Robocopyright: Dan Bull’s rap anthem for the defeat of #Article13

Robocopyright: Dan Bull’s rap anthem for the defeat of #Article13

Just in time for a continent-wide day of street demonstrations against Article 13 and the new Copyright Directive, British rapper Dan Bull (previously) has released a furious, amazing new song about the regulation: Robocopyright. More than a 100 MEPs have pledged to vote against the measure on Monday, and it’s not too late for you to contact your MEP and tell them that you expect them to vote to defeat it.Read full story

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Musicians Agree To Extend Film & TV Contract; No Deal On Streaming Residuals

Musicians Agree To Extend Film & TV Contract; No Deal On Streaming Residuals

After three days of bargaining, the American Federation of Musicians and management’s AMPTP have agreed to extend their current film and TV contract until Nov. 14. The agreement comes after failing to reach a deal on the union’s key demand – residuals from streaming shows. Actors, writers and directors receive streaming residuals, but musicians don’t. “Musicians who work in the television, film and sound recording industries have always participated in traditional media…Read full story

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Spanish pop-goth performance featuring Freddy Krueger in high-waisted jeans

Spanish pop-goth performance featuring Freddy Krueger in high-waisted jeans

The singer is María Olvido Gara Jova, aka Alaska, performing with her band Dinarama. Along with singing in another electro-pop-goth band Fangoria, Alaska has hosted a children’s TV series, appeared on a comedy sketch show, and starred in an MTV Spain reality show. This number is titled “Mi novio es un zombi” (“My Boyfriend Is a Zombie”). (r/ObscureMedia, thanks UPSO!)Read full story

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