The Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship yesterday released a major study which has gained a fair bit of traction in both music trade magazines and blogs, as well as the mainstream media. The report gives a detailed analysis of the problems currently plaguing the music rights industry; a problem which has earned a lot of attention pitting online service providers and record labels against artist coalitions, managers, and music publishers. The report is a must read for anyone seeking to understand the complicated web of royalty distribution systems worldwide, and looking for potential solutions to the problem.
Cameron Carpenter is our go-to guy for all things Toronto; he curates the industry guestlist for our CMW Tiki event every year. Here's an article of his that's making the rounds, from all the way back in 1978.