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Pitchfork CEO: Reviewing music in a digital age

Jul 18, 2013
Pitchfork, considered one of the most influential music sources in the industry, has found success where other music publications have faltered.
Posted In: Music, music industry

Soundcloud wants you to see and touch sound

Jul 18, 2013
Soundcloud will turn six-years-old at the end of this month. In the last two years alone, Soundcloud's registered users have increased 400 percent to 40 million.
Posted In: soundcloud, social media, audio, Music

Radiohead's Thom Yorke drops Spotify

Jul 15, 2013
Add Radiohead's Thom Yorke to the list of high profile musicians protesting the amount of pay artists get from Spotify.
Posted In: Music, spotify, Radiohead

Marketplace's at-bat playlist: We're in the money?

Jul 12, 2013
With Major League Baseball's All-Star Weekend upon us, we want to hear what would get people pumped up at the plate.
Posted In: baseball, MLB, Music

Shazam gets $40 million from Carlos Slim

Jul 8, 2013
Slim's money will help the app, which was an early favorite for smartphone owners, grow its user base ahead of a rumored IPO.
Posted In: shazam, Carlos Slim, Music, apps

Baby, it's grand: The piano business

Jul 2, 2013
Steinway Musical Instruments, which has been in business for 160 years, has agreed to be bought by Kohlberg for about $438 million.
Posted In: Music

Groupon founder tries hand at motivational music

Jul 2, 2013
Groupon’s ousted founder Andrew Mason thinks he has some business wisdom to impart. So, he’s cut an inspiration album.
Posted In: Music, groupon

It's like a d-d-default

Jun 27, 2013
A music video to remind you of the importance of default settings.
Posted In: mozilla, Music

Who owns the happy birthday song?

Jun 14, 2013
Documentary filmmaker Jennifer Nelson is challenging the copyright to the happy birthday song after being asked to pay $1,500 to Warner Music to use the tune in her film.
Posted In: copyright, lawyers, Music, film

Music's reliance on summer concert season

May 31, 2013
The summer concert tour season is under way. How important financially are these tours for bands?
Posted In: Music, music industry, concerts, summer, Entertainment

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