Archive for 2020/07

Spotify Economics

“Because as Spotify subscription numbers increase, so do payments. So, what DJ Khaled gets for a stream today is more than what Ed Sheeran got in the past.” Ah, the nitpickers are out in force. I hate to interact with them, but I’m wary of misinformation being spread. What I wrote above is loose language, […]

Daniel Ek On Streaming Royalties

“There is a narrative fallacy here, combined with the fact that, obviously, some artists that used to do well in the past may not do well in this future landscape, where you can’t record music once every three to four years and think that’s going to be enough. The artists today that are making it […]

Don Passman-This Week’s Podcast

Attorney Don Passman literally wrote the book on the music business: “All You Need to Know About the Music Business.” Here we delve deeply into today’s deal landscape, as well as Don’s story, how he got to be one of the foremost lawyers in the music business. If you want to know about record deals, […]

Queen Songs-Songs With “Queen” In The Title-SiriusXM This Week

Spotify Pandora Tune in today, July 28th, to Volume 106, 7 PM East, 4 PM West. Hear the episode live on SiriusXM VOLUME: HearLefsetzLive If you miss the episode, you can hear it on demand on the SiriusXM app: LefsetzLive