| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
When it comes to learning about the evils of Internet piracy, Hollywood studios and the major music labels want kids to start young.
A nonprofit group called the Center for Copyright Information has commissioned a school curriculum to teach elementary-...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Stevie Wonder has something extra special in the bag of goodies he’ll be toting to his 18th House Full of Toys holiday benefit concert in Los Angeles: He’s going to perform the entire “Songs in the Key of Life” album at the Dec. 21...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Jay-Z’s new album, “Magna Carta Holy Grail,” came out Wednesday night, and as the rapper predicts on one track from it, he did indeed crash the Internet. Not literally, of course, but the artist's 12th solo studio album, released early...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:15 PM
We're not sure where Kanye West and Jay-Z's duel of self-mythologizing will end up -- perhaps with a "Yeezus" sequel titled "I Am Cthulhu"? But Jay-Z has escalated matters with his newest promotional gambit.
His new album, "Magna Carta Holy Grail," has...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The showbiz lobby and a number of lawmakers on Wednesday singled out Google and other search engines for being a gateway to pirated online content, unveiling a study that showed the "critical role" that engines play in guiding users to infringing movies...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:55 PM
One item not included in my recent Arts & Books article on Atoms for Peace was the fact that Thom Yorke wore a tank top during the band's semi-secret club show last month in Los Angeles.
Big deal, you might be thinking.
But given the bookish shut-in...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Every year, the Grammy Awards makes noise about freshening itself for a younger audience. And every year, it seems, it doesn’t. Or if it does, its efforts are clumsy. Yes, Adele, then 23, won six Grammys in 2012 — the......
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:30 PM
If the Grammy Award nomination announcements Wednesday did anything, they showed how high the level of music coming through the general Lehigh Valley area really is. The top nominee -- indie pop-rockers fun., which got six nominations of its own,......
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:48 AM
This year's American Music Festival, happening Labor Day weekend in Virginia Beach, will a feature a host of big bands including Daughtry, Barnenaked Ladies, Smash Mouth and Robert Randolph and the Family Band.
Festival performances take place on or...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Vevo, an online streaming service for music videos, has launched on Windows 8, the company said Wednesday.
Users of the Microsoft operating system can access Vevo, which has 75,000 videos, through Vevo's app.
The New York-based company, which...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Music streaming service Rdio, which competes with Spotify and Pandora, is launching in seven new territories, including Hong Kong and Malaysia.
This marks the first time Rdio (pronounced are-dee-oh) will be available to listeners in Asia, the company...