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In another minor setback to its music licensing plans, Pandora has received word from the FCC that it is no longer processing its application for the transfer of the ownership of broadcasting license for KXMZ, the Rapid City, South Dakota radio station it acquired last June.
The two music industry stars once agreed to fork over 4 percent of royalties to a design firm. But then, new headphones were introduced. What happens to the royalty payments?
It’s nothing new to have musicians head by the planeload into Park City, Utah, to perform at various showcases, but this year’s line-up has a decidedly musical bent. Included are documentaries on Fela Kuti, the Electric Daisy festival and Rae Spoon, and scripted films that hit venture in 1960s jazz, the Brooklyn music scene and the streets of Glasgow.
An appellate court on Wednesday unanimously upheld the involuntary manslaughter conviction of Michael Jackson's doctor, determining there was substantial evidence of his guilt presented at trial.
Don't expect major changes to how you access your favorite websites and services despite a federal appeals court's decision to set aside rules meant to ensure equal access to entertainment, news and other online content.
Just in time for awards season, Kobalt Neighbouring Rights has signed a collection of Grammy and Brit Award nominees for collection of their neighbouring rights income.
TuneCore has made public its payout numbers for 2013, touting a 19% increase in dollars paid over 2012, to $121 million in 2013. The digital distribution service has paid out $371 million to its clients across 5 billion downloads since being founded in 2006.
That headline isn’t meant to sound negative: the music industry should definitely care about this week’s debate around net neutrality in the US, and what its implications may be for digital music services in the future.
Hell’s Kitchen is coming to East Williamsburg. One of the partners behind the Bowery Ballroom, Terminal 5 and a string of popular music venues plans to open a massive 2,000-capacity venue in Brooklyn’s hipster haven.
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