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  1. CMJ Panels Day 2: Benjy Grinberg on Breaking Artists; Pandora's Tim Westegren Talks Failed Coup; Peter Kafka and Ted Cohen

    October 18, 2012 10:54 AM EDT Nontraditional Catalysts: From left: Surely Music's Pete Johnson, Triple Crown's Fred Feldman, Rostrum Record's Benjy Grinberg, Sensibility Music's Travis Yetton, Pandora's Matt Ostrower discuss unorthodox ways to break ba ...

  2. Web Trends: Listen To Rihanna's New Single

    November 11, 2011 3:00 PM EST Google Trends: 12. nigel tufnel day : People are celebrating 11/11/11 in homage to the Spinal Tap guitarist's famous "It goes to 11" line in "This Is Spinal Tap" Twitter Music Trends: No new music trends Digg Music News/Vi ...

  3. Syd Schwartz Guest Post: How Umphrey's McGee Uses Technology To Blow Their Fans' Minds

    May 09, 2011 2:00 PM EDT (Syd Schwartz is the former North America's SVP of digital strategy at EMI, founded Linchpin Digital in 2010 and proudly serves a variety of clients including Current TV, EMI Recorded Music, Red Light Management, The Orchard, Umphrey's M ...

  4. INgrooves Gets Capital Injection From Shamrock

    October 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Digital music distribution service INgrooves has scored a fresh investment from Shamrock Capital Growth Fund. While the amount of the investment is undisclosed, INgrooves' new capitalization reduces Universal Music Group Distribution's ( ...

  5. April Fools' Day Hits The Music Biz

    April 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT People across the country spent a portion of Thursday trying to decide what news items were real and which weren't. Here are a few of the April Fools' Day pranks that hit the music industry. One prank that may have snared a few people wh ...

  6. 'MySpace For Mobile' Flips Switch On Artist Services

    December 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mobile ringtone and media provider Myxer is expanding into artist services with a new program called MobileStage. Dubbed the "MySpace for Mobile," MobileStage is a suite of mobile marketing tools and services for iPhone, BlackBerry and A ...

  7. Spinal Tap Trio Announce "Unwigged" Tour

    March 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer are leaving the costumes and wigs at home but will still play the music of their cinematic alter egos Spinal Tap, as well as the Folksmen from "A Mighty Wind" on a 30-date concert tour ...

  8. Spinal Tap Reuniting For Live Earth Show

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Spinal Tap is back, and this time the band wants to help save the world from global warming. The fictional heavy metal group immortalized in the 1984 mockumentary, "This Is Spinal Tap," will reunite for a performance at Wembley Stadium i ...

  9. Q&A: HOWARD BENSON

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT At Bay 7, the Los Angeles recording studio producer Howard Benson calls home, there are parking spaces reserved for Spinal Tap's David St. Hubbins and Nigel Tufnel. While Benson can't include Tap on h At Bay 7, the Los Angeles recording ...