October 1, 2022

Zanoise co—sponsoring NYSBA’s 2022 Music Business Law Conference!

Zanoise Talent is again co-sponsoring NYSBA’s annual Music Business Law Conference During the conference, industry experts discus a wide array of key music industry topics. […]
September 14, 2022

US artists still waiting for EU neighboring rights royalties

You may recall that the EU court ruled in September 2020 that the right to equitable remuneration under the EU Directive must be granted both to […]
July 1, 2022

Sony Artists better off with Kobalt acquisition?

On February 1, 2021, Sony announced its acquisition of Kobalt subsidiaries AWAL and Kobalt Neighbouring Rights, once independent havens for artists. Sony’s press release primarily focuses […]
June 1, 2022

Meanwhile, in Brazil……

In almost all countries music copyright societies and neighboring rights societies work separately from one another. In a way they compete, in that music users receive […]
April 4, 2022

Garbage in, garbage out (aka GIGO)

Just a way of saying that incorrect or low quality (data) input will always produce poor output. Well, data geeks can discover quite some garbage browsing […]
February 2, 2022

RAAP vs PPI: another win for performers, but war isn’t over yet

Recorded Artists Actors Performers (RAAP) and PPI (Irish labels’ collective) have been in a legal war for years now. In Ireland, PPI collects all neighboring rights […]
October 22, 2021

Zanoise Talent co-sponsor of NYSBA Music Business Law Conference 2021

Zanoise is again co-sponsoring NYSBA’s annual Music Business Law Conference. Please see ( Experts from the music industry discuss a wide array of top relevant topics. […]
August 1, 2021

Ha Jiang: a real performer?

On July 29th 2021, Music Business Worldwide wrote that Whet Records, Warner Music Group‘s pan-Asian dance label in China, signed a record deal with the artist […]
July 12, 2021

Buying neighboring rights: asset or burden?

More and more, investors in music rights are including royalty streams in their acquisitions, a tendency not exactly embraced by record companies and music publishers. Earlier […]
June 12, 2021

US artists will receive Irish royalties, but when?

On February 4, 2021 the Irish High Court ruled in the dispute between Irish neighboring rights societies RAAP (performer rights) and PPI (record labels). It followed […]