On the 1st Day of Music Law...

the distinctions between Musical Works and Sound Recordings.

If you are serious about your career in the music industry, be it an artist, manager, industry professional, or new media/tech company, it is imperative that you understand the foundation from which all music value is derived. Copyright. Copyrights, though intangible property, can be owned. And there can […]

New Online Radio Royalty Rate

Photo by Thor Swift of The Washington Post

For a number of online radio broadcasters, especially Tim Westergren, founder of online music service Pandora (pictured), welcomed news arrived in the form of a new negotiated royalty rate for so-called pure-play broadcasters – Webcasters. Digital Music News released an excellent summary of the agreement between […]