CATEGORY: PUBLISHING

How To Slum As A Rock Critic, Like The Rock Critics Before You

In this piece David Gerard looks at the collective state of music journalism today, bemoaning its content and quality, but also looking that potential...



Guide To Department of Justice Ruling On 100% Licensing

A new ruling from the Department of Justice has confused many in the industry, from songwriters to publishers and even some lawyers. Here we...


Fast Rising Kobalt Music Adds $75 Million At $775M Valuation To Finance Growth

Music publishing and rights management firm Kobalt has raised $75 million in growth capital. The Series D round was led by Hearst Entertainment with...


Will The Music Industry Soon Be Under The Control Of Computers?

While much of what is unfair about payments to artists stems from the low rates, the lack of accuracy and accountable when it comes...


TuneRegistry Links with Harry Fox To Help Indie Songwriters Get Paid Spotify, Streaming Mechanical Royalties

[UPDATED] Indie music rights management platform TuneRegistry has announced a partnership with the Harry Fox Agency to initiate electronic delivery of song registrations. ___________________________...


US Entertainment Firm Milks Croatian Promoter w/ Trademark Rights It May Not Own

Although trademark bullying is certainly an all too common occurrence, the bully in question typically owns the trademark it's swinging around, although this may...


Music Journalism Is Still Dead

This article explores why music journalism no longer exists as it once did, and how the power of the press has shifted and diminished...


Music Journalism Is Still Dead

This article explores why music journalism no longer exists as it once did, and how the power of the press has shifted and diminished...


Justin Kalifowitz Founder/CEO, Downtown Music Publishing [INTERVIEW]

In this interview, respected music industry journalist Larry LeBlanc sits down with Justin Kalifowitz, CEO of Downtown Music Publishing to discuss topics ranging from...


5 Things Congress Can Do To Curb Mass Filings Of “Address Unknown” NOIs

Owing to a loophole in the Copyright Act, streaming services like Pandora, Spotify, and Google are able to avoid paying royalties to songwriters and...