Andrew Flanagan

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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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Mazzy Star Returns With 'Quiet, The Winter Harbour'

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Hope Sandoval's timeless voice breaches reality once more, bringing with it news of an EP out this summer.

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Meet Channel Tres, Your New 'Controller'

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The debut song from this Compton songwriter-turned-DJ is your new rooftop jam.

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Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' Wins Historic Pulitzer Prize In Music

Monday, April 16, 2018

The Compton rapper becomes the latest representative for a rising tide around institutional recognition of hip-hop.

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Whirlwind Weekend: Beyoncé Becomes Coachella, Country Reckons, Rock Hall Steps Up

Monday, April 16, 2018

Headlines came fast and furiously over this past weekend, with Coachella kicking off, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame succeeding (and failing) and the ACM Awards falling a little flat.

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Sweeping New Legislation Highlights Just How Much Music And Tech Need Each Other

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The "music omnibus" bill represents the rare compromise between the music business and tech companies, who have spent years fighting each other over fractions of pennies.

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Yvonne Staples, Of The Renowned Staple Singers, Dead At 80

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The singer joined her sisters and father in The Staple Singers just as the group rocketed to fame in the early '70s, and was a steady hand behind the scenes for most of her life.

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Songs We Love: Bombino, 'Deran Deran Alkheir'

Thursday, April 05, 2018

In the midst of thrusting drums, claps and chants, there is the mesmerizing thicket of Bombino's guitar — a clear celebration.

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Brazilian Girls' 'Karaköy' Is A Teary Daydream

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

From Brazilian Girls' first album in a decade, Let's Make Love, Sabina Sciubba sings a little sun-dappled novella of pain.

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Kim Jong Un Was 'Deeply Moved' After K-Pop Performance

Monday, April 02, 2018

The North Korean leader hosted a South Korean delegation Sunday, becoming the first leader in his country's history to take in the talents of K-pop stars in his capital city.

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