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Fitz & The Tantrums Singer: 'The Walker' Riff Is 'Like Crack Cocaine'

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:55pm
From the time it was conceived, Michael "Fitz" Fitzpatrick was confident Fitz & the Tantrums had something special with "The Walker" -- a No. 1...
Categories: Music Industry

Ron Weisner on Michael Jackson's Happiness, Shoving Jann Wenner, Passing on Madonna in New Memoir

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:55pm
In Listen Out Loud: A Life in Music—Managing McCartney, Madonna and Michael Jackson, veteran manager Ron Weisner, 69, shares inside dirt about his...
Categories: Music Industry

16th Annual SunTrust Hot Dog Day Slated for June 5

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:26pm
The 16th Annual SunTrust Hot Dog Day, co-hosted by the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Artist Photos (5/27/14)

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:16pm
Brantley Gilbert • BMI • Chelsea Bain • Joshua Scott Jones [...]
Categories: Music Industry

CMT Awards Announce More Performers

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:13pm
This year's show will include performances from Brantley Gilbert, Dierks Bentley, Hunter Hayes [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Artist Signings (5/27/14)

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:09pm
Republic Nashville signs A Thousand Horses • Richlyn Marketing • Nettwerk One Music/Revelry Music Group [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Austin Mahone, 'The Secret' EP: Track-By-Track Review

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 3:55pm
Since Justin Bieber began his pop ascendence in 2009, no male teen solo star has come close to equaling (or surpassing) the Canadian superstar's...
Categories: Music Industry

A2IM Taps Scott Robinson, Garry West For Leadership Roles

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 3:36pm
A2IM, the American Association of Independent Music, has announced the results of its 2014 Board of Directors elections […]
Categories: Music Industry

Marlon Wayans to Host MTV Africa Music Awards

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:55pm
MTV is bringing back an African music awards show after a three-year hiatus and is looking to give it a global push. Marlon Wayans will host the so-...
Categories: Music Industry

Rolling Stones No. 1 on List of Top 25 Live Artists Since 1990

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:55pm
They began steamrolling their way through arenas four decades ago, creating the live business as it is known today. And they've never stopped. More...
Categories: Music Industry

Lil Wayne Threatens Justin Bieber's Manager Scooter Braun

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:55pm
Lil Wayne has Lil Twist's back. The rapper recorded a message to Justin Bieber's manager, Scooter Braun, after hearing that Braun was "talkin' shit"...
Categories: Music Industry

The Black Keys' Biggest Beefs: Justin Bieber, Michael Jackson & More

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:55pm
These days, it's not too hard being the Black Keys. The Ohio-bred duo of singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney earned its first No...
Categories: Music Industry

Lomography seeks crowdfunding for Lomo'Instant Camera

DPReview.com - Latest News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:14pm
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Lomography has announced a new Kickstarter campaign, looking to fund the production of the Lomo'Instant camera. This is the company's first fully instant camera, featuring a 27mm equivalent lens with 0.4m close focusing distance, a built-in flash, tripod mount, fisheye and portrait lens attachments and included color gels. It accepts Fujifilm Instax Mini film, and is estimated to become available in late 2014. Learn more

Categories: Equipment

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Real-world Samples Gallery

DPReview.com - Latest News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:10pm
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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 (TZ60 outside of North America) is a compact travel zoom camera with a 30X, 24-720mm equiv. lens and 18.1 megapixel 'high sensitivity' MOS sensor. The ZS40 features both a 3-inch (920k dot) LCD as well as an electronic viewfinder (200k dot). The camera has full manual controls, Raw support, focus peaking, plus a control ring. We've been out shooting with it, ahead of publishing a short review. Click through below to take a look at our real-world samples.

Categories: Equipment

Tyler, the Creator and the Ironic(ish) Style of His Golf Wang Line

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:55pm
“I mean, that’s my least favorite sport, to be honest,” says 23-year-old Tyler, The Creator, referring to the name of his clothing company, Golf Wang...
Categories: Music Industry

20 Bands as Legos: Nirvana, Fall Out Boy, U2, The Rolling Stones & More

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:55pm
Legos are the favorite medium of artist Adly Syairi Ramly and he's been using them to take the internet by storm. Riding the Lego revival wave that's...
Categories: Music Industry

Austin Mahone Performs at Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts Launch Event

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:55pm
Austin Mahone celebrated the release of his new EP "The Secret," as well as the launch of the Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts, with a Q&A and...
Categories: Music Industry

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