MUSIC NEWS

J. Cole Drops ‘KOD’

J. Cole refuses to bow down to new wave rappers on KOD.

The 33-year old MC and his smooth, articulate delivery take shots at the new wave of rappers climbing the charts. Perplexed by hyper-inflated egos, face tats, and cartoon character hair colors, J. Cole is not impressed with the Lil Pump’s of the world on… read more

Aviici Dies at 28

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Music producer and DJ, Aviici has died at 28 years-old.

It’s another sad day in music as it was announced and confirmed on Billboard that one of the most talented music producers and DJs in the world, Avicii has died. The last two years have taken away some of the greatest artists in music and the bad… read more

Happy Record Store Day

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Qrates is a marketplace where artists can create vinyl records on demand directly for music fans. #happyrecordstoreday

The vinyl record revival has been a breath of fresh air in a world saturated by digital downloads and music streaming. With a decline in physical CD sales over the last two decades, music has become tangible again thru vinyl… read more

Coachella Weekend 1 Highlights

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The first weekend of Coachella 2018 is in the books and featured some massive performances by Kygo, Beyonce’, Cardi B and Vance Joy to name a few.

You can watch the entire recap of the Coachella weekend 1 experience presented by T-Mobile. Music, food, art installations, epic stage sets and sensory overload. You’re welcome.

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Universal Music Group Launches Accelerator For Music Tech Start-Ups

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The music industry is changing and Universal Music Group is a making a big push to capitalize on new technologies by launching the Capitol Innovation Center.

“Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind accelerator engagement network by a major music entertainment company aimed at promoting the… read more

Are Music Festivals Ready for the Legal Use of Marijuana?

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FestForums SF hopes to change the conversation on how to legally integrate cannabis into music festivals and events.

Since music’s inception into society and the very first Monterey Pop Festival and Woodstock, lighting up a joint while listening to your favorite band has been a right of passage. Though technically not legal, most venues have turned a… read more