A closer look at online earnings (and losses) per platform (originally published September 27, 2011) If there's a lesson to be gleaned from the recent kerfuffle over Spotify and artist payments, it is this: fans of indie music should buy directly from the artist whenever possible. The dust-up started when Uniform Motion posted earnings from [...]
Spotify's July launch in the US quickly heated up the market for music on demand. Existing players Rdio and MOG both announced free service tiers last week, where previously they only offered free trials. And this week, they're all going to the ball with Facebook. MOG, in particular, is on fire. They introduced a slick [...]
T Bone Burnett addresses the "Great Challenge of our Time" -- greater than terrorism, possibly greater than climate change. From a conversation with Greg Kot at the Future of Music Coalition 2010 Policy Summit at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
T Bone Burnett stuns the audience at the 2010 Future of Music Coalition Policy Summit by suggesting that musicians "stay completely away from the internet."
The Future of Music Coalition is holding their Future of Music Policy Summit in Washington DC, October 3-5, 2010. This series of articles is dedicated to my son Max, and all the other 10-year-olds of the world. MMT is officially declaring October as the Future of Music Month. There was a full house at the [...]