There's a palpable excitement in the voice of Old Man Markley vocalist and autoharpist Annie Detemple, and for good reason.
iatv Archive: October, 2011
It seems like nearly every week a new service pops up that's designed to benefit musicians' livelihood, but it's usually the same old story: "Pay us and we'll give you some cool social media tools or music player widget. " Today, we'd like to introduce you to Bandhappy, an idea that's a little more unique than the usual musician-oriented tools.
It isn't often that you come across a touring, eight-piece afrobeat orchestra of sorts, let alone one that is winning praise from legions of young fans and the mainstream press alike. But that's exactly what Rubblebucket is doing.
The 11th annual Future of Music Policy Summit came to a close on Tuesday, wrapping up two more excellent days of discussion surrounding modern issues facing the music industry.
The morning of day two started with a conversation titled the Federal Infrastructure Extravaganza. At first glance that title doesn’t sound like it has anything to do with music, but as the commentators soon made apparent, the musical community and federal government regulation / planning are more intertwined than one might imagine.
The Future of Music Policy Summit 2011 will bring together an incredible array of musicians, arts advocates, policymakers, technologists, media representatives and industry figures to discuss issues at the intersection of music, technology, policy and law. Attendees will examine current trends while looking ahead to a sustainable, 21st century music ecosystem that rewards creators and fans.