Friday, September 15, 2017

RIAA wins the YouTube MP3 battle, but is it still losing on piracy?


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss the RIAA's win in the YouTube to MP3 battle, but is it still losing the war on piracy? Eddie and Adam also discuss Spotify lawsuits which question whether mechanical royalties are even due on a stream, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com


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Friday, May 19, 2017

Nextflix tests price hikes in Australia and Rest in Peace to the MP3


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss Netflix's price hike testing in Australia. Does this mean changes are coming in the U.S.? Eddie and Adam also discuss the end of the digital format known as the MP3, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com


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Friday, May 12, 2017

Is non-interactive streaming like Pandora nearing its end?


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss H.R. 1695 which proposes to make the Register of Copyrights a presidentially appointed, Senate-confirmed position. Eddie and Adam also discuss whether Pandora is on life support as non-interactive streaming takes a hit, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com


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Friday, May 5, 2017

To Russia with streaming music love!


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss VKontakte, Russia's version of Facebook and their music streaming app. Why were Sony, UMG and Warner Music's dealings with VK so incongruous? Eddie and Adam also discuss the new way that TuneCore is enticing artists by offering advances, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com


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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Facebook's plan to beat YouTube and how 'ease of use' helped big data


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss Facebook's plan to be known for video first. Why is Facebook pushing video content so much? Eddie and Adam also discuss 'ease of use' and how big data is collecting your information to better market to you, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com


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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Paul McCartney's copyright case and Drake's take on Black Coffee's 'Superman'


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss the latest news in the Paul McCartney case as he tries to reclaim ownership of hundreds of the Beatles' songs from Sony/ATV. What does this case have to do with Duran Duran? Eddie and Adam also discuss Drake's take on Black Coffee's 'Superman' and more, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com


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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Georgia House Bills propose tax credits and exemptions on royalties - can it work nationally?


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss new Georgia House Bills that propose tax exemptions on royalties. Can this work nationally? Eddie and Adam also discuss Eddie's recent visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com


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Saturday, March 4, 2017

Pandora gets personal while SoundCloud & YouTube unveil new prices - how low can we go?


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss Pandora's personalized audio advertising. Will it help? Eddie and Adam also discuss YouTubeTV's new TV subscription offer as well as Soundcloud Go's new $4.99 streaming plan, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com


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