Music industry

Why the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Is Working Just Fine

The DMCA's 'safe harbors' for online service providers are one of the foundations of the modern Internet, which have allowed for an explosion of creativity and free expression.

Digital Music News

Nigeria: 'Nigerian Music Has Evolved and Will Continue to Do So'

Peter Clarke discuss his journey and the lessons he has learnt from his sojourn in the Nigerian music industry.

All Africa

Les majors de la musique veulent croire au streaming

Après l'espoir, la rechute? L'année 2012 avait représenté une divine surprise: pour la première fois depuis treize ans, le chiffre d'affaires des majors s'était stabilisé mais...

Le Monde

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 

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