When copyright law was revised in 1976, there was a provision that gave artists control of their work after 35 years, provided they applied two years in advance. The law didn't go into effect until 1978, but now artists like Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits and Loretta Lynn can start a ... More >>
[via Flickr]Last week, it was revealed the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) spent $16 million to recover $391,000 from lawsuits involving peer-to-peer file sharing. No, we didn't print that backwards; you don't need to adjust your screen -- they really did waste that much mone ... More >>
Back in college, perhaps you found yourself loading up Kazaa and Limewire after a drunken night of revelry, trying desperately to find a copy of "Man! I Feel Like a Woman," before passing out at your desk, not realizing you were sharing an entire library of music the whole time. If you manage ... More >>
Saturday, June 16
A decline in sales forces Suburban Home Records to scale back.
A NARAS board gets the 411 on the RIAA.
For your ears only: You can listen to the music, but by God, don’t share it.
Kiss me, I’m a rock star -- at least for one night.
The music industry is in a shambles, but Suburban Home is celebrating independence day.
Don't look for DJ Spooky's new CD in his slot at the record store. It's not for sale.
Web-radio legislation gets tangled in politics.
A local college student is on a one-man mission to attack lousy radio.
The music industry says online piracy's killing the biz. A UTD prof says it ain't.
Will new royalty fees kill Web radio?
At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band.
Napster's gone, but the record industry's copyright woes aren't.
Clear Channel takes on all comers, including the largest ratings service in the country.
Can one man convince millions of people to pay for their “free” music?
Lawyers rock and roll.
The downfall of Napster is wussifying the Web.
Jello does a shot on the latest local-music compilation.
The hottest digital audio format -- and Web site -- on the Net is changing the way local bands view the future.