The operator of Nashville’s oldest rock club, the Exit/In, is trying to crowdfund money to buy the property after finding out it is under contract to be sold to a developer.
A new music industry report shows just how much of an impact the pandemic has had and provides the first deep analysis of how this period has revealed deficiencies in the industry.
Nashville musicians may soon be able to work from home without violating the law. The Metro Council is considering a bill that would regulate people operating a small business out of their homes, including recording studios that have technically been operating in violation of the law for years.
Live music has been back in Nashville for a week, and pandemic-related rules are already evolving.
Listen / Every day in Nashville, music executives try to figure out how much money, time and effort to invest in amateurs. This week, as the NFL Draft comes to Nashville, that projection plight is mirrored in the world of sports.
Listen / The most commercially successful music to come out of Nashville this year mainly sounded like a male voice in a mainstream country song. But for those who listened a little more closely to the sounds of the city, there were creative country women making music off the charts while surprising scenes in other […]
Listen / Tennessee wants to encourage video game publishers to bring their musical score work here, but union officials say that the plan is opening a door for cheaper, non-union musicians willing to work for lower wages.
Listen / The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee heard comments on a significant piece of music legislation Tuesday that many in the industry thought would never make it this far. The legislation is a collection of bills, including multiple elements of music copyright reform, that lawmakers say would result in more income for copyright owners.
Listen / The allegations of sexual misconduct that have ricocheted through Hollywood and other industries have largely missed the Nashville music scene. But in private conversations and online forums, many female songwriters say they’ve had moments with collaborators that border on harassment and even assault.
Listen / More and more musicians are going old-school when they record — using reel-to-reel tape machines. But manufacturers aren’t producing these massive devices anymore, and the used machines that are still functioning are hard to come by.