LA TIMES AND PANDO DAILY RUN INTERVIEWS WITH OUTSPOKEN ARTIST RIGHTS ADVOCATE ABOUT COMPULSORY USE
The Americana Music Association has announced the David Lowery – lead singer of the bands Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven and University of Georgia economics and music business professor – will offer insights on timely legislative issues debated and host the American Bar Association’s Symposium on Entertainment. The Conference will be headquartered out of the Sheraton Nashville Downtown hotel September 18-22.
LA Times has called Lowery "a vocal advocate for artists trying to make a living in music while CD sales crumble and fledgling online services try to build an audience," continuing, "David Lowery has a modest proposal to help his fellow musicians in the digital age: force Pandora and other online music services to negotiate for the right to play songs." Read the entire LA Times feature.
Meanwhile, Lowery broke down his earnings as a songwriter from Pandora for Pando Daily.
Read Lowery's uncensored thoughts on the music business at the Trichordist blog.