music industry

  • When Musicians Went on Strike – and Won

    by Joey De La Neve Defrancesco

    Professional unionized musicians in the 1940s struck to stop the impact of recording technology on their livelihoods. It's an example for musical artists being squeezed by streaming services today. 

  • Is Old Music Killing New Music?

    by Ted Gioia

    The growth in sales in music is coming overwhelmingly from old songs. Can the music industry sustain new performers if money keeps flowing to old catalogues?