Dan Kennedy

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Greed's Deadly Medley

Friday, February 27, 2009

In the third installment of our "Seven Sins" series, we look at the role greed has played over time in music. Oliver Wang, music writer and assistant professor of sociology at Cal State-Long Beach, talks about money and power in hip-hop. And Dan Kennedy, author of the music-industry memoir "Rock ...

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Seven Sins: Greed

Friday, February 27, 2009

Our Friday series "Seven Sins: The Deadly Medley" continues with a look at how greed has inspired songwriters and composers. Hip-hop writer Oliver Wang and author Dan Kennedy talk about the role money, wealth and materialism play across the musical spectrum. Plus, we take your calls and comments.

Careers in the Music Business: Doomed or Dazzling?

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

With double-digit declines in album sales and darkening clouds on the fiscal horizon, the music business might seem a bad place to start a career. Yet a recent poll in the UK revealed that one-fifth of Brits would swap their jobs for one in the music industry. In another Soundcheck ...

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An Industry Insider Tells All

Monday, March 10, 2008

Dan Kennedy took what he thought was a dream job with Atlantic Records in 2002. But instead of carrying on the legacy of legendary signees like Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones, Kennedy found himself at sea in the music business, with an assortment of clueless executives and downright weirdos. ...

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