BRANDON EBEL TALKS TOOTH & NAIL RECORDS

In this interview Brandon Ebel, founder and president of Tooth & Nail records, takes us back through the history of labels multiple...

HOW MUSIC DISCOVERY FAILED ME

Glenn Peoples documents how the release of a new Manic Street Preachers album slipped under his radar due to a combination of product...

 
 
 

BRAND USA, SPOTIFY PARTNER TO REVERSE TRUMP ERA INTERNATIONAL TOURISM DECLINE

Trump's effort to limit visas and derogatory comments about foreigners has led to a drop in international tourism to the US of 10%...

JAMES BROWN'S LESSON ON CREATING BEAUTY FROM ACCIDENTS

Here David Deal highlights how clever performers are able to turn what initially seems like slip-ups or mistakes on stage into carefully...

 
 
 

HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM PRE-SHOW TIME WHILE ON TOUR

While touring brings with it a fair share of difficulties, one of the less talked about dealing with the often lengthy amounts of time...

LAYOFFS, EXECUTIVE EXITS AT VEVO

Just months after its CEO and Head Of Product exited, Vevo has lost Chief Technology Officer Alex Nunes who left alongside major staff...

 
 
 

DISTROKID ADDS 'SYNCHRONIZED GLOBAL RELEASE'

You upload music and on release day tweet to fans, “My new single just dropped - listen now on Spotify!“ But there's a problem. Streaming...

NICK TIEDER OF FRONTIERS MUSIC: 'YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IS INDIFFERENCE'

Nick Tieder, GM North America Frontiers Music, talks with Michael Brandvold on The Music Biz Weekly podcast. They cover a broad range...

 
 
 

APPLE MUSIC ANNOUNCES MAJOR NASHVILLE EXPANSION

Longtime Apple Music staffer Jay Liepis is moving to Nashville to open a major office and lead an expanded team to better interface...

AM BRIEF: AVICII REMEMBERED • TENCENT MUSIC NEARS IPO • VEVO LAYOFFS • MORE

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THE ROCK'S BOX OFFICE ‘RAMPAGE' CONTINUES

Warner Brothers' blockbuster hit ‘Rampage' starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson stayed at the top of the heap in worldwide box office...

FACEBOOK SIGNS INDIE LICENSING DEALS WITH MERLIN, BEGGARS, PIAS, INGROOVES

Following deals with the majors label groups, Facebook has announced world-wide licensing packs with key independent music companies...

 
 
 

THE BENEFITS OF SUPPORTING YOUR LOCAL SCENE

While it may not be a new message for anyone who's been involved in a music scene of any kind, the importance of supporting local artists...

THIS WEEK IN MUSIC COMMENTARY

Commentators in the music industry this week shared their thoughts in knowledge on the problem of sexual harassment at festivals, the...

 
 
 

GETTING IT DONE: THE WEEK IN D.I.Y. & INDIE MUSIC

We've got a whole host of valuable tips for indie artists this week, with advice on optimal promotion through Facebook events, how...

MUSIC THINK TANK WEEKLY RECAP: SUPPORT YOUR SCENE • GUITAR ESSENTIALS • CREATIVE MARKETING • MORE

This week on MusicThinkTank we examined why it's so valuable to support your local music scene, essential equipment for every guitarist,...

 
 
 

REWIND: THE NEW MUSIC INDUSTRY'S WEEK IN REVIEW

In final look back on a full and complex week of music business news, we revisit hard lessons learned from the Prince estate crisis,...

TOP POSTS: THIS WEEK'S MOST READ POSTS ON HYPEBOT

The top ranking and most often scrutinized posts on Hypebot this week looked at Spotify plan to announce major mobile updates, how...

 
 
 

TODAY IS RECORD STORE DAY - STOP READING THIS RIGHT NOW AND GO BUY SOMETHING

Today, Saturday April 21, 2018 is the 10th annual Record Store Day, both in the US and UK. It's a day to celebrate and support indie...

COLLEGE RADIO UNITES FOR VINYLTHON 2018 THIS SATURDAY

Over 90 college radio stations across the USA and internationally, will join forces to celebrate the third annual college radio Vinylthon...

 
 
 



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New Release

Hey, world, be on the look out for hot new music by All Reach. Music to quench your soul's thirst. Motivational or let's say inspiring music for the soul, from morning to... Read more ...

Patti Smith Performs With Bruce Springsteen, Michael Stipe At 'Horses'...

Patti Smith Performs With Bruce Springsteen, Michael Stipe At 'Horses' Documentary Premiere

The people have the power to redeem the work of fools, but Patti Smith has the power to breathe new life into her most celebrated work with surprises... Read more ...

Christina Aguilera Brings the Genie - and Melissa McCarthy - Out of the...

Christina Aguilera Brings the Genie - and Melissa McCarthy - Out of the Bottle For Carpool Karaoke

James Corden's Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special finally returned to TV on Monday night with none other than Christina Aguilera. In addition to performing some of her biggest... Read more ...

Live Nation Announces $20 All-In Tickets for 'National Concert Week'

Live Nation Announces $20 All-In Tickets for 'National Concert Week'

Summer is coming, and Live Nation wants to get the party started. The concerts giant has announced a $20 all-in ticket offer for thousands of shows... Read more ...

The Exact Time the Newest Royal Was Born - and What It May Mean

The Exact Time the Newest Royal Was Born - and What It May Mean

England has another heir to the throne now that Kate Middleton and Prince William have welcomed their third child. The happy couple had a baby boy on Monday , and from the... Read more ...

Prince Heirs Sue Walgreens, Illinois Hospital Over Care During Overdose

Prince Heirs Sue Walgreens, Illinois Hospital Over Care During Overdose

Prince's heirs have sued Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated the music superstar after he suffered from an opioid overdose... Read more ...

Album Reviews: Leonard Cohen - The Archives, Steve Wynn - Kerosene Man and...

Album Reviews: Leonard Cohen - The Archives, Steve Wynn - Kerosene Man and Dazzling Display, and More New Releases

A Bargain from the Leonard Cohen Archives Perhaps European copyright laws regarding recordings of radio broadcasts have something to do with the fact that you can buy The... Read more ...

OK, We May Have Just Cracked the Code to Naming Will and Kate's New Baby

OK, We May Have Just Cracked the Code to Naming Will and Kate's New Baby

What will the royal baby name be? We likely have to wait until Wednesday to find out what Prince William and Kate Middleton will name their newborn third child. But their past... Read more ...

There's a New Prince Album With Unreleased Music On The Way

There's a New Prince Album With Unreleased Music On The Way

Last week was the second anniversary of Prince's death, and his estate took the occasion to celebrate his life and legacy with a flurry of activity. In just the last week... Read more ...

J. Cole's 'KOD' Set for No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart With 2018's Biggest Debut

J. Cole's 'KOD' Set for No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart With 2018's Biggest Debut

J. Cole is set for his fifth No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with his latest studio effort, KOD. Industry forecasters suggest the set, which... Read more ...

Prince William Was by Kate Middleton's Side in the Delivery Room When She...

Prince William Was by Kate Middleton's Side in the Delivery Room When She Gave Birth

Kate Middleton and Prince William welcomed their third child, a baby boy , on April 23, and the world has been busy celebrating the arrival of the little prince ever since!... Read more ...