the outside, it looks simple: Terrestrial radio and
Internet-based music services play the songs, the creators
and performers of which are then compensated — no matter
where they play and when they were released — and everyone
in the business lives happily ever after.
Music Inc. (BMI) saw revenue collections grow to
$977 million in the past fiscal year, up 3.5 percent
from the $944 million it gathered the year
previously. Meanwhile royalty distributions to
publishers and songwriters grew 3.2 percent to $840
million from $814 million for the prior year ending
June 30, 2013.
to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf
of online ticket company, Eventbrite, Millenials
would rather spend money on experiences than things.
Millenials are not their
parents. They don’t care about flaunting wealth.
Fancy cars aren’t as important as reliable ones.
Or even having one at all. Millenials live for the
Corp. is spinning off their profitable line of DJ equipment
into a new company, Pioneer DJ. They will sell Pioneer
DJ to private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts &
Co. for 59 billion yen ($549 million).
Corp. will own 15 percent of Pioneer DJ. Their line
of DJ equipment includes CDJs, turntables, mixers,
headphones, and more. They recently released the
new PLX-1000 turntable.
you’re in a band and want to get signed. Welcome to a
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our artist focus puts us in the crosshairs of
influential trade industry groups and their
corporate members." The Future of Music
Coalition responds to an op-ed published last week
by the Nat'l Music Publishers Assoc.'s David
meet (and play with) too many musicians who don’t want to
get to the venue early enough. Some like to arrive shortly
before they need to play, others slightly before doors and
others feel they’re being responsible by allowing the bare
minimum amount of time they believe they’ll need to load
in, setup and sound check before start time or doors.
Radio has increased its forecast for subscription
growth by 200,000 accounts. The company now expects
to finish the year with net subscriber additions of
1.45 million, which would bring total subscribers to