It’s gonna be really hard to unring this bell, but…
Back in June, Marijus Adomaitis, aka Ten Walls, expressed some extremely homophobic thoughts on a (now deleted) Facebook post. Here’s a quick summary.
“I remember producing music for one Lithuanian musician, who tried to […]
We’re not sure exactly how this fits into YouTube’s planned Music Key expansion, but an ad-free version of the video service is definitely on its way. Over the weekend, YouTube started sending letters to holdout content owners requiring agreement to updated terms and conditions that […]Read more
Not only it is code-named ‘Karma Police,’ it also knows exactly how many times you’ve listened to the song.
The spying surveillance infrastructure, shrouded in secrecy for more than seven years, has now amassed an estimated one trillion records involving personal browsing histories, text […]
Last year, Digital Music News published a leaked portion of Lady Gaga’s contract with Universal Music Group sub-division Interscope Records. The source of the leak wanted to show how artists like Lady Gaga were being […]Read more
What’s left after burning the village, raping the women, and killing the first born? Well, seizing the valuable domain, of course. According to details now confirmed by public registration records (above), grooveshark.com is now owned by Universal Music Group, who successfully destroyed Grooveshark and […]Read more
1. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, “Happy Birthday to You” is the most-recognized and popular song in the English language, followed by “For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow”.
2. “Happy Birthday to You” is often categorized as a secular folk […]
In about one month’s time, we’ll know how many people are willing to pay for Apple Music. That number is absolutely critical to the future of streaming music, a sector that is proving ineffective at getting enough people to pay. According to the latest data released […]Read more
…from an interview with Arcade Fire’s Win Butler, published this (Monday) morning by the Independent. Butler was one of the original artists involved in the launch of TIDAL.
On the ill-fated TIDAL ‘poor millionaire artist’ media disaster…
“None of the artists knew anything about the PR […]
Last week, Aurous revealed plans to develop a BitTorrent-enabled music application, essentially the music equivalent of Popcorn Time. “The app itself is decentralized, nothing routes through any external servers for the primary features,” developer Andrew Sampson told Torrentfreak. “Even if as a project, development stopped and we […]Read more
Popcorn Time is public enemy no. 1 for Hollywood, with splinter versions still alive and delivering movies despite a ‘shutdown’ back in March. Because it’s easy to smash a bunch of servers, but virtually impossible to wipe a codebase.
Now, the concept of a BitTorrent […]