The US Department of Justice has now tentatively approved a plan that would allow publishers to directly negotiate their catalogs for digital usage, including online radio (ie, ‘non-interactive streaming’). According to details emerging this morning from Billboard, the DOJ is highly likely to […]Read more
Genius first started out as Rap Genius, a humble attempt to annotate rap music online. In July of last year, the company expanded to annotate all kinds of text: rock music, poetry, literature, speeches, etc.
Oregon’s Pickathon music festival has released its initial 2015 lineup. tUnE-yArDs, DIIV, Ty Segall, and Tinariwen top the lineup. More artists will be announced soon.
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ShowClix is an event ticketing platform that has been used by The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, MOMA, and New York Comic Con. The company has 10,000 customers and has sold over 17 million tickets.
The platform is launching Agent, a new feature the company […]
As of this morning, Jay Z’s classic debut album, Reasonable Doubt, has been pulled from Spotify. This appears to be a US-based removal, though other Spotify territories may soon follow.
TriPlay has announced that they’ve raised $11 million in funding. Money came from affiliates of Fortress Investment Group and TriPlay’s founder and CEO.<!–/*
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Why is it that Michael Jackson child sex cases always seemed to get pushed under the rug? It could be because Jackson allegedly paid $200 million to keep victims quiet.
Lawyers for Wade Robson and James Safechuck say as many as 20 victims were paid off. Both Robson […]
Alice Kim of ASCAP
Alice Kim has been hired as EVP, Chief Strategy and Development Officer at ASCAP. Most recently, Kim was founder and principal of DigiConsult, a digital media consulting practice.<!–/*
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What happens when you double the price, and restrict access to the best stuff?
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Tidal isn’t having the most well-received launch. As Ari Herstand points out, a lot of fans of the service’s celebrity co-owners are pretty vocal about their dislike.
Over the weekend Tidal released two new exclusives from Rihanna and Beyoncé.
The new Rihanna […]