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GEMA criticizes poor remuneration of music authors in the million-Euro internet business …

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 13, 2007


“GEMA’s positive annual balance for 2006 shows that at a time of radical changes to music markets in the national and international music licensing business the German music authors’ society is working innovatively and so protecting the interests of all music authors and rights owners in a reliable and successful manner. But we are increasingly concerned to see that the gap between omnipresent music consumption and low income development for the music authors has continued to widen last year as well.”
(13/06/2007 – Source: Music Dish )

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WOMAD deal beats raiders …

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 13, 2007

Womadelaide has been secured until at least 2014, blocking attempts by interstate raiders to steal the popular world music festival.
(06/13/2007 – Source: Sunday Mail )

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Asia’s digital music free-for-all …

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 13, 2007

Demand for online and mobile music is strong in A sia, but so is piracy, and that has music executives singing the blues
(06/13/2007 – Source: Business Week )

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How to act if you hate new music

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 13, 2007


What is the proper way to re spond to a performance of a piece of music that you don’t like? The question is raised by the behavior of certain audience members during the Pacific Symphony’s concert May 31, when modern, percussion-based pieces by Masson, Takemitsu and Reich were performed.
(06/13/2007 – Source: Orange County Register )

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A small strategy for selling concerts …

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 13, 2007

The music industry may seem like a broken record of bad news these days, with plunging album sales and confusion over the digital future. But in the concert business at least one corner is booming: clubs.

(06/13/2007 – Source: New York Times )

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Music Industry: Musicians turn to merchandising …

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 13, 2007


Having licensed their names and images for everyt hing from hats and wine labels to tote bags and even dog accessories, rock bands and other musicians would seem to be running out of new merchandising opportunities. But with recorded-music sales plummeting, merchandise is one of the most important new revenue streams to everyone in the music food chain — including record labels and music publishers.
(06/13/2007 – Source: Wall Street Journal )

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Bringing the UNESCO convention to life’ …

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 13, 2007

Texts and results of the international conference in Essen on the theme ‘Cultural Diversity – Europe’s Wealth. Bringing the UNESCO convention to life’
The texts and results of the international conference on the theme “Cultural Diversity – Europe’s Wealth. Bringing the UNESCO Convention to Life,” held in Essen, Germany, April 26 to 28, 2007, are now available on the German Commission for UNESCO’s website.
( 06/13/2007 – Source: Diversity of Cultural Expressions News )

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Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission issue report on antitrust and intellectual property …

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 13, 2007

A joint report to inform consumers, businesses, and intellectual property rights holders about the agencies’ competition views with respect to a wide range of activities involving intellectual property.

(06/13/2007 – Source: Music Dish )

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The DRM Manifesto for musicians, artists, songwriters and everyone else who isn’t paying attention

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 13, 2007

 
The enemy wants your work for free. To seduce you, they offer gadgets. To convince you to abandon faith in your industry, they peddle hopelessness. It’s as simple as that. Don’t give in. Because, if you think the bottleneck was tough when you had to deal with only four Major record companies, imagine what it will be like under three or four Tech companies, run by people who value silicone over a melody!
( 06/13/2007 – Source: Music Dish )

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Policy, Research and Politics: US arts economy is robust, report finds

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 13, 2007

 
“The nonprofit arts and culture indus try in the United States is economically robust and has a significant national impact, a new report from Americans for the Arts finds. The report, Arts and Economic Prosperity III (summary, 24 pages, PDF), found that the nation’s nonprofit arts and culture industry has grown steadily, expanding at a rate greater than inflation, since 1992, when the organization conducted its first analysis of the sector. Moreover, between 2000 and 2005, spending by arts organizations and their audiences grew 24 percent, from $134 billion to 166.2 billion in total economic activity, with arts organizations spending $63.1 billion and their audiences spending an additional $103.1 billion in event-related activities.”
(06/13/2007 – Source: Philantropy News Digest )

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