Music Business & News

There’s a Caucus for the Music Industry?

There’s a Caucus for the Music Industry?

Industries of all kinds need committees in order to unite common causes and bring order to logistical and strategic chaos. In the case of the government, these are called caucuses. Often associated with nominating candidates, caucuses can also be defined as "a...

Is Spotify Suing Songwriters?

Is Spotify Suing Songwriters?

4 of the top 5 music streaming service providers argued a ruling from the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) which was planning to increase streaming payouts to songwriters by over 40%. Those streaming services are Spotify, Amazon, Google, and Pandora. Apple has publicly...

Why LinkedIn Matters In Music

Why LinkedIn Matters In Music

This month, Apple’s new Events program, Today At Apple, is holding the first ever Chicago Music Industry Summit. Each weekend, people can attend workshops and presentations on various aspects of the industry. I attended “Write a Pitch with Brian Zisook and Britt...

How Crypto Will Benefit Creators

How Crypto Will Benefit Creators

If you have had a pulse in the past year, then you have probably heard about Bitcoin. There is a low chance you understand it beyond the notion of "digital money" and to some degree you would be correct. Bitcoin, other crypto projects, and generally speaking,...

The Internet Is Starting to Pay Artists

The Internet Is Starting to Pay Artists

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] It is easy and fair to say that the World Wide Web set the expectation that music, video, photography, and any other forms of content should be free. I mean, why not? Only a flew clicks of those square black keys sit between us and...