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Artist Growth Partners With Pilot and Flying J To Save Musicians On Gasoline, Diesel, Other Purchases

Users will save 3 - 5 cents per gallon on diesel and regular gasoline. The amount moves up and down depending on how many users opt into the program. …

Exports

See Ryan Adams, Taylor Swift Discuss '1989,' Songwriting

Ryan Adams recently re-recorded Taylor Swift's <i>1989</i> – a covers album that was enthusiastically approved by Swift herself – and now the two artists …

Songwriting

Adele's 'Hello' Tops 1 Million Downloads in Opening Week

Adele's new single "Hello" had a record-shattering week on the charts as the <i>25</i> introductory track sold 1.11 million digital copies in its debut week …

Music

6 Things I Learned From My Traveling Mishaps

I love to travel, so it's inevitable that I've had my share of mishaps. I've had my luggage lost many times -- even on my honeymoon! But the worst travel experience I had by far is when I went on a Mediterranean cruise a couple of years ago. I was traveling with my family (10 of us!), and the …

YouTube Debuts A New Resource Site For Music Artists

Following this morning’s news regarding the launch a “Cards,” a system designed to eventually replace annotations on YouTube, the company also announced the launch of a new site called YouTube for Artists. The website aims to be more of guide to various resources available to music artists …

A Conversation With Rick Rubin, Music’s Greatest Vibes Manager

One of the greatest producers ever reflects on a storied career of keeping things chill.<p>Story by Eric Ducker<br>Photography by Bryan …

Pacific Ocean

Dear High School Seniors, Applying to College is the Easy Part

Early application deadlines have arrived for stressed out high school seniors, but whether you're accepted or rejected, you still have a lot to learn.<p>…

College & University

Taylor Swift's big criticism of Spotify is probably wrong — but that doesn't mean it's saving the music industry

Critics, like Taylor Swift and David Byrne, cite the low royalties per stream paid out to artists ($0.007 per stream in some instances). But boosters point to places like Sweden, where streaming has pushed the total revenue of the industry up, even as digital downloads fall.<p>In these arguments, it's …

The problem isn't student loans - it's the entire higher education system

The high cost of housing and meeting regulations to launch businesses add additional burdens, but the weight of $1.3 trillion in debt right out of the starting gate is crushing.<p>The "solution" being pursued by the federal government is obvious: take over most of the student debt and then eventually …

College Football Is Stealing Your Education

We are in a college debt crisis. Almost 70 percent of college students graduate with approximately $30,000 in college debt. In 1992, it was one-third of that average. Why has the cost and burden of debt for higher education risen so dramatically in just over 20 years? One of the answers is college …