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  • Roger Waters' Tour Finale Features Record-Breaking Wall and Facebook Campaign

    Roger Waters' Tour Finale Features Record-Breaking Wall and Facebook Campaign | BLOG ENTRY

    On Saturday, July 21st, Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters will concludes his tour of The Wall in Quebec City's Plaines D'Abraham. The concert will include Waters' biggest wall to date, measuring 800 feet and equipped with...

    July 20, 2012 5:55 PM ET
  • New App Ptch Creates Mini Music Videos

    New App Ptch Creates Mini Music Videos | BLOG ENTRY

    If Instagram makes you feel like a phenomenal photographer, Ptch is going to make you feel like a hotshot music video director. The new social app, which launches today for the iPhone and iPad, mashes together personal...

    July 19, 2012 3:30 PM ET
  • The Echo Nest Raises $17 Million for 'Fanalytics' Music Data

    The Echo Nest Raises $17 Million for 'Fanalytics' Music Data | BLOG ENTRY

    When we think of online radio powered by a listener's musical taste, we typically think of Pandora. However, when it comes to fueling similar recommendation engines for streaming sites like Spotify, MOG and 15,000 other music apps,...

    July 18, 2012 3:50 PM ET
  • Shazam to Tag the Olympics as Competitors Prep Own Recognition Technology

    Shazam to Tag the Olympics as Competitors Prep Own Recognition Technology | BLOG ENTRY

    Last month, sound recognition app Shazam announced a partnership with NBC to make the 2012 London Olympics more interactive. The app can be used to tag the telecast and unlock additional content like athlete profiles,...

    July 18, 2012 2:40 PM ET
  • Lady Gaga Launches Social Network for 'Little Monsters,' Backplane CEO Talks Online Fan Identity

    Lady Gaga Launches Social Network for 'Little Monsters,' Backplane CEO Talks Online Fan Identity | BLOG ENTRY

    After several months in invite-only beta phase, Lady Gaga's fan-based social network Little Monsters has gone public. Borrowing popular features from Tumblr, Pinterest, Reddit, Facebook and Ticketmaster, the extensive website allows fans to post photos, share...

    July 11, 2012 12:45 PM ET
  • Jerry Seinfeld and Bryan Singer Ride the Web Series Bandwagon

    Jerry Seinfeld and Bryan Singer Ride the Web Series Bandwagon | BLOG ENTRY

    It's no secret that comedian Jerry Seinfeld has a thing for expensive cars. In his new web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, he intends to show off his pricey collection to the entire world via the...

    July 9, 2012 6:05 PM ET
  • Beats Electronics Acquires MOG

    Beats Electronics Acquires MOG | BLOG ENTRY

    MOG now belongs to Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. The company that the prominent music figures co-founded, Beats Electronics, acquired the music streaming service yesterday after initial courting of the purchase began in March. Partly backed by...

    July 3, 2012 5:10 PM ET
  • Wayne Coyne: ‘GarageBand Is Punk Rock’

    Wayne Coyne: ‘GarageBand Is Punk Rock’ | BLOG ENTRY

    During the Flaming Lips' Guinness World Record-breaking tour, Wayne Coyne held an impromptu press conference on his tour bus. During it, the singer talked at length about making music on computers, his Twitter...

    July 2, 2012 2:45 PM ET
  • Flaming Lips Break Jay-Z's Record for Most Shows in 24 Hours

    Flaming Lips Break Jay-Z's Record for Most Shows in 24 Hours | ARTICLE

    Jay-Z and his private plane no longer hold the Guinness World Record for the most multiple-city live concerts in 24 hours. The honor now belongs to the Flaming Lips.   Between Wednesday at 6:30 pm CT and Thursday...

    June 29, 2012 10:05 AM ET
  • LL Cool J, Grandmaster Flash and Sony Unveil Virtual Recording Software

    LL Cool J, Grandmaster Flash and Sony Unveil Virtual Recording Software | BLOG ENTRY

    With 12 studio albums under his belt, a hosting gig at the 2012 Grammys and a recurring role on NCIS: Los Angeles, LL Cool J can’t be blamed for wanting to spend less time traveling back...

