The Cutting Edge of Mobile Music

Japan has always been known for its forward thinking in electronic gadgets. Most notably, Japanese cell phones always catch the attention of electronics enthusiasts from…

Editorial April 2010

As we emerge from the depths of winter, I hope you enjoy this latest issue of the MBJ.  I continue to be amazed at the…

Live Music Galore at SXSW

Every year in mid March, thousands of people descend upon Austin, TX for the South by Southwest Music Conference & Festival. The festival, which began…

Global Touring with Gerry Barad

On February 26th 2010, Mr. Gerry Barad, Chief Operating Officer of Live Nation Global Touring, delivered the 17th annual Zafris Distinguished Lecture in Music Business/Management…

Book Review: Oxymoron

Book Review: Dan Ariely, Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions (Revised and Expanded edition, Harper Collins, 2009) Seldom does a non-fiction book…

Editorial February 2010

Greetings from the MBJ! It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to our first issue of 2010. Many things have changed for the…