1. Amanda Palmer on Her New Memoir, Self-Doubt, Self-Editing and Feminist Trolling

    November 10, 2014 12:16 PM EST On a recent fall afternoon at Bard College, the musician Amanda Palmer was wrapping up Sunday’s rehearsal for a student production she composed music for called The Bed Show . The 38-year old has an easygoing demeanor for someone whose eyebrows ar ...

  2. 'The Kate Bush Story: Running Up That Hill' Documentary: Review

    August 26, 2014 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Tuesday, Kate Bush will take over London's Eventim Apollo for 22 nights of concerts collectively entitled "Before the Dawn" (selling out 77,000 tickets in 15 minutes while doing so). Just in time for the momentous occasion -- her f ...

  3. Alicia Keys Ends One-Year BlackBerry Deal: Inside The Troubled Partnership

    January 02, 2014 6:32 PM EST When Alicia Keys was first named global creative director at BlackBerry on Jan. 30, 2013, much derision was made at her expense for tweeting from an iPhone just days before the announcement  – and maybe even once again a few days after, in an ap ...

  4. Backbeat: Guy Oseary, Ashton Kutcher, Scooter Braun And Many More At A-GRade’s Power-Packed SXSW Party

    March 11, 2013 3:50 PM EDT There are moments when South By Southwest Interactive becomes a lot like Hollywood, where crowds of people huddle outside an exclusive party and everyone is on the phone, calling favors to anyone who can let them in. Spotify and Path’s 120 Clu ...

  5. Alicia Keys Named BlackBerry's Global Creative Director

    January 30, 2013 2:22 PM EST BlackBerry announced Wednesday that Alicia Keys has become the company's new Global Creative Director. Keys was brought on board to "lead an array of new business initiatives that will drive engagement with BlackBerry and perception of ...

  6. Amanda Palmer Changes the Way Albums are Funded Through Kickstarter

    June 13, 2012 7:20 PM EDT You may have missed it, but music business history was made May 30 when singer/songwriter Amanda Palmer raised $1 million in less than a month for an album no one has heard. She did this on Kickstarter, an online platform that has helped thousands ...

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

    January 19, 2012 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 cor ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Business Matters: Kickstarter Pledges Grow 259% To $99 Million In 2011

    January 10, 2012 8:27 PM EST Kickstarter Pledges Grow 259% To $99 Million In 2011 -- Of all the numbers shared Monday by fan-centric fundraising site Kickstarter, one stands out: $99,344,382. That's the dollar amount pledged to projects through the Kickstarter platform i ...

  10. In Panels And Lightning-Quick Collaborations, Rethink Music Conference Explores The Future

    April 26, 2011 12:09 PM EDT (Left to right) Ben Folds, Amanda Palmer, Damian Kulash, and Neil Gaiman at Mad Oak Studios, in Allston, Mass. Monday, preparing to write and record eight songs in eight hours (which ended up being six songs in 12 hours). (Photo: Phil Farnsworth) ...

  11. Should All Music Go Real Time? Bring It On, Says Jack Isquith

    January 18, 2011 12:00 AM EST The following is a guest post from Jack Isquith, which originally appeared on his Digital Music Insider blog and is reposted with his permission. Isquith is a digital music industry veteran who has held senior posts at Warner Brothers Records and ...

  12. Amanda Palmer Tweets Her Way Toward Success

    August 06, 2010 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 By traditional standards, Amanda Palmer is something of a nonentity in the music business. But traditional standards are useless because we are not living in traditional times. Her highest-selling album, a self-titled 2004 release with her punk-caba ...

  13. Dresden Dolls' Palmer Looks Back, Forward

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's looking to be a busy year for the Dresden Dolls and its frontwoman, Amanda Palmer. First up is the band's "No, Virginia," due May 20 via Roadrunner. It's looking to be a busy year for the Dresden Dolls and its frontwoma ...

  14. They Might Be Giants Prep New Kids DVD

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After breaking through to a new audience with the 2002 kids album "No!" and the 2005 DVD "Here Come the ABCs," They Might Be Giants are eyeing an August release for a sequel to the latter Disney proje After breaking through to a ...

  15. VARIOUS ARTISTS, "Where's Neil When You Need Him?"

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Philadelphia-based label Dancing Ferret Discs pays tribute to Neil Gaiman with "Where's Neil When You Need Him?," a collection of songs inspired by the writer's stories. Philadelphia-based label Dancing Ferret Discs pays tribute ...

  16. Amos Leads Neil Gaiman Tribute Album

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 An album inspired by the work of prolific author Neil Gaiman will be released this summer by Philadelphia-based independent label Dancing Ferret Discs. An album inspired by the work of prolific author Neil Gaiman will be released this summer by Phil ...

  17. Amos Plans 'Scarlet's Walk' In Fall

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Tori Amos has slated an Oct. 15 release for her next album, "Scarlet's Walk." Singer/songwriter Tori Amos has slated an Oct. 15 release for her next album, "Scarlet's Walk." The set will be her debut f ...