New feature wins praise from writers – but bad vibes still lurk in the background The post A year after trying to cut songwriters’ pay, Spotify boosts writer visibility with launch of pages feature appeared first on Music Business Worldwide.
MBW columnist Peter Robinson on the role of the music critic, and the reality of today’s industry The post The Great Secret Of The Modern Music Business appeared first on Music Business Worldwide.
by ARHuelsenbeck What is a manifesto? When I read about writing, one term that often comes up is the writer’s manifesto. That word sends me back to 1995, when the unabomber sent his manifesto to the New York Times. It revives suppressed memories of anarchistic memories and maniacal demands. Why would I want to write a manifesto? What is […]
Warner’s former global boss of playlisting will join the likes of Cherie Hu and Peter Robinson on our pages The post Streaming and playlisting expert Kieron Donoghue signs up as MBW’s new columnist appeared first on Music Business Worldwide.
From the Berlin-via-Melbourne producer’s forthcoming LP of the same name on Optimo Music. Tornado Wallace will release a new album next month. Midnight Mania is the producer’s second album, following 2017’s Lonely Planet. Ahead of its release, Wallace has shared the music video for its title track. A 3-D animation created by Stacie Ant and…
Bill Curbishley, Ian McAndrew and Colin Lester are all investors in $5m-backed Apothem Labs The post Scooter Braun joins $22m funding round for cannabis company… but he’s not the first major artist manager to invest in CBD appeared first on Music Business Worldwide.
Gasoline Alley is an entity owned by music managers Arnold Stiefel and Randy Phillips The post Primary Wave buys publishing and master royalty stream of Gasoline Alley, including works by Sublime appeared first on Music Business Worldwide.
Downtown Music Publishing’s Laura Bedikian and Charles Braud give MBW an insight into France’s publishing sector and the company’s position in the market… The post ‘Downtown is an ideal combination of technology and creativity, with an international mindset built in its DNA.’ appeared first on Music Business Worldwide.
The Epiphone Les Paul Junior (2020), and indeed the whole 2020 Epiphone line-up looks impressive on paper. But does it live up to the hype? Epiphone Les Paul Junior Specs. The Epiphone Les Paul… The post Epiphone Les Paul Junior Review (2020) appeared first on The Blogging Musician.