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Lindsey Byrnes – Photographer (Rolling Stone, Billboard, Atlantic Records)

Lyndsey Byrnes has had an amazing career as commercial photographer and creative director of a plethora of campaigns and editorials including Rolling Stone, Atlantic Records, Chanel, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Wildfang, Good Dye Young and many others. She chats with us about her career and the hurdles she faced along the way as well as how she got her big breaks!


The Rolling Stones Might Pursue Legal Action Against Trump

The Rolling Stones are putting their foot down and possibly pursuing legal action against Donald Trump. He used their music in 2016 during his Presidential campaign and is trying to use it again for his current rallies without the approval of the band. Trump has been playing “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” as his walk off song during his rallies and The Rolling Stones have sent cease & desist letters in an attempt to get him to stop. Music rights organization BMI has a catalog of songs that are allowed to be used during political campaigns. However, an… Read more »


Rolling Stone Charts Match The Pace Of Music Consumption

Music is being consumed like never before. As new streaming outlets for music enjoyment have developed, consumer habits have outpaced conventional music charting. Enter Rolling Stone Charts, June 28th Alpha Data began compiling information for the maiden voyage of the brand new charting system. Alpha Data provides granular sales tracking as a separate entity from Rolling Stone Charts. Based on consumption rather than sales, the charts update daily to reflect the quickly changing digitized music landscape.  Metrics used to compile the charts include music streaming, digital downloads, and physical music sales. Being that streaming and sales are very different animals,… Read more »


Rolling Stone Ends Trademark Oversize Format

Rolling Stone magazine is shrinking with the times. After more than four decades of standing out with a larger format than other magazines, it will step back and look like everyone else starting with the Oct. 30 issue, due out this week. The adoption of a standard format could boost single-copy sales and reduce production costs for advertising inserts such as scent strips and tear-out postcards. The magazine says any cost savings, though, will be offset by the inclusion of more pages and the shift to thicker, glossier paper. Like other devoted readers, Eddie Ward, 35, said he will miss… Read more »


Rolling Stone magazine goes down a size

Rolling Stone magazine unveiled plans on Monday for a major design overhaul, scaling down its signature large-format pages to a standard magazine size in a bid to bolster advertising and sagging newsstand sales. The U.S. pop culture magazine will end the oversized look that for more than 30 years has distinguished it from rival publications starting with an issue set to hit newsstands on October 17. “It feels to me just like a natural step for us to take,” said Will Dana, managing editor at Rolling Stone. “It’s always exciting to shake things up a bit and to grow and… Read more »


Berlin film festival gloats over Rolling Stones coup

Snatching Martin Scorsese’s eagerly awaited documentary about the Rolling Stones away from rival film festivals for the Berlinale next month is a career highlight for festival director Dieter Kosslick. The Berlin boss, humiliated when great rival Cannes poached “Motorcycle Diaries” at the last minute four years ago, said on Wednesday the buzz hasn’t even begun to wear off since he secured Scorsese’s “Shine a Light” for the February 7 opening. “We’ve been talking about this film for a year and obviously every festival director was trying to get it,” Kosslick said, adding the British band will join the American director… Read more »

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