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The Parlor Mob returns with live dates, new music

Asbury Park Press: "We've just been doing so many different types of musical things that it adds a whole bunch of new musical influences for us. So, coming back to the Parlor Mob is old hat for us, now. We've all stayed friends and we've been hanging out, but to finally ...

The Strange Link Between Your Digital Music and Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt

Wired: In 1798 Joseph Fourier, a 30-year-old professor at the École Polytechnique in Paris, received an urgent message from the minister of the interior informing him that his country required his services, and that he should “be ready to depart at the first ...

Popcorn Time For Music Really Has To Be Pretty Epic

TorrentFreak: Popcorn Time for movies really shook things up earlier this year, so a comparable product for free music would also be huge, right? Well actually one exists already but it's just not having the same kind of impact. While pirates once easily had the ...

Tony night had humor, music and a hopping host

Sacramento Bee: NEW YORK -- Hugh Jackman hopping his way into the theater, Neil Patrick Harris licking the eyeglasses of Samuel L. Jackson. A little history, and a slew of genuinely heartfelt speeches. The Tonys are often the most entertaining awards show of the year ...

CMA Music Festival wraps up another year

The Tennessean: Sunday night, Charlie Daniels opened the final LP Field show of CMA Music Festival with a set that featured plenty of fiddling, a Bob Dylan cover and some Southern pride. Daniels recorded with Dylan and fiddled famously on "The Devil Went Down To ...

The Kinks to play together for the first time since 1996

The Guardian: The band, formed in 1964, released a string of some of the best-loved hits in British musical history, including Waterloo Sunset, Sunny Afternoon, Lola, Dead End Street and You Really Got Me, and last played together in 1996. Long before then their ...

Music Streaming Site Deezer Partners with Jetstar, Offers Travellers Free Premium Accounts

We have written a lot about music streaming services, and the main players in this space include Spotify, Deezer, KKBox and Rdio, which recently launched its service in selected Southeast Asia countries. All these players are actively expanding their reach in Southeast Asia, notably through partnerships with key players which has distribution in the region. Deezer, has just entered into an ...

Swaziland music festival strikes controversial note

Ezulwini (Swaziland) (AFP) - Swaziland's eclectic Bushfire Festival attracts around 20,000 music lovers each year and, because it takes place in Africa's last absolute monarchy, a fair bit of controversy. Four-time festival veteran Christopher Jost, from Germany, was among those who travelled to the tiny southern African kingdom to take in bands like South Africa's Ladysmith Black Mambazo and ...

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MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE..

Amazon Prime Music Streaming Service Pegged For Summer Launch

TechCrunch: Amazon is about to round out its Prime subscription service with a music streaming service, BuzzFeed reports. The service will stream old and new-ish music to Prime subs and will launch in June or July. The music service will likely be bundled with ...

Google is reportedly shopping for its own Beats Music

Google may be on the prowl for a new music streaming service of its own, The New York Post has learned, as – just like Apple – the company is not particularly happy with its home-grown solutions. According to unnamed music industry sources, Google “has been quietly surveying the landscape, as the [music streaming] sector explodes.” “They’ve been having discussions with banks about how they’re ...

WORLD MUSIC AWARDS..

Mariah Carey Opens World Music Awards With 'Meteorite'

Hollywood Life: After taking three years off, the World Music Awards burst back onto the global stage with the one and only Mariah Carey. The legendary singer took the stage to kick off the awards show (though she showed up FOUR HOURS late), and in a dazzling black, ...

Miley Cyrus' World Music Awards Hair & Makeup — Stunning Beauty

Hollywood Life: It's great for taming flyaways and fighting frizz in the summer. It's the perfect touch-up tool! Watch Miley on the World Music Awards when it airs on May 28 on NBC! Click to see more pics from the World Music Awards in the gallery attached. Do you ...

World Music Awards Live Stream — Watch The Red Carpet Online

Hollywood Life: Going 'round the world! The World Music Awards are back and taking Monaco by storm with performances from Miley Cyrus, Mariah Carey, Jason Derulo and more. And before the ceremony airs on May 28, catch all the stars hitting the red carpet today, May ...

World Music Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show

Due to the World Music Awards' technical difficulties with its live stream, the red carpet will not be webcast. On Tuesday, May 27, some of...

MUSIC INDUSTRY..

Love for music fuels entrepreneur's record label launch

The Coloradoan: The band broke up, but Duncan's interest in the music industry was just getting started. Fast forward to today and Duncan is preparing to launch a new endeavor: Sugarfox Records. “I'm looking to fill a gap,” said Duncan, who will use a crowdfunding ...

