Pourquoi donc assimiler YouTube à de la location de DVD et pas à une chaîne de télé? Sans doute parce que YouTube a toujours réussi à éviter que son statut ne passe de celui d’hébergeur – qui lui donne beaucoup d’avantages en termes de responsabilité juridique et de libertés vis-à-vis des contenus mis en ligne – à celui d’éditeur. Beaucoup, notamment les ayants droit partis à la chasse des pirates du copyright, s’y sont cassé les dents. Et YouTube est toujours un pur intermédiaire technique aux yeux de la loi.
YouTube, PRS For Music and Sacem have come together with song project platform Auddly to help a Swedish songwriting camp execute its global ambitions.
Starting in 2015, the Stockholm Songwriting Camp has gathered some of the world’s top songwriters and producers for a three day writing session in a hotel in Stockholm.
Now, the Swedish songwriting initiative is launching similar camps in Paris in September and London in October.
The Songwriting Camps in Stockholm have resulted in several released songs, including “Awesome” by Nicole Cross. Many more are on hold and, say organizers, being actively recorded by major acts.
Earlier this week, Amazon unveiled its all-new Spotify rival in the US – ‘Amazon Music Unlimited’ – complete with two subscription packages that bested its rivals on price.
There’s a $7.99-per-month option for those people who already subscribe to Amazon Prime, while those happy to simply use an on-demand service locked to their Echo speaker can get Amazon Music Unlimited for a bargain $3.99-a-month.
Everyone else has to pay the industry-standard $9.99-a-month for access; the same typical price point charged by Spotify and Amazon.
Yourope has revealed many of its members refuse to book bands who directly license performance royalties, which poses « a nightmare » for promoters