Pink Floyd is exploring selling catalog

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Pink Floyd is exploring selling catalog

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I’m not sure how selling the catalog effects fans but it seems most artists their age are doing it.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... f-the-moon
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What would be the practical implications of this, beyond the oblivious licencing part? If the band wanted to do another Early/Later type boxset (if there is anything still left), they wouldn't be able to because they don't own it anymore?
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Hadrian wrote: Mon May 09, 2022 7:36 pm What would be the practical implications of this, beyond the oblivious licencing part? If the band wanted to do another Early/Later type boxset (if there is anything still left), they wouldn't be able to because they don't own it anymore?
I think the organisation buying the rights would be the ones milking every last penny out of the material with loads of boxsets! :D
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It's not just the boxsets and reissues - it's the ownership of masters that could/would be used in movies, tv shows and commercials as well as streaming services. That's where the real cabbage is! :)

The publishing is a different kind of asset...