Andrew Flanagan

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Ronald Bell, Co-Founder, Songwriter And Producer Of Kool & The Gang, Dead At 68

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Ronald Bell, along with his brother, Robert "Kool" Bell, brought generations of music fans together on the dancefloor with hits like "Celebration," "Get Down On It" and "Jungle Boogie."


Citing A COVID-19 Shortfall, DHS Increases Visa Fees For Touring Artists

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

The Department of Homeland Security announced the changes last week, which will take effect in early October.


Black Grapefruit Seeks Balance 'Inside' Turmoil

Thursday, August 27, 2020

In a pastoral track from the New York duo, Randa Leigh asks an essential question: "What you follow, fear or love?"


Malik B., Early Member Of The Roots, Dies At 47

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The Philadelphia rapper was part of the band's first four albums.


Bandcamp, Much-Loved Indie Music Marketplace, Launches A Juneteenth Tradition

Thursday, June 18, 2020

As with its past sales events, Bandcamp will direct its usual cut of revenue made in a 24-hour period toward a progressive cause — in this case, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.


Over 750 Artists, Companies Call For Repeal Of N.Y. Law Shielding Police Records

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

Rihanna, Meek Mill, Anderson .Paak and Irving Azoff are among many who signed the open letter. The statute, Section 50-a, prevents the personnel histories of police officers from being made public.


Warner Music Group Trading On Wall Street, Promises Social Justice Support

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

One of the world's three major record labels is now a publicly traded company.


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?