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SF’S MUSICIANS CATCH A BREAK ON HEALTH CARE

SF’S MUSICIANS CATCH A BREAK ON HEALTH CARE

Jose Segue April 27, 2009 0

San Francisco, like any complex organization, is going to get some things wrong and some things right.  Providing health care on a musician’s budget is something The City does right. 

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TICKETMASTER-LIVE NATION MERGER

TICKETMASTER-LIVE NATION MERGER

Jose Segue April 10, 2009 0

Ticketmaster and Live Nation have merged, thus completing the stinkiest music deal of the new century.  Senator Herb Kohl (D-Wis), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition and Consumer Rights, doesn’t like it

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MOOD SWINGS AND MUSIC

MOOD SWINGS AND MUSIC

Jose Segue March 15, 2009 0

The last HWS issue’s story about pointless divisiveness in the Bay Area’s zydeco and roots music communities drew some interesting responses.  The better news is that zydeco’s battling bookers have decided against going head-to-head

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HARVARD LAWYER FIGHTS FOR SONG SHARING

HARVARD LAWYER FIGHTS FOR SONG SHARING

Jose Segue February 18, 2009 0

The Recording Industry Association of America regularly sends out thousands of greenmail compensation demands to the families of downloaders who are usually minors.  College students are favorite targets, but the RIAA never sets its

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