Meghan Trainor’s Thanksgiving Carols

There are so many Christmas songs, but none about Thanksgiving. Fortunately a very talented young artist is hoping to fill that gap. Jimmy Kimmel...

Diplo & Mad Decent Premiere Awesome Christmas Mixtape

From The Fader:The jolly fools over at Mad Decent couldn't wait to get this new mixtape off their hands, for good reason: it's a...

Vinyl Music Sales Hit 18-Year High in U.K.

From The Hollywood Reporter:Having mostly been written off in the past by a music industry dominated by digital, vinyl is continuing its resurgence in...

It Costs at Least $500,000 to Break a New Artist

 In a study released last week by major label organization IFPI, breaking an artist in a major market requires at least $500,000, and sometimes as much as...

Morrissey speaks on random subjects presented in sealed envelopes.

In this series of clips from IRS Records Presents the Cutting Edge, Morrissey was given random subjects presented in sealed envelopes, each containing a...

Canadian Folk Music Awards winners announced

The winners of the Canadian Folk Music Awards (CFMA) were announced this evening at the 10th anniversary gala event in Ottawa, Ontario. Hosted by...

Video: Russell Simmons on the evolution of the music industry

GRAMMY U and All Def Digtial teamed up and interviewed Russell Simmons on the evolution of the music industry - a shift he...

‘South Park’ Creators Animate the Teachings of Buddhist Philosopher Alan Watts

South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have applied their well-known animation to the teachings of Alan Watts, a noted British-born philosopher who...

Apple Announces World AIDS Day 2014 Campaign for (RED)

To mark World AIDS Day 2014, Apple and leading app developers are inviting customers to help (RED) achieve the goal of an AIDS-free generation....

The Pretty Reckless’ Manager Gives Advice For Aspiring Musicians

Erica Ramon began working with him to help build the MGMT management company, where she worked with major artists including Thirty Second to Mars,...

Aimee Mann on Learning from The Beatles, Neil Young and Bob Dylan

From Salon:The 11-year old I was had listened to lyrics in a pretty cursory way – sometimes getting them wrong, as people do. I...

Backstage pass to Bowie’s Berlin: Tony Visconti returns to “Heroes” studio

Legendary record producer Tony Visconti revisits the Hansa by the Wall studio where he and David Bowie recorded “Heroes”. At the studio he is...