Monthly archives: February, 2015

Flying High With Imagine Dragons: Behind an Intimate Show at 30,000 Feet

Imagine Dragons are always looking to connect with the people who love their music. As singer Dan Reynolds puts it, “We’re just consistently trying to find ways to give back to the fans and break down the wall that exists between us and them.”…

Musique Concrète Pioneer Tod Dockstader Has Died

Composer Tod Dockstader (1932-2015) died yesterday at the age of 82….

Breyon Prescott Named Head of Urban A&R at Epic Records

Music industry veteran Breyon Prescott has joined Epic Records as head of urban A&R. In addition to developing new and existing talent, Prescott will house his Chameleon Entertainment imprint at Epic….

The 10 best synths for iPad

The iPad isn’t just an expensive tablet for replying to emails while watching the TV – it can be a serious production tool in the right hands. On top of the expected range of pick-up-and-play apps for iOS that allow you to sketch musical ideas down on the move or make whole tracks in just a few…

Fearne Cotton announces decision to leave BBC Radio 1

Fearne Cotton has announced that she is to leave BBC Radio 1….

Every Song From Drake’s New Album Is On The Billboard Charts Right Now

Drake’s making Billboard history, again, by breaking his own record, again….

Google Play Music Increases Song Storage Limit To 50,000 From 20,000

Google GOOGL +0.61% Play Music is a music streaming and storage service that lets you listen on the web, smartphones or tablets. Previously, you were allowed to store up to 20,000 of your favorite songs on Google Play Music for free. Now Google Play Music has upgraded the storage space to 50,000 songs at no cost….

Korn Sued by Former Drummer

Former Korn drummer David Silveria is suing his old band mates for money owed after the band declined to allow the drummer back in the group following a lengthy break. According to TMZ, Silveria sued Jonathan Davis, James “Munky” Shaffer, Brian “Head” Welch, and Reggie “Fieldy” Arvizu in an effort to reclaim the money owed to him and…

CV Toolkit Updated With 5 New Modules & More

Spektro Audio has updated CV Toolkit – a Mac/Windows app that’s designed to let you integrate your computer as a control voltage source with hardware modular synthesizers….

Why Are Albums Released on Tuesday (For Now) in the U.S.?

The recent news about the music industry adopting Friday as the global release day for new albums has prompted many questions. One of those is: Why are albums released on Tuesday in the U.S.?…