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The Rise of Nashville’s New Music Middle Class

Tuesday, January 27, 2015


Jessica Frech is a YouTube superstar who cuts her own ad & licensing deals Recently my favorite reporter at The Tennessean, Nate Rau, wrote a brilliant piece on the collapse of the musical middle class in Nashville. It seemed to be a report that resonated with a lot of Nashville based artists, songwriters, musicians and [...]

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Life After SOPA

Sunday, January 22, 2012

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On Friday, Congress finally gave up trying to pass an ill advised piece of legislation called the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the House, and the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) it’s sister bill in the Senate. Rep. Lamar Smith from TX, SOPA’s main sponsor pulled the bill saying, "I have heard from the [...]

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An Artist’s Guide To SOPA

Monday, January 9, 2012


Introduction What Is SOPA? How We Got Here The RIAA’s Recent History The Effect of Piracy on Music Existing Statutes SOPA From An Artist’s Perspective But They’re Stealing My Stuff! Where To From Here Introduction Photo of Tootsie’s Nashville by Kathleen Tyler Conklin. Creative Commons License. I am a Nashville based performing songwriter, bioinformaticist and [...]

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