Is old music killing new music?
All the growth in the industry now comes from old songs—how did we get here? (Honest Broker)
BMG boss talks values: ‘Let’s start a fair trade from day one’
Hartwig Masuch was the keynote speaker on the third day of the NY:LON Connect. (Music Ally)
Sony Music bought Bob Dylan’s masters, now worth more than $200 million
"I'm glad that all my recordings can stay where they belong," says Dylan. (Billboard)
NFT platform Blockparty strikes first major label deal with Warner Music Group
Blockparty have created “a new class of digital collectibles across art, music, & sports.” (MBW)
The calculators behind the music-catalog megadeals
Massarsky Consulting sold its business after valuing over $6.5bn of music rights in 2021. (WSJ)
Will Web3 music be on the metaverse guest list?
Speculation around Web3 music usually includes some sort of metaversical vision. (The Cadence)