Music Business

Music Biz Monday: Southern Gospel Bootlegs

Exodus 20:15 specifically states that stealing is a no-no. Why, then, are bootlegs such a common occurrence in gospel music?

Universal Music Group: Decades of Masters Lost

Last year, I wrote an article detailing how record companies have a checkered past when it comes to properly archiving their master recordings. Among some of the revelations noted (thanks

Southern Gospel Historical Library

I’ve covered in the past how southern gospel music has a vast library of music and film/video footage from decades of artists. I’ve also mentioned how much of this library

CD’s vs Streaming (Part Two): The Artist or The Song?

TRIVIA: What was the first southern gospel album to be released on CD? Answer is below…. Last week, I wrote (rather extensively) about what I saw as a short-term gain,

CD’s vs Streaming (Part One) – Short-Term Gain, Long Term Loss?

Spotify’s current pay rate per stream is around $0.006 per complete play. The average cost of a CD is $12 with around 10 songs per CD (or $1.20 per song).

Music Biz Monday: Why Melodyne Is A Blessing And A Curse

Why is Kyle CONSTANTLY complaining about auto-tuning, and why doesn’t he ever offer a solution?