Gainesville

  1. Business Matters: Grooveshark Sued by EMI, Blames High Royalties and Pending Acquisition by Universal

    April 03, 2012 8:51 PM EDT Grooveshark Sued by EMI -- Grooveshark has been sued by EMI, but you wouldn't know it from the music streaming service's explanation for the companies' failed relationship. A Tuesday post at CNET.com reported the recorded music divi ...

  2. Business Matters: EMI Sues Grooveshark (Again), Pandora Takes Longview, Sirius Adds 1.7M Subscribers, EMI Execs' 'Forfeited' Bonuses Overstated

    January 05, 2012 6:39 PM EST EMI Sues Grooveshark for Breach of Contract -- Controversial music-streaming service has been sued by EMI - again. EMI Music Publishing has Grooveshark for breach of contract, according to reports at the New York Times and other outlets. The lawsu ...

  3. Business Matters: Grooveshark Inks Deals With Four More Indies

    September 20, 2011 9:33 PM EDT Grooveshark Inks Deals With Four More Indies -- Online music service Grooveshark has signed up four new labels for licensing deals: 101 Records, Nacional Records, Paper Garden Records and SMC Entertainment. "Nacional Records prides itself on ...

  4. Electric Daisy Carnival Film Premiere in Hollywood Turns Into Riot

    July 28, 2011 7:03 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police in riot gear clashed with a crowd that became unruly outside the Hollywood film premiere of a documentary on the Electric Daisy Carnival Wednesday evening, throwing bottles and vandalizing cars and refusing orders to disp ...

  5. Business Matters: What the Economist's Analysis of the Warner Acquisition Missed

    May 16, 2011 5:26 PM EDT Three Things Missing from The Economist's Take on Warner Acquisition --While it's great that The Economist would chime in on Access Industries' acquisition of Warner Music Group, the article doesn't actually say anything of sub ...

  6. Business Matters: Myspace's Real Decline

    May 12, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Myspace: Less Your Space -- Artist and digital market experts, take note: MySpace is holding the line on unique visitors but losing momentum on other metrics, according to comScore numbers scrutinized by TechCrunch. People are visiting far less of ...

  7. Apple Pulls Grooveshark App Following Universal Complaint

    August 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.S. online music service Grooveshark has had its iPhone app pulled from the Apple app store, following a complaint from the U.K. office of Universal Music Group. The announcement was made yesterday (Aug. 16) on Grooveshark's official blog ww ...

  8. Grooveshark Settles With Merlin

    August 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Online music service Grooveshark has settled its copyright dispute with Merlin and has licensed the catalogs of the indie music agency's member record labels. The deal compensates Merlin labels for past use of their music as well as future us ...

  9. Daughtry Arena Tour Dates Unveiled

    August 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Chris Daughtry and the rock band that bears his name are only halfway through a string of summer club dates celebrating the chart-topping album "Leave This Town," but the next extended jaunt through North American arenas is already set. ...

  10. Rapper Plies Targeted in Lawsuit

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Plies has been named in a lawsuit alleging negligence on his part along with Slip-N-Slide Records and a Gainesville nightclub where five concert attendees were injured in a 2006 shooting. Christopher Chestnut, a Gainesville attorney, announ ...

  11. Bo Diddley Stable After Heart Attack

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bo Diddley is in stable condition at a Florida hospital after suffering a heart attack. The 78-year-old artist complained of dizziness and nausea during a routine medical checkup Friday, said publicist Susan Clary. She said Diddley suffered a hear ...

  12. Dubay To Exit University Of Florida Arena Post

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran arena manager Lionel J. Dubay, director of the Stephen C. O'Connell Center at the University of Florida in Gainesville, will leave that post on July 12 to take over as director of business services at U of F. Dubay admits he has mixed ...

  13. Against Me! Optimistic But Defiant On Sire Debut

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Against Me! frontman Tom Gabel is "tired of battling it out with what's punk and what's not punk," so for the act's upcoming release "New Wave," due July 10 via Sire Records, he's sticking with the basics. & ...

  14. Case Summary: Using Name & Likeness Without Permission, Florida Law

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When Warner Bros. Pictures produced "The Perfect Storm" about a fishing vessel that was lost in a rare, powerful weather system off the New England coast, it did not ask permission -- or compensate -- When Warner Bros. Pictures produced ...

  15. Blockbuster Acquires Video-Game Retailer

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Video-store chain Blockbuster is expanding its presence in the video-game market with the acquisition of American Satellite and Video Inc. Video-store chain Blockbuster is expanding its presence in the video-game market with the acquisition of Ame ...