Oct 8, 2012 Is crowdsourcing talent online the job marketplace of the future, and if so, will we get paid enough?
Sep 28, 2012 Scott Borchetta, the music executive who founded Big Machine Records, has turned country music on its head. And not just in the artists he's discovered (including Taylor Swift) but in the deals he's negotiated.
Sep 26, 2012 The office-supply chain will close dozens of stores in the U.S. and Europe and increase its selling online and through mobile apps.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 25, 2012 How the economy influences our taste in pop music. Hint: Ballads aren't big in recessions.
Sep 21, 2012 European regulators have cleared the way for Universal Music Group to buy EMI. The $1.9 billion deal would create a behemoth in the music world. It still has to be approved by U.S. regulators, though.
Sep 4, 2012 Sometimes a little tweet is all it takes to catapult a relatively unknown artist to the top of the charts.
Aug 31, 2012 A silly video masks a satire on conspicuous consumption and income inequality in Korea.
Aug 29, 2012 The secretive online marketplace works just like eBay or Amazon. The only difference is that its merchandise is illegal, and all of its users are anonymous.
Aug 14, 2012 The Grammy Award-winning trombonist Stafford Agee is moonlighting as an instrument repairman -- working out of his sweltering garage to make sure New Orleans-area high schoolers have working horns.
Aug 14, 2012 As the search giant branches into Hollywood, it takes a tougher stance on copyright issues.