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A synching ship: how to navigate the currents of modern music consumption

“Baba baba, I’m lovin’ it”. For many people this will instantly trigger memories of the all present McDonalds commercials from the 00’s, and for...

Swedish Successes: Kobalt Music Group

Swedish Successes: Kobalt Music Group “Trust is good, but control is better,” according to Swedish entrepreneur William Ahdritz, founder and chairman of Kobalt Music Group....

Syncs – how do they work?

Remember playing video games with your friends and discovering amazing new music? A defining musical moment for me was Tony Hawk Pro Skater 4. I'll...

Homegrown: A look at the Zac Brown Collective

The music industry has changed significantly over the past 50 years; Back in the 1970’s, record labels were the gatekeepers to big audiences and...

Anna Wysocka Interview , Part 1

A couple of weeks ago we had the chance to sit down with Anna Wysocka, A&R Director at FONOBO, one of the leading indie...

Contracts: Publishers

Introduction So you have a cute little publishing company nipping at your heels, or your client's heels for that sake. They promise you their sync...

Born This Way: the birth of a #1 album

Lady Gaga was at a crossroads in 2010; Her first two releases, The Fame and The Fame Monster had been big successes and in...

Book club: music industry books to read, Pt. 1

Knowledge is power, or so they say. And what better place to gain knowledge from than from books? Archaic, old, dusty books, but often...

“B*tch better have my money’: where are Rihanna’s missing revenues?

Badgirlriri, as Rihanna is known on Instagram, currently counts over 94 million Instagram followers, has had 14  #1 hits (Billboard, n.d.), and is worth...

Who’s who: Dutch Publishers

And on today's episode of who's wo we'll be looking at Dutch publishers. Don't know what a publisher does? Read up on it here....

Dead to rights: what are copyrights and master rights?

A lot of artists own copyrights and master rights. Yet copyrights and master rights are the two terms I have heard being used interchangeably...

Route 91 Harvest Festival ‘17: A tragedy that could have been prevented?

Violence and festivals have been linked ever since a fateful evening in California when Meredith Hunter was stabbed at the Altamont Free Concert during...

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