6 Dec 2014

The Secret Life Of Music Royalties

From The Secret Life Of, 4:05 pm on 6 December 2014

Iggy Pop delivering his Peel Lecture photo BBC
Iggy Pop delivering his Peel Lecture, 2014. Photo: BBC Radio

Recently Iggy Pop delivered a lecture on BBC Radio called 'Free Music in a Capitalist Society', in which he lambasted record companies for screwing musicians into penury. If the "computer Putins" had their way, he argued, he'd be tending bars between sets to support himself.

Julie Hill looks into music royalties in New Zealand: who gets how much and for what, where's the money coming from and what are the alternatives?

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Music Details

Artist: The Stooges
Songs: No Fun
Composer:
Album: The Stooges
Label: Elektra

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Songs: Royals
Composer: Ella Yelich O’Connor, Joel Little
Album: Pure Heroine
Label: Lava

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Songs: 25 Bucks
Composer:
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Label: Tardus Music

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Songs: Dude Incredible
Composer:
Album: Dude Incredible
Label: Touch and Go

Artist: Over the Atlantic
Songs: Starsign
Composer: Brinkman/Smith
Album: Junica
Label: A Low Hum

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Songs: Darkwave=MC2
Composer: Roberts
Album: Broken Hands EP
Label: A Low Hum

Artist: Golden Axe and Princess Chelsea
Songs: Sexual Angel
Composer:
Album: Crystal Magic promo CD
Label: Crystal Magic

Artist: Taylor Swift
Songs: Blank Space
Composer: Taylor Swift, Max Martin, Shellback
Album: 1989
Label: Big Machine

Artist: Remind You
Songs: Secrets
Composer:
Album: Crystal Magic promo CD
Label: Crystal Magic

Artist: The Stooges
Songs: I Wanna Be Your Dog
Composer:
Album: The Stooges
Label: Elektra