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How Streaming Has Changed the Charts

How Streaming Has Changed the Charts

An interesting article about how the music charts have been altered by streaming. It makes the case that diversity has been watered down. 44 more words

Chapter III: Jukebox Saturday Night 1925-1942

Continuing with our summary of the contents of Ben Yagoda’s book “The B-Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song” we encounter, if not the death, at least the final illness of Tin Pan Alley.   613 more words

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Timbaland, Jay-Z, Beyoncé Among ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards Winners

Timbaland and Jay-Z shared Songwriter of the Year honors on Thursday night at the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ 28th Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. 170 more words


Not This Again!

Round 2, Fight!

This is how it sounds when so-called artists who depends on autotune to make them sing good, demand music streaming companies to pay them accordingly while fans are still recurring on bit torrent to listen. 755 more words

Neil Young hates that Donald Trump is using his music

Donald Trump kicked off his 2016 presidential bid Tuesday to Neil Young’s anthemic rock and roll track “Rockin’ in the Free World,” taken from his 1989 album… 228 more words


The Rolling Stones, Lady Gaga, And More Have A Big Problem With Jersey Shore Bars

Contrary to popular belief, Jersey Shore bars do play music that isn’t by Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi from time to time. But playing that music isn’t free; bars actually have to pay for the rights to play songs you’ve heard roughly 3,456 times. 381 more words