Hackathon Time

A new way of doing things in the startup world is being copied in academia and beyond. The “hackathon” is a method for making an…

SXSW’s Anatomy

Founded in 1987, the South by Southwest Music Conference initially was introduced as a series of events highlighting both the unique location and year-round music…

Apple as a Record Label

Apple unveiled  new products as usual, and this year it put out the iWatch  and a new iPhone. But its partnership with Irish rockers U2 …

Pre-Streams and Album Releases

Signed and established artists are now offering free access to their music ahead of an official release. In particular, streaming an album before it hits…