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Major Labels To Edit Ads Into Classic Music Videos

Major Labels To Edit Ads Into Classic Music Videos

Where art and business collides is often controversial, and the debate over when corporate interests have stepped over the line in music has been going on...

One Direction Accused Of Ripping Off New Found Glory

One Direction Accused Of Ripping Off New Found Glory

Coincidence or rip-off? It’s the question everyone asks when it’s discovered that two songs sound a little bit too similar comfort. And the jury is still...

Major Labels Have Given Up Trying To Sell Music

Major Labels Have Given Up Trying To Sell Music

Music listeners these days are moving in large numbers to streaming services, cut back on digital downloads and stopped buying physical – except vinyl. In August, weekly music sales...

The World’s Biggest Vinyl Record Retailer Will Surprise You

The World’s Biggest Vinyl Record Retailer Will Surprise You

There’s no denying the mass resurgence of vinyl in recent years, and from a sales perspective, the signs are everywhere: the year-on-year success of the annual Record...

This Leaked Sky Ferreira Demo Busts The Myth Of Co-Writer Credits

This Leaked Sky Ferreira Demo Busts The Myth Of Co-Writer Credits

Leaked demos can sometimes be a big source of embarrassment for artists – we’re still not over Britney Spears’ auto-tuneless ‘Alien’ – whilst continuing to prove that the...

And The Highest Earning Musician Of 2014 Is…

And The Highest Earning Musician Of 2014 Is…

Every year we take a sneak peak at million dollar fortunes of the highest paid Aussie musicians, the world’s best paid DJs, and the rappers that actually have the bank balances...

The 12 Greatest Guitarists Ever According To Slash

The 12 Greatest Guitarists Ever According To Slash

Since emerging with Guns N’ Roses, Slash has been one of the world’s most sought after guitarists. Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Quentin Tarantino and so...

Jack White Blasts Foo Fighters & Rolling Stone In “Kanye West-Esque Rant”

Jack White Blasts Foo Fighters & Rolling Stone In “Kanye West-Esque Rant”

Jack White can’t help himself. After apologising not too long ago for offending pretty much everyone after a Rollingstone cover story, White couldn’t help but take...

Jack White Calls Out “Entitled” Generation Of Musicians

Jack White Calls Out “Entitled” Generation Of Musicians

There are some artists that are so prolific that a single band can’t contain their many musical dimensions. And then there’s Jack White, frontman turned solo...

This Is How Much One Of The Biggest Musicians On Spotify Makes

This Is How Much One Of The Biggest Musicians On Spotify Makes

We’ve already heard from a chorus of high-profile musicians talking down the benefits of ever-popular music streaming service Spotify, with David Byrne calling the streaming model broken while the likes...

Kanye West Slams The Media, Saving His Best Aussie Rant For Last

Kanye West Slams The Media, Saving His Best Aussie Rant For Last

Another day, another Kanye West rant. Kanye West wrapped up his Australian leg of the Yeezus tour last night with a show in Brisbane. It was...

You Won’t Believe How Much Money SXSW Generates

You Won’t Believe How Much Money SXSW Generates

Every year the city of Austin, Texas is transformed by the thousands of bands, managers, agents, labels, media, and music fans that descend upon the annual...

Snoop Dogg Under Fire For Homophobic Instagram Post

Snoop Dogg Under Fire For Homophobic Instagram Post

Snoop Dogg is just the latest in a string of musicians who should think before they tweet or upload to Instragram, following the backlash against Cee...

A Video Tour of the World’s Biggest Vinyl Record Collection

A Video Tour of the World’s Biggest Vinyl Record Collection

Last month we introduced you to Zero Freitas, a 62-year-old Brazilian bus line magnate who has been using his fortunes to feed a life-long vinyl buying...

Kanye West Shames Aussie Fan in Wheelchair for Not Standing at Concert

Kanye West Shames Aussie Fan in Wheelchair for Not Standing at Concert

Kanye West might want to think twice the next time he tries to force everyone at one his concerts to get on their feet. The notoriously...

What’s Tame Impala Taste Like? You Can Now Eat Your Favourite Songs

What’s Tame Impala Taste Like? You Can Now Eat Your Favourite Songs

Have you ever heard a song so good you wished you could eat it? Maybe you’ve pondered that before, maybe you haven’t, but regardless, consider your...

Man Jailed For Posting Song Lyrics On Facebook

Man Jailed For Posting Song Lyrics On Facebook

One of the top music-related searches on the internet is song lyrics, and most wouldn’t think twice about posting them on social media. But without context...

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