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Linkage: Musicians Pinched On Royalties, But Also When Playing Live

Two articles that make one wonder just how much more developing and mid-level artists can take — and when will it become a problem for those who need good content…

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs: 9-28-14

Milky Chance #1 in spins, Joy Vance #1 in audience; Alt-J up to #5 and Black Keys crack the Top 10. Fall Out Boy with a week-best 232 spins to #11 and Cage the Elephant (pictured) debut…

Media and Music Business Infographics: The Fun Way to Learn

Three media and music business infographics tell us who is in charge, who’s buying music, and, if you’re in a band, who’s getting tail – and how much…

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart: 9-21-14

Chrissie Hynde gets a major bump that sends her all the way to #1, Ryan Adams at #2; Phish debuts at #6, and Paolo Nutini debuts at #22. Phish leads the pack in vinyl sales…

Worth Watching: Radiohead’s Phil Selway, Mike Doughty, Raveonettes [Video]

If you’ve been waiting for Radiohead to return to a more melodic sound, Phil Selway can help. Plus, a new clip from Mike Doughty and an underrated Raveonettes…

Has Your Radio Station Become The Olive Garden in a Five Guys World?

Many radio stations, especially public radio stations, may be making some of the same mistakes that are hurting restaurants like Olive Garden and McDonald’s…