• Glen Campbell Moved Into Care Facility, Unable to Attend His Documentary Debut

    The premiere of Glen Campbell's farewell concert documentary at the Nashville Film Festival on Friday will be a bittersweet affair. The 77-year-old country crooner will not be able to attend the screening because he was recently moved into a care facility for Alzheimer's disease.

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  • 'Idol' Top 7 Recap: Competitors' Picks and Picking on Jessica

    This Wednesday on "American Idol," the unprecedented theme was "Competitors' Picks," meaning the top seven contestants chose songs for each other. The potential for sabotage was great, but everyone played nice. No one picked "Let's Get It On" for reluctant heartthrob Sam Woolf, or "My Humps" for…

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  • This Contraption Transforms Houseplants Into Musical Instruments

    A device called the MIDI Sprout, which transforms plant biorhythms into a sort of music, is sowing major seed funding on Kickstarter -- to the tune of over $27,000.

  • Apple, Shazam reportedly working on song discovery for upcoming iOS

    Apple and Shazam are reportedly working together to create a music discovery feature that will be integrated into the next version of the tech giant's iPhone and iPad software.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Spotify moves away from delivering music through peer-to-peer networks

    Spotify has always streamed at least some of its music over peer-to-peer listener networks, helping it deliver music quickly while saving some cash on bandwidth and servers. However, the service is now ready to leave that tradition behind. It tells TorrentFreak that it's phasing out peer-to-peer…

  • Good News Update! This Band’s Good Deed for a Fan Paid Off

    Now this is good karma! Last month, we covered the heartwarming story of indie band Jared & The Mill playing an intimate show in a hospital room for fan Mason Endres, 18, who was badly injured when she was struck by a drunk driver at South by Southwest. It looks like doing good things leads to more…

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  • With iOS 8, Siri Might Be Able To Name That Tune Shazam-style

    Quick! That catchy new track is playing over the gym's loudspeaker, and you've been meaning to figure out its name for days. You grab your iPhone. You bring up Siri, and say "Siri, what song is this?" ...

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    1994: The 40 Best Records From Mainstream Alternative's Greatest Year (10 photos)

    At no point between "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Nookie" was the alternative bubble more booming than 1994. A record breaking eight alt-rock albums topped Billboard that year, and Lisa Loeb's "Stay" let alternative nation plant a rare flag atop the singles charts. The Offspring sold more of their…

    Rolling Stone
  • Bloomberg: Apple wants to plug Shazam directly into iOS

    It's easy to track down iPhone apps that name catchy tunes, but it now looks like Apple wants to spare you from having to search in the first place. Bloomberg sources claim that a future version of iOS will incorporate Shazam's song recognition in the same way that the existing mobile platform…

  • 'Dream Sushi' and the art of the ringtone

    It’s been years since ringtones were a multimillion-dollar industry, but the medium still has value for James Ferraro. James Ferraro: 100% (designed by Other Means).

    The Verge
  • “They Don’t Know Henry”

    Everyone wants to tell Henry Aaron who he is and what he stands for. But as a great new song tells us, They Don't Know Henry.

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  • Morning Fix: Labels Want Their Pre-'72 Cash from Pandora; Five Way Sprint Could Boost Spotify; Live Nation Sole Owner of Live Nation Japan

    Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Big Three have taken Pandora to court over the pre-1972 royalties they weren't paying - A look at what Sprint's Spotify bundling deal means – Live Nation now owns Live Nation Japan – and much more.

  • Apple's iOS 8 Will Let Siri Identify Songs (Report)

    Apple's Siri may soon be able to tell you what catchy song you've been listening to. Rumored for release with iOS 8, the new iPhone feature will reportedly integrate the popular Shazam music identification service. Shazam has been available as a standalone smartphone app for quite some time,…

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  • Milk Music, Free Radio Service by Samsung: 3 Things You Need to Know

    Milk Music™ is a new, fully customizable, free and ad-free music radio service with an intuitive user interface that offers more than 200 stations.   Although this is a pretty solid description of Samsung's free …

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    MONEY: General Motors has created a new organization designed to prevent against defects of its future cars. Starbucks is moving its European headquarters from Amsterdam to London. Neil Young's Pono music player raised more than $6.2 million through crowdfunding.

  • 10 Songs to Rock Your Cardio Playlist

    Start sweating to the oldies at the gym, and find out how BPM affects your pace with this classic rock playlist.

    Wall St. Cheat Sheet
  • Chromeo and Ezra Koenig Break Out the Kleenex on 'Ezra's Interlude'

    So far, electro-pop funkateers Chromeo have teased their new album White Women with a series of certifiably slinky dance floor jams — like the Toro y Moi featuring "Come Alive" and the drop dead[...]

    Rolling Stone
  • Pair of Detroit EDM Festivals Called Off

    Two new electronic music festivals scheduled for July 4th weekend in Detroit have been canceled for this year -- but have already announced dates for 2015.

  • iOS 8’s Siri will help you identify any song you hear

    Apple will integrate Shazam song discovery features in its upcoming iOS 8 mobile operating system, Bloomberg reports, in an attempt to further increase iTunes music sales. Shazam integration will be built within iOS 8 in a similar manner to Twitter integration, the publication says, which means…

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    Puff Daddy Leads Race To Be Hip-Hop's First Billionaire

    Entrepreneurial Hip-Hop artists are doing it right. And Puff Daddy still reigns in at the top of Hip-Hop's wealthiest artists with a staggering $700 million to his name.

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