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  • 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-...
  • The sharps and flats of the music business

    The sharps and flats of the music business
    This year marks the 10th anniversary of the day I quit my software job. There was nothing wrong with my job; it was rewarding and I liked it, but "information architect" was not my calling. I didn't want to sit at a computer all day. I wanted to make...
  • 18 L.A. sheriff's officials indicted in jail misconduct cases

    18 L.A. sheriff's officials indicted in jail misconduct cases
    Eighteen current or former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials have been indicted in five separate criminal cases in connection with a wide-ranging investigation into allegations of abuse and misconduct inside the county's jails. The...
  • Midem Unveils New Developments Amid Music Biz' Rebound

    PARIS- As the music biz rebounds, Midem, the Cannes-set international music confab, looks to boost its B2B appeal with a Global sync & brand summit, an expanded educational program and live concerts of emerging talent. The theme of this year's four-...
  • Buzz begins for possible Oscar bid for Oprah Winfrey in 'Butler'

    Buzz begins for possible Oscar bid for Oprah Winfrey in 'Butler'
    Oprah. Oscar. Oscar. Oprah. Yes, it might be a bit early to riff on David Letterman's ill-fated, Uma-Oprah 1995 Academy Awards monologue bit. Then again, with Winfrey's movie "Lee Daniels' The Butler" sitting atop the box office for a second week with a...
  • Music streaming service Rhapsody lays off 15% of staff

    Music streaming service Rhapsody lays off 15% of staff
    Streaming music pioneer Rhapsody, one of the first digital music companies to offer access to songs through monthly subscriptions, has cut its staff by 15%. Also, its president, Jon Irwin, is stepping down and will continue as a strategic advisor. ...
  • Why Justin Timberlake Should Stop Acting

    In 2011, I sat down for a lengthy interview with Justin Timberlake, who told me that he was having the time of his life as a big screen star. Even though he'd experienced a few setbacks ("I bombed all my auditions," he confessed), he was in the middle...
  • Howard Dean endorses Silicon Valley congressman in intraparty fight

    Former Democratic Party leader Howard Dean and the progressive group he founded endorsed Rep. Michael M. Honda's reelection bid Tuesday, their first foray into a 2014 congressional contest. Honda is a seven-term incumbent who represents the Silicon...
  • Pilot instructor, student forced to land plane on O.C. toll road

    Pilot instructor, student forced to land plane on O.C. toll road
    A pilot instructor and student headed to John Wayne Airport were forced to make an emergency landing Sunday afternoon on the northbound 241 toll road in Rancho Santa Margarita, authorities said. The two-seater plane landed at 3:15 p.m. in the center...
  • Ex-Napster exec fatally struck by sheriff's patrol car while biking

    Ex-Napster exec fatally struck by sheriff's patrol car while biking
    A cyclist fatally struck by a sheriff's patrol car Sunday was the former chief operating officer of Napster and a music industry veteran.  Milton Everett Olin Jr., 65, of Woodland Hills, was struck and killed by a sheriff's patrol car just after 1 p.m....
  • FBI arrests sheriff's officials in L.A. County jails probe

    FBI arrests sheriff's officials in L.A. County jails probe
    FBI agents began arresting Los Angeles County sheriff's officials Monday as part of a wide-ranging investigation into allegations of abuse and misconduct inside the county's jails, according to sources familiar with the arrests. At least three people...