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Watch Kanye West & John Legend Perform an Early Version of 'Gold Digger' Back in 2003

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 9:47pm
Kanye West's "Gold Digger" didn't hit the airwaves until September 2005, but according to a video that hit YouTube just this week, he was...
Categories: Music Industry

Watch Michael Bolton Take Over for 'Michael Bolton' in 'Office Space'

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 9:17pm
Back in 1999 when Office Space was released, having a character named Michael Bolton was an easy potshot at the AC singer who landed 23 songs on the...
Categories: Music Industry

Watch Selena Gomez as a Disco Diva in Zedd's 'I Want You to Know' Video

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 8:54pm
While Selena Gomez and Zedd are rumored to be dating, they share hardly any screen time in the just-released music video for "I Want You to Know."...
Categories: Music Industry

Rocko Arrested in Atlanta for Reportedly Drag Racing in Rolls-Royce

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 8:30pm
Atlanta rapper Rocko was reportedly been arrested for drag racing Friday on Interstate 75, driving his Rolls-Royce.  Angie Stone Reportedly...
Categories: Music Industry

Parmalee Ready for Another Radio Hit With 'Already Callin' You Mine'

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 7:38pm
After landing in the Billboard Country Airplay top five with back-to-back singles "Carolina" and "Close Your Eyes," Stoney Creek recording artists...
Categories: Music Industry

Elinchrom announces new ELB 400 portable flash system

DPReview.com - Latest News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 7:37pm

Flash equipment manufacturer Elinchrom has launched a new portable flash system that promises faster recycling times, more bursts per charge and greater flexibility than the company’s current battery-powered kits. The Elinchrom ELB 400 is a 424Ws pack that can manage up to 350 full power flashes per charge and can recycle in 1.6 seconds after a maximum output burst. Read more

Categories: Equipment

Morrissey Cancels Show in Netherlands Due to Flu

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 7:19pm
Morrissey has canceled an already previously re-scheduled show in Tilburg, Netherlands, set for Tuesday night, citing illness.  The gig at 013...
Categories: Music Industry

Pharrell Ruling 'Sets a Horrible Precedent for Music and Creativity,' Says Rep

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 6:57pm
It's no surprise Pharrell Williams is unhappy with Tuesday's California federal jury decision to award Marvin Gaye's estate $7.4...
Categories: Music Industry

Flat elements developed by Harvard could make camera lenses smaller, lighter and better

DPReview.com - Latest News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 6:55pm

A team at Harvard School of Engineering has developed a method for making flat lenses that could dramatically reduce the size and weight of camera lenses in the future. The method employs tiny silicon antennas positioned on flat glass components to redirect light when it reaches the surface of the lens instead of relying on refraction and the thickness of glass to bend light in a particular direction. Learn more

Categories: Equipment

Exclusive: Foo Fighters Bassist Nate Mendel Talks New Lieutenant Solo Project

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 6:40pm
Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel did not exactly step into his new solo project, Lieutenant, brimming with confidence. "Oh, I didn't go into it with...
Categories: Music Industry

Questlove Reviews Kim Gordon's Memoir For New York Times: 'She Stays Cool'

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 6:06pm
We've known for a while that Questlove is a very thoughtful writer/cultural critic, but a Sonic Youth fan? That too! The Roots drummer sat down with...
Categories: Music Industry

'Blurred Lines' Trial Verdict: Jury Rules Against Pharrell Williams & Robin Thicke

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 5:37pm
Good artists borrow. Great artists steal. On Tuesday (March 10), a California federal jury delivered its own message to artists everywhere that...
Categories: Music Industry

Layoffs Hit MTV, VH1 Following Annoucements of Viacom Restructuring

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 5:11pm
Following Viacom's February news of a major media restructuring and the departure of music head Van Toffler, layoffs at the company have started...
Categories: Music Industry

Allen Kovac-Backed Better Noise Label Launches With Metal Cellists Apocalyptica

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 5:00pm
Mainstream media may keep trying to rehash the message that rock is dead, but veteran manager and label owner Allen Kovac refuses to get that memo....
Categories: Music Industry

Third Man Records' Honcho Ben Blackwell Reveals His 6 Favorite Vinyl Covers of All Time

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:54pm
Ben Blackwell helps run Third Man Records with his uncle, Jack White, where the title on his business card reads, "Psychedelic Stooge." He also...
Categories: Music Industry

Artist Pics: Road to Bonnaroo, Point of Grace, Robby Johnson

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:54pm
Broadcast Music, Inc. celebrates Future Unlimited, the electro-pop band who took the title of [...]
Categories: Music Industry

SXSW Preview: Directors of 4 Docs About Music Outside the Mainstream on Their Passion Projects

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:45pm
The SXSW Film Festival, which starts March 13, annually places a spotlight on obscure corners of the music world and in many cases, the festival...
Categories: Music Industry

NMPA To Celebrate Lady Antebellum with Icon Award

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:35pm
The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) will welcome Lady Antebellum to headline [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Angie Stone Reportedly Arrested for Domestic Aggravated Assault

Billboard.com - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:34pm
Angie Stone was reportedly arrested in Dekalb County, Ga., on Tuesday (March 10) for a domestic aggravated assault charge, according to Atlanta...
Categories: Music Industry

Platinum and Gold Marks For BMLG and Carrie Underwood

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:32pm
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has released Digital Singles and Standard [...]
Categories: Music Industry