An Interview with Julian Lennon


Julian Lennon is a songwriter and artist.  He is the son of the Beatles’ phenomenal John Lennon.A rather daunting act to follow.Nevertheless, Julian burst upon the music scene in 1984 with two Top-Ten singles, “Valotte” and “Too Late for Goodbyes” from his debut album Valotte.  The album was Grammy-nominated for Best New Artist.  Three more albums followed, and then, in 1998, Julian took a break from the music industry.Last year, Julian released his first full album in more than a decade.  The album, Everything Changes, was followed … [Read more...]

An Interview with Alfons Karabuda


Alfons Karabuda is the President of ECSA (European Composer and Songwriter Alliance), which is comprised of 40 organizations representing professional composers and songwriters of all genres in 22 European countries. ECSA’s principle mission is “to defend and promote the rights of music writers at a European and international level by legal means and to also advocate for equitable commercial conditions for composers and songwriters.” Karabuda is also Chairman of the Swedish Society of Popular Music Composers and Chairman of the Polar Music Prize … [Read more...]

An Interview with Blake Morgan

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Blake Morgan is a New York-based songwriter/artist/label owner who gained additional attention when his pointed email exchange with Pandora CEO Tim Westergren, published in the Huffington Post, went viral. MI sat down with Morgan to discuss that, Mel Watt’s recently proposed Free Market Royalty Act, and the many other issues surrounding it all. Look for a few clips of Blake’s music at the end of the interview.In reading the interview, if you prefer to skip to Morgan’s take on a particular subject, please click the desired link, below. Or, j … [Read more...]