A look at the music modernization act, and if it will actually change anything.

A look at the music modernization act, and if it will actually change anything.

Issues surrounding copyright and royalty fees have at least one thing in common with virtually everything else that existed before the 21st century: things got a lot more complicated thanks to the Internet. Before the advent of things like streaming services and Youtube, royalties were pretty much paid in two categories. Mechanical royalties were paid […]

Both sides of Trump’s “Good People”

Both sides of Trump’s “Good People”

“But listen, you don’t need to be worried about these Alt-Right guys. They don’t want to fuck with Black guys. They just really hate the Jews.” It is one week after 32-year-old Heather Heyer was struck and killed by a James Alex Fields with his silver Dodge Challenger while protesting the White suprematists’ rally to […]

To Boldly Go: Star Trek And Its Place In History

To Boldly Go: Star Trek And Its Place In History

Star Trek: Discovery premiered Sunday, September 24, 2017 to less than stellar reviews. Set a decade before Star Trek: TOS (The Original Series), Discovery follows the exploits of the USS Discovery during the Federation/Klingon Cold War. (For the uninitiated, the Federation is a sort of interstellar United Nations, while the Klingons are, well, the bad […]

The Hypocrisy of the Radiohead Vs. Lana Del Rey situation

The Hypocrisy of the Radiohead Vs. Lana Del Rey situation

In the post “Blurred Lines” age of music law, copyright infringement is being more overseen. The newest case comes in the form of Radiohead vs. Lana Del Rey. Radiohead is claiming a song of Lana’s latest LP, “Get Free,” is similar to that of Radiohead’s biggest hit, “Creep.” While the similarities can be heard, it’s […]