Long live Napster. Or its idea, anyway. A pair of Capitol Hill lawmakers are getting ready to introduce legislation that would loosen copyright laws to help legitimate, Internet-based music services…
Webcasters went at it with the record labels Tuesday, hinting that the majors are exaggerating when they describe the recording biz as financially risky.
As might be expected from an artist known for studio perfectionism, Lucinda Williams has never really seemed comfortable on the stage. But that changed at the House of Blues on Monday. Williams…
When Warner Bros. Records exec David Altschul testifies today at the U.S. Copyright Office on royalty rates in the digital age, he'll take some tough questions from opposing attorneys --including…
The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday it has settled with AOL Time Warner over charges that the company fixed the price of audio and video recordings of the Three Tenors. The agency is pursing an…
"If you kill me, I shall become more powerful than you could ever imagine." Obi-Wan Kenobi's admonition to Darth Vader in "Star Wars" may not seem all that applicable to the record business, but the…
When ABC execs chose Coldplay's "Yellow" as the score to the web's ad campaign last December, they probably weren't aware that their new corporate anthem was inspired in part by a comically botched…
Fatboy Slim's musicvideo for "Weapon of Choice" drew nine noms for the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards, topping the tally of all other artists, as MTV announced the nominees July 23.
The Wetlands, the Gotham club that helped spawn the "jam-band" phenomenon, will close its doors on Sept. 15.
The U.S. Copyright Office on Monday launched a crucial -- and divisive -- arbitration trial that pits Hollywood players against each other over how much Webcasters should have to pay in royalties to…
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