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  • Apple Secures Warner Music Group Rights for Streaming Music Service

    Apple Secures Warner Music Group Rights for Streaming Music Service | ARTICLE

    On Sunday, Apple and the Warner Music Group reached a licensing agreement to stream the entire Warner catalog on a yet-to-launch iTunes extension, unofficially dubbed "iRadio." Artists signed to record labels affiliated with Warner include Green...

    June 5, 2013 2:20 PM ET
  • Apple Unveils iTunes 11 Redesign

    Apple Unveils iTunes 11 Redesign | ARTICLE

    The redesigned iTunes that Apple promised in September is finally live. Along with a new "edge-to-edge design" customized for each album, movie or TV show in the user's library, the iTunes 11 upgrade includes...

    November 29, 2012 4:50 PM ET
  • Ladyhawke on Performing at San Francisco's Leather Fetish Fair

    Ladyhawke on Performing at San Francisco's Leather Fetish Fair | BLOG ENTRY

    On Sunday, San Francisco's most infamous leather event, Folsom Street Fair, will welcome live performances by indie-pop artists Ladyhawke, Little Boots and the Limousines. Folsom is America's most prominent outdoor celebration for leather fetishists and...

    September 21, 2012 3:35 PM ET
  • New Singing App Creates Karaoke Party with Lady Antebellum

    New Singing App Creates Karaoke Party with Lady Antebellum | BLOG ENTRY

    Smule – the tech company behind the apps I Am T-Pain, Glee Karaoke and AutoRap – has just released their newest music-oriented mobile application for the iPhone. Sing Karaoke lets users record vocals over their favorite songs...

    September 18, 2012 2:45 PM ET
  • Linkin Park's New Music Video Integrates Fans' Facebook Photos

    Linkin Park's New Music Video Integrates Fans' Facebook Photos | BLOG ENTRY

    Linkin Park's new music video for "Lost in the Echo" is a personal one, and not just for the band: it uses Facebook Connect to incorporate fans' personal photos in the storyline....

    September 14, 2012 4:20 PM ET
  • Foo Fighters Help Apple Unveil the iPhone 5 and Redesigned iTunes

    Foo Fighters Help Apple Unveil the iPhone 5 and Redesigned iTunes | BLOG ENTRY

    This morning, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the long-awaited iPhone 5. The smartphone boasts a bigger screen, a faster chip and a thinner frame, and it will be available on September 21st. During the

    September 12, 2012 3:10 PM ET
  • Yeasayer's Chris Keating on Their Space-Age New Tour

    Yeasayer's Chris Keating on Their Space-Age New Tour | BLOG ENTRY

    In August, Yeasayer performed on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon surrounded by formless, space-age structures designed and built in collaboration with the Creators Project. The odd shapes will appear again in the fall when the...

    September 6, 2012 2:55 PM ET
  • Bruce Willis Did Not Sue Apple Over His iTunes Library

    Bruce Willis Did Not Sue Apple Over His iTunes Library | BLOG ENTRY

    On Monday, the U.K.'s Sunday Times published the unverified story of actor Bruce Willis suing Apple over the right to bequeath his iTunes music collection to his daughters – an ability that Apple currently withholds in its...

    September 5, 2012 4:10 PM ET
  • Cricket Includes Unlimited Music Downloads for Android Phone

    Cricket Includes Unlimited Music Downloads for Android Phone | BLOG ENTRY

    Starting September 2nd, every Cricket Android smartphone will automatically come equipped with the Muve Music service and unlimited downloads of songs and ringtones. The move aligns with Cricket's vision that unlimited music will soon become just as...

    August 30, 2012 2:10 PM ET
  • Far East Movement Mixes New Digital Graffiti Video

    Far East Movement Mixes New Digital Graffiti Video | BLOG ENTRY

    Algoriddim, the company behind the vjay video-mixing app, partnered with Far East Movement to create a new music...

