Music Group and digital music specialists X5 Music have formed U5, a unique partnership
to produce digital compilation albums from the extensive catalogs Universal’s Decca, Deutsche Grammophone, Verve and Blue Note
New online publication TheTalkhouse starts with a simple premise: musicians from all genres and generations writing about the latest releases. There's a also twist: the artists being written about will comment back. It's all the brainchild of respected author and music writer Michael Azerrad and former CMJ Managing Editor Michael Tedder.