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Rights: Red Hot Chili Peppers sells its catalog of songs for more than 116 million euros | Culture

Red Hot Chili Peppers has sold its entire catalog of songs to the British company Hipgnosis Songs Fund, which specializes in managing the rights of large music catalogs for 140 million dollars (more than 116 million euros). With this decision, the American band joins the latest trend among pop and rock singers to hand over […]

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Ismael Serrano: “Songs are used to fight fear” | Culture

“The pandemic and lockdown have sucked.” There is no possible romanticization for Ismael Serrano (47 years old, Madrid) of the health crisis that we have experienced. Not for him, who recognizes himself as privileged and who, as a singer-songwriter, is used to spending time with time. “Stress and anxiety are shared by everyone,” he asserts. […]

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Oscar Awards: The musty songs nominated for the Oscar, punished outside the ceremony | Oscar Awards 2021

Of the songs that accompany serious movies and oscarizables One thing is expected: that they reinforce the solemnity of the film and the importance of its message with a melody and lyrics without great personality but so forceful that it adds an additional Oscar nomination to the project. Of the songs that are candidates for […]

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Ana Mena: “The song of the summer is a tradition, but I would like to put out my own songs” | Culture

He grew up “playing at being an artist.” She appeared in all the singing competitions that she could and became a regular at Canal Sur Andalucía. “My parents have earned heaven,” jokes Ana Mena, remembering her beginnings. The artist (Estepona, 24 years old) has just achieved a Platinum Record for the song Solo, shared with […]

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Paul Simon sells all his songs to Sony’s publisher | Culture

Paul Simon performs during the final stop of his tour ‘Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour’, on September 22, 2018, in New York.Evan Agostini / AP It is the latest bomb in the music industry. Retired from touring, Paul Simon has sold the publishing rights to his songbook (which includes huge hits with the duo […]

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Brazil: Doña Militana, guardian of stories and songs of more than 700 years | Culture

Militana Salustino do Nascimento, better known as Doña Militana.São Gonçalo do Amarante City Hall / Agency “Are you afraid? Are you afraid? I am old, finished, but I have no fear ”, says Doña Militana at the opening of the documentary about his life and work, by Hermes Leal, to immediately explain that he is […]

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David Crosby sells the rights to his songs, including his stints at The Byrds and CSN & Y | Culture

David Crosby at the last Grammy ceremony, in Los Angeles, on January 26, 2020.MIKE BLAKE / Reuters It is no longer a trickle: it is the flood. The musicians, mostly veterans with a large and profitable catalog, are selling the rights to their songs to publicly traded conglomerates. Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Shakira, the Beach […]

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