The Music Industry Research Association (MIRA) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit bringing together a cross-section of researchers, academics, and industry professionals to study critical issues in the music industry. MIRA supports and promotes social science research that focuses on critical issues affecting the music industry. MIRA consists of Economists, Sociologists, Psychologists and other social scientists involved in research on the music industry, broadly defined. MIRA also helps disseminate research findings to a wider audience beyond the research community.
The MIRA conference will be held at The Village Studios in West Los Angeles on June 25th and 26th. From Frank Sinatra to the Doors and Lady Gaga, The Village has been a special place in recording for more than 40 years.
Please join music industry professionals and scholars for a deep dive into the current issues facing the industry in this cool venue.
Please check out the preliminary program here.
You can register for the conference here.
To further our understanding of the music industry, the Music Industry Research Association (MIRA) and the Princeton University Survey Research Center, in partnership with MusiCares, conducted a survey of 1,227 musicians in the U.S. in 2018. This report summarizes key findings, highlighting the challenges and opportunities that musicians face.
The report is available here.