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Music in the Twilight Zone

Music in the Twilight Zone

On March 25th, 2014 Facebook made news again. Following the nineteen billion...

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New YouTube Awards

New YouTube Awards

On September 30, 2013, YouTube debuted its own YouTube Music Awards (YTMA)...

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Ticketmaster and the Business of Scalping

Ticketmaster and the Business of Scalping

Secondary ticketing, a practice many prefer to call ticket scalping, is hardly...

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Ten Music Business Highlights from 2012

Ten Music Business Highlights from 2012

As the music industry’s traditional structures continue to fall away, new...

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A Report on Music Business Jobs

A Report on Music  Business Jobs

In December 2012, Peter Spellman, head of Berklee’s Career Development...

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Billboard Touring 2012

Billboard Touring 2012

The touring industry’s top minds gathered at New York City’s Roosevelt...

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A Year in Review

A Year in Review

2011 was a year of hit records, powerful female artists, the discovery of...

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Live Music in the US: A Cold Summer Squall

Live Music in the US: A Cold Summer Squall

In an industry believed to be recession proof, live music has indeed seen an...

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Lollapalooza: An Appreciation

When I first arrived in Chicago in the summer of 2008, I knew it would be a...

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The Value of Live Music: Lies, Dammed Lies, and St...

It is now often argued that the future of music lies in live music. The...