iatv Archive: October, 2011

Matt Halpern of Periphery Introduces Bandhappy.com

Written by Indie Ambassador | Posted in: Profiles on October 18, 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.

Rubblebucket

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: Profiles on October 11, 2011

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.

Future of Music Policy Summit Wrap Up

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: Events on October 07, 2011

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.

FMC Summit Reporting Day Two

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: Events on October 04, 2011

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.

Coverage of the FMC’s 2011 Policy Summit

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: Events on October 03, 2011

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.

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