Must Read Music & Business Articles: Week Of 4/17/17

4/17/17AM BRIEF: Universal May Nullify Prince Deal, Discogs Attacked, Mysteryland Fest Canceled & More– http://ht.ly/WDUq30aUBXo15 Ways to Drown Out the Destructive Voices in Your Head– http://ht.ly/uFRC30aUC9hGrow Your Fanbase With A Successful Contest– http://ht.ly/7O1q30aUCiAIs It The Promoter Or Artist’s Job To Promote A Concert?– http://ht.ly/HtVo30aUCwe8 Things Every Musician’s Website Must Have– http://ht.ly/PHxL30aUCKZDeveloping A Social Media Strategy For Musicians– http://ht.ly/mPrq30aUCZ35 Essential Steps Read More …

Streaming, Monopolies, Net Neutrality & The Music Industry

Streaming Monopolies, Net Neutrality & The Music Industry Is there is a potential for a monopoly to develop in the streaming sector of the music industry? Whether or not the streaming sector of the industry is going to become or Read More …

Must Read Music & Business Articles: Week Of 10/24/16

Must Read Music & Business Articles From Last Week 1 10/24/16The Music Business Network’s Weekly Music & Business News Recap: Week of 10/17/16– http://ht.ly/1OCv305tsrw10 Kinds of Visual Content to Curate for Your Blog & Social Media–http://ht.ly/abf9305tsZq 5 Things To Know When Prepping Your Album For Vinyl Pressing–http://ht.ly/qrAa305tz2t 12 Concert Poster Tips–http://ht.ly/UxHg305tzdG How Fan Videos Helped Sell Adele’s “Hello”– http://ht.ly/SWj3305tzt1Writing A Band Bio: Important Read More …

Legal & Ethical Obligations of Musical Content Production & Distribution Companies

The main questions this article addresses are below:

Do entertainment producers (especially record companies) have either a legal or an ethical obligation to control the violent, hateful or sexual content of their products, or is there something to be said for the concept of “giving the public what it wants?” What should the music industry’s response be to criticism that tragedies such as the Columbine High School shootings and other grotesque acts of sociopaths are sometimes instigated, or perhaps just made more likely, by the lyrics of so-called Goth, Neo-Nazi and even Rap bands? Read More …

Price Discrimination & Vertical Integration in the Entertainment Industry

Price Discrimination In The Music Industry A clear example of price discrimination in the entertainment industry is iTunes’ tiered pricing. Since the launch of iTunes in 2003 all downloads were priced at 99 cents. The tracks purchased were all DRM Read More …