The global EDM Industry is now worth more than $4.5 billion. Wasn't the music business supposed to be dead?
Isn't it interesting that the Cupertino company is replicating the flaw of the major labels, holding onto a past paradigm, a veritable cash cow, until it is trumped by somebody living in the future.
Musicians are trying to sell out, get in bed with the Fortune 500, whereas food doesn't scale that way, it's an end unto itself. It used to be that way in music, before everybody got a scent and a…
Kid Rock's goal was to give back. To return concert-going to what it once was. A regular habit as opposed to a vacation.
The album is an antiquated construct that fits the modern era not at all but it sustains because it's the only way artists and labels have figured out how to make money.
The Internet blew a hole in the music business so wide that those still in it can't see it.
Variety has tapped respected music industry voice Bob Lefsetz as a contributing columnist. Lefsetz's passionate and provocative observations on music, media and pop culture will be a regular feature…
The evolution of Variety continues with today's live launch of the redesigned Variety.com. And, to the relief of readers and staffers, the paywall has come down. The new website addresses years of…