Tag Archive | "Spotify"

The Truth About Streaming

Friday, February 6, 2015

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So it happened this week. The truth came out. The truth as to why songwriters and publishers – especially in an industry songwriting town like Nashville get paid so little on Spotify. Even when they have a blockbuster hit. Mike Masnick of Tech Dirt reveals data and research from France published on a web site [...]

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The Rise of Nashville’s New Music Middle Class

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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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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Bring On The New

Sunday, September 25, 2011

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Recently I heard a quote attributed to a music business executive that went something like this: "The new model doesn’t exist…" Now I don’t know for sure if the exec actually said that. I think it’s incredibly easy to take a quote out of context. But I’d love to give that executive the benefit of [...]

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