The Musical Twitter Bot and Copyright for AI-Facilitated Works

Tweet to the Twitter bot, “LnH: The Band”—a newcomer in artificial intelligence music generation—and the bot will automatically compose melodies for you.

“Tweet nicely to the Twitter bot, “LnH: The Band”—a newcomer in artificial intelligence music generation—and the bot will automatically compose melodies for you. The AI-based band is “currently working on their first album,” according to LnH Music, but who will own the rights and royalties to the album? Or what aboutMubert, which is touted by its creators as the world’s first online music composer, and which “continuously produces music in real-time … based on the laws of musical theory, mathematics and creative experience?” In other words, if a computer program generates a creative work—be it a song, book or other creation—is there a copyright to be owned? If so, who owns and gets to collect on the copyright?”

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FUGA launching new US operation as it signs Tommy Boy deal –

New York office soon to open as 7digital exec comes on board

“The agreement will see FUGA handling catalog from artists including Afrika Bambaata, Ghostface Killah, Naughty by Nature and Method Man.

Pieter van Rijn, CEO, FUGA added: “We’re excited about Tommy Boy joining our tight knit family and honoured to be working with Tom, Rosie and their exceptional team.

“Demand for FUGA’s technology and distribution services has guided our decision to set up a dedicated Americas hub, in the capable hands of one of our directors, Dave Driessen. Anna Siegel has fantastic experience and knowledge of the American market, and will be a great asset to that end.”

Tom Silverman, Founder, Tommy Boy added: “It is increasingly important for independent record labels to remain competitive in this period of industry adjustment. FUGA is an important part of the operational setup Tommy Boy has developed to foster artist and catalogue growth.”

Benson Curb, Curb Records concluded: “We’re thrilled with FUGA’s technology platform and services and are very happy about their increased American presence”

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An Indie Artist Makes 4X More from Streaming Than a Major Label Artist

Matéria de Digital Music News

How much more money can you make off of streaming music by skipping a major label? A new research report attempts to answer that question.

“Perhaps the number one question we get from artists is the following: ‘what do streaming services actually pay?’ At first, we had no idea, and none of the streaming services would tell us.

Then, we started asking artists to send us their streaming statements. Since that point, we’ve gone through scores of streaming statements and millions of streams, trying to answer that question. Most of the time, the statements were provided confidentially by the artists or labels themselves, and never from streaming services or major labels.”

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Warner Music Group’s ADA to Take Over Entertainment One Physical Distribution – Los Angeles Independent News

Aqui no Brasil temos o mesmo movimento. Fui informada recentemente que Warner e Sony estão fazendo a distribuição física com a mesma empresa. A estimativa é que o digital represente 80% da receita até o final deste ano.

Aqui no Brasil temos o mesmo movimento. Fui informada recentemente que Warner e Sony estão fazendo a distribuição física com a mesma empresa. A estimativa é que o digital represente 80% da receita até o final deste ano.

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Shazam teams up with Vadio to add music video channels

Music Week keeps you up to date on the latest digital music news from streaming to piracy to YouTube.

“Shazam has announced a new partnership with video platform Vadio, allowing users of the app to view music videos directly in the app.

Vadio-powered video channels allow people to watch music video content through sites and apps they already use. Now, when a person ‘Shazams’ a song, they will be presented with a music video channel. These channels can be curated by editors, automatically generated by trending data or developed by brands to reflect genres and styles that fall in line with their core audience.”

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