Software artefacts creating creative space

Results of various research projects in the music business

CRD Viewer

The CRD Viewer is a Windows-based tool for viewing, analysing and converting CRD files according to the CRD v2.2 specification.

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CWR Validator

The CWR Validator is a tool for windows validating CWR files according to the CWR v2.1 specification revision 7.

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Music Business Data Parser

The Music Business Data Parser toolset allows for quick and flexible generation of CWR and CRD parsers. It supports different target programming languages like Javascript, PHP and Java.

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Setlist Platform "Musikfolgen"

This web application simplifies the management of live performance information and related data for submission to collecting societies.

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Society Statement Checker

The Society Statement Checker is a tool for IT-supported checking of GEMA NA Statements (NA = Nutzungsaufstellungen) and concert lists provided by the artist/publisher.

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Statistics

With the help of these web tools, statistics of European collecting societies (CCS) for music copyrights can be explored interactively and comparatively.

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Updated Society Statement Checker to v1.2.2

We released an updated version of the Society Statement Checker.

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Papers for more informed competition in the Collective Rights Management (CRM) market

Two new Open Access papers have been published, analysing two aspects of the changing market of collective rights management.

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Updated international CCS-Statistics

We updated the statistics for the international economics of European CCS. The objective was to eliminate distortions due to different reporting periods and different sources of income.

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