In this episode:
- Performance Rights Organizations (BMI vs. ASCAP vs…)
- Parallel and Two-Stage Compression
I had no idea how much Reznor actually made last year. Here, Masnick breaks down why his business model works, and if and how it would work for lesser known artists.
Following up on their promise a few months back, Coldplay has now made it official that they will be giving away a live album to all of their concert goers through the rest of their stops this year.
Many of you have already heard a lot about Josh Freese’s variable pricing plan for his new album, “Since 1972.” Here’s a follow up to how it’s been going.
I snagged this video from Kyle Bylin. There are some very interesting points made in it, and a fair amount of animosity to boot.
For indie artists looking to distribute music via the myriad of online avenues, RouteNote provides a great solution. They will distribute your music to iTunes, AmazonMP3, eMusic, Last.fm, imeem and others, while only charging you a light commission. It’s a no brainer that your music needs to be easily accessible in the MP3 markets that [...]
There’s been a lot of buzz about the Ticketmaster/Live Nation deal, especially after the fallout concerning Bruce Springsteen tickets in New Jersey. Just prior to all of that, WSJ had an article on Live Nation’s Chief Executive Michael Rapino, and how he hopes to replace the record label as the artist’s primary industry partner. Rapino [...]
I found this over at wired.com and thought it was pretty interesting. Remember that song Peaches from way back when? What about Lump, or my personal favorite, Dune Buggy? I can recall my Jr. High P.E. class having the Presidents of the United States of America album on heavy rotation while we stair-stepped our way [...]