‘I saw fan-made compilations. It blew my mind’: the music producer who found accidental K-pop fame | Music

Double trouble … Niles Hollowell-Dhar with David Singer-Vine, AKA the Cataracs, in 2011.

The Middle-Eastern guitar melody in Blackpink’s How You Like That. The whistle at the very beginning of S-Class by Stray Kids. The sax melodies in Money and Lalisa by Lisa. The crowd chants at the […]

‘I don’t believe in the idea of a future’: the Ukrainian producer who invented dungeon rap | Music

‘What we were promised, in terms of neoliberalism and a better life and future, has all started to decay’ … Alex Yatsun.

When the Russian invasion of Ukraine began in 2022, Alex Yatsun was living just 30km from the Russian border in the northernmost part of Kharkiv. “When I woke up that day I started living in […]

The Graduate Producer Lawrence Turman Passes Away At 96, Memorial Service To Be Announced Soon

The Graduate producer Lawrence Turman dies aged 96

The Graduate producer Lawrence Turman dies aged 96 ( Photo Credit – Bang Showbiz ) ‘The Graduate’ producer Lawrence Turman has died aged 96. The Oscar-nominated filmmaker passed away on Saturday (01.07.23) at the Motion Picture […]

‘The Graduate’ Oscar nominated producer Lawrence Turman dies at 96 – Deadline

Movie Academy Promotes Jenny Galante To EVP Revenue & Business Development – Deadline

Oscar-nominated producer Lawrence Turman died Saturday at the Motion Picture and Television Country Home and Hospital at age 96 after a stellar career not only as a producer of such seminal films as The Graduate […]

Influential Electronic Music Producer Akira Complex Has Died

Influential Electronic Music Producer Akira Complex Has Died

Influential electronic music producer Akira Complex has died, according to their former label. Complex’s death was announced today by Attack The Music, a Los Angeles-based independent record label with whom they released a number of albums. Revered […]

Meryl Streep Overheard a Producer Call Her “Ugly” in Italian During an Audition

Meryl Streep in 1980

With auditioning comes rejection, even for someone as talented as Meryl Streep. On a 2015 episode of The Graham Norton Show, the actor who set the record for Academy Award nominations recounted an early audition […]

Ice Spice Producer RIOTUSA Signs to Warner Chappell Music

Ice Spice RIOTUSA

Photo Credit: Sami Miro RIOTUSA, the hitmaking producer behind Ice Spice’s biggest singles, including “Munch (Feelin’ U),” “Princess Diana (Remix),” and “In Ha Mood,” has signed with Warner Chappell Music. Warner Chappell Music has signed […]

The Producer With Two Turntables and a Drum Machine

The Producer With Two Turntables and a Drum Machine

Photo Credit: Mike Bugaoan West Coast producer DJ Nu-Mark has a surprising confession: “I bought a drum machine before I bought turntables,” admits the legendary DJ when asked about his start in the music industry. […]

Legendary Electronic Producer Ryuichi Sakamoto Compiled a Playlist for His Own Funeral

Legendary Electronic Producer Ryuichi Sakamoto Compiled a Playlist for His Own Funeral

Ryuichi Sakamoto, who tragically succumbed to cancer in March, was a trailblazer in the electronic music space, paving the way for the sounds of today through his influential work with the iconic Yellow Magic Orchestra. […]

Reservoir Partners With ‘American Idol’ Producer 19 Entertainment

Reservoir Partners With 'American Idol' Producer 19 Entertainment

American Idol judge Lionel Richie performing live. Photo Credit: Raph_PH Reservoir Media (NASDAQ: RSVR) has officially partnered with American Idol producer 19 Entertainment to ink publishing deals with the long-running series’ contestants. New York City-based […]