| Apr 16, 2012
| 6:29 AM
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...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:25 AM
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...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:57 PM
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...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:56 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 5:26 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Don't hold your breath waiting for an overhaul of U.S. copyright law to reflect the massive 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....
| Oct 4, 2011
| 1:41 PM
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....
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:00 AM
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,...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:40 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 12:50 PM
As regulars perused handmade jewelry, discounted bedsheets, slightly-worn stuffed animals and other knick-knacks, dozens of Baltimore County police officers swarmed into a bustling Dundalk flea market Saturday morning to bust vendors allegedly selling...