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ASCAP Still Not Paying Their Songwriters — BMI Paid Everyone 3 Days Early; Another Pledgemusic On The Horizon?

Businesses across America have only been closed for a few weeks — at most.  So why can’t ASCAP pay their songwriters on 2019 performances? That’s a question that’s now being…

2019 Scumbags Of The Year: Lance Benedict And Benji Rogers

2019 was the year of many scandals in the music industry.  Two notable ones are definitely that of Benji Rogers and Lance Benedict. Rogers was in charge of Pledgemusic that…

Former PledgeMusic CEO Threatens Legal Action Following Accusations Of Financial Fraud

Dominic Pandiscia, who is the former CEO of scandal-plagued PledgeMusic, is threatening legal action against a website that published allegations from a musician who accused him of financial misconduct. The kerfuffle began when Ken…

What Does Pledgemusic And TTM Guitars Have In Common?

In the wake of the Pledgemusic scandal, none of the artists will ever see a dime of the money they raised through the Pledgemusic platform. Much like the people who’re…

The Rise And Fall Of PledgeMusic ⁠— How The Future Of Music Crowdfunding Turned Into A Nightmare

“To me, the way PledgeMusic puts out music is what the future of the release of an album looks like.” – Benji Rogers Rogers founded PledgeMusic in 2009 as a direct-to-fan crowdfunding platform…

PledgeMusic Is ‘Unlikely’ To Pay Nearly $10 Million Owed To Artists, Bank-Appointed Administrator Says

PledgeMusic’s bank-appointed receiver says it’s ‘unlikely’ that artists will see any of the money they’re owed. We predicted this outcome back in July when PledgeMusic filed its wind up petition.…

PledgeMusic Almost Killed Artist Crowdfunding; Bandzoogle Has A Plan To Save It

It was a disaster that almost killed artist crowdfunding entirely. As PledgeMusic disappeared with potentially millions in fan contributions, the concept of an artist crowdfunding platform rightfully came under scrutiny by musicians. …

Lance Benedict Files Dissolution With State; More Agencies Investigating TTM Guitars LLC

We have a couple of updates from our story from Friday. In the who’s who of who’s investigating Lance Benedict and TTM Guitars, California and Washington State officials need to make room for…

Here’s What Artists & Fans Who Are Owed Money by PledgeMusic Can Do

Many artists and fans lost a lot of money in Pledgemusic’s scams and it looks like they won’t reimburse anyone the money they’ve lost plus the executives such as Benji…

Sources Confirm Active Federal Investigation Into Pledgemusic, Benji Rogers & Other Executives

Since our article yesterday on Pledgemusic and it’s founder Benji Rogers regarding the total liquidation of Pledgemusic and the fans and musicians basically losing all of their money, Mr. Rogers…

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