Apr 8, 2013
From punk rock to TV satires such as Spitting Image, many of those who set out to pillory Margaret Thatcher for her policies made a nice living doing so. Listen to the soundtrack that hate created.
Mar 26, 2013
Music streaming hasn’t turned out to be the big money maker Spotify hoped for. So now the question for Spotify is what else it could stream. Videos are a proven way to get people paying for content.
Mar 12, 2013
If you are a musician traveling abroad, you may soon need a passport -- for your instrument.
Mar 6, 2013
Remember the MiniDisc? Sony has announced it is killing off the music format this month.
Mar 1, 2013
We asked for songs that reflect your feelings about the sequester -- and you recommended everything from Bob Marley's "Three Little Birds" to The Talking Heads' "Burning Down the House." Listen to the full playlist now.
Feb 25, 2013
From Haight-Ashbury to hip-hop, the legendary record producer looks back on 50 years of music.
Feb 21, 2013
The site is a mecca for musical artists. Now their YouTube hits can send them to the top of the Billboard charts.
Feb 6, 2013
Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas is happy to admit he's a tech geek. The musician, producer, philanthropist now has the title Director of Creative Innovation at the chipmaker Intel.
Jan 30, 2013
A protocol that lets musical instruments talk to and trigger one another turns 30 years old today. MIDI is still used by the likes of dance-punk band !!!. It’s inventor Dave Smith explains its use. A new version of Microsoft Office turns purchasers into subscribers. And, the IRS has had a Tumblr for months, but it’s just now getting noticed.
Jan 4, 2013
Elance, a company that uses the web to fix up freelancers, forecasts that one out of four college students in 2013 will earn money through online jobs. Researchers at Georgie Tech are working to create a robot that will improvise music along with humans.