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You can tell that the music industry is back in the money when the major record labels decide to spread some of their cash around. To that end, Warner Music announced that it has launched WMG Boost in order to invest in music-related tech startups. Although no exact figure on exactly how much money is […]Continue reading
Record labels, especially large ones, are often seen as just exploiters of artists and their music. That may be so in many cases, but labels by and large can also be centers for incubation of new artists and ideas. The problem is that it’s so often behind the scenes so it’s not brought to the […]Continue reading
Here’s the Music Industry News Roundup for the week of November 11th, 2016. The news was rather slow this week, probably due to the election. That said, there’s still plenty of news, especially on the record label front. Let’s get into it. Universal Music’s streaming revenue has topped $1 billion this year already. And streaming is just getting […]Continue reading
California has an interesting law on the books called the “7 Year Rule” that releases employees from a personal services contract, like a record deal, after 7 years. Th was actually part of a law that was enacted way back in 1872 as a way to protect the then burgeoning entertainment industry and helped to […]Continue reading