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Sony Defence Does Not Take Artists Interests Into Consideration

July 14, 2015 BY fac admin
Sony Defence Does Not Take Artists Interests Into Consideration

Sony has just defended the leaked deal it did with Spotify in court in the United States by stating that it had no obligation to make sure its deals with digital platforms protected value for artists.   Artists sign deals … Read more

Join us in supporting #FairPlayFairPay

Join us in supporting #FairPlayFairPay

July 10, 2015 BY fac admin

#FairPlayFairPay Week of Action The Fair Play Fair Pay Act intends to bring the US law in line with the rest of the world in paying performers from terrestrial radio. The Act was unveiled in New York in April this … Read more

Songwriting in the US – Yes or No?

July 9, 2015 BY fac admin

We have been asked recently about the position on visas when songwriters go to the USA. This paper has been written by Andy Corrigan at Re-Production to provide some guidance. I would like to preface these notes by saying that … Read more

Sandie Shaw in M magazine

Sandie Shaw in M magazine

June 26, 2015 BY fac admin

Sandie Shaw was recently interviewed for PRS mag M. Read the full account of growing as an artist in the sixties and seventies, challenges that artists are facing today and why women rule. http://thefac.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/SANDIE-SHAW-M-22nd-JUNE-2015.pdf

Fran Healy leads The Times on Apple Debate

Fran Healy leads The Times on Apple Debate

June 26, 2015 BY fac admin

Fran Healy of Travis and FAC boardmember recently wrote to The Times regarding the Apple and Taylor Swift debate on artists being paid for the three month trial that they hope to offer with the launch of Apple Music at … Read more



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