APRA wont have to make sweeping structural changes to the way it does its business anytime soon after Australia’s competition watchdog conditionally sanctioned the society’s powerful music licensing position. via APRA’s Licensing Arrangements Conditionally Approved by ACCC | Billboard. NB: Well that’s a relief 🙂 Advertisements
People spend way more time listening to music than watching sports. And yet sports programming generates six times more money than the recorded music industry. What’s up with that? via People Consume 10x More Music Than Sports, So Why Does Sports Make 6x the Cash? | Evolver.fm. NB: YEAH! What’s up with that?
The boom in digital streaming may generate profits for record labels and free content for consumers, but it spells disaster for today\’s artists across the creative industries via David Byrne: ‘The internet will suck all creative content out of the world’ | Music | The Guardian. NB: I always take note of anything that David… Read More David Byrne: ‘The internet will suck all creative content out of the world’ | Music | The Guardian
Eurythmics musician Dave Stewart has unveiled plans for a new bank, to be called First Artist Bank, which will offer services designed to ensure fellow musicians “dont sign stupid deals”. via Eurythmics Dave Stewart unveils plans for First Artist Bank | Business | The Guardian. NB: This looks like a very interesting idea plus, if… Read More Eurythmics Dave Stewart unveils plans for First Artist Bank