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  1. Backbeat: Bernie Finkelstein, Canadian Record Label Legend, Remembers Career at Memoir Launch

    April 19, 2012 11:44 AM EDT True North Records founder and long-time artist manager Bernie Finkelstein addresses his industry peers at the launch of his book, True North: A Life In The Music Business (Photo: Valerie Drinkwalter) Bernie Finkelstein - who built one of Canada&# ...

  2. Deadmau5 Day: Las Vegas Names Jan. 2 For Electronic Dance Music DJ/Producer

    December 22, 2011 8:05 AM EST Yesterday (Dec. 21) Mayor Carolyn Goodman officially proclaimed Jan. 2, 2012 "deadmau5 Day" in the city of Las Vegas. The date marks the launch of an exclusive partnership between Wynn Las Vegas and the electro/house DJ from Canada. Dead ...

  3. Electric Daisy Carnival Kicks Off: Is Las Vegas Becoming America's Answer to Ibiza?

    June 24, 2011 5:25 PM EDT Las Vegas is known internationally for its casinos and hotels, but the city is fast becoming Mecca for 35-and-under dance music fans hell-bent on hedonistic thrills set to a pulsing soundtrack -- day and night. Look no further than this weekend� ...

  4. App Attacks: Foursquare Teases New Features for SXSW; Rdio Expands to Roku

    February 24, 2011 1:21 PM EST Foursquare Teases New Features for SXSW The popular location-based check-in service Foursquare made a huge splash at SXSW two years ago, using the music festival as its coming out party. So it's not surprising that it plans to make waves agai ...

  5. @SXSW: The New Brand Hot Spot

    March 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Over 11,000 attendees are expected to flock to Austin, Texas, for South by Southwest, drawn by the conference's growing reputation as a sort of Burning Man festival for digital technology. Among the armies of developers, techies and designers ...

  6. RZA Returns To Bobby Digital For 'Digi Snax'

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Wu-Tang founder RZA is returning for a third time to his Bobby Digital alter ego for the album "Digi Snax," due July 1 via Koch. The album's first single is "You Can't Stop Me now," featuring Inspectah Deck. "Thi ...

  7. UMG, MTV Pact For Mobile Video Deal

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pact leads a newsworthy day at Billboard’s MECCA confab. Pact leads a newsworthy day at Billboard¿s MECCA confab. News ...

  8. UMG, MTV Strike Mobile Video Deal

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group and MTV Networks have entered into a wide-reaching licensing deal for mobile video content, sources familiar with the situation revealed Monday (Sept. 11) at the Billboard MECCA Universal Music Group (UMG) and MTV Networks ha ...

  9. Sprint's Reddick To Open Billboard MECCA Fall 2006

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event to take place Sept. 11 in Los Angeles. Billboard revealed today (July 24) that Paul Reddick, Sprint’s VP of business development and product innovation, will be the opening keynote speaker for the Billboard MECCA Fall 2006 conference. The mo ...

  10. Billboard To Rank MasterTones On New Chart

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will unveil chart this summer. Billboard will this summer unveil a new Hot MasterTones chart, ranking the best selling master ringtones in the United States. The tally will track ringtones that play a segment of an original recording, rather than ...