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How To Comment On FCC’s Attack On Net Neutrality and Why The Indie Music Community Must Speak Out NOW

On a 2-1 party line vote, the FCC began the process of dismantling net neutrality. A new comment period has opened and every member of the indie music community must speak out now to try to save rules that guarantee that all content on the web is delivered and streamed… … Read More How To Comment On FCC’s Attack On Net Neutrality and Why The Indie Music Community Must Speak Out NOW

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How To Slum As A Rock Critic, Like The Rock Critics Before You

In this piece David Gerard looks at the collective state of music journalism today, bemoaning its content and quality, but also looking that potential merits of critical music writing, both now and throughout the history of the music business. _______________________________ Guest post by David Gerard of Rocknerd Sometimes you see… … Read More How To Slum As A Rock Critic, Like The Rock Critics Before You

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PayPal Sues Pandora Over “P” Logo As Analysts Downgrade Music Streamer’s Stock

[UPDATED] Pandora stock continued to fall Monday closing down 1.3% at $9.12, despite buyout rumors. The fall was fueled in part by a lawsuit filed by PayPal over Pandora’s logo. Adding to the bad news, Macquarie Capital analysts downgraded Pandora stock from a buy to neutral, because they aren’t sure… … Read More PayPal Sues Pandora Over “P” Logo As Analysts Downgrade Music Streamer’s Stock

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Matt Epp & Faouzia Take Top Honors At International Songwriting Competition

The International Songwriting Competition has announced that Canadian musician Matt Epp and Morocco-born Manitoba-raised Faouzia have won the contest’s grand prize for 2016 for their co-written song “The Sound Ft. Faouzia.” The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) said that Matt Epp was inspired to write the chorus of the winning entry… … Read More Matt Epp & Faouzia Take Top Honors At International Songwriting Competition