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Phase Two of Fair Music Project Encourages Participation from Across the Industry to Discuss Increasing Transparency
BOSTON – July 14, 2015 – Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) today released an in-depth study focused on promoting fairness and transparency within the music industry. Originating under BerkleeICE's Rethink Music initiative and entitled "Fair Music: Transparency and Money Flows in the Music Industry,"
Boston/Paris/Madrid – Berklee College of Music, Midem, and IE Business School are to host the second annual Rethink Music Venture Day in Berlin on Friday October 24, 2014 at the newly launched and widely acclaimed start-up and technology campus: Factory, in the heart of the German city.
Berlin, Germany – Berlin start-up venture, Nagual Sounds GmbH was voted “Rethink Music Next-Generation Music Business Entrepreneur," winning a business start-up package worth over $10,000.
Boston/Paris/Madrid – Rethink Music today announces program details and the finalists in its search for the next music business entrepreneur for its first-ever Rethink Music Venture Day to take place in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday, October 24, 2013.
Boston/Paris/Madrid – Berklee College of Music, IE Business School, and Midem today announce the first-ever Rethink Music Venture Day, to take place in Berlin, Germany on Thursday, October 24, 2013, at the nhow Music and Lifestyle Hotel, part of the international hotel group NH Hoteles.
Business leaders from such companies as YouTube, Spotify, Converse, the Echo Nest, Pitchfork, Vevo, Nokia, along with artists including Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA/The Genius, Karmin, Portugal. The Man and Thievery Corporation will come together to generate solutions to transform the music industry at the second Rethink Music conference.
Boston/Paris – Best-selling author, entrepreneur and agent of change Seth Godin will give an opening keynote address at Rethink Music 2012.
Boston/Paris – Rethink Music today announces that senior executives from online music magazine Pitchfork, digital music service Spotify, music video website VEVO, and music technology firm The Echo Nest, will come together in Boston, April 23-24, to deliver presentations to delegates attending the second edition of Rethink Music.
Fair Music Project Coverage:
The Economist - The Music Business: Dry Stream of Musician Royalties
New York Times - David Byrne op-ed - Open the Music Industry's Black Box
Bloomberg - Your Streaming Payments Are Going Where?
Billboard - What a Mess: New Report from Berklee Looks to Fix an Aging Business
Fusion - Money in the music streaming business keeps mysteriously disappearing. Here’s why.