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The Chainsmokers Top The Billboard Top 100 For The First Time

The Chainsmokers Top The Billboard Top 100 For The First Time

have achieved yet another first in their career, this time they are topping the Billboard Artist 100 for the first time. According to , “The Artist 100 measures artist activity across key metrics music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking artist Continue reading The Chainsmokers Top The Billboard Top 100 For The First Time

Watch Broken Social Scene Reunite for ‘Halfway Home’ on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

Watch Broken Social Scene Reunite for ‘Halfway Home’ on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

Just yesterday (March 30), beloved Canadian collective Broken Social Scene delivered their first new single in seven years with “Halfway Home.” Following the track’s release, the band appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to give the song its live debut.   Plenty the group’s cast revolving players turned up for the Continue reading Watch Broken Social Scene Reunite for ‘Halfway Home’ on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

Broken Social Scene Return with New Single

Broken Social Scene Return with New Single

After making promises a new album, Broken Social Scene have finally delivered the record’s first single. “Halfway Home” is the first taste the yet-to-be-announced follow-up to 2010’s Forgiveness Rock Record, and it debuted on SiriusXM this afternoon (March 30). An ficial stream the single has yet to surface, but the band’s chat with radio host Jenny Continue reading Broken Social Scene Return with New Single

Art v. Numbers & the “It” Factor in Music’s Big Data Era  Article

Art v. Numbers & the “It” Factor in Music’s Big Data Era Article

Think about how you used to discover new music. Even if you’re too young to remember a time before Napster, put on your Nostalgia Goggles™ with me and pretend.   Maybe you’re walking through a record store, and a fresh, psychedelic cover catches your eye. Maybe your boy’s CD player is your gateway to what’s Continue reading Art v. Numbers & the “It” Factor in Music’s Big Data Era Article

3 Questions Before Rick Ross Releases ‘Rather You Than Me’  Article

3 Questions Before Rick Ross Releases ‘Rather You Than Me’ Article

On Friday, March 17, Rick Ross will release Rather You Than Me, his ninth full-length album and his first since leaving Def Jam for Epic Records.  Now in his 11th year in the music business, and having created a successful resume for himself in a variety entrepreneurial endeavors, will the MMG head honcho still be judged by Continue reading 3 Questions Before Rick Ross Releases ‘Rather You Than Me’ Article

SXSW Is Reportedly Threatening International Artists with Deportation If They Play Unofficial Shows

SXSW Is Reportedly Threatening International Artists with Deportation If They Play Unofficial Shows

Unficial parties go along with mountains Doritos and questionable free energy drinks as some the most interesting parts Austin’s annual SXSW festival. That said, organizers have understandably tried to crack down on the non-branded events over the years. Ahead their 2017 edition, however, the fest has apparently taken things a little too far. Felix Walworth, Continue reading SXSW Is Reportedly Threatening International Artists with Deportation If They Play Unofficial Shows

The Power Pyramid in Music – Promoters, Agents & Labels  Article

The Power Pyramid in Music – Promoters, Agents & Labels Article

The music industry is in a constant state change these days, not only for consumers but for artists themselves. Also changing are the relationships artists have with traditional power-holders, namely the power pyramid—consisting the promoter, the agent and the record label.  If you're an artist looking to lead a successful career in music, you must Continue reading The Power Pyramid in Music – Promoters, Agents & Labels Article

Daniel Romano’s Ancient Shapes Shares New Video from ‘Silent Rave’ Tape

Daniel Romano’s Ancient Shapes Shares New Video from ‘Silent Rave’ Tape

Daniel Romano debuted his Ancient Shapes project last year with an LP the same name, and now he’s set to share a brand new album under that moniker at a string upcoming shows. The follow-up to Ancient Shapes is titled Silent Rave, and it will only be available to purchase on cassette at his fast-approaching Continue reading Daniel Romano’s Ancient Shapes Shares New Video from ‘Silent Rave’ Tape

Metric, the Sheepdogs, Bobby Bazini to Play 125th Stanley Cup Anniversary in Ottawa

Metric, the Sheepdogs, Bobby Bazini to Play 125th Stanley Cup Anniversary in Ottawa

The Stanley Cup turns 125 years old this year, and Ottawa is marking the milestone with an event that is sure to bring out hockey and music enthusiasts alike.   The Stanley Cup 125th Anniversary Tribute Concert is set to take place on March 17 at the Canadian Tire Centre, and will feature performances from Continue reading Metric, the Sheepdogs, Bobby Bazini to Play 125th Stanley Cup Anniversary in Ottawa