June 6, 2012
Weekly Digest for June 6, 2012
Hello IPAPers and welcome back to our newly revitalized weekly digest series. Beginning this week, weekly digest duties will rotate between the various authors here at the blog.
File Under File Sharing
I’d like to start out with a lengthy, incredibly interesting piece by David Lowery based on an address he recently gave to the SF Music Tech Conference. Ostensibly, the article addresses issues of artist compensation in the era of digital distribution, but it’s really so much more.
Phile Under Philly
After so much BAD news, it’s nice to finally hear something optimistic about the Philadelphia Orchestra. Not only should they be out of bankruptcy by the end of the summer, but they are also embarking on a tour of China.
Laurie Anderson is 65
Have Cello Will Travel
The Billfold.com features an interview with a young cellist that explores the financial and artistic situation of being a young instrumentalist in New York City.