    August 28, 2012 2:05 PM ET
  • SoundCloud Founder Alex Ljung Encourages Company-Wide Sound Hacking

    SoundCloud Founder Alex Ljung Encourages Company-Wide Sound Hacking | BLOG ENTRY

    Last Friday and Saturday, over 80 SoundCloud employees spent their day hacking the SoundCloud API in the company's Berlin headquarters. For the first annual Weekend Hack (#WeHack), SoundCloud founder and CEO Alex Ljung encouraged developers, designers and...

    August 24, 2012 2:20 PM ET
  • M. Ward Creates New App for Indie Radio Lovers

    M. Ward Creates New App for Indie Radio Lovers | BLOG ENTRY

    On his Twitter account, M.Ward describes himself as an "occasional tourist" – and when he's on tour, he only listens to public radio. That's why the folk musician decided to create A Wasteland Companion, a free mobile...

    August 21, 2012 3:55 PM ET
  • 'Sound Shapes' Creators on Making a Video Game With Beck and Deadmau5

    'Sound Shapes' Creators on Making a Video Game With Beck and Deadmau5 | BLOG ENTRY

    Last week, Toronto-based Queasy Games revealed their long-awaited Sound Shapes game for the PS3 and Playstation Vita. The brainchild of Shaw-Han Liem and Jonathan Mak, Sound Shapes is equal parts Pac-Man and GarageBand. "We wanted to give players...

    August 17, 2012 5:05 PM ET
  • MTV Launches New Web Portal for Artists

    MTV Launches New Web Portal for Artists | BLOG ENTRY

    On Wednesday, MTV started to replace its online artist info pages with dynamic profiles that will become the hub of the network's online presence and TV programming. Artists.MTV uses Songkick to pull up tour dates,...

    August 16, 2012 5:55 PM ET
  • Passion Pit’s Future Concerts to Include Interactive Visuals

    Passion Pit’s Future Concerts to Include Interactive Visuals | BLOG ENTRY

    Passion Pit made fans shed tears like diamonds after rescheduling several tour stops this summer, but the indie darlings from Cambridge, Massachusetts, are making it up to them by putting together an interactive concert experience...

    August 14, 2012 2:40 PM ET
  • Outside Lands Festival Stage Powered by Solar Panels

    Outside Lands Festival Stage Powered by Solar Panels | BLOG ENTRY

    This weekend at the Outside Lands festival, Tennis, Dr. Dog and Bomba Estereo will perform an eco-friendly set. The San Francisco festival's Panhandle Stage has been retrofitted with solar panels from Alternative Power Productions (APP)...

    August 9, 2012 4:45 PM ET
  • The Fancy Eyed by Kanye West and Apple

    The Fancy Eyed by Kanye West and Apple | BLOG ENTRY

    Last Thursday, Kanye West tweeted that he was "working on the future" while at the Fancy's headquarters in New York. The social shopping site makes it possible for users to purchase "fancied" products and...

    August 7, 2012 2:35 PM ET
  • Jay-Z Named Executive Producer of NBA Video Game, Selects Soundtrack

    Jay-Z Named Executive Producer of NBA Video Game, Selects Soundtrack | BLOG ENTRY

    2K Sports has revealed that Jay-Z is the executive producer of their upcoming title NBA 2K13. The rapper has handpicked the 24-song soundtrack and given his input in the intro videos, interactive menu screens and the overall...

    July 31, 2012 7:45 PM ET
  • DJ Shadow Becomes First Artist to Strike Payment Deal With BitTorrent

    DJ Shadow Becomes First Artist to Strike Payment Deal With BitTorrent | BLOG ENTRY

    Torrents have become the enduring kryptonite for most artists in the music industry, but DJ Shadow has opted to monetize this free file sharing. The DJ recently partnered with BitTorrent to get revenue each time a user downloads...

    July 31, 2012 3:50 PM ET
  • Chill.com Redesigns to Streamline Music Video Discovery

    Chill.com Redesigns to Streamline Music Video Discovery | BLOG ENTRY

    Six months after launching, Los Angeles-based startup Chill has redesigned to make it easier for its 19 million registered users to find online videos. The social video discovery site taps directly into a user's social graph...

    July 25, 2012 4:55 PM ET
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