FMC Events

Deconstructing: Pandora, Spotify, Piracy, and Getting Artists Paid

November 20, 2012

“Who the [heck] is this guy and why is he trying to sell me a warm sack of [poo]?”

This question lit up my mind last week, as I sat in the audience for the Future of Music Coalition Policy [sic] Summit in Washington, DC. The guy in question was, in fact, a US Senator — Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) — while said warm-sack-of-[poo] was the Internet Radio Fairness Act (IRFA), which Sen. Wyden is sponsoring in the Senate. read more

More Than 2,000 Tune in to Future of Music Summit

The 2012 Future of Music Summit has come and gone, and if you were one of the more than 2,000 live viewers (and countless more tweeters, etc.), you know it was one for the books. And if you missed it, don’t worry: we’ll have complete archives of the event uploaded as soon as possible. read more

Submitted by Casey on November 14, 2012 - 2:12pm

Future of Music Summit 2012

November 13, 2012 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Washington, DC
Miss the Summit? Check out archived footage of the day here! Change is inevitable; just ask a musician. For more than a decade, creative expression and disruptive innovation have existed in an uneasy symbiosis that continues to push boundaries. In 2012, issues at the intersection of music, technology and policy reached a fever pitch, with Washington at the epicenter of the debate. Where do we go from here? How will the upcoming elections impact musicians, entrepreneurs, technologists and fans? Is it possible to resolve differences between the music industry and an increasingly powerful technology sector? Where do actual musicians and composers fit into the picture?
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