Posts Tagged ‘Arts and Entertainment’

June 25th, 2010 - 1:27 am § in True/Slant

The last nail in the music industry's coffin

Musicians, critics and crazy people alike have claimed the end is near for the music industry. But perhaps the clearest sign of its impending demise is when Jim Urie, president and CEO of Universal Music Group Distribution, mass e-mails a desperate plea to anyone and everyone somehow connected to th[...]

January 1st, 2010 - 2:30 pm § in True/Slant

Soundgarden Reunites

Happy 2010! It’s time to start off the new year with something new… Or, in this case, something old turned new. Rolling Stone has the details on the Soundgarden reunion: Soundgarden fans woke up to incredible news this New Year’s morning: the band, which split in 1997, is officially re[...]

December 2nd, 2009 - 12:59 am § in True/Slant

Will Too Much Joy ruin the Music Industry's digital joy?

The A.V. Club posted a link to Tim Quirk’s blog post on the odd inconsistencies of digital downloads and the money that artists recoup. Or don’t ever see for that matter. Quirk, former frontman for Too Much Joy, detailed the rather heinous business practices on his blog after receiving a[...]

November 17th, 2009 - 11:32 pm § in True/Slant

The Velvet Underground to reunite… for literacy

The library just got a little cooler. Lou Reed, Maureen “Moe” Tucker and Doug Yule, all former members of the iconic proto-punk band The Velvet Underground, will come together for a little event at the New York Public Library on December 8. No need to bring your earplugs, eager NY music [...]

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