The impending music business revolution

The impending music business revolution

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The biggest news in music has nothing to do with music: Universal Music Group, the world's largest record company, is about to go public. And rival San Francisco's biggest startups. Fancy that...

20 September 2021

Call me by my name

Call me by my name

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The 2021 MTV Video Music Awards took place last night, ushering in a new wave of post-covid music events — and celebrating the unavoidable success of Mr. Lil Nas X!

13 September 2021

For music's sake

For music's sake

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We've talked about it before, we'll talk about it again: the Kanye / Drake musical war has gone through a couple more major battles... Who's on top? We'll tell you...

6 September 2021

Celebrating the begin and/of the end

Celebrating the begin and/of the end

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As the great Lee "Scratch" Perry passes away, Kanye West (finally) releases latest album Donda, in a highly symbolic moment that is eminent proof of the passage of time...

30 August 2021

Battle of the rap Gods

Battle of the rap Gods

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A new war is brewing — of the musical kind: Hip Hop superstars Kanye West, Drake and Kendrick Lamar are all poised to release new albums soon...

23 August 2021

The return of King George

The return of King George

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The great George Harrison is back in the charts! That's right: 50 years after the release of his first post-Beatles solo album and 20 years after his untimely passing, the legend is back in the top 10...

16 August 2021

Music and science

Music and science

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Brian May, legendary guitarist to British band Queen, is re-releasing his first solo album, as well as talking sense into our current collective situation...

9 August 2021

Tencent(s)

Tencent(s)

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Chinese tech giant Tencent has been ordered to open up exclusive music rights to outside companies in a highly significant political move...

26 July 2021

So many good news...

So many good news...

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We usually focus on a specific piece of music-related news in this section, but it seems like there are just too many in this post-covid boom to select the one... so here's 5!

19 July 2021

The TikTok IPO dance

The TikTok IPO dance

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A very specific kind of dance has been involving TikTok behind the scenes lately, one that addresses the company's intention to file for an IPO outside of China — to Chinese authorities' fairly manifest dissatisfaction...

12 July 2021

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