South By Southwest® Music News
Up until recent years, the channels for royalty revenue have been few and relatively large. As music download and physical sales continue to decline, so do the royalty payments that come as a result of those sales, leaving several different streaming services to make up the difference.
But how can...
- Iovine is named to Live Nation's board
Story from NY Times.
- Bobby Keys dies
Appreciation from Austin-Zeitgeist/Arts & Labor.
- Ed Sheeran is Spotify's most-streamed artist of 2014
Story from BBC News.
The term "World music" can be ambiguous. So many different styles could be considered World, and the SXSW Music Festival strives to showcase a variety of World artists from all over the place each year. Here's a small sample of SXSW 2015 world artists on today's edition of Four...
- Commercial bond between bands and brands is deepening
Story from LA Times.
- Trial over Apple's digital rights management for iPod starts today
Post from Ars Technica.
- Bro-Country may be a bellwether of Nashville's future
Story from Variety. ...
As the dust settles from Black Friday and Cyber Monday, SXSWfm is celebrating Giving Tuesday! #GivingTuesday - which was started in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation - is a day where charities, families and businesses come together to celebrate generosity and give...
Of all the hot button issues that will be discussed during the 2015 SXSW Music Conference, perhaps none are more timely than royalties, licensing or copyright.