MusicTank Newsletters

26
Oct

News from Brussels – edition 64 – October 2016

The latest Newsletter from the European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA) is now available from this link. The main story in the Newsletter is a report on a meeting between European and international creator representatives and YouTube.

25
Jul

MUSICTANK: DIVERSITY – REDRESSING AN IMBALANCE

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For many years, PCAM has recommended the monthly newsletter published by MusicTank, one of University of Westminster’s sector-based Knowledge and Business Development Networks, launched in 2003. Click here to access the July 2016 edition, which contains an important paper on diversity in the UK music industry. The issue also features and update on their new website and the usual round-up of industry events, courses, opportunities and awards.

15
Jun

MusicTank: It’s the Economy, Stupid

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For many years, PCAM has recommended the monthly newsletter published by MusicTank, one of University of Westminster’s sector-based Knowledge and Business Development Networks, launched in 2003. Click here to access the June 2016 edition, in which the lead article analyses the economics of an industry which is experiencing significant growth while many musicians struggle.  The issue also features the usual round-up of industry events, courses, opportunities and awards.

1
Feb

MUSICTANK: BREXIT — WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT EUROPE

Music Tank Logo(1)For many years, PCAM has recommended the monthly newsletter published by MusicTank, one of University of Westminster’s sector-based Knowledge and Business Development Networks, launched in 2003.  Click here to access the February 2016 edition, in which the lead article is on the potential effects on the music industry if Britain were to leave the EU.  The issue also features the usual round-up of industry events, courses, opportunities and awards.

16
Dec

MUSICTANK: THE CREATORS’ SHARE FROM DIGITAL

Music Tank Logo(1)For many years, PCAM has recommended the monthly newsletter published by MusicTank, one of University of Westminster’s sector-based Knowledge and Business Development Networks, launched in 2003.  Click here to access the December 2015 edition, in which the lead article is on “recalibrating creators’ share from digital”, and which also features the usual round-up of industry events, courses, opportunities and awards.

18
Sep

MUSICTANK: More on digital licensing and creators’ rights

Music Tank Logo(1)For many years, PCAM has recommended the monthly newsletter published by MusicTank, one of University of Westminster’s sector-based Knowledge and Business Development Networks, launched in 2003.  Click here to access the September 2015 edition, in which the lead article is called “Mind the Gap: Digital Service Licensing, Innovation and IP”, and which features a link to a guest editorial suggesting that compulsory licensing might stimulate digital innovation.  Plus, you can find the usual round-up of industry events, courses and opportunities.

20
Jul

MUSICTANK: Digital problems in an Analogue World

Music Tank Logo(1)For many years, PCAM has recommended the monthly newsletter published by MusicTank, one of University of Westminster’s sector-based Knowledge and Business Development Networks, launched in 2003.  Click here to access the July 2015 edition, which leads on the problems of protecting the incomes of composers and artists in the digital world.

17
Jun

MusicTank — The Right to Copy Conundrum

Music Tank Logo(1)For many years, PCAM has recommended the monthly newsletter published by MusicTank, one of University of Westminster’s sector-based Knowledge and Business Development Networks, launched in 2003.  Click here to access the June 2015 edition, which leads on the conundrum posed by private copying as we move increasingly from the “ownership” model of music consumption to the “access” model.

21
May

MusicTank — The Digital Pie: Something’s Gotta Give

Music Tank Logo(1)For many years, PCAM has recommended the monthly newsletter published by MusicTank, one of University of Westminster’s sector-based Knowledge and Business Development Networks, launched in 2003.  Click here to access the May 2015 edition, which leads on the issue of fairness and transparency for songwriters in the digital landscape.

15
Apr

MusicTank — Who Pays for the Right to Copy?

Music Tank Logo(1)For many years, PCAM has recommended the monthly newsletter published by MusicTank, one of University of Westminster’s sector-based Knowledge and Business Development Networks, launched in 2003.  Click here to access the April 2015 edition, which leads on a recent MusicTank white paper on “Private Copying of Music: A New Model for Artist Compensation”, which makes the case for some kind of remuneration for copying, especially with physical product still an important element of music sales.  The issue also has a full list of industry events, courses, funding opportunities, resources etc.