Her album, Into the Trees
…and, from her blog:
What should I do about Youtube?
by Zoe Keating
My Google Youtube rep contacted me the other day. They were nice and took time to explain everything clearly to me, but the message was firm: I have to decide. I need to sign on to the new Youtube music services agreement or I will have my Youtube channel blocked.
This new music service agreement covers my Content ID account and it includes mandatory participation in Youtube’s new subscription streaming service, called Music Key, along with all that participation entails. Here are some of the terms I have problems with:
1) All of my catalog must be included in both the free and premium music service. Even if I don’t deliver all my music, because I’m a music partner, anything that a 3rd party uploads with my info in the description will be automatically included in the music service too….(more)
Zoe’s blog looks like an opportunity for the creation of the “next” You.Tube. Once being absorbed into Google, they’ve gotten too big for their britches and are now making demands.
Eff that, create a video channel for musicians…it might be crude 7 clunky at first…but if it serves a need/fills a void…it will live long & prosper!