First music licensing reform in 20 years passed by senate

The US Senate have passed the contested Music Modernization Act signalling the first changes in music licensing laws for 20 years. The long-discussed and at times contentious Music Modernization Act has finally been passed by…

Independent artists give tips on booking your own tour, and surviving it

These days making it as an independent artist is totally achievable but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy – here are some tips for going on tour from artists who’ve done it themselves. Going on…

President Obama bans ticket touting bots across the entire US

As his final term nears it’s close Obama has signed one of his last bills that hopes to end ticket scalping by bots and make online ticketing fair again. The “Better Online Ticket Sales (BOTS)…