music business

Because music is still a business. Always has been. Always will be.
A variety of influences have rendered songwriting and music composition significantly less feasible in the classic sense.
Dear Beyonce, I heard you were invited (again) to President Obama’s Birthday Bash. I saw the pics on social media. Was it
Brett: “Do you think there are any Ghosts in the building?” Paul: “God no! I haven’t run across any poltergeists in this
SOMETIMES I HEAR Simon and Garfunkel singing, "Slow down you move too fast." They're in a little bubble following me around as I scurry about my day.
As a child of the 80s, I was more enthralled by mainstream Michael Jackson, Madonna and Cyndi Lauper than by edgy Prince. My life had little angst, so Prince's dark and dangerous persona held little appeal.
Prince could do it all. Play everything. And he could dance to boot. In heels. The night he died there was nothing on my Facebook or Twitter feed but posts about him. We all expressed our sorrow in our own way.
Aren't they all the same? This one is different. It unites the hearts, minds, interests and wallets of songwriters, performers
Growing up in the sixties and seventies music was everywhere, it was all we talked about. It was the invitation; want to come over and listen to the new Creedence Record? Meet me at the record store?
I say this for my brothers and sisters who have elected to become soundwave-shapers, who have given their time, their sweat, and their waking (and dreaming) hours over to this strange and hallowed profession: The world would be a mighty desolate place without you in it.
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Revenues from subscription streaming services for music in the U.S. accounted for 27% of music sales across all formats in 2014, surpassing CD sales for the first time.
When I woke up on the first morning after delivering you to college it was quiet. Really quiet. Just as I thought, nobody was in your bed. I knew you weren't at a sleepover. Or on a school trip. This was for real.
It's an all-star lineup of some of today's most talented women in music. Check out our highlights from conversations with Linda Perry, Tori Amos and Sarah McLachlan.
Of course our largest area of discourse will be our polar opposite views on the way in which music creators are being compensated (or not compensated) in the current digital economy...(yours being: stream away and embrace the new era; mine -- fair market value for my content, please).
Ten years ago, the music industry suffered a major re-set -- or what those less optimistic termed a collapse.
Sixteen months ago as I was walking across the Wesleyan campus on a college tour with my daughter, my iPhone buzzed. I had told myself I would not be taking business calls on this trip. But this was different.