Posts tagged ‘Music Industry Related’

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Pacific Northwest bands at the Experience Music Project in Seattle

March 5, 2009 3:47 pm

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The Lonely Forest, Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head and The Oregon Donor are Pacific Northwest pop bands finding new fans across the country. The groups are getting recording contracts,...

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Live performance from Tom Morello, lead guitarist from Rage Against the Machine

September 26, 2008 2:46 pm

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Tom Morello, lead guitarist for Rage Against the Machine performing “Midnight in the City of Destruction” from his new solo album “The Fabled City” at the Wall Street...

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Artists getting hosed by digital media delivery of their music

September 23, 2008 1:18 pm

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From KCRW’s On the Beat – Last month, the legendary rock band, the Allman Brothers, filed a lawsuit for $13 million against Universal Music. The Allman Brothers contend...

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The major music labels should be worried

August 12, 2008 3:28 pm

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One of the great things about the music business right now is that the door is wide open for talent with vision, particularly if they already have a...

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The Future of Hip Hop

July 21, 2008 3:43 pm

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For years, DJs and MCs fended off declarations of hip hop’s demise with innovative beats and chart-busting albums. But these days, hip hop is stuck in a deep...

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The record industry and our desire to be entertained

May 29, 2008 12:08 pm

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The record industry decline actually began the day the Sony Walkman was released. Up until the Walkman’s innovation, people shared the experience of music. They bought records and...

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Paradigm shift for radio broadcast medium

April 22, 2008 9:00 pm

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This panel discussion took place at the RSA regarding the future of radio. The UChannel, Princeton’s eclectic education video blog, has a great summary: Radio as a medium...

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Independent Electronic Music on the Net

February 29, 2008 5:54 pm

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The internet puts control back in the hands of the people. For solo artist Modcam, the internet has become the primary means of distributing his music worldwide. His...

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Happy Birthday Bob Marley

January 19, 2008 12:51 pm

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Bob Marley’s music has never died and his influence on reggae musicians continues. Jamaica’s 2nd most favorite export would have been 60 on 02/06/2008. In his heydey, some...

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Live Paul McCartney performance

September 9, 2007 3:34 pm

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The streaming audio features a broadcast of the former Beatles’ recent live gig at Amoeba Records on the radio show Morning Becomes Eclectic. Sir Paul McCartney also talks...

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Jay Z Interview: How Sean Carter went from rags to riches

September 4, 2007 3:10 pm

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How do you go from a hustler to CEO? Jay Z’s bankrolled an estimated $320 million fortune in 10 years. Finance guru, Alvin Hall speaks to Jigga about...

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Grateful Dead Symphony Orchestra

July 18, 2007 4:06 pm

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When the Grateful Dead’s 30-year run ended with the death of guitarist-composer Jerry Garcia, the band had morphed into one of the world’s most popular concert tour attractions....

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Latin Alternative & Latin Indy Music

July 18, 2007 3:58 pm

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The music journalist Carolina Gonzales talks about some of the hottest music web sites for Latin Alternative Music from the Latin Alternative Music Conference in New York. Listen...

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Radio versus the RIAA

May 7, 2007 8:53 pm

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Each week, industry veteran Celia Hirschman considers the changes and trends happening in the music business. An independent consultant for the music business, she founded the marketing consulting...

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Early spring blues with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Kaki King

April 18, 2007 9:31 am

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A blues guitar sensation at age 13, Kenny Wayne Shepherd went on to sell millions of albums, grab two Grammy nominations and cross over into rock music. For...

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Norah Jones – live performance

March 20, 2007 3:00 pm

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Singer Norah Jones performs songs from her new release, Not Too Late, on Morning Becomes Eclectic via KCRW in Los Angeles. Listen with Windows Media Listen with Real...

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Downloading better sound quality – Streaming audio primer

March 16, 2007 12:41 pm

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James Brown : Live at the Apollo

January 2, 2007 4:29 pm

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James Brown’s Live at the Apollo is known as the best concert recording of his unique and amazing stage charisma and vocal mastery. Author Douglas Wolk takes a...

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Is Music Ownership a Thing of the Past?

November 6, 2006 4:04 pm

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The future of the music industry is filled with questions about copyright protection, downloading, and artists’ rights. A panel of experts weighs in on the topic via WNYC’s...

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Illegally download mp3’s from Russia

October 24, 2006 3:44 pm

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The editor of Digital Music News, updates WNYC’s Soundcheck on the controversial Russian website that’s been selling song downloads for mere pennies each, Allofmp3. Stream the mp3 Download...

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Princeton University’s Hip Hop Symposium

October 20, 2006 4:01 pm

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Princeton University's Cornel West, rapper Talib Kweli, and U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters of California join a panel of hip-hop artists and academics to explore the role of hip-hop...

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Hip Hop’s wealthiest performers

August 7, 2006 4:17 pm

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Via the BBC: Why are rappers successful in business? With a fortune of $41 million, 50 Cent is laughing all the way to the bank! Rappers like Fiddy,...

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Charlatans UK live

June 23, 2006 3:44 pm

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British rockers Charlatans UK breathe life into their latest release, Simpatico, with live versions on Morning Becomes Eclectic from KCRW. Click here to listen (Windows Media) Click here...

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Why is America obsessed with American Idol?

May 28, 2006 12:27 pm

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Over 30 million viewers tuned into the American Idol finale, which aired last week. WNYC’s Soundcheck looked into the reasons behind the American Idol phenomenon. Beyond the passionate...

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DJ Spooky video interview – Exploring a Media Ecology

April 4, 2006 2:07 pm

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WGBH asked filmmakers, journalists, industry observers, and scholars to talk about the pressing trends in broadcast media and the future of television. Paul D. Miller a.k.a. DJ Spooky...

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Live Ben Harper performance

April 2, 2006 1:05 pm

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Ben Harper and his band perform an uplifting set of great music on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic: Click here to watch the video recording (Real Player Required) Click...

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The “Classical” Frank Zappa

April 2, 2006 1:01 pm

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Frank Zappa came to music by Edgar Varèse in his teens and was, according to Pierre Boulez, “hypnotized by [music of] Edgar Varèse.” The influence of this music...

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Arctic Monkeys Live in the UK and Los Angeles

March 3, 2006 5:45 pm

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Watch the Arctic Monkeys, the popular post-punk spitfire band from across the ocean, live at Coventry Coliseum in the UK : (i bet that) you look good on...

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The Go! Team live

January 26, 2006 11:11 am

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The Go! Team might just have one of the catchiest albums of the year, “Thunder Lightning Strike.” Their unique sound is made up of sunshine funk, big beats,...

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Ever heard Reggaeton or Horrorcore Rap?

January 24, 2006 5:08 pm

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No, neither have I – but this documentary from the BBC is an interesting snapshot into a rising music genre. Hear from artists like Prozak and Tech N9ne...

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Soundcheck : From Mozart to Radiohead

January 24, 2006 11:11 am

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From WYNC is New York: Another legal battle surrounding the signature gravely voice of Tom Waits – from Frito Lay to Spain. Composer Rob Kapilow discusses Mozart’s most...

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Bob Moog – electronic musical instrument maestro

January 23, 2006 12:08 pm

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Bob Moog (1934-2005) invented and built electronic musical instruments for over half a century. From his workshops in upstate New York and later in rural North Carolina, Moog...

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Unreleased Live Neil Young Album – Time Fades Away

January 7, 2006 1:40 pm

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“Anyone who has followed Neil Young’s career knows enough not to expect a simple evening of mellow good times when they see him in concert, but in 1973,...

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