As if people didn’t spend enough time on Facebook, the catalogs of numerous music services can now be searched directly within the social network’s interface. Which service will appear varies by song, but Billboard.biz has spotted in search results links to Spotify, Rhapsody, Mog, Rdio, Slacker, Songza, Earbits and Vevo... FreeAllMusic, an ad-supported download service, has raised $650,000 in private equity bridge funding and says it’s on its way to a Series A capital round... and more.
After a five-year hiatus, Garbage is getting back on the horse -- beginning with their currently-untitled fifth album, which drummer/producer Butch Vig says will be out late March or early April of 2012.
Davis Guggenheim’s U2 documentary “From The Sky Down” will have its world premiere at the opening night Gala for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Sept. 8, it was announced today. Other films debuting at the fest, which runs September 8-18, include Pearl Jam’s “Twenty” directed by Cameron Crowe and the Madonna-directed "W.E."