Marty Scott, founder and former president of JEM Records, Inc. has announced his re-entry into the record business. JEM Records, LLC will be signing artists and licensing “retro” catalogue for release under the Jem Recordings logo.
Fast Rice Productions is releasing a new documentary called the Vroom Vroom Vespa Tour featuring Greg Attonito (The Bouncing Souls) and his wife Shanti Wintergate, Kevin Seconds (7 Seconds), and Kepi Ghoulie.
The Walt Disney Company, in a move that gives it a commanding position in the realm of fantasy movies, said Tuesday it had agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. from its founder, George Lucas, for $4.05 billion in stock and cash.
Interscope Geffen A&M announced that John Janick has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of the company. Janick co-founded Fueled By Ramen and was also co-president of Elektra Records
Lyor Cohen, the chief executive of Warner Music Group Corp.’s recorded music division, is resigning at the end of September.
The Federal Trade Commission has approved a Sony-led consortium’s purchase of EMI Music Publishing, without having to make any divestitures, the FTC said on Friday.
U.S. antitrust regulators gave the nod to the $2.2 billion deal in a brief letter to the companies.
Clear Channel said Tuesday that it has reached an innovative deal with the Big Machine Label Group that will enable the record company and its artists to share in terrestrial radio revenue.
The Radio Music License Committee has reported that they have agreed, in principle, for a new industry wide license.
Dick Clark, the legendary TV producer and host, died Wednesday of a heart attack. He had suffered a stroke in 2004 and had struggled with the effects ever since.
Jim Marshall, the man behind “The” amplifier – the weapon of choice for guitarists like Jimi Hendrix, Pete Townshend of The Who, and Eric Clapton – died Thursday at the age of 88.
Apple has quietly launched Mastered for iTunes, a push to deliver music “exactly as the artists and sound engineers intend it to be heard”, though the company maintains that iTunes Plus 256kbps AAC files are still sufficient rather than lossless. In an updated guide to sound engineers and others involved in producing music for digital […]
In an unprecedented display of Internet force, thousands of websites went dark or censored themselves Wednesday to protest twin antipiracy measures pending in Congress.
In a surprise move today, Representative Eric Cantor(R-VA) announced that he will stop all action on SOPA, effectively killing the bill.
For the first time in history, digital music sales topped the physical sale of music. According to a Nielsen and Billboard report, digital music purchases accounted for 50.3% of music sales in 2011.