Music Industry Optimistic About Apple-Beats Deal

ABC News: A day after the sale of Beats By Dre on Wednesday to tech giant Apple Inc., members of the music industry were abuzz about what the $3 billion deal might mean for an area thought to be in an irreversible decline. Label executive Jimmy Iovine and ...

Apple to get Beats, music mogul Iovine for $3 billion

Reuters: O) will buy Beats for about $3 billion and bring recording mogul Jimmy Iovine into its ranks, hoping to win points with the music industry and help it catch up in fast-growing music streaming. As expected, Beats co-founders Iovine and rapper Dr. Dre ...

Music Matters With Daniel Glass, Apl.de.ap, Marc Geiger Wraps Up in Singapore

Billboard: The 9th Music Matters conference in Singapore wrapped up on Saturday, running May 21 through May 24. The proceedings are the focal point of the music industry in Asia when they happen. The live music showcases saw their culmination on the final day as ...

Did Napster Destroy the Music Industry?

Fifteen years after Napster launched, we asked a dozen music journalists and editors to give their thoughts on the service that revolutionized the way we share and listen to songs.

Music industry optimistic about Apple-Beats deal

When Cortez Bryant decided to negotiate a headphones marketing deal for his clients Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj a few years ago, he turned down more money from other more established companies to sign with Beats By Dre for a simple reason.

Is Spotify cannibalizing the music industry?

Spotify is among a host of subscription music services that have come under fire from artists and labels in recent times over royalty payments.

ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC..

Is Electronic Dance Music The Ticket To Reach Millennials?

Forbes: Being in my forties, I can't say I have a favorite DJ. I still think of music as something coming out of a guitar. But being in marketing, I can't ignore the ferocious upswell in popularity of this little thing called “electronic dance music” (EDM). It ...

Is Electronic Dance Music The Ticket To Reach Millennials?

Being in my forties, I can't say I have a favorite DJ. I still think of music as something coming out of a guitar. But being in marketing, I can't ignore the ferocious upswell in popularity of this little thing called "electronic dance music" (EDM). It's the fastest growing genre of music, leaving hip-hop and rock in the dust. I had read that Millennials are driving the EDM surge and, let's face ...

MUSIC FESTIVAL..

Officials: 80000 expected for Firefly music fest

The News Journal: About 80,000 music fans are expected to attend this month's Firefly Music Festival in Dover and traffic officials are confident that last year's severe traffic problems will not be repeated. The crowd estimate was given Friday afternoon Firefly's ...

Nelsonville Music Festival marks 10th year

Columbus Dispatch: Likewise, the festival itself — expanding that year from a daylong party in a field behind the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway station to a weekend of music on the pastoral grounds of Hocking College — remained a work in progress. Six years later, as ...

Firefly Music Festival schedule unveiled

The News Journal: Three weeks before a crowd of up to 80,000 music fans descend on Dover, the Firefly Music Festival released the complete 2014 schedule. The Wednesday afternoon announcement sent fans rushing to tease out any major conflicts among their favorite acts.

Alabama returns to CMA Music Festival

USA TODAY: Alabama will kick off the CMA Music Festival's nightly concerts at Nashville's LP Field on June 5. The group announced its return to the festival Wednesday night on Twitter. Alabama, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary, hasn't performed at the ...

Jeremy Denk, in words and music

The MacArthur-knighted pianist has a busy schedule of performing and writing projects. And, coming up, the Ojai Music Festival to lead. He's bringing an unusual opera with him. The MacArthur-knighted pianist has a busy schedule of performing and writing projects. And, coming up, the Ojai Music Festival to lead. He's bringing an unusual opera with him.

Nelson Winter Music Festival in July

The Nelson Winter Music Festival is set to brighten the wintry nights of July with concerts that range from the serious to the hilarious. Festival Director and Nelson School of Music General Manager Frances McElhinney says she’s especially thrilled to launch the programme as it’s the festival’s twentieth anniversary, and it was almost the festival that didn’t happen.

Iceland to throw music festival under midnight sun

Regulars on the music festival circuit and intrepid travelers looking for a new experience may want to add an Icelandic music festival to their itinerary that will be backlit by the 24-hour midnight sun. For three days in June, the sun will never set and the proverbial curtain never close on a three-day music festival set to take place in the most northerly capital city in the world, Reykjavik ...

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