Two Strategies, One Future

A lot has been said and written in recent days concerning the NAB Radio Board's vote supporting a multi-tiered proposal that could ultimately result in stations paying a limited performance fee for playing music. Ridiculous conspiracy theories have been proffered. Apocalyptic analogies have been suggested. The motives of NAB and its leadership have been questioned. … Continue reading Two Strategies, One Future

Texas musician: Why “nickle and dime” local radio with a performance tax?

With the foreign-owned record labels continuing to pressure members of Congress to enact performance tax legislation, it's worth taking a second to highlight the recent words of Texas musician Bo Carter, a nominee for the Texas Music Awards Male Vocalist of the Year. "If people don’t hear my music on the radio, they don’t know … Continue reading Texas musician: Why “nickle and dime” local radio with a performance tax?