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Aurora er blant artistene som spiller flest konserter. Men det er ikke bare fordi hun synes det er fabelaktig.

Økt politisk press for å forplikte Netflix

Da <b>Norsk filminstitutt</b> tidligere i år kom med sin klare anbefaling om større forpliktelser for VOD-aktørene og internett-leverandørene om å investere …

De gode gutta som ble borte

Se på det bildet fra 2012. To av verdens beste fyrer, smilende og glad nede i baren på Blårock. Begge to i mariusgenser. En The Cramps-plakat i …

Apple Music Finds a Sneaky Way Around the ‘Album Exclusive’

Instead of album exclusives, will Apple Music use live performance exclusives? To attract users to its fledging music streaming service, Apple …

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Skjønner ikke tausheten rundt doplåt: - Hvor er kritikerne av NRK?

«Bængshot mafakka. Er du hypp på å bli skækk eller? Snort coke med meg, hoe», rapper King Skurk One og Linda Vidala.

«Hvordan i all verden skulle vi klart oss uten VIP-ene?»

Det er symptomatisk for det norske samfunnet at dem vi trenger minst for å holde hjulene i gang, er dem som får best behandling.

Kygo Announces Documentary “Stole The Show” On Apple Music

It seems every DJ has a documentary these days… Diplo, Steve Aoki, Martin Garrix & Carl Cox, Hardwell, Skrillex, the list goes on. And now, we can …

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What Happens After SoundCloud?

SoundCloud had a death scare this month as a massive wave of layoffs led to apocalyptic reports that the streaming service was hemorrhaging cash and …

SoundCloud

Anna of the North releases wavy new music video for "Someone"

Dream-pop sensation <b>Anna of the North</b> debuted their official music video for "Someone," the second single off their forthcoming album <i>Lovers</i>. Although …

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Hip-hop is bigger than rock music for the first time, thanks to nobody buying albums

“Change—shit, I guess change is good for any of us,” Tupac raps at the start of one of his most beloved singles, recorded in 1995 and released the following year after his death. Back then, rap, hip-hop, and R&B were still subcultures, brimming with loyal followers but lagging just below the …

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Spotify sued for allegedly streaming 2,445 songs without permission

Spotify has been hit with two new lawsuits from music publishers claiming that the streaming music giant has illegally published songs from the label, without the proper permissions.<p>Artists’ work that is covered in the lawsuit include Miranda Lambert, Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, and Guns ‘N …

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Sommer Quiz

Morgan Sulele ga ut sommerlåten ”Datt ned fra himmelen” i juni som har streamet nesten 1 million ganger på Spotify, men hvem synger han låten …

Spotify Producer Comes Forward, Doesn’t Want to Be Called “Fake” for Creating Playlist Content

<b>Spotify</b>, the king of music streaming, has recently come under fire for allegedly paying producers to create songs under “fake” artist aliases, in …

Pandora Music Shutting Down Australian and New Zealand Services to Better Compete with Spotify and Apple Music

<b>Pandora Music</b>, a true pioneer of online radio and music streaming, just announced its plans to shut down Australian and New Zealand operations to …

There's a new website that lets you try synths out remotely

Play-A-Synth lets anyone try before they buy...<p>Buying hardware synths can be a real minefield one — but a new website Play-A-Synth is looking to …

Synthesizers

Vil kommune-Norge ha frittgående kunstnere?

I sommer ble Marte Hallems kritiske dokumentar ”I skyggen av oljeeventyret” svært godt besøkt på lokale kinoer i Trondheim. Det likte ledelsen i …

Vil Karpe Diem-dokumentaren gjenopplive den norske konsertfilmen?

Norske konsertfilmer er det ikke produsert mange av for kinodistribusjon. Den første helaftens konsertfilmen i stereo var opptakene fra <b>Ragnarock</b>, tre …

– Jeg tenker ofte på Jokke. Han var noe helt spesielt for meg, en intellektuell og rar fyr. Sårbar var han også, selv om ikke mange fikk se den siden av han. Terje Engen jobbet med Joachim Nielsen i flere tiår. I Sommer i P2 forteller han om Jokke & Valentinerne, et av norsk rocks "fire store": https://radio.nrk.no/serie/sommer-i-p2/MKRV14002917/17-07-2017

Spotify's Tuma Basa On Curating RapCaviar, What Not to Do When Pitching and Why He's No 'Gatekeeper'

It's all about the qualitative, the quantitative...and the good soup<p>Spotify’s <b>Tuma Basa</b> is one popular dude. Despite the power he wields as Spotify’s …

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Seeb Teams Up with OneRepublic for Pleasing Pop Tune “Rich Love” [LISTEN]

<b>Seeb</b> and <b>OneRepublic</b> have teamed up for “Rich Love,” a poppy tune with some danceable depth!<p>The electronic trio is best known for their remix of <b>Mike</b> …

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5 Types Of Music That Increase Your Productivity

Music has a way of permeating through empty corners and filling up environments with substance. It can help you relax, make you well up in tears, or …

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Soundcloud Founder Alex Ljung Issues Statement Amidst Controversy

<b>SoundCloud</b> has been the word on everyone’s lips the past 48 hours, and for fair reason. A TechCrunch article spelling the death of the platform in 50 …

Music

Kygo Puts His Magical Touch on Alan Walker’s “Tired” in Insanely Beautiful Remix [LISTEN]

<b>Kygo</b> truly has the magic touch when it comes to music production, and his latest remix a beautiful example!<p><b>Alan Walker</b>‘s future bass / tropical house …

13 Ladies We'd Like To See Crash the Male Dominated Charts

On the Billboard Hot 100 dated July 8, Rihanna ended a 12-week run of women being absent from the top five -- the longest lady drought since 1972. …

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Sony Music Made $674 Million In Profit Last Year. Now, They're Spending $400 Million of That on Believe

Image by Thomas Galvez (CC by 2.0)<p>Sony Music Entertainment is going shopping (again)! After gaining full-blown ownership over The Orchard and …

Profit

Legal advice to musicians, after "Blurred Lines": pretend you have no influences

It's been two years since Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke lost a lawsuit brought by Marvin Gaye's descendants, who argued that their song "Blurred …

Music

Spotify thinks people who always listen to the same songs are more likely to buy energy drinks

Spotify just released a new widget called Spotify.Me, which quantifies your music-listening habits into hard data. It’s not really for consumers (I don’t need Spotify to tell me I listen to a lot of Bright Eyes or that I looped this Cyberbully Mom Club song constantly this winter), but it is a way …

Music

This record club now lets you choose the vinyl it releases

July 12, 2017 In News<p><b>It’s democratic-ish…</b><p>UK-based vinyl subscription and craft beer club Hurd is letting its members select what music gets pressed …

Vinyl Records

Spotify successfully negotiates lower royalties as it seeks to maintain lead over Apple Music

Spotify has succeeded in negotiating a reduced royalty rate to Sony Music Entertainment, and is hoping to do the same with Warner.<p>The service is not, however, getting the deal without offering something in return …<p>In exchange for the lower payment, Spotify has reportedly agreed to restrict new …

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