2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Love the Art, Fuck the Artist: The Re-emerging Artist Rights Movement?

Business gets harder and harder for recording artists and songwriters. Problems have developed with labels, publishers, fans, online distribution services like Spotify, major ISPs like Google, and Internet radio networks like Pandora. They also endure antagonistic courts, ineffective laws, and government indifference. As a result, their property interest has been significantly devalued and their rights abridged. Recently some recording artists and songwriters have started to criticize and push back against this new status quo.



Jay Rosenthal

SVP & General Counsel

National Music Publishers' Association

Lee Miller


Nashville Songwriters Association International

Eric Hilton

Thievery Corporation


David Zierler



Marcia Wong

David Lowery

Musician/Internet Content Provider


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