Music industry

Cross-border content complications

Copyright rules can be frustrating for consumers, but, as the Commission is discovering, bringing in reforms is a tricky business.

European Voice

Survey says one in 10 young people buy cassette tapes

One in 10 young people has bought a music cassette tape in the last month, a new survey done to coincide with Record Store Day suggests.


Angola: Internationalization for Angolan Music

The singer Gabriel Tchiema defended on Monday the need for the internationalization of the Angolan music, incentivizing the divulgence and interchange with artists of other countries.

All Africa


Reviving the House Coltrane Built

Provisionally speaking, Impulse's reactivation reflects a larger turnaround for major-label jazz divisions, most of which had struggled or been shuttered within the past decade or so.

The New York Times

Comment faire encore vivre le jazz en 2014?

Alors qu'un de ses labels mythique fête son anniversaire, le genre qu'il incarne tente de se réinventer dans un contexte commercial difficile: ouverture à d'autres genres, transition numérique...


Riff on the world

Building Wynton Marsalis's house of swing into a global brand.

The Economist 

Musicians get serious during entertainment conference

"We try to look at the industry from the perspective of independent artists who are trying to make a go of it playing gigs, releasing and selling their own records, and trying to get out to clubs around the country".

The New Orleans Advocate

The 12 Points plan: a high-risk jazz venture where all acts are equal

"The historical model of the jazz festival is based on a pyramid, with headline artists and so on".

Irish Times

12 Reasons Why Music Copyright Will Always Be Broken

Think music copyright is a broken mess? Well, it will probably stay that way for a number of long list of reasons.

Digital Music News

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