Monthly archives: October, 2012

iTunes Top Tens

Meek Mill’s Maybach Music Group/Warner Bros. albumDreams and Nightmares and PSY’s “Gangnam Style” are at #1 on iTunes list of best-selling albums and singles, respectively, this morning. The rapper is followed byTaylor Swift’s Red, Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city, Jason Aldean’s Night Train, Flyleaf’s New Horizons, the deluxe edition of Toby Keith’s Hope on the Rocks,Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s Psychedelic Pill, Mumford & Sons‘ deluxe Babel,Tech N9ne’s Boiling Point and Parkway Drive’s Atlas. PSY is…


Deane Cameron Steps Down After 24 Years as President of EMI Music Canada

Well-respected EMI Music Canada head Deane Cameron has stepped down from his post after 35 years with the company, the last 24 as President. Cameron, who made history in 1988 when he became the youngest Canadian president of a major record label, has been instrumental in the success of many Canadian artists, including Nickelback, Anne Murray, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Glass Tiger and Tom Cochrane, among others,…


Google Play Finally Adds Warner Music, Debuts Free Scan-and-Match Music Locker

Google may be playing catch-up with its music-download store and online locker service, but the company made up a lot of ground on Monday. Warner Music Group has finally licensed its catalog to Google’s music-download store, nearly a year after its U.S. launch. With Warner’s catalog, Google can now add a scan-and-match feature that’s already available…


Disney Buys LucasFilms For $4 Billion Dollars

Even though the NYSE is shut down, big business moves are still being made. The Walt Disney company has purchased LucasFilms Ltd. from George Lucas for $4.05 billion dollars in stocks and cash. “The sale provides a corporate home for a private company that grew from Mr. Lucas’s hugely successful “Star Wars” series, and became…


Kendrick Lamar Sings ‘Silent Night,’ Reveals Childhood Crush on Brandy

It’s Kendrick Lamar like you’ve never seen him before. While lying down on a couch, the “Swimming Pools” rapper opens up to Fuse in his most intimate interview yet. He recalls performing “Silent Night” in the third grade (and even sings some of it), shares his favorite cartoon character, and reveals the best Christmas gift…


Meek Mill Announces Dreamchasers Records

Rick Ross put him on. And now Meek Mill is helping launch the career of his own artists. The Philly rapper has announced plans for his own record label, Dreamchasers Records. “After my album, I’m opening up my own company called Dreamchasers Records,” he told his hometown crowd at Power 99’s Powerhouse 30 in Philadelphia…


Meek Mill: “Traumatized”


Ableton Live 8 – Set Drum Rack samples to oneshot by default

I did a video a while ago showing how to chop samples like an MPC in Ableton Live. In that video I showed how to create a default setting for Drum Rack samples to oneshot by default. I get a lot of questions on how to do this in Live 8, so here’s a video…


Sonic TALK 286 – Pringles Drumkit Soundboobscloud

Dave Robinson editor of Prosoundnewseurope.com, Dave Spiers – Gforce Software and Mark Tinley – sound artist. We talk – dream studio, soundcloud and ghetty buddy up to create new music library, Sound Forge on OS X, Pringles Drumkit.


Nicki Minaj Announces E! Reality Series Premiere Date

Before Nicki Minaj makes her TV debut on ‘American Idol,’ her Barbz will get to see the rapstress up close and personal on her E! three-episode series, “Nicki Minaj: My Truth.” “We watched the REUP DVD and the 1st episode of the E! series….u guys are going to go crazzzzyyyyy when you see it! NOV19TH…