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  1. The Hudson Project Festival's First Year Had a Good Start, Got Muddy, Canceled Final Day

    July 14, 2014 2:50 PM EDT It was the first music festival to be held on Winston Farm in Saugerties since "Mudstock" was held twenty years ago, which drew roughly 350,000 people and ended in chaotic anarchy. #MudsonProject was decidedly smaller and more organized, ...

  2. After a Year of Experimentation, BitTorrent Bundle Wants to Make Artists (and Itself) Money

    June 29, 2014 9:49 AM EDT After hitting the '100 million' milestone, BitTorrent, the data transfer protocol long associated with piracy, continues to try and clear its name. One year and 100 million legal downloads later, the BitTorrent Bundle platform — an ...

  3. Moby Interviews David Lynch on God, Maggots and Music at International Music Summit

    April 16, 2014 7:02 PM EDT Moby was given the task of interviewing director David Lynch at April 16’s International Music Summit, a gathering of the electronic music industry that started in Ibiza and has branched out to Los Angeles. Related Articles Moby Sued Over 22-Year- ...

  4. Digital Notes: CD Baby's Sync Payout, De La Soul's J Dilla Tribute and Apps' Ad Economics

    March 26, 2014 3:57 PM EDT CD Baby serves up more than just CDs. The Portland, Ore., music distribution company on Wednesday announced it has paid out more than $1 million in YouTube sync licensing to its artists as of February. That amount has accelerated as CD Baby's ...

  5. Australia’s Triple J To Power Over-30s Station Dig Music

    October 24, 2013 5:18 AM EDT Australia’s Triple J network now has a music station targeting the over-30s. The government-funded Triple J has the enviable reputation as Australia’s key music discovery platform. And for many artists here and abroad, it’s the launch-pad into t ...

  6. College Radio Day Continues to Grow, Globally Celebrating a Vital Format

    September 25, 2013 1:22 PM EDT College Radio Day , a worldwide celebration founded by public broadcasting veteran and communications professor at William Paterson University named Robert Quicke, is about to celebrate its third year this coming Tuesday, October 1. The event, ...

  7. 5 Questions with Daniel Miller, Founder of Mute Group of Companies

    June 12, 2013 12:41 AM EDT Simple question. What do Depeche Mode, Nick Cave, Moby, Richie Hawtin and Goldfrapp all have in common? Anyone who knows their “indie” music will know the answer: Daniel Miller. The British music man built a culture with his Mute brand, which he ...

  8. Daniel Miller Says Mute Group Positioned for Growth, Bolsters Exec Team

    May 21, 2013 4:53 AM EDT Two-and-a half-years have passed since Daniel Miller and his Mute brand split from EMI and returned to the "independent" community. Now, the British exec is confident his Mute group of companies is positioned for growth, and he's ...

  9. Obama Inauguration Music Guide: Katy Perry to Q-Tip

    January 20, 2013 6:39 PM EST Just as Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration drew stars from Beyonce to Aretha Franklin, the president's re-election has led to another can't-miss week for music fans. Some musicians, such as John Legend and Alicia Keys, will be all ove ...

  10. BMG Acquires Mute Records Catalog

    December 21, 2012 6:15 PM EST In its second deal of the day, BMG Rights Management has acquired the Mute back catalog owned by EMI, which includes records released by artists like Depeche Mode, Erasure, Moby, Goldfrapp and Nick Cave. According to sources, BMG paid over 7 milli ...

  11. Beatport Mixes It Up - And There's More To Come

    November 19, 2012 12:41 PM EST As electronic dance music, or EDM, has exploded in popularity, dance music download site Beatport has transformed into a commercial and community hub far beyond its origins as a place that sold high-quality dance MP3s to DJs. Beatport's gro ...

  12. Morning Fix: Bieber, Minaj Win Big at AMAs; Internet Radio Fairness Opponents Unite; AC/DC Joins iTunes

    November 19, 2012 8:30 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and other free music-business newsletters AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS 2012: JUSTIN BIEBER, NICKI MINAJ TOP EXUBERANT NIGHT: Justin Bieber took home Artist of the Year at the American Music Awa ...

  13. Rock Hall Museum's Jim Henke Steps Down

    October 19, 2012 5:15 PM EDT Jim Henke, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum's VP exhibitions and curatorial affairs, has left his position abruptly under a cloud of questions. Henke, the longtime chief curator who had been with the museum since before its opening, stop ...

  14. Michael Chabon Digs Deep About Record Stores, Race and Writing 'Telegraph Avenue'

    September 26, 2012 11:30 AM EDT Telegraph Avenue author Michael Chabon at the "Brokeland Records" pop-up store inside Diesel Records in Oakland earlier this month. An effort between Harper (the book's publisher) and the store, the pop-up featured used-jazz records ...

