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Music Tectonics

Oct 26, 2023

In this hauntingly enlightening installment of Music Tectonics, we unravel the intricacies of artist estates with journalist and music business thinker, Eamonn Forde. Join us as we examine what's typically included in an artist estate, such as recorded music rights, publishing and more.

Journey through the world of posthumous music estates, as we touch on some intriguing subjects such as the impact of technology on the music industry, and the role of hologram tours in keeping deceased artists' legacies alive. We also look into some high-profile music estates, such as Elvis Presley's and the ripple effect it has had on the industry. 

Explore the influence of streaming services on music rights and the implications of artist estates on the music industry. Listen in as we discuss the infamous Marvin Gaye 'Blurred Lines' lawsuit, and the impact it has had on musicians' creative autonomy. Plus, we also discuss the future of music, touching on the implications of AI and voice cloning, and how hologram tours are opening new avenues in the industry. 

The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surface of the music industry to explore how technology is changing the way business gets done. Visit to find shownotes and a transcript for this episode, and find us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram. Let us know what you think!