- Sony Entertainment hires Bain to cut costs
Story from The Hollywood Reporter.
- Russian court rules that Lady Gaga promoted homosexuality onstage
Story from The Guardian.
- Arcade Fire issue audience dress code for arena tour
Item from NME. ...
- Nashville and Google spar over piracy
Post from The Tennessean.
- Sony label Madison Gate finds success with Pentatonix
Story from NY Times.
- 'Good Ol' Freda' tells stories of Beatlemania
Feature from The Guardian. ...
Mixing modern musical elements with traditional, folk elements is nothing new (review Fairport Convention for one excellent example). As with any mixture, the whole represents more than the sum of its parts while the parts retain their own substantive identity. This same chemistry is present within Argentine/Uruguayan natives Bajofondo...
We're very excited to note that SXSW 2014 will mark a breakout performance from Norwegian psych/blues rock band, Atlanter. The Oslo based quartet consists of singer/guitarist Jens Carelius, known for his unique fingerpicking skills, singer/guitarist Arild Hammerø, drummer Jonas Barsten Johnsen, and bassist Morten Kvam....
- Rap Genius and Sony/ATV announce licensing deal
Story from Billboard.
- CBS and Grammys to celebrate 50th anniversary of Beatles on Sullivan show
Post from NY Times.
- What do we learn from all of The Who reissues?
Post from ...
At SXSW 2013, more than 2,000 bands from around the world performed here in Austin, and you should expect the same for 2014. Although many of these acts originated in the United States or major European countries, one of the things SXSW takes pride in is the fact that...
Austin Comic Con is coming to town November 22-24 and bringing with it a unique selection of programming and special guests including Robert Rodriguez, Stan Lee, William Shatner and many more! Hosted in the Austin Convention Center, this event highlights the latest series premieres, panel discussions and of course incredible...
- Live Nation nears deal for Principle and Maverick
Story from NY Times.
- How streaming music will change culture for the better
Commentary from Evolver.fm.
- Eminem tops album sales
Chart watch from Billboard. ...