Andrew Flanagan

Andrew Flanagan appears in the following:

Spotify To Roll Back Its 'Hateful Conduct' Policy

Friday, June 01, 2018

The policy, met with both cheers and jeers, was criticized for the confusion its implementation caused.

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Nils Frahm Goes Against Summer's Grain On Surprise 'Encores 1'

Friday, June 01, 2018

The neoclassical minimalist composer follows up a lauded new record with a quiet batch of castaways.

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Grammy President Neil Portnow To Step Down In 2019

Friday, June 01, 2018

The executive caused a stir earlier this year for suggesting women needed to "step up" to be recognized in the music business.

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YouTube, Urged By Scotland Yard, Removes Rap Videos Blamed For Violence

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Law enforcement points to drill rappers' work as contributing, or even inciting, violence in London, but opinions are split on its root causes.

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Is Will Smith, Nicky Jam, Diplo And Era Istrefi's World Cup Anthem Good? Who Cares?

Friday, May 25, 2018

The song joins a legacy of tepid songs required to accomplish too much in too little time.

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Meet The Mysteriously Chill (And Weird) Natural Yogurt Band

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Two English musicians, with a strange backstory, mine "library music" to create a fuzzy, endlessly vibing sound.

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Thanks To AI, A 3rd Person Is Arrested Following A Pop Superstar's Concert

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The man was among some 20,000 people attending a Jacky Cheung concert when he was identified by facial recognition technology powered by artificial intelligence.

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Sony Looks To Spend Billions Expanding Its Music Publishing Dominance

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Sony's acquisition of EMI Music Publishing will add the vast majority of a legendary catalog of compositions to its already massive publishing vault.

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Reggie Lucas, Guitarist And Producer Of Madonna's Debut, Has Died

Monday, May 21, 2018

"He was never not busy," his daughter Lisa says of the musician, who also lent his playing and songwriting talents to Miles Davis, Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway.

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Spotify's 'Hateful Conduct' Policy Drags The Music Industry Into The #MeToo Moment

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The streaming giant's new policy on artists who engage in "hateful conduct" is a half-measure, but it demonstrates the power the company now wields — and the challenge it now faces.

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Tidal Accused Of Faking Hundreds Of Millions Of Plays For Kanye West And Beyoncé

Thursday, May 10, 2018

A newspaper in Norway says it got a hold of internal data from the streaming service, which showed that 90 percent of users had unknowingly been playing songs from Lemonade and The Life of Pablo.

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Starting With R. Kelly, Spotify Pulls Artists From Playlists For 'Hateful Conduct'

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The streaming giant announced a new policy covering both the content on its platform as well as the conduct of artists it sees as having been "harmful or hateful."

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Strange Things Are Afoot: Bill And Ted Set To Return As Dad Rockers

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

The most-excellent pair of Californian almost-rockers return after more than 25 years in order to — well, save the universe.

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Jay-Z Ordered To Testify In Federal Investigation Of Company That Bought The 'Roc'

Friday, May 04, 2018

A federal judge has granted a request by the SEC to compel the rap mogul to testify in its investigation of a company which bought a suite of trademarks from him for $200 million over a decade ago.

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John 'Jab'o' Starks, Classic James Brown Drummer, Dead At 79

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

The drummer was, alongside Clyde Stubblefield, the rhythmic backbone to one of James Brown's most prolific and iconic eras.

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Avicii's Family Statement Implies Suicide Was The Cause Of The Young Producer's Death

Thursday, April 26, 2018

In a statement today, Tim Bergling's family lamented the machinery of the music industry and cited the producer's aversion to the spotlight.

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Bob Dorough, Jazz Musician Best Known For 'Schoolhouse Rock!,' Dead At 94

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Dorough spent two decades as a jazz player, singer, conductor and arranger in New York before being approached, at his advertising day job, to explain math to children via music.

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South Korea Stops Its Pop Bombardment Ahead Of Meeting With The North

Monday, April 23, 2018

A summit between South and North Korea this Friday prompted the South to stop broadcasting its massively popular pop music toward its northern neighbors.

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Electronic Dance Music Superstar Avicii Dies At 28

Friday, April 20, 2018

Tim Bergling, a Swedish dance wunderkind and one of the most successful DJs in the world, was found dead Friday in Oman.

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No Criminal Charges To Be Brought In Prince's Death

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Prince likely was unaware that the pills he was taking to combat chronic pain were laced with a powerful opioid, according to an attorney for Minnesota's Carver County who made the announcement.

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