Monthly Archives: April 2015

Better music licensing rates for songwriters?

4-25-2015 Hey everybody! Back in February, the United States Copyright Office released a 245 page report entitled “Copyright and the Music Marketplace,”(http://copyright.gov/docs/musiclicensingstudy/).┬áThis report suggests that the current music licensing framework is outdated and should be significantly reformed. This report represents … Continue reading

What’s up music lovers?

Back in March, a federal jury in California awarded the family of Marvin Gaye 7.4 million dollars for copyright infringement of Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit, “Got to Give It Up”.  Was this decision bad for pop music? I think that … Continue reading