Social media is literally taking over the way the world functions and communicates, and is continuing to expand each and every minute of every day. It's a scary thought... isn't it? With a society built on the innovations of technology, it is more important than ever to utilize what it has to offer - but this can create a gray area.
Mark Muligan, a digital music market analyst, blogs about current music industry issues that create the painful, on-going journey towards a better industry. Keep updated on recent news in the industry by subscribing to his blog linked below: http://musicindustryblog.wordpress.com
The New Orleans city council president Jackie Clarkson has recently proposed an ordinance that will not allow anyone under the age of 21 to enter a bar. If this ordinance is passed, not only will local venues suffer, many of which are also bars, but so will the young local musicians in the city of New Orleans. With a booming music scene funneling out of the colleges in New Orleans, it will make it harder for them to book shows and bring in crowds. Venues will also be hurt by this new ordinance because half of their business will be depleted. If you are interested in learning more or getting your voice heard on the matter, there will be a public hearing on Thursday March 1st in the city council chambers. Read more at: http://www.wwltv.com/news/NO-Council-considers-increasing-minimum-age-to-enter-a-bar-140518743.html
A new piece of legislation circulating Congress at the moment will try and curtail music and media shared on the internet. It initially tries to crack down on illegally owned music. In theory, this bill is good for artists who don't make money on illegally shared music. It is not so good for those new artists who try and get their music out to the public. read more.
In an article by David Rose from knowthemusicbiz.com, the affects of spotify on less famous indie bands are discussed. Rose outlines many points that will benefit these indie bands from discoverability to monetization, spotify will help these bands. Read more.
Four Loyola University student acts perform in this special performance 'perforum.' Performers include Taz, Zach Lund, Lacey Rose and City Lark.
Loyola University Jazz Band and Combo performs at their Spring concert.
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