    June 22, 2012 4:05 PM ET
  • SoundCloud 'Unmutes' Twitter with New Embedded Song Links

    SoundCloud 'Unmutes' Twitter with New Embedded Song Links | BLOG ENTRY

    Yesterday, Twitter increased the number of content partners able to embed story previews, images, videos and audio right in expanded tweets, without navigating away from the user feed. SoundCloud is now one of the brands included, meaning...

    June 14, 2012 5:15 PM ET
  • Volkswagen Unveils Beetle Fender Edition

    Volkswagen Unveils Beetle Fender Edition | BLOG ENTRY

    Last week, the VW Beetle Fender Edition made its debut at the Leipzig International Auto Show. Originally revealed as a concept car at the Frankfurt International Auto Show in 2011, the new 2012 Beetle is equipped with...

    June 11, 2012 2:15 PM ET
  • Alicia Keys, Jim Carrey, Jimmy Fallon Join New Social Video Network Co-Founded By Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning

    Alicia Keys, Jim Carrey, Jimmy Fallon Join New Social Video Network Co-Founded By Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning | BLOG ENTRY

    Airtime is a browser-based live video chat service that connects directly with Facebook. For the first public demonstration of their new start-up, co-founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning recruited a room full of celebrities and invited them...

    June 6, 2012 9:40 AM ET
  • Google Doodle Synthesizer Pays Tribute to Bob Moog

    Google Doodle Synthesizer Pays Tribute to Bob Moog | BLOG ENTRY

    Today the Google homepage honors Robert Moog, father of the modern synthesizer, by letting users play, record and share a synth melody of their own. The doodle was revealed on what would have been Moog's 76th birthday. "At...

    May 23, 2012 11:00 AM ET
  • Mick Jagger, Foo Fighters to Broadcast Backstage Videos During 'Saturday Night Live' Season Finale

    Mick Jagger, Foo Fighters to Broadcast Backstage Videos During 'Saturday Night Live' Season Finale | BLOG ENTRY

    For its season finale this weekend, Saturday Night Live will give viewers the chance to see what happens behind the scenes at the legendary comedy show. The program will use Color, a new iPhone app...

    May 17, 2012 4:40 PM ET
  • Moonalice Singer Delivers Yale Lecture on Social Media for Bands

    Moonalice Singer Delivers Yale Lecture on Social Media for Bands | BLOG ENTRY

    Roger McNamee, singer-guitarist of Moonalice, was invited recently by Yale University to deliver a lecture on how up-and-coming bands can make the most out of emerging technology. During the April 3rd seminar, McNamee shared...

    May 15, 2012 2:30 PM ET
  • Skullcandy Premieres New Supreme Sound Line

    Skullcandy Premieres New Supreme Sound Line | BLOG ENTRY

    Today the Park City, Utah-based headphone company Skullcandy revealed a newly engineered line of headgear dubbed Supreme Sound. In the lineup are the Hesh 2 (an updated version of the previously popular Hesh), the Cassette, the Fix,...

    May 7, 2012 4:35 PM ET
  • O Music Awards to Live-Stream Guinness World Record Breakers

    O Music Awards to Live-Stream Guinness World Record Breakers | BLOG ENTRY

    MTV and VH1's parent company, Viacom, will live-stream the third annual O Music Awards on June 27th. The award show honors artists, fans and innovators committed to using digital media to impact music culture. This year,...

    May 4, 2012 4:40 PM ET
  • BlackBerry Opens the Gateway with New Wireless Music Streaming Gadget

    BlackBerry Opens the Gateway with New Wireless Music Streaming Gadget | BLOG ENTRY

    Research in Motion (RIM) revealed their new touchscreen BlackBerry 10 yesterday, but music enthusiasts are more excited by the company's new audio streaming accessory, the BlackBerry Music Gateway. The new gadget uses Bluetooth and near-field communication (NFC)...

    May 2, 2012 4:35 PM ET
  • Microsoft Prepares 'Woodstock' Streaming Service

    Microsoft Prepares 'Woodstock' Streaming Service | BLOG ENTRY

    Microsoft is getting ready to give users a sneak peek at their new music streaming service at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in June, according to insider sources cited by the Verge. The new service,...

    April 27, 2012 5:20 PM ET
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