Music

The Unorthodox Method a Young Composer Used to Meet a Record Executive
Initiative

The Unorthodox Method a Young Composer Used to Meet a Record Executive

If you want to meet somebody in this world, this struggling musician says, you can.
Max Yoder
This Could Be the Next Big Event Since SXSW. At Least Mark Cuban Thinks So.
Events

This Could Be the Next Big Event Since SXSW. At Least Mark Cuban Thinks So.

RECESS is aimed at college students and bridges today's big musicians with the superstars of business.
Andrew Medal
How Justin Bieber Lives His Faith in His Work
Faith at Work

How Justin Bieber Lives His Faith in His Work

The measure of a man is not demonstrated by speed in which he runs his race, but rather by how well he can rise up when he trips and falls.
Sandi Krakowski
Pandora Buys Ticketfly for $450 Million
Acquisitions

Pandora Buys Ticketfly for $450 Million

Music-streaming service Pandora just scooped up Ticketfly with a plan to 'create the world's most efficient platform for connecting listeners with live shows from their favorite bands,'
Copyright on 'Happy Birthday' Song Ruled Invalid
Copyrights

Copyright on 'Happy Birthday' Song Ruled Invalid

If the ruling stands, 'Happy Birthday' will enter the public domain.
Laura Entis
The Project Music Accelerator Gives Music-Minded Entrepreneurs a Note-Worthy Education
Incubators

The Project Music Accelerator Gives Music-Minded Entrepreneurs a Note-Worthy Education

The Tennessee-based boot camp program hits all the high notes for industry hopefuls and pulls strings to help them get started.
Michelle Goodman
10 Industries Benefiting From Incubators
Incubators

10 Industries Benefiting From Incubators

From art and music to food and weed, these hatcheries are giving startups in niche industries room to grow.
Michelle Goodman
Billie Holiday's Hologram to Sing at the Apollo Theater
Hologram

Billie Holiday's Hologram to Sing at the Apollo Theater

Tupac and Liberace have also performed posthumously via hologram.
Music as Medicine? The Sexy Idea with a Non-Sexy Timeline.
Innovation

Music as Medicine? The Sexy Idea with a Non-Sexy Timeline.

The Sync Project wants to use songs to improve your health. But first it has to come to market.
Laura Entis
For Hard Rock Cafe's Executive Chef, Authenticity Is the Key Ingredient
Tastemakers

For Hard Rock Cafe's Executive Chef, Authenticity Is the Key Ingredient

In his 21 years at the chain, chef Russell Booth has mixed food with rock and roll.
Kate Taylor
Your Free Spotify Account Could Look Very Different Soon
Streaming

Your Free Spotify Account Could Look Very Different Soon

The music streaming service is rumored to be considering new limitations on its free version.
'Smoking Gun' Evidence Could Eradicate Copyright Claims for the World's Most Popular Song
Copyrights

'Smoking Gun' Evidence Could Eradicate Copyright Claims for the World's Most Popular Song

'Happy Birthday,' which reportedly generates $2 million per year for the Warner/Chappell Music, was interjected into public domain in the 20s, according to new evidence filed in a two-year-old suit.
Geoff Weiss
Are You an Empathetic or Analytical Thinker? Your Music Playlist May Hold the Answer.
Music

Are You an Empathetic or Analytical Thinker? Your Music Playlist May Hold the Answer.

According to a new study, the kind of music you like reflects the way your brain processes information.
Laura Entis
Josh Greenberg, Co-Founder of Shuttered Music Service Grooveshark, Dead at 28
Obituaries

Josh Greenberg, Co-Founder of Shuttered Music Service Grooveshark, Dead at 28

While Greenberg's death arrives on the heels of his company's closure due to a four-year legal war, police found no evidence of foul play or suicide.
Geoff Weiss