ASCAP Delays Writer Distributions For Weeks As Licensing Revenue Decreases

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…

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2019 Scumbags Of The Year: Lance Benedict And Benji Rogers

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…

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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.…

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

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…

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

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…

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The Federal Trade Commission Is The Latest To Join In The Investigation Of Lance Benedict & TTM

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…

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PledgeMusic Pulls Its Site Offline As Artists Remain Unpaid

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…

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