Most of Metric's 2014, a year off save for seven shows, has been spent in Ibiza. Don't worry, Metric is not busting out some club bangers. Instead, the Toronto band has been getting in touch with nature.
It's all about a record-tying achievement on the Billboard Hot 100, where Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass" leads an all-female top five for a fourth straight week. The streak equals the longest stretch that women have locked men out of the top five in the chart's 56-year history.
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Though Wat-AAH! had previously collaborated with Beyonce on the First Lady’s Let’s Move campaign, and most recently with teenage R&B trio OMG Girlz, the company needed to make a splash with a long-term partner.
What would have happened if Kurt Cobain hadn't died in 1994? Rock historians might not have vaulted Nirvana to instant classic status, but the world would have one more transcendent artist, and hey, he might still be making music with Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl… and Coolio?
Cloud-based music collaboration platform Blend has partnered with independent distributor The Orchard on a new record label and distribution platform for its community of producers and musicians that will expand its influence beyond its own service and into digital stores around the world.