Eleanor Rigby” Newport Jazz Festival 1986… Mmmmm, whom really came up with the guitar tapping concept? Still out for discussion but I’ve located a (French) gent that provides a few taps in the mid 60’s that might shed (and shred) some light on this matter… and he ‘rips […]
  • More Chick Rockers September 6, 2018
    As time marches on in the rock genre’ every decade introduces new young female rockers that bring a special light to the music industry. Wolf Alice, Camp Cope, Mitski, Sophie Allison, Lindsey Jordan… have you heard them? Well you should let their musical candy bestow upon your ears. It’s great to see rock n’ roll […]
  • We’re Back!… Vinyl Records June 17, 2018
    Not to long ago I talked about the rise and fall of Tower Records and how the vinyl record industry had their days and then essentially died… well get ready because they’re back! Many of you vinyl aficionados already knew this was happening. The fact that pressed records remain dynamically pure and essentially a great […]
  • Recording Music In Your Living Room… June 12, 2018
    Having a studio in your own pad is great feeling. Being able to stroll over a couple of rooms and find yourself immersed in the comfortable surroundings of musical gear is a treat indeed. In an article from Billboard, Country singer, Tenille Townes, did a fair amount of her latest album using her living room […]
  • Gibson guitar company facing bankruptcy February 19, 2018
    If you’re like me you appreciate a good Gibson guitar. My favorite was a 1957 Les Paul Jr. single cut-away with a single P-90 pick up… it was a simple screamer! Now it appears that Gibson is in some sort of financial trouble and could be on the verge of bankruptcy after over 115 years […]