Morning Heds: Apple's Latest Media Event, Will WMG Fight EMI Deal?, Macca Live Streaming
Morning Heds: Apple's Latest Media Event, Will WMG Fight EMI Deal?, Macca Live Streaming

Public Domain Works Can Be Copyrighted Anew, Justices Rule

A copyright protection law was challenged by orchestra conductors, teachers and film archivists who said they had relied for years on the free availability of public domain works.

Cliff Notes For Apple's Education Event

All Things D

A core part of any Apple event is pre-event speculation, where folks like yours truly try to report and/or guess about what we're going to see onstage. The run-up for today's event has been a bit muted, though.

Grooveshark Fights a Copyright Lawsuit by Chasing After Anonymous Commenters On Digital Music News
All Things D

Grooveshark, an increasingly popular music service that's also being sued by all of the major music labels wants details about an anonymous user who posted comments on Digital Music News, an industry news site.

Will Warner oppose Universal's EMI deal?

The Legal Times has noted that Warner Music has just hired the lobbying services of US law firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, seemingly to work on anti-trust issues

Pandora Founder Speaks
Wall St. Journal

Tim Westergren was working as a film composer in the late 1990s when he came up with the idea behind Pandora Media Inc., the popular online service that allows users to create personalized radio stations.

Does A2IM Really Represent the Indie Music ...
Digital Music News

Does A2IM Really Represent the Indie Music Community? The SOPA Support Continues... Wednesday, January 18, 2012 by paul. If this industry is consistent ...

Behind the music: What if the culture industry shut down for a day?

Wikipedia went black in protest against anti-piracy legislation. But which would you miss more: an encyclopaedia or music?

ArtsBeat: A D.J. Master Talks About Dance Music
New York Times

Tiësto, the Dutch trance music master, releases a 10-part video series that is intended to turn him into something of a reality-show star.

Astro And L.A. Reid 'Gonna Make History'

Former 'X-Factor' contestant talks about Epic Records deal on 'RapFix Live': 'I'm real comfortable working with L.A.'

Country music's Merle Haggard hospitalized in Ga. with pneumonia; Jan. Tour Dates Canceled
Washington Post

Kodak: legendary photographic company files for bankruptcy
Digital Trends

The once mighty photographic company Eastman Kodak announced late Wednesday that it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after struggling in recent years and failing to …

Paul McCartney to live stream 'Kisses On The Bottom' press conference today

Watch Macca speak about his new album at 4pm (GMT) this afternoon (January 19)

Atlantic Media Officially Announces Unnamed "Global Business Brand" Site

All Things D

Atlantic Media will be launching a new "digital global business brand," which will be helmed by former managing editor Kevin Delaney.

Music review: Steve Reich's 75th birthday concert at Disney Hall
LA Times

The Los Angeles Philharmonic invited the Bang on a Can All Stars to pay tribute to Steve Reich. The line for last-minute tickets at Walt Disney Concert Hall was already long two hours before the concert.