Posted by Glen Sears | May 26, 2015 8:47 am | No Comments
Last wee’s music news cycle focused heavily on streaming services and subsequent publishing rights, in large part due to The Verge’s leak of a Sony/Spotify contract agreement. The agreement sent shockwaves through the music industry as many were surprised by the full spectrum of the deal. Here are last week’s top stories:
Former Rhapsody Exec Jon Maples Joins 8Tracks
International Music Managers Forum Publishes Open Letter to EU on Publishing Laws
Long-Time ASCAP Executive Karen Sherry Is Retiring
Sony Prepares To Remove More Music From Soundcloud, While Ultra Questions Its Model
Jack White Defends Tidal & Jay-Z, Asks “Should Movies Be Free?”
Spotify Moves Into YouTube Territory With New Video Offerings
Beloved Executive & Blue Note Veteran Bruce Lundvall Dies at 79
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