POSTS BY: BRUCE HOUGHTON

Dept. Of Justice Backs Led Zeppelin In ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Copyright Dispute

Its a headline that would have been unimaginable in the 1970s, but it's true. The U.S. Department of Justice is backing Led Zeppelin in...



HMV To 1000 Indie, Unsigned Bands: ‘Come Play Our Stores’

Doug Putman and HMV have announced that the famed UK music retail chain is opening its doors to developing artists and unsigned bands for...


Spotify Tests Stories Feature That Gives Artists A Voice

Spotify is testing a Stories feature designed to enable artists to share a narrative alongside their music. Uncovered by veteran code digger Jane Manchun...


AM BRIEF: Jay Z NFL Fallout • Spotify Tests Stories • UMG Fire Fight • Big Hit Acquires Superb • More

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A2IM Sets LA SynchUp For Day After Music Tectonics

UPDATED: A2IM is sponsoring its fifth annual SynchUp conference presented by Vydia on October 30th at the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica,...


Tour:Smart Bus Edition – Martin Atkins, Millikin University Offer The Ultimate Hands-On Experience

Musician, teacher, author and industry provocateur Martin Atkins has partnered with Millikin University for his most audacious project yet - Tour:Smart Bus Edition which...


Facebook Video vs. YouTube Video: How to Release Music Videos On Both Channels

This week Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert discuss why you should release your video to both YouTube and Facebook on the Music Biz Weekly...


Chance The Rapper Passes 1 Billion Streams On Soundcloud

Chance the Rapper has become the first independent SoundCloud Premier creator to hit a billion streams. The Chicago native’s upload of his "#10Day" mixtape...


Amazon, UMG, Paradigm Execs Join Troy Carter Startup Q&A

Troy Carter's new music & technology company, Q&A has named industry veterans Clarissa Reformina as Vice President of Creator Services, Ray Kurzeka as Vice...


Indie Label Rancho Humilde Inks with Cinq Music Worldwide

Indie distributor and publisher Cinq Music has inked independent record label Rancho Humilde to a worldwide distribution deal. The label targets 2nd and 3rd...