This week, the Internet radio broadcaster bought a radio station in Rapid City, S.D., in an effort to get the more favorable royalty rates given to terrestrial broadcasters. But the move has songwriters and composers up in arms.
Interviews, analysis and behind-the-scenes reporting about the many ways music moves from the people who make it to the people who listen to it.
By leaking details of its new release through codes and numbers, the Scottish electronic duo worked the press game backwards.
Dance music tends to be a groove medium, not a song medium, but there's been a growing trend in covering dance tracks — and as the EDM juggernaut continues rolling forward, it begins to make more and more sense.
A book and CD set catalog the music of amateurs made between 1958 and '92 — when it wasn't so easy.
On Wednesday the company launched All Access, a paid subscription service that will put it in direct competition with Spotify and Pandora.
The mostly unreleased songs on the TV show Nashville are easily woven into the drama. They appear organically in living room songwriting sessions, late night honky-tonks or stadium dress rehearsals. But someone has to track them all down.
Now that YouTube runs advertising on videos of cover songs, musicians like Tyler Ward are working with agencies to negotiate higher shares of that revenue.
After the rapper lost a legal battle with far-reaching consequences over sampling, the mere existence of All Samples Cleared! was a triumph.
The New York rapper on his new role, Lil B's brilliance and doing business with good people.
SCPRThe highest-grossing music festival in the world happens in a city struggling to stay afloat.