Andrew Flanagan

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Music Companies Promise A Tuesday 'Blackout' For Black Lives

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Record labels and other organizations will participate in a daylong moratorium on "business as usual," though some argue the actions don't do enough to address the industry's history of exploitation.


Case Against Universal Music Over Warehouse Fire Dismissed

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

The suit, prompted by an investigation from the Times last year, had been whittled down to just one plaintiff.


Bandcamp Will Forfeit Its Share Of Sales Friday, Urges Direct Support Of Musicians

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

A favorite of indie artists and labels, the digital storefront and streaming service announced a one-day plan to boost profits for musicians facing financial losses during the coronavirus pandemic.


Public Enemy 'Moving Forward' Without Flavor Flav After Bernie Sanders Rally

Monday, March 02, 2020

The hype man and former reality television star was dismissed from the legendary rap group he co-founded after sending the Sanders campaign a cease-and-desist over a performance on Sunday.


David Roback, Mazzy Star Guitarist, Dead At 61

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The musician was a prominent member of the 1980s "Paisley Underground" scene in his native LA before gaining commercial success with Mazzy Star in the early '90s.


Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit Announce New Album, Release 'Be Afraid'

Monday, February 10, 2020

His band will release Reunions on May 15. On the first single, Isbell pointedly criticizes artists for not speaking their minds more forcefully.


Sufjan Stevens To Release New Age Album 'Aporia' With Lowell Brams

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

The 21-track album, patchworked from years of jam sessions, is a swan song, of sorts, for Lowell Brams, Sufjan Stevens' stepfather and business partner.


Andy Gill, Gang of Four Guitarist Who Gave Punk Space And Groove, Dead At 64

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Gill and his bandmates rewrote the playbook for punk in 1979 with the release of Entertainment! -- incorporating new angles and room to breathe into the frenzied genre.


Eminem Releases Surprise Album, 'Music To Be Murdered By'

Friday, January 17, 2020

The rapper's 11th studio album is packaged with assists from Black Thought, Ed Sheeran, Q-Tip, Anderson .Paak and the late rapper, Juice WRLD.


Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X Lead 2020 Grammy Nominations

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Lizzo was nominated across five of the night's top categories, including best new artist. Billie Eilish is also up for that coveted prize along with Lil Nas X and Tank & The Bangas.


Hundreds Of Musicians Pledge To Cut Ties With Amazon In 'No Music For ICE' Letter

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The letter, which has been signed by Deerhoof, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Damon & Naomi and more, comes in light of a music festival put on by Amazon Web Services.


If Woodstock 50 Happens, It Won't Be A Festival And It Won't Be In New York

Friday, July 26, 2019

The music festival has been slowly unraveling since April, but might have found a new lease on life.


A Borrowed World: Streaming As The New Reality

Monday, July 22, 2019

In a short time, streaming has become the central revenue engine of the music industry, and the way most of us access music — or almost any media, for that matter. What's that mean for the music?


Taylor Swift's Former Label Big Machine Is Sold, Rankling The Star

Monday, July 01, 2019

The sale, to the company of Justin Bieber manager Scooter Braun, was announced Sunday, and included control over all of Swift's previous albums.


Sleater-Kinney, Burial, Freddie Gibbs And More Drop New Tracks On A Crazy Release Day

Friday, June 14, 2019

It's a crazy-packed day for singles, with everyone from Sleater-Kinney and Burial to Freddie Gibbs and Gucci Mane dropping new tracks. Here are the ones you should stream now.


iTunes' Death Is All About How We Listen To Music Today

Monday, June 03, 2019

After 18 years, Apple is killing iTunes — sort of. The software is being broken into separate pieces for separate uses on Mac computers: Music, podcasts and TV will soon have their own apps.


Leon Redbone, An Unusual Singer From A Bygone Era, Has Died

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Redbone's career was defined by biographical mystery and a musical ear obsessed with the sounds of yesteryear. He also sang the theme to Mr. Belvedere.


'Songwriters Are Not Treated Fairly': Nile Rodgers On Streaming's Present And Future

Friday, April 12, 2019

The famed musician and current chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame talks to NPR about a recent letter he and many other songwriters sent to the head of Spotify.


Ranking Roger, Frontman For The English Beat, Dies At 56

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

In the late '70s, Ranking Roger left punk rock to join The Beat — later known as The English Beat. His presence helped it become one of the most unforgettable bands of the '80s.


Jay-Z, 'Super Fly,' 'La Bamba' Added To National Recording Registry

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

As it has annually since 2002, the Library of Congress announced a wide variety of recordings it has selected as culturally significant and worthy of preservation.