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  • 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...
  • Concert news: O.A.R., Foster the People, Cavo, Of Montreal, the Magnetic Fields

    Concert news: O.A.R., Foster the People, Cavo, Of Montreal, the Magnetic Fields
    Merriweather Post Pavilion has announced its first summer concert of 2012. It'll be the indie band Foster the People. The band, out with debut album "Torches," will play June 10. The album has already been certified Gold by the RIAA, which is probably...
  • 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...
  • Relive the '80s at Jiffy Lube Live with Def Leppard

    Relive the '80s at Jiffy Lube Live with Def Leppard
    Editor's note: The Def Leppard concert originally scheduled for July 9 has been rescheduled to July 31 due to a family illness. If the kids will be flocking to Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday night for Animal Collective, their parents will heading...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....