East Village Radio

  1. Mark Ronson on East Village Radio's End: 'I'm Shocked It's Closing' (Guest Post)

    May 23, 2014 2:28 PM EDT Influential Internet station East Village Radio closed its doors on May 23, blaming rising rents and the congressional Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, which mandates that Web broadcasters pay a performance royalty for every listener. One ...

  2. East Village Radio's Founder, GM on Inspiration, Challenges, Pulling the Plug (Guest Post)

    May 20, 2014 11:24 AM EDT Frank Prisinzano and Peter Ferraro are the founder and general manager, respectively, of East Village Radio, a long-running Internet radio station which announced its closure last week. The station's last day on the air will be this Friday. ...

  3. East Village Radio to Close, Cites High Cost of Licensing

    May 14, 2014 1:22 PM EDT East Village Radio, a commercial-free station launched in 2003 and located in a New York storefront on First Avenue, has announced that it will be fading out its broadcast at the end of next week. "We are ceasing operations as of the 23rd ...

  4. From A Stream to a Torrent: Music Journalism's Elite Talk Discovery in Age of One-Click Availability at EMP Pop Conf.

    April 20, 2013 1:56 PM EDT In an industry where “music discovery” has become a buzzword -- companies like Twitter and Beats By Dre have invested in high-profile products designed to help users find the unfound -- is there any real ability to wade through the almost unli ...

  5. Backbeat: East Village Radio's Ballers Eve Eighth Anniversary Party @ NYC's Webster Hall

    October 24, 2011 7:30 AM EDT Get buck! Gangsta Boo bringing Memphis to life for the NYC crowd. Late Wednesday night, a small crowd of southern rap enthusiasts gathered at New York's Studio at Webster Hall to toast to the eighth anniversary of Ballers Eve Radio, a weekly ...

  6. Billboard.biz's Backbeat

    August 01, 2011 3:34 AM EDT From the record release parties to the green rooms, our exclusive look at the people behind the music business -- behind the scenes. FEATURED BACKBEATS: December 12, 2011 - Touring | Radio | Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Digital & Mobile ...