A few lessons learned from the recent Grammy week … The shelf life of an awards show these days is similar to a Pop Tart. By breakfast we're done with it, and on to something new. Blame Neil Portnow…
How long until it's free? I haven't tried the new Beats Music service. I'd be stunned if it's not well-designed and utilitarian. I applaud its focus on mobile, but isn't this really just Pressplay 10…
Yes, Katy Perry boxed on the VMAs. Miley Cyrus showed everything but her box. But the woman with the most infectious track, who neither looks like a model nor acts like one, who has not taken off her…
In his new book "What You Want Is in the Limo," Michael Walker points to the '70s, more specifically 1973, as the year when the screw turned, when Zeppelin, the Who and Alice Cooper went onstage.
Not only are the children of the baby boomers pushing 30, in some cases exceeding that threshold, there's a whole new generation of barely pubescent children who have never experienced freeform radio…
If you've got your knickers in a twist about Miley Cyrus cavorting on stage at the VMAs, you must live a cloistered little life and be afraid of your own shadow.
As soon as we stop vilifying these streaming services and start trumpeting their metrics, the sooner the rest of the world will take music seriously.
Unlike today's adolescents dominating the YouTube, SoundScan story, Silver wasn't born yesterday, as in he's got a history.
A few weeks back, Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich did Spotify a big favor: They got every music blog and major newspaper to write about the service.
We need a reset in the music business. We need it to be about the tunes, we need to get rid of the corporations, players need to believe in themselves. And take us on a heretofore unseen journey. Not…
Insiders believe that there's no revolution in terrestrial radio because the owners know it's headed into the dumper. They're just milking it for all they can before it falls off a cliff.