Sony Music

  • Sony Music Tries To Force Creator To Pull Video It Licensed From Him

    Sony Music Tries To Force Creator To Pull Video It Licensed From Him

    In the ongoing saga of big companies failing to understand what they are doing on the Internet we point you to Sony Music vs. Mitch Martinez. Mitch is a videographer who makes cool visuals and runs a 4K stock video site. A few months ago Epic Records licensed his inky video for a song called Bloodstream. Everything seemed fine, right? Good song, good video. Good fun! Then a few days ago Sony… Read More

  • With A Budget Almost Cut In Half And 40 Percent Staff Cuts Can The RIAA Survive?

    With A Budget Almost Cut In Half And 40 Percent Staff Cuts Can The RIAA Survive?

    RIAA’s budget comes from music labels and distributors because it represents the interests of the music industry. Therefore, it depends on their willingness. TorrentFreak obtained its latest tax filing and the RIAA is facing the same difficulties as the major music labels. Its budget has been cut to $29.1 million for 2010-2011 from $51.35 million two years earlier. Yet, the most… Read More

  • Apple Zeros In On Deals For Its Cloud Music Service

    Apple is furiously negotiating with the record labels to finalize deals which will allow it to stream music from the Internet to mobile devices (iPhones, iPads, iPods) and computers. It just came to terms with Sony Music, according to a Bloomberg report, which means that of the four major labels it’s got three down (EMI, Warner, and Sony), and one to go (Universal Music). Streaming… Read More