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(6/20/2014 6:48:01 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
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(6/16/2014 3:14:23 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
Happy to see that someone is finally making the argument that radio air time is worth something and we have been giving it away for free to the music industry. The only problem I see with the argument for eliminating the payola rules is that instead of music directors at radio stations deciding what gets played, it will be decided by who has the money to buy the promotional time. Then again, that might not be a problem.

Sometimes when you're negotiating you have to offer less than you did before. It's one of the marketplace's ways of establishing worth.

It is good that someone has finally raised this "alternate solution." In the future, it could be the only way music gets radio play at all as many stations will have to stop playing music if a new rights fee is initiated.

- radiomike
(6/14/2014 10:24:26 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
Were it not for a handful of Congress-persons being in the pocket of the Radio industry, Radio would have been paying royalties decades ago. Consider the past a gift, change is certain and I'm sure the mega Radio consolidators will use the royalty issue to further cut staff and salaries.
Stick a fork in it, Radio is done.

- Panama Jack
(6/14/2014 4:27:04 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content
Some radio stations charge the artist, and other radio stations pay them.
Radio has always been very picky about what music is selected to hit the airwaves; well now there you have it. Artist have the right to be as just selective on where their music can be played. And who is the owner of the music? The music owner, (imitating radio owners) does reserve the right to do what ever he pleases with his music. And here we are. Its not the musician fault that radio is just about irrevelant.

- Rivas
(6/13/2014 9:58:26 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
Which one is the fat-fuck?
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(6/13/2014 4:38:52 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
It's my personal opinion that recording companies along with licensing organizations are obsolete.

Think about it. How can they possibly compete with the prolific quantity of music that is being released on the web?

My company has been working for the past couple of years to create a system that uses broadcast radio, music artists and the web to push those companies and organizations into a well deserved oblivion. And, we're getting close...very close to doing it.

Stay tuned! :0)

- Bruce McLaird
(6/13/2014 3:31:13 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content


Thank you for a correct picture!

Thank you for correctly detailing the situation and clearing through the muddle and the noise.

Very well stated!!!

- Tony Coloff

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