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businessinsider.com - Dan Whateley - How TikTok is changing the music industry: marketing, discovery
How TikTok is changing the music industry: marketing, discovery
Business Insider

TikTok has become a go-to platform for discovering new music. Record labels, music marketers, artists, and other creators are all flooding the app with songs. Here's a full breakdown of Insider's recent coverage on TikTok's impact on the music…

reuters.com - Natalie Thomas - Thousands descend on UK music festival amid rise in COVID cases
Thousands descend on UK music festival amid rise in COVID cases
Reuters

HENHAM PARK, England, July 22 (Reuters) - Thousands of people poured into the grounds of the Latitude music festival in eastern England on Thursday, one of the biggest gatherings since most coronavirus restrictions were lifted earlier this week.

nytimes.com - Laura Zornosa - The Music Scene in This Brooklyn Neighborhood Is Here to Stay
The Music Scene in This Brooklyn Neighborhood Is Here to Stay
The New York Times

One July Sunday, just off Newkirk Plaza in Brooklyn — between the yellow facade of a laundromat and the red awning of a bodega — the mellow strains of a saxophone floated over a crowd of about 150. The Haitian jazz guitarist Eddy…

buzzfeednews.com - Tanya Chen - Lil Nas X Is Using His Music Video Release For 'Industry Baby' To Raise Money For A Bail Relief Fund
Lil Nas X Is Using His Music Video Release For 'Industry Baby' To Raise Money For A Bail Relief Fund
BuzzFeed News

Lil Nas X's latest music video for the song ' Industry Baby ' is listed as a fundraiser for the Bail Project, a nonprofit that combats mass incarceration and racial disparities in the justice system by funding bail for those in need. Joseph Pate…

bbc.co.uk - Could there be new Amy Winehouse music on the way? - BBC News
Could there be new Amy Winehouse music on the way? - BBC News
BBC

In the 10 years since Amy Winehouse's death, a handful of her unreleased songs have been uncovered for the posthumous albums Lioness and Amy. But most of the material she recorded is presumed to be missing, after label boss David Joseph destroyed…

wired.com - Parker Hall - The Best Sites, Apps, and YouTube Channels to Learn Music
The Best Sites, Apps, and YouTube Channels to Learn Music
WIRED

Two decades ago, my drum teacher Marty told me how jealous he was of the millennial generation. When sweaty, teenage Marty learned to play, he wore out 10-second increments on his vinyl records as he struggled to master various rolls, cymbal…

avclub.com - Gabrielle Sanchez - Lil Nas X is raising funds for The Bail Project following his prison-themed 'Industry Baby' music video
Lil Nas X is raising funds for The Bail Project following his prison-themed 'Industry Baby' music video
The A.V. Club

Hot off the heels of his prison-themed music video for his new single “Industry Baby,” Lil Nas X has teamed up with the non-profit organization The Bail Project, which raises bail funds for those stuck in pretrial detention.

techcrunch.com - Sarah Perez - Jack Dorsey says bitcoin will be a big part of Twitter's future
Jack Dorsey says bitcoin will be a big part of Twitter's future
TechCrunch

Image Credits: George / Getty Images Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed to investors that bitcoin will be a “big part” of the company's future, as he sees opportunities to integrate the cryptocurrency into existing Twitter products and…

forbes.com - Jeff Conway - 'Boy Meets World' Actor Rider Strong On Directing Music Videos And Fatherhood Today
'Boy Meets World' Actor Rider Strong On Directing Music Videos And Fatherhood Today
Forbes

To many, Rider Strong is the ultimate 90s heartthrob for his years playing Shawn Hunter on the timelessly beloved series Boy Meets World. These days, however, he has happily taken a firm seat on the other side of the camera, committed to directing…

lifehacker.com - Pranay Parab - How to Listen to Lossless Audio on Apple Music
How to Listen to Lossless Audio on Apple Music
Lifehacker

Apple Music allows you to listen to some songs and albums in lossless audio quality, which—as the name suggests—are extremely high quality audio files. And because you don't have to pay extra for the feature (it's included with the…

billboard.com - Hannah Dailey - Travis Barker Signs With Warner Chappell Music
Travis Barker Signs With Warner Chappell Music
Billboard

Blink-182 drummer, solo artist and producer Travis Barker has signed a worldwide administration deal with Warner Chappell Music, it was announced Thursday (July 22). In a statement, the California-born pop-punk star said he's 'stoked' to be working…

variety.com - Jem Aswad - Music Industry Moves: Blink-182's Travis Barker Signs With Warner Chappell Publishing
Music Industry Moves: Blink-182's Travis Barker Signs With Warner Chappell Publishing
Variety

Travis Barker has signed an exclusive worldwide administration deal with Warner Chappell Music, the publishing arm of Warner Music Group, the company announced Thursday (July 22). He is best known as the drummer of multiplatinum pop-punk band…

upi.com - Annie Martin - Lil Nas X breaks out of prison in 'Industry Baby' music video
Lil Nas X breaks out of prison in 'Industry Baby' music video
UPI

July 23 (UPI) -- Lil Nas X is back with new music. The 22-year-old singer and rapper released a single and music video for the song 'Industry Baby' with Jack Harlow on Friday. In the 'Industry Baby' video, Lil Nas X is sentenced to five years in…

viportal.co - VIPortal Team - Apple Music's spatial audio and lossless streaming are now available on Android
Apple Music's spatial audio and lossless streaming are now available on Android
VIPortal INC

Apple Music listeners on Android can now take advantage of the Dolby Atmos spatial audio and lossless-quality streaming features that debuted on iOS, iPadOS, and macOS over a month ago. The latest update of the app for Android adds support for both…

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