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  • Catching up with online music services

    Catching up with online music services
    Q: I need help on a good music program. I would like to buy (not free sites such as Limewire) and download only music I desire. I hear folks talk about iTunes, but that and VCast seem to be directed to my cellphone. I want to download to my PC. Other...
  • Could Spotify Be the Future of Music?

    Could Spotify Be the Future of Music?
    Major labels are going to abandon the CD format by the end of 2012. That's the rumor reported by Side-Line Magazine last month. "We were approached by several people working with major labels, who indeed re-confirm that plans do exist to give up the CD,...
  • Swimming in music's wake

    Swimming in music's wake
    Books and music go way back — at least as far back as the epic poets, whose tales of heroic deeds were sung to gathered Greeks long before they were stuffed between two covers for high school students. When singer-songwriter Joe Pernice signed his...
  • Rebecca Gates is back and 'totally over capacity'

    Rebecca Gates is back and 'totally over capacity'
    Rebecca Gates found herself holding a bass guitar, an instrument that she can play in a pinch, at a 2006 recording session in New York with Willie Nelson. “I was pretty intimidated,” she says with a laugh. “I know Ryan Adams, who was...
  • Spotify panel at SXSW outlines harsh realities of streaming

    AUSTIN, TEXAS -- Streaming services have replaced downloads as the trendy new way to access recorded music, and, as usual, huge questions center on who in the recording industry will get paid and how much, if anything. The record labels, especially the...
  • Jane Lynch, Ellen DeGeneres and more sign letter to Obama to kick off same-sex marriage campaign

     
    This post has been updated. See the note below for details. Celebs and VIPs including Jane Lynch, Anne Hathaway and Ellen DeGeneres kicked off the "Say I Do" campaign Monday with a letter to President Obama asking him for clarity......
  • Pro Football: Was that the last Super Bowl?

     
    And you thought the Wisconsin labor union battle was tough. Wait until there's no Super Bowl -- uh, make that Super Bowl XLVI -- next year. Somewhat lost in this hectic news week has been the breakdown in talks over......
  • Dust-Up: Should the entertainment industry accept piracy as a cost of doing business? [Round 2]

     
    In the first installment of our piracy Dust-Up, Harold Feld, legal director of Public Knowledge, and Andrew Keen, advisor to Arts and Labs, debated how big a risk piracy poses to the entertainment industry. Voicing the opinion of many Internet......
  • Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker team for Yo, a new video chat project

     
    Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker, who worked together in 90's during the early days of the music-sharing application Napster, have teamed-up again and are building a new video chat project called Yo. A source close to Fanning and Parker told the Times that...
  • CD and mobile music sales fall in 2010, but vinyl continues its resurgence

     
    U.S. music sales shrank to $6.9 billion, down 11% from 2009 and roughly half of what it was a decade ago, according to figures released by the RIAA....
  • LimeWire and its former chief executive pay music labels $105 million to settle lawsuit

     
    LimeWire and its former chief executive agreed to pay record labels $105 million to settle copyright infringement lawsuits....