Deadmau5 Pranks Skrillex by Sharing His Phone Number at Grammys

By Alex Hudson, Exclaim At last night's Grammy Awards (February 12), deadmau5 showed up wearing his signature giant mouse head, but the Canadian dance guru...

The Grammys earned 13 million social comments

According to Bluefin Labs, the Grammys earned 13 million social comments. That breaks the record from last week's Super Bowl and absolutely dwarfs every...

Joy Division producer Martin Hannett doc due later this year

A new documentary about Martin Hannett, called Martin Hannett Maverick, is being made to celebrate the work of the man who produced seminal albums...

On this day in 1969, Tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders records The...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMA9fDr3xXc&w=420&h=315] Saxophonist Ornette Coleman once described him as "probably the best tenor player in the world." Emerging from John Coltrane's groups of the mid-1960s...

New Burial EP Now Available

Kindred, the long-awaited new EP from Burial and follow up to last year's excellent Street Halo 12", is now available to buy digitally from...

The Pirate Bay’s Peter Sunde: It’s evolution, stupid

Peter Sunde, one of the co-founders of the infamous The Pirate Bay file-sharing search engine, argues that Big Content should start innovating and stop...

OK Go’s Damian Kulash On Working With Chevy And Creative Freedom

From Forbes Magazine: It took about four months for indie pop act OK Go to put together a video for “Needing/Getting,” and it’s taken less...

What Brands Can Learn From Bands About Social Marketing

The music business has switched from a one-way relationship to a collaborative dialogue, and musicians have had to learn faster than anyone social media's...

Jimmy Kimmel Walks Web Tightrope

Jimmy Kimmel is successfully straddling the worlds of online video and traditional TV, with his popular YouTube channel. But it makes some TV executives...

Sinead O’Connor: Engaging Her Public, Seeking Her Peace

By RAVI SOMAIYA, New York Times OUTSIDE Sinead O’Connor’s whitewashed home here, on a windswept beachfront overlooking the misty Irish Sea, there are two talismans....

How the White House Became a Social-Media Powerhouse

Macon Phillips, the White House's director of New Media, describes how the administration is using social media in unique ways -- and how your...

15 Years On, President Clinton’s 5 Principles for Internet Policy Remain...

By Adam Thierer, Contributor, Forbes Magazine What principles should guide Internet policy? Fifteen years ago, the Clinton Administration proposed a paradigm for how cyberspace should...

Pinterest: Why What It’s Not Says So Much

From Mediashift It's almost impossible to explain Pinterest to someone who has never been on it. And now that it's hit the big time, there's...

The Media Equation: Twitter Is All in Good Fun, Until It...

By DAVID CARR, New York Times Big media companies love when their employees hit Twitter. After all, the short-form social media platform gives consumers direct...