The White Stripes are reportedly asking interested record labels to hand over a couple of million dollars for just one album. Interscope and Warner Bros. are said to be the frontrunners while other companies are supposedly backing away. Is anyone still paying attention to the White Stripes? Did they really write compelling music that will trascend throughÂ time? That is the million dollar question.
Independent music labels in the United States and Britain are upset with YouTube over how content is used on the site, are threatening legal action. The labels are upset with terms the social networking service proposed for the use of copyright-protected work, Billboard said Tuesday. They said the terms offered them weren’t the same as offered to major labels.