• Luke Bryan Is 'Honored' to Be Raising His Late Sister's Children

    Luke Bryan's family is finding lightness in tragedy. The country superstar suffered a devastating blow late last year, when his late sister's husband died suddenly from a suspected heart attack. The loss prompted Bryan to cancel a major appearance at the CMT Artists of the Year show, with Lady…

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  • What Do Computers 'Think' of Pop Music?

    When Stevie Wonder wrote "Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand," the word "all" meant "all people." But that was in 1976. With the rapid advancement of technology, music is gradually becoming a language that can also be understood by computers, so that computers can…

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  • Hip-Hop Represents Hard In Hot 100's Top 10

    Fetty Wap’s 80-spot jump to No. 7 on the Hot 100 with “My Way,” reported yesterday, increased the total number of rap songs in the chart’s top 10 to four, as the track joined Silento’s “Watch Me” (No. 3), Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again,” featuring Charlie Puth, (No. 5) and fellow Fetty Wap tune “Trap…

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  • Amazon Brings Prime Music to the U.K.

    One year after its U.S. bow, Amazon’s Prime Music streaming service has launched in the U.K., providing British consumers with a fresh alternative in the increasingly crowded streaming market.  As per Amazon’s North American offering, the ad-free service is bundled into the existing Prime…

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  • Claptone Announces Debut Album 'Charmer,' Premieres First Track 'Puppet Theatre' (Exclusive)

    For Claptone, anonymity is more than a clever gimmick -- it's a means to creative fulfillment. Since arriving on the scene four years ago, the enigmatic artist has earned the favor of industry peers and fans alike under the veil of a golden mask.

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  • The Tragedy of iTunes and Classical Music

    Digital music software has never been well adapted to classical music. Two years later, the developer Stan Brown published a guide on his website to “taming” Apple’s software for classical music. Since then, other hacks and kludges have followed.

    The Atlantic
  • Review: Titus Andronicus' The Most Lamentable Tragedy is vital, vicious rock

    When you find yourself in the middle of a Titus Andronicus binge, it’s easy to slip into a parallel universe — a world much like ours, but where "+@" (the band’s preferred short form) is the biggest band in the world. "Ecce Homo" streaming from open car windows, "Titus Andronicus" blaring from…

    The Verge
  • BMG, and YouTube Curator BroadbandTV Launch Joint Venture to Boost Music Artists on YouTube

    The Bertelsmann music division, led by Hartwig Masuch, will pact to launch Windfall to turn music talent into media stars.

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  • This music video from Microsoft is pure Windows 10 hype

    Unless you don't have the internet (you do, you're reading this) then you'll know Windows 10 is launching tonight. Alongside any major release of Windows comes a lot of marketing and hype, but this time it has been slightly different. Microsoft is keeping things relatively low-key with smaller…

    The Verge
  • Nearly 30 years on since debut album, Gipsy Kings keep crowds dancing

    Nearly 30 years after launching their "Rumba Flamenca" music style, the Gypsy Kings are still keeping crowds around the world dancing to hits such as "Bamboleo", "Djobi Djoba" and "Bem Bem Maria". "Sometimes we have asked ourselves 'Why are we still around?'" vocalist Nicolas Reyes, one of the…

    Reuters
  • T-Mobile Gives Apple Music Users Unlimited Streaming Data

    Apple Music who also happen to be customers of T-Mobile don’t have to worry about going over their data caps anymore: T-Mobile is now giving Apple Music users unlimited streaming over the company’s mobile network, and won’t count any of it against its users monthly data allotments. T-Mobile first…

    Variety
  • Beast Mess Around With EDM on New Single 'Yey'

    In the past year, many K-pop acts have embraced a high-turbo EDM style. For their latest single, Beast attempt to ride the wave as well, but do it in their own way, to mixed results -- despite how admirable.

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  • Tame Impala's 'Currents' Is On Top Down Under

    The Perth band’s third album holds off Meghan Trainor "Title," Taylor Swift's "1989," Ed Sheeran's "X" and The Chemical Brothers new set "Born In The Echoes."

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  • Florida Georgia Line Talks New Music & Dream Collaborator Rihanna

    Florida Georgia Line has been "writing like crazy" for its third album, including with unlikely collaborators such as Nelly and Aloe Blacc. And the group will take things even further afield if it gets a chance.

    Billboard
  • Michael Chabon and Other Renowned Writers Moonlighting in Music

    Meet the lit pack: acclaimed authors making the most of their musical talents.

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  • Music of Your Life, Inc. Enters into a $1-Million Equity Purchase Agreement with Kodiak Capital, LLC

    The Longest Running Syndicated Music Radio Network to Expand Into the Streaming Subscription Business LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / July 27, 2015 / Music of Your Life, Inc. (OTC: MYLI) ("Music") ...

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  • Rhapsody for Android gets prettier, more powerful music controls

    Don't worry, Rhapsody isn't sitting idly by as it faces both fresh competition and renewed rivals. The streaming music service has rolled out a redesigned Android app (as well as a Napster counterpart) ...

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