Archives for July 2014

Follow the Money: Is Spotify Getting the Bear Hug from Google?

Every direct license has a term, that is, the period of time that the license is active.  Almost every license has an assignment clause–a covenant that allows the license to be transferred to a third … [Read more...]

Garth Brooks Says I’ll Take The 80, They Can Have the 20

When Garth Brooks was at his peak the last time around, I remember a story about him that stuck.  Garth visited the sales teams at some of the biggest retailers along with his label sales executives … [Read more...]

9 Reasons Your Band Isn’t Getting Press

This was written by Ari Herstand and originally appeared on Ari's Take   1) You Don't Have A Story When was the last time you read a show preview or album review of a band that discussed the … [Read more...]

Do You Stand For Music? Speak Out Against Tariff 8

On May 16, the Copyright Board of Canada released a long-awaited decision on royalty rates for streaming services. This decision, called Re:Sound Tariff 8 - Non-Interactive & Semi-Interactive … [Read more...]

CMW Wants to Send Your Band to Play Culture Collide

A unique opportunity for all Canadian Artists - known or unknown! Canadian Music Week and Set.fm in association with BandPage, SOCAN and New Canadian Music are looking for performers to play Culture … [Read more...]