Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, The Internet, & Intellectual Property
Sunday, July 20, 2014
FMC has been closely monitoring the Subcommittee’s ongoing review of the Copyright Act, with special attention to musicians’ needs and perspectives. Here’s a chronology of events so far, with links to our coverage and commentary, along with video of the archived hearings.
We know you’ve come to expect FMC blog posts to be chock-a-block with the latest on music, tech and policy and not necessarily fundraising appeals… but we hope you’ll excuse the blog invasion this one time, because we need your help.
Hopefully you saw our appeal with the hearts and kittens. Cutesy stuff aside, FMC is on the front lines in the fight for artists. From access to audiences to free speech to info on health insurance options, we’re devoted to a brighter future for musicians. In the last six weeks alone, FMC has: read more
You know we’re all about musicians. (And cute kittens, obvs.)
We at FMC are hopelessly devoted to helping musicians have a voice in the issues that affect them. For more than a decade, FMC has been there for all artists great and small (and possibly even fuzzy). It warms our hearts to know you’re there for us, too. <3
With a monthly recurring donation of any amount you can help us keep on doing right by musicians. ‘Cause that’s what caring is all about. And why not make the love last all year? Your ongoing commitment helps us keep the good stuff going on behalf of musicians and songwriters everywhere. read more
The 2012 Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) Conference in New York on January 6 - 8 looks to be one of the best yet. FMC friends and family will be in the house to talk about all things jazz as part of the “JazzConnect: Building Jazz Culture - Local to Global” series of programming. This jazz-specific APAP activity includes both free and registration-required events; we’ve highlighted some of the best for you to make planning your days even easier! read more
As we enter the last few weeks of 2011, most people are thinking about last minute gifts, or googling the ingredients for spiced rum punch. Well, we here at FMC are always thinking about the future — it’s in our name! — so we wanted to highlight a few events coming up in early 2012. read more
We can’t believe it’s already December — where did 2011 go? As we get ready for travel, tree trimming and taking some much-needed R&R, we wanted to fill you in on what’s been happening here in DC and give you the opportunity to support FMC’s important work on behalf of musicians.
Ho-Ho-Holeee crap, it’s December already! To celebrate the season of giving, FMC is once again asking our friends, supporters, peers, associates, moms, dads, second cousins and any one else within earshot to contribute to our humble organization. We’re a loud bunch.
FMC is on the lookout for some stellar interns to join our work family in Spring 2012. Think you’ve got what it takes to get your music-tech-policy nerd on with us here in DC? Check out our internship postings below and send us your resume, cover letter and writing sample to internships [at] futureofmusic [dot] org by December 9, 2012.read more