Essays Tagged: "record labels"

Crime Scene

but even they can cross the line between poor taste and immorality. Entertainment corporations and record labels don't even blink, when told of the excessive torture or satanic lyrics found in materi ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.8 Dec/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Comparing Anglo-Saxon society to the present day Western Culture.

or the gain of profit. It is a rather ironic system, butone that the Pop culture devours. Movie and record labels are some of the largest companies in theworld gaining profit simply off of playwrights ...

(1 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Essay in support of music piracy.

ir music without the control and manipulation of the business. And that is the exact reason why the recording industry is bent on shutting down all peer to peer sharing programs.The record labels and ... bankruptcy in 1998. She had sold $188 million worth of CDs, but she was broke because of a terrible recording contract that paid her less than 35 cents per album. She actually owed the record label mo ...

(2 pages) 86 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Apple in the Future

s until Apple's iTunes Music Store launched. In fact, expectations were so low that Apple convinced record labels to license their music to iTunes by promising there would be more than 1 million downl ... st computer that included sound. Since then, we've seen Macs used for years by professionals in the recording industry.1 The iPod and iTunes have always been linked together. When Apple released the i ...

(6 pages) 484 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

"Journals" by Kurt Cobain

first pages, it talks about the band releasing their first single. Kurt sends letters to different record labels and recording studios. On page 8, Kurt states ?Do you think you could PLEASE send us a ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Are You Downloading or Freeloading?

an be illegal (Meyer). Napster infringes on the intellectual property rights of musicians and their record labels. The Copyright Act of 1976 provides the creator of a work to own copyright protection ... e artist can sell it, copy it, give it away and perform it. In 1992, Congress passed the Audio Home Recordings Act (AHRA). This law allows you to make your own copies, as long as you have bought the o ...

(3 pages) 97 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Downloading songs from the Internet: is it robbery or free expression? A specific look at Napster Inc

free in their own homes and artists can release their music themselves. This could mean the end of record labels and other associated companies, causing artists and record companies to worry. Napster ... ze of the corresponding wave files and can be close to CD-quality. This reason causes many artists, record labels, and other music industry stakeholders to be concerned by MP3 file formats like Napste ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

MTV's Success with Teenagers

the country. Their success has been analyzed and reported for many years. MTV began as a venue for record companies to show music videos to advertise their artists. Today, the channel reaches over 70 ... mmercial channel, because the music videos were seen as advertisements that ranged from artists and record labels to clothing and attitudes.There are many reasons given for MTV's success throughout it ...

(7 pages) 98 1 4.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Napsters Effect On The Music Industry

oes not, or cannot distinguish between copyrighted music and non-copyrighted music, which means big record labels claim "piracy" on their released material. Debate has recently been fought in court ... ht in court on the existence of Napsters services. Both sides have fought the defense of these big record labels and the creators of Napster. Napster is an improvement in technology, and actually ha ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Independent Music Vs Mainstream Pop

l of one another. The major difference between the two types is that pop music is released on major recording labels, which are headed by executive committees that the artists work for while independe ... are headed by executive committees that the artists work for while independent music is released on record labels established and controlled by the artists themselves. However, there are many more dif ...

(7 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


tal revolution.As Napster emerged into the Internet consciousness, its presence was also felt by record labels everywhere. Meanwhile, the number of files being traded on this program would reach th ...

(1 pages) 773 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


. Napster is a music sensation for those willing to embrace it, and a nightmare for the unrivalled record labels. Napster is a type of radio for personal use, a breakthrough in technology, and it cr ... ied that their music is being listened to, and are not upset about the loss of possible revenue. A recording of some material is also scarce or nonexistent. So if a person wants one of those songs t ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Next Big Thing

they will get behind them and help them when they can. Secondly, They need to find a quality recording studio and cut a demo that you can get a lot of radio play. When a band gets local radio p ... ens all across the world. Finally, they need to take there demo and send it off to different record labels.Give them a little time to respond. They have a lot of demos to go through and if one ...

(2 pages) 492 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Women's Roles In Politics

ystem for music, similar to the system that is used with films. The rating system didn't happen but record labels were forced to place a parental guidance sticker on albums deemed explicit. In 1988 sh ...

(1 pages) 31 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

HR as a Strategic Business Partner

ases, these companies need each other in order to succeed.Car manufacturers will often team up with record labels to promote a new vehicle. They will sometimes pay the record company to use their vehi ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

History of Rock - Boston

up with a local band led by guitarist Barry Goudreau. Goudreau’s band now with Scholz began to record some of the songs Scholz had written. Although Scholz was accepted to Goudreau’s band as ... to play the guitar which in effect gave him the ability to take full control of the band. The first recordings were rejected by all of the record labels and were not very popular. Scholz was frustrate ...

(5 pages) 1109 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

"Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Networks" This paper outlines the history of P2P file sharing networks such as Napster, Gnutella and Kazaa, and discusses their impact on society and the music industry.

P3-formatted song files with each other. (10)The economic ramifications in regards to money lost by record labels and music distributors have brought about a great deal of legal pressure on these "pir ... gs over the internet in mind when he talked about a global criminal economy, but in the eyes of the Recording Industry Association of America, this is precisely what it has come to. New file sharing p ...

(13 pages) 47 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Warner Music Group report

WARNER MUSIC GROUPSWarner Music Group Corp (WMG) is a music content provider, which produces record labels in the music field. In the recording industry, WMG is the third greatest recording com ... rically, WMG was formed in 2004 and has successfully become a strong competitor against other major record companies, which include Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and EMI. Generally, ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Term paper that compares analyzes the changing musical and commercial elements of the 1980s and how we view those changes today in an similarly eclectic time.

en adapted his singing voice to fit the style. Because glam metal was basically an invention of the record companies to sell records (the "Top 40's" genre of yesterday), it remains unclear as to how m ... rst socially significant glam rock band. After accruing wild commercial success in the UK, American record labels became very interested in their music. Then, in 1983, American glam rock sensation Qui ...

(10 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies