Wolfgang's Vault CEO Bill Sagan On Label Lawsuits, Not Getting on 'Bended Knee' (Video)
Wolfgang's Vault CEO Bill Sagan On Label Lawsuits, Not Getting on 'Bended Knee' (Video)

Wolfgang's Vault CEO Bill Sagan knows a thing or two about music licensing; his company owns over 250,000 live performance copyrights and recently streamed its four billionth song, in addition to running the Daytrotter Sessions and Paste Magazine.

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After his presentation at Billboard's FutureSound conference, titled "Own The Music: Control Your Destiny," Sagan stopped to talk about the importance of owning masters, the role of the Daytrotter Sessions in recording new bands and offering those recordings as both streamable and downloadable content, and not being beholden to labels.

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