Nov 2, 2012 Both presidential campaigns have their soundtracks. And on the Republican side, it’s got a twang, with a list of country music artists either endorsing or campaigning with Mitt Romney.
Nov 2, 2012 The end of a long-running battle between the rapper's producers and Universal Music could mean a payoff for lots of artists.
Nov 1, 2012 Indie rockers The National take a break from a recording session in upstate New York to talk politics and election issues, and perform a version of their economically inspired "Bloodbuzz Ohio"
Jun 17, 2013 When Marketplace went looking for music that had something to say about this election year and the issues that affect regular Americans, The National volunteered its song, “Bloodbuzz Ohio.”
Jun 17, 2013 Reporter Krissy Clark sits down with the lead singer of The National to see how a 'non-political' band makes music in an election year.
Oct 15, 2012 With the release of Windows 8 just 11 days away, today Microsoft announced a new music service called Xbox Music.
Oct 15, 2012 It's been called the "Wikipedia of rap", and it just got $15 million dollars in venture capital funding. RapGenius.com is a rising star website which allows people to post annotations on the meanings behind song lyrics.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 10, 2012 Pop star Adele’s theme song for the new James Bond film is already an Internet sensation. It’s been 27 years since a Bond song topped the charts.
Oct 8, 2012 A Maine state senate candidate gets attacked for her online gaming activities, and a startup that wants to help you sell your used MP3s goes to court against a big entertainment company.
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.