Merck Mercuriadis has a long reputation for being one of the music industry’s most successful fixers, but he’s about to become the most powerful mogul …
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After the 1992 Los Angeles riots, many Americans wanted to blame gangsta rap. This spun into police union boycotts inspired by Ice-T's heavy metal song…
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The startup tonebase offers online lessons in classical guitar and piano from Grammy-award winning musicians. 
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After the end of Prohibition and the start of the Great Depression, jukeboxes began to occupy bars and clubs in America. These jukeboxes ended up playi…
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Last week, the researchers at OpenAI released Jukebox, a machine learning model that generates music as raw audio—including vocals—in a variety of genr…
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Moment House allows artists to run high-quality livestreams—called Moments—for which a small, fixed number of tickets are sold ahead of time.
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Joyner Lucas dropped his debut album ADHD a few weeks ago, which—among other things—explores how his life has been affected by ADHD. In his song “ISIS”…
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How to negotiate with power and make it big
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From $1 billion in sales to bankruptcy five years later.
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The music industry has long been home to interesting characters with shady business dealings. Especially during the twentieth century, many of these ch…
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Do you need to be manic to succeed?
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