  15. Backbeat: Hard's Gary Richards Talks Live Nation Acquisition, DJing With Roses In His Hair at EMI's Electrospective Party in Hollywood

    September 20, 2012 4:16 PM EDT POSSO DJing at Hollywood's AV Nightclub for the Electrospective launch and Magnetic Magazine's birthday celebration (Photo by Catie Laffoon) EMI launched their Electrospective campaign on Tuesday night at the AV Nightclub in Hollywood . ...

  16. Backbeat: Moby Kicks Off KCRW's 'Who Shot Rock & Roll: Live' Show at L.A.'s Annenberg Space For Photography

    July 17, 2012 1:43 PM EDT Moby performing the acoustic portion of his set on the lawn of the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles (Photo: Catie Laffoon) Fans stood on the lawn of the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles this past weekend (July 14) as Mo ...

  17. Jerry Cantrell To Be Honored By MusiCares MAP Fund

    March 22, 2012 11:40 AM EDT Jerry Cantrell, guitarist and singer from grunge metal band Alice in Chains, will be honored at the MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert along with Sony/ATV Music Publishing's Neil Lasher. Cantrell, whose Alice In Chains bandmate Layne Staley d ...

  18. Backbeat: George Strait, Bob Pittman, Gary Overton at Country Radio Seminar Day One

    February 23, 2012 1:44 PM EST The Ryman Room was overflowing with CRS attendees when Tenacity Records threw its first CRS bash. Keeping it all about the music, Tenacity artists Bill Gentry and Darryl Worley performed their new music and kept the party going well into the night ...

  19. Mute Launches Liberation Technologies Label

    January 26, 2012 4:52 PM EST Mute records today announced the launch of Liberation Technologies, a new label focused on electronic music. The label will be headed by Patrick O'Neill and distributed worldwide by S T Holdings. The label's first release is 'Spring ...

  20. Trent Reznor, Amanda Palmer, OK Go Among Artists Cosigning Anti-SOPA/PIPA Open Letter

    January 18, 2012 4:05 PM EST Entertainment industry players including Trent Reznor, Amanda Palmer, and OK Go have written and published an open letter to Washington expressing their concerns about SOPA/PIPA, the pending Congressional bills that would give the government and c ...

  21. Mashbox, Beatport's New iPad App, Allows Users To Make Mashups w/ Tiesto, Moby & Diplo

    December 09, 2011 8:45 AM EST Today (Dec.9) Beatport -- a global digital music store with one of the largest collections of electronic music -- announced the launch of Mashbox , an iPad app that allows music fans to create custom mashups by combining tracks from some of the wo ...

  22. Business Matters: Apple's iTunes Festival App Will Stream Concerts to the World

    June 21, 2011 6:36 PM EDT Business Matters: Apple's iTunes Festival App Will Stream Concerts to the World -- Apple has released a free app that allows HD streaming of live performances from the iTunes Festival 2011 at the Roundhouse in London. An updated version of th ...

  23. This Week In Apps: Hype Machine Radio, Moby, Numark's iDJ

    May 13, 2011 1:55 PM EDT Hype Machine Radio Music blog aggregator The Hype Machine put out its long-awaited mobile app that pretty much recreates the company's online music streaming experience on their mobile phones. The Hype Machine broadcasts a playlist (or Intern ...

  24. Ultra Music Festival Extending Global Reach to Asia, Australia

    March 30, 2011 7:39 AM EDT Once a humble beach party, Miami's mega-hip Ultra Music Festival is expanding to Asia and Australia after a sellout, three-day rave this past weekend that left revelers nursing a nasty hangover on Monday. Around 150,000 sun-baked party-goers ...

  25. Over 100 People Hospitalized During LA Festival

    June 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Authorities say more than 100 people were taken to local hospitals during a two-day electronic music festival and rave at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Exposition Park. The LA Fire Department says some of the injuries occurred as people ru ...

  26. Managers to The Fore On ADE's Day 2

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The second day of the 14th Amsterdam Dance Event began in controversial fashion during an exploration of the importance of managers for dance artists. Speaking at a Q&A session, Eric Harle -- who represents Moby, M83, Fever Ray, Royksopp and S ...

  27. Moby Takes Stand Against Calif. Domestic Violence Budget Cuts

    October 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Electronic artist Moby understands better than most the importance of domestic violence shelters for women in need, having grown up with a mother who was involved in several abusive relationships. At the age of eight, "I had to stop her from ...

  28. Business Matters: The Orchard, Moby, Zune HD, TVT

    August 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- The Orchard 's Q2 2009 earnings had two things common in the digital world: a deeper loss and higher revenue. As the company's scale ...

  29. Moby, MTV Join EU Climate Change Battle

    July 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Moby will kick off a series of concerts across Europe next month aimed at raising climate change awareness among young people, the European Union's executive arm said. The concerts are part of the European Commission's "Play to stop ...

