Dueling letters about royalties for radio airplay in the June 3 issue of Radio World led Richard Factor of Eventide to respond on his personal blog.
"Let's start by realizing that, like it or not, music is owned by someone other than the radio stations that play it ... (but) if the radio stations choose to charge to play the music owners' songs, that should be their contract-given right, too," he writes. "And therein lies the solution."
McLane: Broadcasters' Tone Shift on Performance Royalty
I hate to say I told you so, but …From the sound of things, radio���s big cheeses may be bracing their troops for some compromise and conciliation on the performance royalty. Recall that Radio World opined last year that