Dave Navarro Strikes Publishing Deal With Primary Wave

Primary Wave Music Publishing has acquired a stake in singer-songwriter-guitarist Dave Navarro’s publishing catalog, master revenue streams and writer’s share royalties. Navarro is credited as a songwriter on such hit songs as Jane’s Addiction “Been Caught Stealing” and “Jane Says” as well as the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Aeroplane.” The worldwide publishing deal also includes a co-publishing agreement for Navarro’s future output.

Lisa Alter Speaks to Billboard, USA Today on Taylor Swift, Scooter Braun Dispute

Lisa Alter was featured in three Billboard articles and one USA Today piece on the public feud over Taylor Swift’s master recordings. In the articles, Lisa discusses the valuation of the Big Machine Records deal and whether or not Swift’s reaction will impact the music industry.

The full articles can be found below.

Lisa Alter Explains the Tangled Taylor Swift-Scooter Braun Drama to Elle

Lisa Alter was featured in Rose Minutaglio's Elle story “A Music Attorney Explains the Tangled Taylor Swift-Scooter Braun Drama.” In the article, Lisa discusses the feud that is brewing between Taylor Swift and Scooter Braun. The heart of the disagreement stems from Braun’s company, Ithaca Holding, purchasing Big Machine Records, which owns the rights to Swift’s first six records, for $300 million. Lisa explains, at length, everything from Swift’s angry Tumblr post to the viability of Swift re-obtaining her masters.