Shortlist of last week’s most interesting articles from ASCAP Daily Briefs
Tuesday, May 30 —
Copyright: Spotify settled a $43.4M lawsuit to compensate songwriters who weren’t paid mechanicals when their songs were used, by Robert Levine.
Wednesday, May 31 —
Songwriting: An essential step for every musician to take in order to be successful, by Loren Israel.
New Classical: Four innovations in classical music, by Bas Grasmeyer.
Thursday, June 1 —
Radio Play: How the radio moved to repeat streaming services’ playlists, by Scott Keeney.
Film Music: Myths about getting songs licensed to TV and film, by Cathy Heller.
Online Marketing: A handy list of 10 sites for sharing music, by Bobby Owsinski.
Friday, June 2 —
Guitar History: Five guitar innovators are featured, ready to be studied, by Nick Millevoi.
Live Music: A great story about musicians and clubs finding new ways to make money among shrinking audiences and increasing overhead, by Aaron Elstein.
Digital Notation: Noteflight online notation adds a $69/mo. educational subscription for teachers.