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This daily email, compiled by ASCAP Board member, music publisher and songwriter Dean Kay, cuts through the media clutter to bring you links to the most relevant news and commentary on the rapidly evolving music industry and how it affects your future livelihood. Now the ASCAP Daily Brief can be accessed on the Headlines page of ASCAP.com and in the ASCAP RSS Feed.
Creators: Fight For Your Right to Make The World A Better Place!
ASCAP Launches Redesigned Mobile Access For All Devices
Press Release -- ASCAP has announced the launch of its redesigned and enhanced mobile app, allowing music creators, publishers, and music users access to ASCAP's tools on any mobile device.
How Berklee College Became a Mecca for Modern Music
By Véronique Mortaigne -- "There are excellent musicians trained in Europe's academies. But at Berklee our aim is not just to prepare them to join a famous orchestra, but also to help them create new musical forms," says Roger Brown, 55, who has presided over the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, since 2004.
Facebook's IPO Could Have Just Killed Some Digital Music IPOs
By Glenn Peoples
[Anyone interested in taking up a collection?]
Facebook Stock Drop Fallout: Zuckerberg off Top 40 Richest List
By Deborah Netburn
Tech Titans Pandora and Facebook Share Mobile Monetization Woes, Say Analysts
By Michael Schmitt -- Pandora and Facebook have more than a recent IPO in common...
Another Spotify-Like Music Service, This Time For The Middle East
By Hisham Dahud -- ...recognizing the need for an on-demand music streaming services in the Middle East, a pair of Lebanese entrepreneurs have started Anghami, a unique music service to the Arab world that offers unlimited and offline music streaming to its users.
Here Comes the New Dashboard
By Mark Ramsey -- So what's in store for the auto dashboard of tomorrow? It may not be whatever's on the drawing board in Detroit. It may really be whatever's in your pocket.
Pepsi Pulls Back Curtain on Twitter Music Push, Launches Campaign with Free Song, Video
By Associated Press -- PepsiCo Inc. is lifting the curtain on its music partnership with Twitter, saying it plans to offer free downloadable songs on its Twitter page starting Wednesday and streaming video of live concerts this summer.
Russia's Largest Social Network vKontakte Held Liable For Copyright Infringement
By Daria Kim
Wasting Time Is New Divide in Digital Era
By Matt Richtel -- As access to devices has spread, children in poorer families are spending considerably more time using them for purposes other than for education.
Twitter Declares Everything Old New Again
The Four P's of Playing Live Shows: Post-Show
By Dave Cool -- It would be tempting to start this blog post talking about the things you can do starting the day after your show, but the truth is that the real work begins the minute you step off stage.
Historic Apple Items Go on Auction
By Salvador Rodriguez -- Apple products are always in demand, but right now three items from its past are particularly hot.
Elvis' Crypt, Other Rock, Sports Items to Be Sold
By Reuters -- The crypt in which Elvis Presley's body was first laid to rest before being moved to the grounds of his Graceland mansion is set to be auctioned off in June along with other memorabilia from rock music and sports stars.
Video: Play-A-Grill Lets Playas Hear Music Through Their Teeth
By Rebecca Boyle
Dean Kay has been at the helm of some of the most highly respected and forward thinking music publishing companies in the world, first as COO of the Welk Music Group, then as President/ CEO of the US division of the PolyGram International Publishing Group, and now as President/CEO of his own precedent setting venture, Lichelle Music Company. Prior to his involvement in publishing, he was a successful songwriter, having had hundreds of his compositions recorded - including "That's Life" by Frank Sinatra. Mr. Kay has been a member of the Board of Directors of ASCAP since 1989 and is Chairman of its New Technologies Committee. He is also on the Board of the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA).
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