Why Music Is Not A Product & Three Reasons Why That’s A Good Thing

From Techdirt Perhaps the biggest illusion in content-centric industries is the belief that the content itself is the main product. For the end-consumer, music is...

David Lowery says artists are worse off than ever before

From Digital Music News These are the voices that seem to be getting drowned out. In a talk at SF MusicTech Summit this week, Cracker...

February 15 is Phil Collins Day!

From CBC Perhaps Valentine's Day generally leaves you a bit disappointed, heartbroken even. And maybe the only thing you feel like doing is eating some...

Wax Poetics Presents: A Prince Mix by DāM-FunK for Issue 50

For the Wax Poetics ten-year anniversary and Issue 50 (Prince Issue), DāM-FunK (Stones Throw) creates an exclusive Prince DJ mix, including a new DāM-FunK...

Today in 1964, for the first time, one act had five songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 list. Guess who?

In 1964, for the first time, one act had five songs on Billboard's Hot 100 list. It was The Beatles, with "I Want To...

Pekingese wins Best in Show. Cuteness abounds.

A Pekingese named Malachy won Best in Show at the 136th Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday night.

Mad Geniuses: 10 Brilliantly Eccentric Musicians

By Russell Hall, Gibson Every field of artistic endeavor has its share of eccentric geniuses – people such as J.D. Salinger in the literary world,...

The Key of Awesome! Somebody That I Used To Know parody

Walk Off The Earth are getting tired of sharing one guitar. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwPHy17Iu6E&w=560&h=315]

Rush ‘Clockwork Angels’ Album To Be Novelized By Popular Sci-Fi Author

From Ultimate Classic Rock: The forthcoming ‘Clockwork Angels’ release from Rush continues to grow in scope with the announcement that the album will be novelized...

Van Halen’s ‘Hot for Teacher’ star surfaces. You’d still stay for a detention

This year's Grammy nominations concert raised rumors of a Van Halen reunion performance. While the band never materialized onstage that night (much to the...

Scott Baio plans to write book about every starlet he made ‘Sit on It’

Scott Baio’s laundry list of former flings and romantic entanglements is one of the most impressive in all of Hollywood-dom. Now he’s pulling the...

Adele’s Manager Jonathan Dickins talks Grammys, 2012 tour plans, and when to say ‘no’:

By Andrew Hampp, New York, Billboard Magazine Adele was the obvious frontrunner for virtually all of her nominated categories at Sunday's Grammy Awards, and sure...

Pete Yorn Covers Beach Boys: “Surfer Girl”

From Pete Yorn: "Watching last nights Grammy's made me wanna share this with you....I recorded this (one of my all time favorite songs) a few...