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Performance Royalties – The First Domino Tumbles

Until recently, musicians and record companies have had a mutually-beneficial agreement with radio stations.   No money needed to change hands because the artists and record companies got free publicity and the radio stations got free product. With music moving to the internet and the change in media ownership rules, however, that delicate balance has shifted.  […]

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More Classical – A Tale of Three Cities

San Francisco: The somewhat convoluted steps that have gone into making commercial classical KDFC into a public station in the crammed Bay area market is starting to resolve with a new ruling by the FCC. Commercial KDFC’s powerful signal was sold 17 months ago, and to keep classical music on the air, the Classical Public Radio Network in LA acquired a […]

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