Monthly archives: November, 2016

Job Postings Offer Hints at Amazon’s Live Ticketing Plans


  If recent job postings are any indication, Amazon has some fairly ambitious goals to shake up the live ticketing business. As spotted by Recode, the Washington-based online retailer is recruiting new hires for its Amazon Tickets division, which launched in the U.K. last year, and sells tickets to concerts and theater performances. One posting, for head of…


For Stones Throw Records, A Love Of Hip-Hop Sparked 20 Years Of Musical Conversations


  In 1986, at the age of 17, Chris Manak wrote a high school essay about wanting to be a record label owner when he was older. The San Jose native had been collecting vinyl since he was ten and by high school he was DJ-ing and making his own beats thanks to a fascination…

Steve Aoki on Building a Music Empire and the Power of Giving Back with Lewis Howes

#WarnerSquad – Twenty One Pilots interviewed by Benji (Benji & Fede)

Music Torrent Site What.CD Shuts Down: ‘All Data Has Been Destroyed’


  Invite-only torrent site What.CD, a favorite destination for audiophiles for its vast trove of hard-to-find releases and high-quality files, has terminated operations immediately. A terse statement found on its website mentions “recent events” as the reason for the piracy site’s demise. “We are not likely to return any time soon in our current form,”…

Grandmaster Flash Talks “The Theory” Of Being A HipHop DJ & The Beginnings Of Hip-Hop!!

Justice Talk Embracing Corniness, Making Dance Music for Grown-Ups


The French duo Justice broke out a decade ago by reveling in the possibilities of abrasive electronic production, but you won’t find much of that on the pair’s new third full-length, Woman. “You cannot do two first records,” Xavier de Rosnay says. “When you’re 20, and you just discover what it is to be in the studio, there’s…

Partners In Rhyme: The True Story of Infinite (Eminem Documentary) 2016

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Avicii in the studio – The Making of Dancing In My Head