terrestrial radio
 n.— «In a practice well known to musicians and record companies but obscure to the public at large, traditional radio—or “terrestrial radio,” as it is now known in the music industry—pays a royalty only to a song’s publishers and composers, not to its performers or the owners of the recording itself.» —“Old Songs Generate New Cash for Artists” by Ben Sisario New York Times Dec. 28, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Tagged with →