December 14, 2010 Those brief, suggestive wisps of a song that try to tease you into buying just got longer.
Do 360 deals help or hurt musicians and record labels?
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November 24, 2010 What is a 360 deal in the music industry and why would an artist give up a share of income?
The since-closed Olsson's on 7th St in Northwest Washington, D.C.
November 5, 2010 The record store owner dies - leaving a legacy of memories for staff and customers.
The roundtable participants are, from left to right: (top row) Geri Allen, Ingrid Jensen, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding, Tineke Postma and Helen Sung; (bottom row) Nona Hendryx and Gretchen Parlato.
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November 1, 2010 Being a woman in jazz is all about the music, say eight musicians who recorded together recently.
October 29, 2010 The "Parental Advisory" label -- how it got there and what counts as "explicit content."
Ryan Tedder performs at the "Today" Show earlier this year with his band OneRepublic.
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October 18, 2010 The OneRepublic singer talks with The Record about what turns a memorable hook into a great song.
There’s more than one way to ‘hook’ a listener.
October 15, 2010 What is a song's "hook?" It's that part that sticks in your mind -- whether you want it to or not.
October 7, 2010 Recording engineers, historians and journalists help us solve one of pop music's mysteries.
October 7, 2010 A few more thoughts on why records are the size they are.
October 1, 2010 More fascinating facts on the history of record size.
A jukebox disc - can you guess the diameter?
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September 30, 2010 Why are records 7 inches or 12 inches? It might have something to do with what's on them.
September 29, 2010 A new study from the Library of Congress says serious challenges face the preservation of digital music.
September 27, 2010 What's a concert? A performance by musicians on a stage? Props? Video? What do you want?
September 23, 2010 R&B singer Lyfe Jennings faces a second stint in prison after pleading guilty to charges in Georgia.
September 21, 2010 Baltimore erects a bronze bust to hometown boy Frank Zappa.
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