This week, Spotify and Amazon are quite literally taking you to court. A great deal of the business of how much you get paid happens in a room a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol. Every five years a board of three judges sets your royalty rates for mechanical uses – including those in interactive streaming like Spotify and Amazon. Two years ago, in January of 2018, after months of argument, those judges gave you a 44% raise.
A stirring rendition of “Hotel California” by its co-scribe, former Eagles member Don Felder, double-neck guitar in tow. Jane Wiedlin and Charlotte Caffey talking the Go-Go’s punk roots before delivering signature […]