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New Orleans musician finds niche in instrument repair

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.
Posted In: Music, Small Business, Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans

How long can the TV streaming honeymoon last?

Aug 6, 2012
Networks and cable companies might not like the content boom but it may be too late to stop.
Posted In: tv, Amazon, netflix, hulu, apple, iPad, Music

Coachella music festival hits the high seas

Jul 19, 2012
Coachella, a hip music festival in California, joins the list of music promoters teaming up with cruise operators to attract young travelers.
Posted In: Coachella, concerts, Music, cruise

Apple pulls out of environmental certification, loses sales

Jul 12, 2012
The computer giant withdrawal from EPEAT may turn into a profit.
Posted In: apple, Music, Higgs Boson, Environment

Guitar-maker Fender helps to revive IPO market

Jul 9, 2012
Fender Musical Instruments, whose electric guitars fueled the rise of rock and roll, is going public to tap new music markets in India and China.
Posted In: Fender, Music, guitars, IPO

If you're having Internet trouble, blame the DNS Changer

Jul 9, 2012
Is a computer of yours other than the one you’re reading this on not connecting to the Internet this morning? Plus, aliens come to earth and they love Andy Gibb.
Posted In: malware, virus, security, Music

What's behind a no. 1 summer hit

Jul 4, 2012
An up-tempo pop dance beat can't hurt, and neither can a star's viral video.
Posted In: Entertainment, Music

Musicians big and small compete for summer concert sales

May 31, 2012
Madonna begins her worldwide summer tour today in Israel. Shows have already sold out around the world. But what if you're not Madonna? How do you make money on tour?
Posted In: Entertainment, concerts, Music

Pepsi to launch Twitter music campaign

May 30, 2012
In an effort to revive their brand image and win back market share from Coke, Pepsi is launching a new, hip partnership with Twitter that will include free songs for download and live-streaming music concerts.
Posted In: marketing, Pepsi, Twitter, Music

Company logos expand into sonic realm

May 1, 2012
Audio branding is moving beyond television and electronics into banks and appliances as companies seek to build consumer allegiance through sound.
Posted In: branding, audio, Music, sound, marketing

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