“This was a time where online content wasn’t new but we didn’t understand how far things would go. Most people still didn’t own smart phones and there was still the rare occasion someone would have dial up. Social media wasn’t even that big of a phenomenon yet Facebook had just expanded into allowing regular people to use their platform, not just Ivy leaguers.”Read More
“To me streaming is cheapening the value of the music. This past February Cary Sherman, Chairman and CEO of the RIAA released a statement saying that the RIAA would now recognize streams for certifications. An artist would only need 1500 streams to equal ten single sales or one album sale.
After only 30 seconds of listening to a song that counts as one stream.”Read More
“This past spring over 400 musicians, mangers and labels signed a petition urging congress to make changes to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act or DMCA.
The DMCA was unanimously passed by congress before being signed into law in 1998 by President Bill Clinton. At the time the internet as we know it was still in its infancy.”Read More
“Today Reality TV is the new norm. An un-official study from the late 2000’s reported that around 12.5% of all LA entertainment jobs were tied to reality shows. It also claimed that 40% of all on-location production was that of Reality shows. The most staggering statistic was that 57% of all television shows were Reality TV shows.”Read More
“If you ask me, put Hastings and Randolph in the history books because they have the cable companies on it’s heels.”Read More