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Could Adele Be The Last Hurrah Of The Album Era?

1035x1035-unnamed-300x300As the listening public waits with baited breath for the release of Adele's upcoming album '25,' the question is being raised as to how much longer even superstar artists like Adele can expect to achieve blockbuster success when it comes to selling their albums.

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How To Use Events To Help Your Crowdfunding Campaign Succeed

1While the combination of technology with more old school methods of solicitation means there are countless ways to communicate with potential donors when running a crowdfunding campaign, nothing can quite compare to the power of face-to-face communication. Here are some ways you can use live events to give your cause a boost.

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Dance And Death: The Problem With The EDM Scene No One Wants To Discuss

1EDM has become massively popular with teens and young adults, but while the festivals where this music is played are in many ways simply a fun night out, there is also a dangerous subculture of overdoses, assaults, and fatalities that is often unmentioned.

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The Wide World Of Music Recognition Technology

1Although it's been around for almost twenty years, Automatic Content Recognition technology or ACR, has only really begun to hit its stride recently with apps like Shazam and SoundHound. These sorts of apps are just the beginning, however. Here we look at several other less well-known applications for ACR technology.

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"Blurred Lines" Trial Video Released: Robin Thicke Admits To Being "High And Drunk," Pharrell Gets Combative [WATCH]

thicke williamsVideo of  the testimony of Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams during the "Blurred Lines"copyright trial has been released, and both probably wish it had remained sealed. Thicke admits to being "high and drunk" during every interview he did last and Pharrell gets very combative diuring questioning.

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Making YouTube Pay: YouTubers vs. Bands

1As both the audience and income for YouTube stars like PewDiePie continue to grow, bands and artists are generating a minimal amount of revenue from the service. This article looks at how musicians could benefit from native content creation, and potentially grow both their audience and their profits.

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THE PITCH: Byta - Securely Send And Receive Digital Audio

The pitchToday's PITCH comes from Byta, a freemium service for securely sending and receiving digital audio.  Like all startups making their Hypebot debut on THE PITCH, Byta has 100 words to tell you all about their product or service and why it matters.

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Justin Bieber Dominates MTV European Music Awards 2015 [A Full List Of Winners]

Bieber 2015Justin Bieber dominated MTV's European Music Awards last night with 5 wins. The show was broadcast on 60 channels globally. Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Rihanna, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Taylor Swift, and Shawn Mendes also each won EMAs, which are based on more than 500 million fan votes globally.

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Dance And Death - The EDM Scene Problem • Positive For Youth Awards • More

6a00d83451b36c69e201b8d168f743970c-800wiThis week on MusicThinkTank, we take on the issue with the EDM scene no one is talking about, go over a singer songwriter's guide to recording at home, five critical steps for improving your piano chops, and much more.

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How And Why The Maine Went On Tour Playing Only FREE Shows [INTERVIEW]

2Touring can be a draining experience physically, mentally, and, of course, financially. That hasn't stopped The Maine from setting out on an entirely free thirteen-day tour. Here we talk with the indie rock group about this upcoming unpaid tour, the fan response, and their latest studio album.

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