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  • Probe into former Napster exec fatally hit by sheriff's car continues

    Probe into former Napster exec fatally hit by sheriff's car continues
    It’s been more than a month since Milton Everett Olin Jr., a former executive of the file-sharing website Napster Inc., was struck and killed by a sheriff’s patrol car as he was riding his bicycle in Calabasas. L.A. County Sheriff's...
  • 'Net neutrality' rules defeat: It's not as scary as it seems

    'Net neutrality' rules defeat: It's not as scary as it seems
    The appeals court ruling Tuesday that rejected most of the Federal Communications Commission's "net neutrality" rules sent a fair number of Internet advocates into panic attacks. But the worst-case scenarios laid out in the media — consumers gouged,...
  • VH1's 'Rock Docs' to cover funk origins, EDM, Sharon Jones' comeback

    VH1's 'Rock Docs' to cover funk origins, EDM, Sharon Jones' comeback
    The evolution of funk music, Napster and Sharon Jones’ battle with cancer are among the topics that will get the documentary treatment for VH1, the network announced on Thursday. VH1 revealed its slate of upcoming films as part of its Emmy Award-...
  • Clive Davis talks Whitney Houston album, pre-Grammy party and more

    Clive Davis talks Whitney Houston album, pre-Grammy party and more
    Clive Davis typically has many irons in many fires. So even though he's holed up in an elegant Beverly Hills Hotel bungalow he's had at his disposal "forever" — fielding phone calls, e-mails and, yes, even faxes while organizing the annual pre-...
  • Probe into former Napster exec killed by sheriff's car nears end

    Probe into former Napster exec killed by sheriff's car nears end
    Los Angeles County prosecutors will soon probably consider whether to file charges against a sheriff’s deputy who fatally hit a former Napster executive bicycling on Mullholland Highway, sheriff's officials said Thursday. It’s been more than...
  • Tech mogul Oliver Luckett connects with emerging artists in a big way

     Tech mogul Oliver Luckett connects with emerging artists in a big way
    Oliver Luckett has perfected the art of excess. Seemingly every inch of the walls in his Los Angeles tech start-up, theAudience, is crowded with murals and framed works by street artists such as Shepard Fairey as well as contemporary artists like Jere...
  • Neil Young's Pono Music Service Relies on Outdated Model That Trades on Fame

    My inbox has been filling up with critics saying gotcha, implying my endorsement of the hi-res streaming service Wimp is a belated acknowledgement of the superiority and inevitability of Pono. Nothing could be further from the truth. Wimp is a new...
  • 'Everything we do is pro-vinyl'

    'Everything we do is pro-vinyl'
    To vinyl collectors, Record Store Day is the equivalent of Christmas morning. And with the seventh-annual event being celebrated Saturday, audiophiles will flock to their local record store to try to get their hands on great deals and limited-edition...
  • Music is more mobile than ever, but convenience comes at a price

    Music is more mobile than ever,  but convenience comes at a price
    "I mean, I'm wearing next to nothing I even put on a little spice I long for you to hold me in your arms But instead, you cradle your device." — Tom Brosseau, "Cradle Your Device" Need any more proof that smartphones have taken over our...
  • Music industry revenue in 2013 stayed flat at $7 billion, RIAA says

    Music industry revenue in 2013 stayed flat at $7 billion, RIAA says
    The good news for the music industry out of the Recording Industry Assn. of America’s just released report on sales and revenue for 2013? Things didn’t get any worse than they were during the previous three years. Overall revenue during 2013...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown banks nearly $20 million for reelection bid

    Gov. Jerry Brown reported a war chest of nearly $20 million as he seeks an unprecedented fourth term as the state’s top executive, according to financial disclosure documents filed Friday with the California secretary of state’s office. He...