Joel Martin: New Music Business Model vs. Old

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Monday / December 3, 2012 / 4:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street

Joel Martin presents a session titled The New Music Business Model vs. the Old Model and the Economics of Licensing. Martin has been working in the Detroit music scene since 1975, as a producer, manager, studio owner, and philanthropist. Martin was first to sign Eminem with FBT Productions, a company he formed with Mark and Jeff Bass. Martin's studio, 54 Sound, has produced accomplished artists such as George Clinton, 50 Cent, and the Gorillaz. Martin was recently involved in a key lawsuit on behalf of Eminem in a case vs. Universal that could change the future of digital rights and compensation.