Spotify, Amazon, and more sue songwriters to prevent royalty rates from rising

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How much is a song worth? According to most streaming services, the answer is roughly $0.003 per stream. A new ruling Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) aims to raise that value to $0.004 per stream, but Amazon, Spotify, Pandora, and Google disagree. Continue Reading

Inside Music Podcast #53 – Evan Couture (Avion Roe)

On this episode of INSIDE MUSIC, host James Shotwell calls Evan Couture, vocalist for Avion Roe, to discuss the reality of being a newly signed band in 2015. Avion Roe has been building a fervent cult following since the release… Continue Reading

Inside Music Podcast #6 – Dave Mackinder (Fireworks/Tea & Water)

We have spent the past two months figuring out the world of podcasting, and I think we may have finally found our groove. After recording the episode you are about to enjoy I called my mom and told her I… Continue Reading

Inside Music Podcast #2 – Zack Zarrillo (PropertyOfZack)

After a little more than a month away it gives us great pleasure to reintroduce the Inside Music podcast. We learned a great deal from our first episode, including the necessity of high quality microphones, and have made several efforts to improve… Continue Reading