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SESAC Signs New Broadcast Radio Deal At Rates It Says Are 50% Higher Than ASCAP

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Courtesy of Hypebot – SESAC has signed a new deal with U.S. radio broadcasters. The performing rights organization claims that its new deal, the result of arbitration, are at rates 50% per higher than published reports of those paid to members of competitor ASCAP. Performing rights organization SESAC announced that its arbitration proceeding before the U.S. […]

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The Legalities Behind A Cover Song

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The recording of covers is common practice in the music industry, and has only become more popular of late, particularly with the rise of YouTube. Still, by nature of the fact that a cover is someone else’s intellectual property, there are inherent legal complications. Here we look at what some of those might be. ________________________ […]

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