Episode #48: Artists Weigh In

by The Future of What

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We’ve brought you expertise from businesspeople, gatekeepers and analysts, and today we’re highlighting a few of the many savvy artists we’ve had on the show. On this episode, musicians give their take on some of the most important music industry issues of the last year. First, artist and lawyer Christiane Kinney examines the recent Spotify lawsuits, then we hear from plaintiff David Lowery, who gives us his take on royalty reporting. Celebrated musician and songwriter Laura Veirs takes us on her career journey, and Valerie Day (Nu Shooz) emphasizes the importance of the Fair Play, Fair Pay Act.


Christiane Kinney (Musician)
David Lowery (Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven, Trichordist)
Laura Veirs (Musician)
Valerie Day (Nu Shooz)


Kleenex/Liliput "Hedi's Head"
Decemberists "Red Right Ankle"


released August 12, 2016



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A radio program about the music and recording industry for industry insiders, outsiders, and outliers. Hosted by Kill Rock Stars president, Portia Sabin.

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