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The New York Times YouTube reaches settlement over songwriting royalties

CBC Manitoba Manitoba musicians targeted in apparent cheque-cashing scam

Focus On Creators Letter to Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly

Music Business Worldwide Streaming drives Warner Music’s biggest annual revenues in eight years

Hard reduction for DIY venues

Digital DJ Tips DJ mixes now legal on SoundCloud, says co-founder

Pop Goes The Arts Madonna delivers brutal truth during Billboard honor

Fusion Not just Nazis: alt-genres have always been ‘safe spaces’ for white people

Music X Tech X Future The gender problem in the music business — and what you ♂ can do about it

Medium A culture forced “underground”

Resident Advisor We need underground events more than ever

The Creative Independent DIY spaces

CityLab A path toward protecting DIY spaces

The Village Voice Preventing another Oakland warehouse tragedy means supporting artists, not punishing them

Noisey Streaming won’t kill the radio star

Billboard Live Music Stakeholders in UK Ask Regulators to Consider Cultural Impact

Pitchfork This Austin Nonprofit Is Changing the Way Local Musicians Get Paid

Paste The Grammys still have a rock (and race) problem

The Globe and Mail After years of heavy playing, older drummers feel toll on health

Cuepoint What Instagram discovered in our first Nielsen music study

A.V. Club This AI’s attempt to write a Christmas carol is absolutely bone-chilling


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