Lil Wayne, Jay Z, Snoop Dogg, Eminem - all of these are legendary hip-hop artists, but what about the producers who played key roles in crafting their hits? BMI and Flight School gathered four of these super producers - including Just Blaze, KLC, Young Guru and Mannie Fresh - for...
- Ticketmaster acquires festival ticketer Front Gate
Story from Billboard.
- Apple Music and labels investigated in two states
Story from NY Times.
- Does club culture have a problem with bigotry?
Post from The Guardian. ...
We continue through another busy summer for SXSW 2015 Showcasing Artists with eleven new LPs and EPs out this week, including a couple of standout releases from Austin artists.
- Apple reveals Spotify rival
Story from BBC News.
- Apple won't win music streaming just because it's Apple
Analysis from Wired.
- Governor's Ball is ruled by women
Review from NY Times. ...
Family Artists joined our team of music showcase presenters this past March and brought along their impressive roster of electronic, rock and avant-garde acts for a night at The North Door.
Headlining the show was up-and-coming thrash-rap meets noise punk duo Ho99o9....
- Going for a song: The hidden history of music piracy
Book excerpt from The Guardian.
- Believe in a land of love: New Order's 'Low Life' thirty years on
Feature from The Quietus.
- 10 things YouTube tells us about stars' ...
Many stakeholders in the music business seem to agree that reformed copyright law in the United States is long overdue. But where do we stand on making this happen?
From the viewpoints of key legislators and decision-makers in Washington, D.C., we are making steady progress towards reform but several challenges...
- YouTube aims to be the next great music label
Post from NY Post.
- New Orleans bounce music evokes a powerful, poignant sense of place
Story from NO Times-Picayune.
- I interviewed Mark Kozelek. He called me a bitch on stage. ...