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Why do record labels still exist?

In the age of the internet - a platform in which you can be exposed to millions at once, why do record labels still exist? Record labels are basically your management staff and a bank. They pay ...
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What happened to Poe?

As you stated in the question itself its due to the merger of recording company and legal fights. Poe's three album deal is lost in Atlantic/AOL Time Warner merger. In November 2000, Atlantic/AOL ...
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Who owns the rights to unreleased music, if anyone?

The laws are different everywhere. In a lot of countries (including the USA and Germany) the creator owns the copyright to any creative work of art they produce, as soon as they produce it. There is ...
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How does a record label work?

Record Label: They manufacture, distribute and promote music from a artist that is under their label. There are 2 types: Independent. Indie record labels are independent companies that do not ...
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What is the story of the Shady Records?

From the Shady Records website Shady Records is an American record label specializing in hip hop music. Eminem and his manager Paul Rosenberg founded the label in 1999 after the highly successful ...
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What has the RIAA(/MPAA/BSA) done in re the recent surge in music piracy due to coronavirus?

Recent RIAA activity Action based on May 2020 US Copyright Office report Hollywood and tech prep for another round of copyright wars RIAA and other music industry groups, including the Music Artists ...
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Jazz record shops/labels

I don't know if they would do this for you, but I would check with Honest Jon's based out of London. They seem like the kind of outfit that might do that over the internet. Or else just start trying ...
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Why do record labels still exist?

Completely agree with much of @Jacob Swanson's answer to why labels exist: the need for actual human beings promoting, distributing, marketing your music doesn't go away with technological advances (...
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Marshmello record labels

Many of Marshmello's releases are under the labels of his collaborators. Selena Gomez ("Wolves"), Blackbear ("Tongue Tied"), and Yungblood ("Tongue Tied") are all signed ...
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Sam Sparro - Black and Gold

Here's a link to the video on Vimeo! I went to the website of the original video's director, Mariah Garnett, and it's listed under her music videos. It's the third one from the top.
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