This is an advertisement recently run by Samsung in South Korea (translations on the right). The company has now pulled the spot, and issued an apology on Facebook.
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A2IM’s Libera Awards (aka The LIBBYs) are being held on June 25th in New York. The awards honor independent labels, artists, and distributors, and they are voted on by independents.
Who buys the most music? Well, the people that care most about their music and the artists that make it. But they buy a lot more than casual listeners: according to research just released by MiDIA Research, music ‘Aficionados’ account for 61% of all music […]Read more
Apple has poached BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe. His last show will air on March 5th. Lowe will then be moving to the U.S. to join Apple. He has been with the BBC since 2003.<!–/*
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Pitchfork Music Festival’s lineup for this year has been released. Wilco, Chance the Rapper, and Sleater Kinney take the headlining spots.
The festival takes place July 17-19 in Chicago’s Union Park. Three day passes are $150. Single day passes are $65 […]
‘Tis the season for quarterly financial results…
Warner Music Group’s total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $829 million, up from $815 million for the same period in 2013. However the company had a net loss of $41 million […]
Vocativ has created a graph that shows Grammy nominations by race for best record, album, song, and new artist. There were three years where nominations for black artists exceeded those for white artists. Nominations for latino and other artists has consistently been very low. Nominations for white […]Read more