Jim Morrison, native Floridan, one-time Florida State University student and charismatic rock star, could get a new label if fans have their way: pardoned criminal. Convicted of exposing himself during a notorious Miami concert in 1969
A bill in Congress aimed at protecting the fair use rights for consumers of copyright material would "legalize hacking," the Recording Industry Association of America said. Without fair use protections, consumers couldn't use devices su
Defying the country music establishment that shunned them, the Dixie Chicks were the big winners in last nights Grammy Awards ... in other news, George Bush's approval rating is 32%
Copy protection agreements demanded by music companies of Internet suppliers is hurting music sales. It is time to rethink your policies and practices. [using iTunes history as a lesson]
The maker of the iPod and the guardian of the Beatles' music resolved their long-simmering dispute yesterday over who has the right to the Apple trademark. The settlement between Apple Inc. and Apple Corps -- which holds the rights to the band**
A New York teen, dubbed a pirate by the Record Industry, is counter suing them for defamation, violating anti-trust laws, conspiring to defraud the courts and making extortionate threats.
US singer James Brown, known as the "godfather of soul", has died in the southern city of Atlanta at the age of 73. Brown began his professional music career in 1953 and achieved fame after captivating the public by his live performances
While teaching American humor to a gregarious and absurdly out-of-touch foreign journalist, Pat Haggerty realized something was off — who WAS this guy? [Laughing all way to bank.]
After Ireland said it would scrap a break that lets musicians and artists avoid paying taxes on royalties, Bono and his U2 bandmates earlier this year moved their music publishing company to the Netherlands. The Dublin group
Musicians and listeners: GarageBand allows a generous upload of independent bands music on a wide variety of genre. For listeners, free music from groups without lables. Searchable. I was really delighted by what I found.Entered By: Powell Gammill
Its blend of music, visuals, humor and science is so new and so brilliant, it triggered feelings of fascination, laughter, amazement--and, yes, wonder.
A previously unknown work by Johann Sebastian Bach has turned up in a crate of 18th-century birthday cards removed from a German library shortly before it was devastated by fire last year.
Music fans for years have been telling record labels what they want to pay for downloaded songs: nothing. Now the labels are starting to agree that free might work for them too.
The music industry is squaring off against a new opponent: musicians. Trade groups representing music publishers have threatened copyright lawsuits to shut down guitar tablature sites, where users exchange tips on how to play songs
A niche social networking site MOG.com launched with the aim of hooking up people based on their taste in music -- a sort of Myspace.com for music junkies. The free site, started by former MTV marketing executive with $1.4 million from private invest
Initial ticket sales for the Dixie Chicks' upcoming tour are far below expectations and several dates will likely be canceled or postoned. In contrast, the band's new album, "Taking the Long Way," sold 526,000 units in its first wee
The Dixie Chicks appear to be more popular than the president these days. President Bush's approval rating has plummeted, but the Chicks are on top of the pop and country charts with their first album since publicly criticizing Bush three years a
Neil Young's new protest album, Living With War, which includes "Let's Impeach the President" and other anti-war/anti-Bush tunes, is now released for listening online at NeilYoung.com.
BRAD BLOG Guest Blogger Jim Cirile Gets an Exclusive Pre-Release Listen to Neil Young's Groundbreaking New Protest Album…
Every song is about... you know what (and who). Musically it is so powerful and emotionally it's even more powerful that that!! Many tears while I sat alone with the headset on. Since I already mentioned "Let's Impeach the President,
Song immediately starts to play with lyrics posted when you go to their web site. The album is in response to attacks on them for their opposition to George Bush.
Enjoy listening to music from your iPod in a whole new way with Wurlitzer’s “One More Time” Jukebox.
More than one million rock fans in Brazil have enjoyed a Rolling Stones concert on Rio's Copacabana Beach - one of the biggest gigs the world has seen.
In Motown v. Nelson, pending in federal court the defendants have made a motion for attorneys fees against the RIAA attorneys, for unreasonable and vexatious litigation and improperly interfering and/or obtaining false testimony from a prospective wi
The RIAA used an investigator to go online and search for copyrighted recordings whom found hundreds on her computer. There was a phone call from the industry's "settlement center," demanding about $7,500 "to keep me from being sue
Legendary folk rocker Bob Dylan will start a new career as a radio DJ when he launches a new weekly music show on XM Satellite Radio next March.
It started when security researcher Mark Russinovich first posted to his blog that Sony's music CDs surreptitiously installed digital rights management software based on a "rootkit"--a hacking tool widely considered to be spyware. Follo
Sony BMG announced it was recalling millions of music CDs with a controversial copy protection software that experts said could expose personal computers to viruses and hackers.
"Rarities 1971-2003" will be released simultaneously on Nov. 22 in both Starbucks-owned outlets and in traditional music stores across the United States and Canada. Virgin will handle the foreign release by itself.
"California Dreaming" -- This uploaded file can be played by clicking on the link in the article.