For the new Virgin album "Thrak" and its tour, Fripp has elected to go with a "double trio" format, adding bassist Trey Gunn and drummer Pat Mastelotto to the '80s unit. The outcome mixes the best of…
MTV, which brought "Beavis and Butt-Head" to Congress' attention, has plenty of other animated tricks up its sleeve.
SESAC, the smallest of the three U.S. performing rights societies, is taking a giant step toward leveling the playing field by introducing a computerized "per-play" music rights tracking system.
The potential pluses and pitfalls of globalization and new digital technologies were highlighted at a music panel, "Music in the '90s: What's Next? Life After Consolidation," at yesterday's…
British-based record distributor Tring Intl. and its sister company, Long Island Music, have sued the international music convention and exhibition MIDEM for 2 million francs.
Both sides are claiming victory in the wake of a federal court's decision setting the music licensing rates that TV broadcasters must pay to ASCAP.
Citing inefficiencies in the way payments are made to American and British copyright owners, the National Music Publishers' Assn. and the U.K.'s Music Publishers' Assn. have formed a joint venture…
Music publishers for composer Igor Stravinsky filed suit yesterday in N.Y. Federal Court against the Walt Disney Co., over the inclusion of Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring" in videocassette copies…
Another volley was fired Tuesday in the $ 90 million legal battle between singer Billy Joel and powerhouse music biz attorney Allen Grubman.
ASCAP will begin processing songwriter and publisher royalties from the sale of new digital technologies, ASCAP prez Morton Gould announced Friday.