  30. Analysis: Everything Is Wrong With Free Moby MP3 Story

    July 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Was the power of free the reason Moby's song "Shot in the Back of the Head" was the best-selling track in the debut week of his new album, "Wait For Me"? As Moby wrote to Bob Lefsetz , "it's the track we've ...

  31. Zebralution To Distribute Moby Album

    June 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Moby's new independently released album "Wait For Me" will be digitally distributed across Europe by Zebralution. The New York-based electronic music artist is releasing the album via his own Little Idiot label after a long relation ...

  32. ICM Acquires Marsha Vlasic Organization

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT International Creative Management (ICM) has acquired the Marsha Vlasic Organization in a move that provides a significant boost to ICM's Concert division. The deal brings Ben Folds, Elvis Costello, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Moby, Muse, Neil Young, ...

  33. Neil Diamond Shines With First No. 1 Album

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond nabs the first No. 1 of his career as "Home Before Dark" bows atop the Billboard 200. The set's 146,000 start is his best debut sales week since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking data in 1991. Last week's chart-topp ...

  34. Dylan, Iggy, Berry Join Virgin Fest

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan, Iggy & The Stooges, Paramore, Chuck Berry (backed by the Silver Beats), the Black Keys and Wilco will join previously announced headliners Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Nine Inch Nails and Stone Temple Pilots for the 3rd A ...

  35. Koch Inks V2

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Koch Entertainment Distribution and V2 Records North America, a Sheridan Square Entertainment (SSE) company, today revealed an exclusive physical distribution deal. V2’s catalog includes PM Dawn, Moby, Carla Bruni, Underworld and the Black Crowes. ...

  36. Moby, Housecat Enlist Strictly Confidential

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST European indie publisher Strictly Confidential has signed publishing deals with Moby and Chicago DJ and producer Felix da Housecat. Under a sub-publishing deal, the publisher will represent Moby's songs on his new album, "Last Night" ...

  37. Kobalt To Admin Upcoming Moby Album

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kobalt Music Group has signed electronic-pop artist Moby to an exclusive administration agreement for his upcoming album "Last Night" (Mute/EMI). "Last Night," Moby's sixth studio album, is scheduled for release in March. ...

  38. Moby's 'Hotel' Checks Back Into Euro Top Spot

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Moby's "Hotel" (Mute) regains the top spot in its fourth week on the European Top 100 Albums chart. It spent two weeks atop the chart before dropping to No. 2 last week, behind 50 Cent's "The Massacre Moby's "Hot ...

  39. Moby's 'Hotel' Checks Back Into Euro Top Spot

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Moby's "Hotel" (Mute) regains the top spot in its fourth week on the European Top 100 Albums chart. It spent two weeks atop the chart before dropping to No. 2 last week, behind 50 Cent's "The Massacre Moby's "Hot ...

  40. 50 Cent Knocks Down Moby In Europe

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cent's "The Massacre" (Interscope) rebounds 4-1 on European Top 100 Albums. The set debuted at the top four weeks ago but was displaced the following week by Jennifer Lopez's "Rebirth" (Epic). Moby 50 Cent's & ...

  41. 'Hotel' Extends Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    March 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Moby's "Hotel" (Mute) holds at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums for a second week. Although it falls 1-2 in Switzerland and also declines in Germany, Holland and Portugal, the set holds at No. 1 in Fl Moby's "Hotel" ( ...

  42. Moby

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Moby's latest is a return to his synth-infused rock/pop roots, but the result falls flat, tripped up by insipid lyrics. Moby's latest is a return to his synth-infused rock/pop roots, but the result falls flat, tripped up by insipid lyric ...

  43. Moby's 'Hotel' Checks In At No. 1 In Europe

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Moby's "Hotel" (Mute) repeats the performance of its 2002 predecessor "18" by going straight to the summit of European Top 100 Albums. "Hotel" bows at No. 1 in Switzerland; No. 2 in France, Holland an Moby's ...

  44. High-Profile Duets Stud Olympics Album

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Duets by Earth Wind & Fire and Roots Manuva, Sting and Mariza, and Moby and Public Enemy will be featured on the official Athens 2004 Olympics pop album, details of which were announced this week. Duets by Earth Wind & Fire and Roots M ...

  45. High-Profile Duets Stud Olympics Album

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Duets by Earth Wind & Fire and Roots Manuva, Sting and Mariza, and Moby and Public Enemy will be featured on the official Athens 2004 Olympics pop album, details of which were announced this week. Duets by Earth Wind & Fire and Roots M ...

  46. Moby To Christen Nursing/Rehab Center-Based Studio

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Equipment to translate movement into sound. The Music Has Power Club Recording Studio is set to open at the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function, a research and training establishment at Beth Abraham Health Services, a nursing and rehabilit ...

  47. Voodoo Child

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Moby's alter-ego allows the artist to branch out on this straight-up dance album. Moby's alter-ego allows the artist to branch out on this straight-up dance album. News Moby ...