| Apr 23, 2015
| 8:39 AM
Spotify may or may not be worth more than the entire U.S. recorded music business, but it has reason to feel confident about its chances competing against Tidal.
The bad news out of Tidal's office has been unrelenting -- a CEO switch, reports of...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 12:07 PM
On the ground floor of the old Harris Music building, its upper layers long ago converted to downtown residential loft living, Will Gildersleeve is working up interest in this year's edition of SunFest.
The 23-year-old is standing a stone's throw from...
| May 14, 2015
| 8:55 PM
Internet radio giant Pandora Media Inc. lost a key legal battle in the decades-long, wide-ranging fight over how musicians and music copyright owners are paid for their work
A federal district court in New York on Thursday ruled in favor of BMI —...
| May 12, 2015
| 10:20 AM
A former vice chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and the former chief executive of music video distributor Vevo have taken key roles at a start-up that aims to introduce videos to music streaming services such as Pandora.
Yair Landau, who spent...
| May 19, 2015
| 1:21 PM
Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. has agreed to acquire music analytics startup Next Big Sound, in another move by the growing streaming industry to harness data on songs and artists.
Financial details were not disclosed for the deal, announced...
| May 15, 2015
| 9:37 AM
There's been a bit of a paradox in the world of consumer audio for the past few years, says Consumer Reports. Customers are springing for pricey headphones and wireless speakers that are capable of providing great sound.
But at the same time, they're...
| May 14, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Digital service Rdio thinks it knows what most people are willing to pay for streaming music -- the price of one latte a month.
The company (name pronounced "Ar-dee-oh") has struggled to make its mark on the fast-growing online music market with its...
| May 11, 2015
| 3:54 PM
OVIEDO — A villainous grandmother is caught sabotaging a fashion show by plopping a live bird on one contestant's head, shredding the outfit of another with huge scissors and exposing a third as a half-octopus.
The scene, an entry in a quirky...
| May 7, 2015
| 7:17 AM
Surrounded by a gentle glow from candles and a subtle sound of worship music, congregants of Galilee Lutheran Church gathered on May 1 to pray about the unrest in Baltimore.
Over a two hour period, they made their way into the church's sanctuary to...
| May 7, 2015
| 2:25 PM
These portable audio gifts, including wireless speakers and headphones, are sure to please. Check out these top picks from the portable audio category.
The good: The Sonos Play:1 is a stylish and exceptionally well-made wireless speaker,...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 3:13 PM
Jug Bay annual meeting
The Friends of Jug Bay will hold its annual meeting from 2:30 to 5 p.m. April 12 at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Road in Lothian.
The meeting will begin with refreshments followed by annual reports for FY 2015 by...