2010 A Brief History Of Spotify, “How Much Do Artists Make?” @SXSW #SXSW (Shill By Shill West)

SXSW Rewind… Back in 2010 during Daniel Ek’s Keynote Speech an audience member who identified themselves as an  independent musician asked how much activity it would take on Spotify to earn just one US Dollar. The 27 year old wunderkind and CEO of the company was stumped for an answer… Five years later we have… Continue reading 2010 A Brief History Of Spotify, “How Much Do Artists Make?” @SXSW #SXSW (Shill By Shill West)

Come to Jumpstart 8 at SXSW Co-Sponsored by @thetrichordist and #irespectmusic

We’re co-sponsoring the Jumpstart TX 8 show at SXSW with #irespectmusic and some other cool folks!  If you’re going to Austin, check it out on Friday, March 20 at The Legendary Side Bar from noon to 6pm,  602 East 7th Street, Austin TX 78701 (a few blocks from the Convention Center). No badge required! Register here and… Continue reading Come to Jumpstart 8 at SXSW Co-Sponsored by @thetrichordist and #irespectmusic

New Adventures in Copyright Enforcement @SXSW #SXSW

Friday, March 14 | 2:00PM – 3:00PM New Adventures in Copyright Enforcement Austin Convention Center | Room 17B | 500 E Cesar Chavez St lthough debates about how to protect copyright online might seem so 2010, they certainly haven’t abated. The current conversations aren’t as contentious as the SOPA skirmishes, but that doesn’t necessarily mean… Continue reading New Adventures in Copyright Enforcement @SXSW #SXSW

TODAY AT #SXSW : Love the Art, Fcuk the Artist: The Re-emerging Artist Rights Movement! #SXSW

Thursday, March 13 | 3:30PM – 4:30PM Austin Convention Center | Room 12AB | 500 E Cesar Chavez St http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_MP990775 Business gets harder and harder for recording artists and songwriters. Problems have developed with labels, publishers, fans, online distribution services like Spotify, major ISPs like Google, and Internet radio networks like Pandora. They also endure antagonistic… Continue reading TODAY AT #SXSW : Love the Art, Fcuk the Artist: The Re-emerging Artist Rights Movement! #SXSW

Only 0.33% of YouTube Videos Generate 1 Million or more views… #SXSW

Only one third of one percent of all videos uploaded to YouTube generate 1m or more views. Tell us again about this internet empowerment… Half Of YouTube Videos Get Fewer Than 500 Views | Business Insider YouTube’s most-watched-video lists are full of viral hits and popular music videos. But the majority of videos uploaded to… Continue reading Only 0.33% of YouTube Videos Generate 1 Million or more views… #SXSW

#SXSW Fart Club : “The Artists’ Copyright Conundrum” Panel has No Artists Rights Representatives!

Remember the CES Fart Club “Pro-Artist Copyright Panel” that didn’t have a single artists rights representitive? Well, here’s the redux unilog at SXSW, “The Artists’ Copyright Conundrum” that also features no artists reps. Here it is… Thursday, March 14  : 3:30PM – 4:30PM The Artists’ Copyright Conundrum So if you happen to drop by that… Continue reading #SXSW Fart Club : “The Artists’ Copyright Conundrum” Panel has No Artists Rights Representatives!

Derek Khanna & Co. Continue Attack on Artists Rights at SXSWi Panel

The recent SXSW Interactive panel titled “Copyright & Disruptive Technologies” was merely another single point of view attack on artists, musicians and creators as artists rights are copyrights. It’s interesting that this panel offered no differing perspective from the view point of the artists and creators whose work is actually being exploited, without permission (or… Continue reading Derek Khanna & Co. Continue Attack on Artists Rights at SXSWi Panel

Trichordist Picks #SXSW Panels Of Interest @ SXSW South by Southwest 2013

Here’s a quick look at what may be panels of interest during music… some because we agree with them, some because we really, really don’t… but we’d like to think we remain open minded, teachable and in search of common solutions and goals to benefit artists rights in the digital age… and, you never know… Continue reading Trichordist Picks #SXSW Panels Of Interest @ SXSW South by Southwest 2013

Artists Rights Watch – Monday March 11, 2013 #SXSW @SXSW South by Southwest Edition

FASTER LOUDER: * The Freeloading Generation: Are we loving our music to death? “I saw that freeloading was no victimless act, nor was it simply a matter of beating up on bloated corporate media entities. It is a potent combination of laziness and selfishness, concealed under a thin superficial haze of digital idealism and anti-corporate… Continue reading Artists Rights Watch – Monday March 11, 2013 #SXSW @SXSW South by Southwest Edition