Live music is not a growth industry anymore. It has matured and its gains come more from higher ticket prices now than incrementally more tickets sold. So if streaming is on the rise, and it is, can recorded music catch up? Click to find out.
Here’s your Music Biz 101 wrap up, featuring articles about the Music Modernization Act, creating and promoting your own live concerts, an upcoming interview with Journey’s Jonathan Cain, and more. Click and read!
Our House of Representatives passed The Music Modernization Act this past week. This does some good things, while not taking on the biggest elephant in the room. Click to read more about the good and the maybe not so good.
2017 was a good year for music, especially streaming, with global revenue growth. The recorded music industry has recovered to almost its 2008 levels, which, if you understand the fall the post-Napster industry took starting around 2001, is very, very good news. Click to read!
In this week’s Music Biz 101 wrap up, we talk about the need for a proper will, the evolution of windowing, the profit made from our ’80s show, and much more. Please. Do the right thing. Click.
In this week’s Music Biz 101 recap, we speak about how YOU can make money from local shows. If you’re a DIY artist, you’ll want to read this and steal as many ideas as you can. Plus, an interview with Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, from Run DMC. Click!
In this week’s Music Biz 101 wrap up, we give you feedback about Facebook and why you should care. There’s info about the social media habits of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School survivors. Plus an artist manager interview and more. Click!
In this week’s Music Biz 101 wrap up, we talk about troubles between ASCAP and one of its former songwriters. We delve into bankruptcies and financial difficulties. We give you a great podcast with Rob Fusari. And much more. Please click and be happy!
Last week, we saw bankruptcies and financial difficulties from iHeart Media, Third Man Records, Toys R Us, and Gibson Guitars. What can we learn from these companies for our personal careers and the artists we manage? Click!
In this week’s Music Biz 101 wrap up, we read about Facebook’s new deal with the Warner Music Group, question who will benefit most from Spotify’s IPO, alert you to a special Noon radio show on Tuesday, and more. Click!