The U.S. Federal Court decision that Sirius XM violated the Turtles' pre-1972 master copyrights by playing their music without licensing it or paying performance royalties is a big win for the music industry, but does it have meaning beyond California where the legal battle took place?
Phil Collins released a statement Tuesday (Sept. 23) clarifying that he has no plans to return to the concert stage at this time, despite the fact that he will perform three to four songs at a charity event in Miami in December.
It's finally here! No, Gone Girl, the highly anticipated film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's bestselling 2012 novel isn't yet in theaters, but the soundtrack, scored by Trent Reznor and frequent collaborator Atticus Ross, has been giving fans a peek into the mood behind David Fincher's latest film. (Reznor and Ross also scored Fincher projects The Social Network and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.)
Much has been written in the last year about the paucity of female voices on contemporary country radio. What's gone unspoken in that debate is the density it creates for the other gender. There are so many men in the field that establishing a unique brand is a major challenge.
Paul Westerberg's failure to keep his vow to never reunite The Replacements is now complete. After caving in and getting the band back together for an EP, and then sticking around for numerous concerts, it looks like the reunited 'Mats are going one step further.