Music

The Heavy Metal Tribute to Elon Musk You've Been Waiting For
Elon Musk

The Heavy Metal Tribute to Elon Musk You've Been Waiting For

Raptor Command's mission? Promote the SpaceX and Tesla CEO's futuristic ideas while rocking your ass off.
Dan Bova
Remembering Prince: What The Purple One Can Teach You About Creativity
Radicals & Visionaries

Remembering Prince: What The Purple One Can Teach You About Creativity

"Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today, to get through this thing called life."
Linda Lacina
Sign O' the Times: Everything That Went Purple For Prince
Radicals & Visionaries

Sign O' the Times: Everything That Went Purple For Prince

This week the world draped itself in purple to mourn musician and innovator Prince Rogers Nelson. Here's a sample of tributes to the musical legend in his favorite hue.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Spotify Raises $1 Billion in Convertible Debt
Spotify

Spotify Raises $1 Billion in Convertible Debt

The streaming service is facing increasing competition from Apple, Pandora, SoundCloud and Tidal.
Streaming Has Officially Taken Over the Music Business
Music

Streaming Has Officially Taken Over the Music Business

Music fans are opening their wallets to pay for music subscription services, or listening to songs on free ad-supported platforms.
LinkedIn Flexes Its Star Power With Addition of Gwen Stefani
Linkedin

LinkedIn Flexes Its Star Power With Addition of Gwen Stefani

No doubt the blonde bombshell is now a LinkedIn Influencer.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Kickstarter Makes First Acquisition, Saves Independent Music Community Drip From Closing
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Makes First Acquisition, Saves Independent Music Community Drip From Closing

Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but it was a lifesaver for Drip, which just a few weeks back announced it had to shut its doors.
Catherine Clifford
'Fifth Beatle' George Martin Dies at 90
Obituaries

'Fifth Beatle' George Martin Dies at 90

He was considered the most successful music producer ever, cited in the Guinness Book of Records for having more than 50 number-one hit records over five decades in the United States and Britain alone.
Kanye West and Beyoncé Might Have Saved Tidal
Kanye West

Kanye West and Beyoncé Might Have Saved Tidal

The streaming service has hit number one on the app rankings for the first time ever.
Bill Gates Would Take These 8 Songs to a Desert Island
Bill Gates

Bill Gates Would Take These 8 Songs to a Desert Island

The Microsoft co-founder considered that question on Sunday in a rare interview with Kirsty Young, host of BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs.
Claire Zillman
This New Crowdfunding Platform Lets Fans Invest in Music Artists' Success
Crowdfunding

This New Crowdfunding Platform Lets Fans Invest in Music Artists' Success

TapTape bets on fans to be the most knowledgeable and passionate investors.
Alice Guilhamon
What SoundCloud's Latest $35 Million in Debt Financing Could Mean for the Social Streamer
Funding

What SoundCloud's Latest $35 Million in Debt Financing Could Mean for the Social Streamer

The loan could mean that the company had trouble finding equity funding or is weighing a sale, according to reports.
Geoff Weiss
10 Memorable Quotes from Pop Legend David Bowie
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10 Memorable Quotes from Pop Legend David Bowie

Take a look back at some of the wisdom the iconic artist leaves behind.
Nina Zipkin
Apple Rumored to Remove Audio Jack on iPhone 7 and Launch With Wireless EarPods, Sources Say
iPhone

Apple Rumored to Remove Audio Jack on iPhone 7 and Launch With Wireless EarPods, Sources Say

Supply chain sources confirmed the move, which could eventually make current wired headphones obsolete.
Geoff Weiss