Record Store

Retailers & Indie Labels Pushing for Monday Global Release Day

In August, it was reported that the music industry had its eye on a Friday global new release day that would take effect July 2015. Now, that proposition is getting some pushback from a cohort of retailers and indie record labels, who are endorsing a Monday over a Friday street date.
Prince Deletes Twitter & Facebook Accounts

Prince Deletes Twitter & Facebook Accounts

Musical genius and admitted Luddite Prince said goodbye to his brief, awkward dalliance with social media on Tuesday. Yes, the Twitter handle for Prince/3rdEyeGirl (his backing band) and his Facebook page are now missing from the Internet, gone like a purple motorcycle disappearing into the deep Minneapolis night.
Paramore performs on Late Might with Seth Meyers

Watch Paramore & Joy Williams' 'Heart Break'-ing Duet

One of the new tracks on the deluxe re-release of Paramore’s 2013 self-titled album features Hayley Williams dueling with one her childhood muses, former Civil Wars singer Joy Williams (no relation), on a new version of “Hate To See Your Heart Break.” The pair logged some studio time together (at Santa Monica, Calif.’s Village Recorder) to record the cozy duet, and they’ve shared a video that’s just as heartwarming as the song itself.
Taylor Swift

Why Joni Mitchell Nixed Taylor Swift-Starring Biopic

A few years ago, news broke that Taylor Swift was in talks to star as Joni Mitchell in an adaptation of Girls Like Us, a book that focuses on the impact of Mitchell, Carole King and Carly Simon.