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“D” is for “desperate.” And “debt.” According to the Wall Street Journal:
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Swedish music-streaming company Spotify AB has scheduled a series of investor meetings in an effort to raise about half a billion dollars through a convertible bond issue, a person familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
If Spotify runs out of money and files for bankruptcy, what happens to the money they have supposedly "set aside" for songwriter payments?
The California Copyright Conference will be hosting a panel entitled “The I Respect Music Campaign and the New Grassroots Artist Rights Advocacy” on February 9 from 6-9:30ish at the Sportsman’s Lodge in Los Angeles. 326 more words
If you're going to Los Angeles for Grammy Week, check out this awesome artist rights panel!
Ahem… we were making these observations in 2013 when we wrote, “Why Spotify is not Netflix (But Maybe It Should Be)“. In that piece we detailed the practical and philosophical divide between the record business and the film/TV businesses online. 170 more words