Recorded 31 March 2009
Here’s the second half of the interview with Singer-Songwriter Alice Peacock and Founder and President of Alligator Records Bruce Iglauer about HR-848, the Performance Rights Act. Among the topics we discuss this episode:
- Studio musicians and their role in performance rights
- 50% of terrestrial radio stations don’t play new music
- The history of the beginning of Performance Rights Act from the 1930’s
- How this fits with the Internet and “Appearance of Free Music”
- The Digital World and protection
- Online Theft
- Performance Royalties and other nations
- Digital technology and the vision at conception
- How you can act on this issue
- How does the current copyright terms affect this or does it?
- Grass Roots approach to action on this issue
If you’d like to learn more about Alice Pecock and her music, including her new release Love Remains, you can visit her at AlicePeacock.com. To find out more about Bruce Iglauer’s label Alligator Records, you can visit AlligatorRecords.com.
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