"You're not buying music" - Supreme Court

Mar 28, 2011
Alright fine, that's a bit of an extrapolation. But last week the Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving royalties paid to musicians for...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Law, Music, Web Culture

Zune player dies, Zune lives on

Mar 15, 2011
Microsoft will no longer make Zune music players citing weak demand and a desire to focus on the smartphone market. This should come as no shock to...
Posted In: apple, brown zune, business, Entertainment, gadgets, ipod, Microsoft, Music, zune

Fred Armisen's favorite music apps

Mar 13, 2011
Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen discusses some of the music apps he likes.
Posted In: app review, apps, celebrity, Entertainment, iPad, Music

Pocket Hipster is handy, annoying

Feb 25, 2011
O technology, what hast thou wrought. Pocket Hipster is an app that mocks your current music and then suggests new music. It features your choice...
Posted In: apps, Entertainment, Music

Tivo on the radio - DAR.FM

Feb 24, 2011
DAR.FM is a new free service that's just been rolled out and currently in alpha testing. It stands for digital audio recorder (.frequency...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Music, radio, Web Culture

Sony's new music service: a good deal or not?

Feb 17, 2011
Sony has announced a new subscription music service. They say they have 6 million songs on their servers. You can use it as a radio, picking the...
Posted In: Entertainment, Music, pandora, Rdio, rhapsody, Sony, Web Culture

New Flaming Lips song is complicated

Feb 15, 2011
That's because the band has released it as twelve separate YouTube videos, which all must be played at the same time in order to hear the song....
Posted In: Entertainment, Music, video, Web Culture, YouTube

Covering 'the Rainbow'

Feb 11, 2011
According to the Recording Industry Association of America and the National Endowment of the Arts , no song better defines the 20th century than ...
Posted In: American songs, jazz, Judy Garland, Music, Over the Rainbow

REM remix

Feb 9, 2011
The band REM has a new album coming out in March (many among us hope it's great so we can stop listening to Murmur over and over again). To promote...
Posted In: Entertainment, Music, REM, Web Culture

Video is "so 2008"

Jan 24, 2011
Says - who's out with a new app that lets you, among other things, dance with people in a 360-degree music video....
Posted In: apps, Entertainment, Music