The Best Music & Business News Recap – Week of 4/25/16

Must Read Music & Business Articles From Last Week Music Business News: The Best Music & Business News Recap (Week of 4/18/16)-- ht.ly/4n3UXC Final Words From Prince: Stop Stealing My Music-- ht.ly/4n3WR1 Prince Fans Pay Tribute Buying 1M Tracks, 240k Albums In USA-- ht.ly/4n3Xto Sony Seeks $750,000 After Fake Evidence Emerges In Lawsuit-- ht.ly/4n9LrO Led … Continue reading The Best Music & Business News Recap – Week of 4/25/16

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The Best Music & Business News Recap – Week of 4/18/16

Must Read Music & Business Articles From Last Week Music Business News: Coachella Files Lawsuit Against L.A. Marketing Firm For Scalping Wristbands-- ht.ly/4mO9PK Bombshell Emerges In "Stairway to Heaven" Plagiarism Case-- ht.ly/4mO9XL 10 Years of Music Industry Change In 10 Seconds Or Less-- ht.ly/4mOban An Independent Release Is #1 Album In USA-- ht.ly/4mQQfJ Record Store … Continue reading The Best Music & Business News Recap – Week of 4/18/16

Why Every Musician Should Be Using Analytics

Over the past ten years the music industry has changed drastically. Record labels have lost substantial power in building, promoting, and sustaining artists’ careers. There are millions of independent artists, in addition to the vast amount of professional musicians, located throughout the United States. This sizeable amount of artists has made it increasingly difficult for … Continue reading Why Every Musician Should Be Using Analytics

Culture Jamming and Society

Culture jamming has been around for eighty years. It is defined as, “the act of transforming existing mass media to produce negative commentary about itself.”[i] “Culture jamming is based on the idea that advertising is little more than propaganda for established interests and that there is little escape from this propaganda in industrialized nations.[ii] This idea of not being able to escape from propaganda holds particularly true in the United States, where consumers are exposed to thousands of advertisements daily. Culture jamm-ers utilize different approaches for message distribution and don’t seem to be relenting anytime soon.