Isley Brothers lawsuit: Rudolph battles Ronald for trademark

Isley Brothers lawsuit: Rudolph battles Ronald for trademark

A sibling rivalry is unfolding between brothers and former bandmates Rudolph and Ronald Isley in the Illinois court system. On Monday, Rudolph Isley filed a lawsuit against Ronald Isley accusing his younger brother of secretly […]

Review: Taylor Swift delivers master class in pop ambition

A woman plays the piano covered in grass onstage

GLENDALE, Ariz. —  Taylor Swift stood on stage at State Farm Stadium, lights bouncing off her bedazzled leotard, and absorbed the sound of the 70,000 or so fans in front of her. “I don’t know how […]

Tems says her view-blocking Oscars dress was an ‘oops’

A woman in a strapless black gown with a high slit

Nigerian singer-songwriter Tems has one word for critics of her fabulous but enormous Oscars gown: “Oops.” That’s what the Oscar nominee tweeted Monday afternoon after memes and a video of a woman trying to peer […]

U.S. Copyright Office Seeks Comments on Late Fees for Mechanical Royalty Payments

us copyright office comments mechanical royalty payments late

Photo Credit: Soundtrap The US Copyright Office issues a notification of inquiry soliciting public comments on late fees for mechanical royalty payments under the Music Modernization Act. The US Copyright Office is asking for public feedback on […]

Bandcamp Curates 11-Track Fortnite ‘Radio Underground’ Playlist

Bandcamp Curates 11-Track Fortnite 'Radio Underground' Playlist

Bandcamp has curated an 11-track playlist for Fortnite. Photo Credit: Vlad Gorshkov Nearly one year after Epic Games acquired Bandcamp, the indie music platform is officially curating tracks for Fortnite’s “Radio Underground” station. Epic-owned Fortnite, […]

Music Streamers Spend More on Music Than Non-Streamers: Report

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Photo Credit: rupixen DiMA releases its ‘Streaming Forward: Fan Engagement Report 2023,’ a trove of (unsurprisingly) positive stats on music streaming services. Digital Media Association (DiMA), the US-based trade body that represents music streaming services, […]

Hiltzik: Regulators act to annihilate the crypto scam

Hiltzik: Regulators act to annihilate the crypto scam

The sun may be setting on the cryptocurrency craze. If you’re an investor or even just a curiosity-seeker on the fringes of this financial segment, you might want to prepare for its demise. In just […]

Xbox February update includes Google Home app support and ‘carbon aware’ downloads

Xbox Google Home app integration.

With the update, Xbox consoles are able to be “carbon aware” of when to perform game downloads and updates by connecting to the internet and checking for regional carbon intensity data. Microsoft says it will […]