Google Releases OneBox Music Search

If you’re searching for music, “time to result” is really “time to music.” Now, when you enter a music-related query — like the name of a song, artist or album — your search results will include links to an audio preview of those songs provided by our music search partners MySpace (which just acquired iLike) or Lala. When you click the result you’ll be able to listen to an audio preview of the song...

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South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Announces Keynote Speaker
Oct22

South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Announces Keynote Speaker

Smokey Robinson is one of the architects of the “Motown sound” and his voice and songs established the label’s profound impact on culture across the globe. Robinson’s artistry has been celebrated worldwide, having received Kennedy Center Honors, a membership in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, the “UK Special Achievement Award” at the Ivor Novello Awards and The...

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Garth Brooks Comments About Piracy

 “I want us to be able to come together and represent as a whole to tell the nation. … Our government’s not doing anything about piracy. Until we can hear what a day of radio is like with no music, until this place sits silent because the music creators and the artists and copyright (holders) are not happy because they’re not being protected like everyone else is, then, yeah, I would like that power myself. It has to...

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Judge: No Royalties for Music Industry Each Time a Ringtone Plays

Thankfully, federal judge Denise Cote has ruled that a ringtone going off does not constitute a public performance, because the carrier has no way to control when a ringtone plays nor any expectation of revenue when it does.   Full Story 

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Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp Announces THE MASTER CAMPER’S PROGRAM

Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp gives participants the opportunity to play, record and jam with the masters of rock and roll.  The November camp will feature rock and roll greats including Meat Loaf, Ace Frehley (KISS), Jon Anderson (YES), Kenny Aronoff (drummer extraordinaire), Ron Nevison(producer – Led Zeppelin), Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot), Elliot Easton (The Cars), Danny Seraphine (Chicago), Rami Jaffee (Foo Fighters), Teddy...

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