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  • Amy Winehouse, dead at 27: One acclaimed album, great promise left unfulfilled

    Amy Winehouse, dead at 27: One acclaimed album, great promise left unfulfilled
    Amy Winehouse, who was found dead Saturday at her home in London, left behind a small body of celebrated work and immeasurable unfulfilled promise. She was 27. Authorities were investigating the cause of the British singer’s death. But, sadly, it...
  • Creed To Play All Of 'Human Clay' Album At Mohegan Sun

    Creed To Play All Of 'Human Clay' Album  At Mohegan Sun
    Nostalgia is catching up with us as musicians resurrect albums on stage that we’ve scarcely had time to forget about: Rapper 50 Cent last month performed all of his 2003 effort “Get Rich or Die Tryin’” at a festival in Texas, and...
  • Independent musicians' trade group comes out in support of SOPA, PIPA; Wye Oak, others balk

    Independent musicians' trade group comes out in support of SOPA, PIPA; Wye Oak, others balk
    A couple of controversial, Internet piracy bills in Congress have pit the tech industry against the music business, even independents. In a statement sent out early Wednesday afternoon, A2IM, the largest trade organization of independent musicians and...
  • Want an app? There could be a tax for that

    Want an app? There could be a tax for that
    That download of an Angry Birds app, Katy Perry song, or "Captain America" movie could end up costing consumers more, thanks to a "digital products" tax proposal that's being pushed in Annapolis this year by Gov. Martin O'Malley. The bill is part of a...
  • Hundreds of pirated DVDs seized after traffic stop in Elmwood Park

    Hundreds of pirated DVDs seized after traffic stop in Elmwood Park
    A couple was arrested after authorities found hundreds of pirated DVDs during a traffic stop in Elmwood Park, authorities said Friday. Paula Loaiza, 35, and Juan Salgado, 29, were pulled over near the intersection of Grand and 75th avenues on Jan. 26 for...
  • Copyright director, congressman put onus on private sector to solve digital crisis

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Don't hold your breath waiting for an overhaul of U.S. copyright law to reflect the massiveĀ  changes the Internet has ignited in the way consumers access music. In a keynote speech delivered Monday at the Future of Music Summit, U.S....
  • Future of Music Summit: More chaos ahead for artists

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- At the intersection where Capitol Hill policy, technological innovation and musical creativity meet, tensions spilled over at the two-day Future of Music Summit while government officials washed their hands of the mounting chaos....
  • Concert news: Rammstein, Noel Gallagher, Gary Clark Jr., Cuneifest

    Concert news: Rammstein, Noel Gallagher, Gary Clark Jr., Cuneifest
    Next year's concert announcements are already starting to roll out. The German industrial metal band Rammstein will perform at 1st Mariner Arena, of all places, on April 25. Expect lots of pyrotechnics. The band is promoting a greatest hits package,...
  • What would a "digital Citizens' Bill of Rights" look like for Internet users?

    What would a "digital Citizens' Bill of Rights" look like for Internet users?
    If you've paid attention to Internet news over the past year, you might know that the notion of a "free Internet" has been hotly debated and seen by many as under siege. Internet activists recently stopped SOPA and PIPA, two bills that would've given...
  • $1.5M of counterfeit goods seized from Dundalk flea market

    $1.5M of counterfeit goods seized from Dundalk flea market
    Baltimore County police seized $1.5 million worth of counterfeit merchandise after a raid at a Dundalk flea market last month, the department announced Wednesday. Charges are pending against 19 people who rent space in the market, not the flea market...
  • Rap star Drake to headline Virginia Beach's amphitheater in May

    Rap star Drake to headline Virginia Beach's amphitheater in May
    Hip-hop fans will remember that Drake was set to play Hampton Coliseum back in November. That show was canceled due to what was described as a scheduling conflict. The show has been rescheduled, but not at Hampton Coliseum. Promoters announced today that...