SONA's attorney, mentor, and "kraken", Dina LaPolt gives an inspiring TED-talk on how songwriters became the most vulnerable members of the music creator community and what can be done to protect them and uphold the value of songwriting.
What’s the best way for songwriters to get across a lot of complicated information about why they aren’t getting paid enough. Write a song about it! SONA’s Michelle Lewis gives us her School-House Rock version of what’s up with songwriter royalties in the digital age.
Songwriters are prohibited by a 1980’s NLRB [National Labor Relations Board] ruling from being able to unionize, so they can’t go on strike. But many of us have always wondered what would happen if we did. Here’s a ‘What if?’ song by SONA founding member Shelley Peiken called “A Day Without Music”