While music fans continue to buy physical copies of their favorite releases, those CDs and vinyl LPs are often ripped into digital MP3s for convenience’s sake. Earlier this year, Amazon launched a service called AutoRip, […]
Call it a great rock and roll swindle. Amazon exec Brian Valentine had booked Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers to play his wedding, or so he thought. After paying a “talent agent” $165,000 as a down payment to get Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers to play his wedding, he learned that he had been defrauded.
Due to an ongoing dispute with EMI, fans of 60’s psychedelic rockers [lastfm]Pink Floyd[/lastfm] are still wondering why part of the band’s discography is devoid of internet presence. While individual tracks were available for a limited time, Amazon and […]
Longtime rainforest supporter [lastfm]Sting[/lastfm] has spoken out against a proposed hydroelectric dam in the Amazon for the last two decades, and he’s at it again as Brazil moves forward with the project. Keep reading for the details!