Music

  • Spotify Launching Video Content This Year

    Spotify Launching Video Content This Year

    Jay Z’s premium streaming service Tidal might be seen as a big flop, but it does appear to have influenced one of the heavy hitters in the streaming game, since reports have surfaced that Spotify is planning to roll out video content sometime this year. Details on Spotify’s video offerings are still to come, presumably […]

  • Grooveshark: Music Service Shuts Down, Surrenders to Record Labels

    Grooveshark: Music Service Shuts Down, Surrenders to Record Labels

    Music streaming service Grooveshark finally shut its virtual doors recently, succumbing to legal pressure regarding its unlicensed streaming of a huge library of music, some of it not available on more legitimate streaming sites like Spotify. The site’s swan song came in the form of a statement posted on April 30th, which you can read on the […]

  • Inside Abbey Road With Google: Interactive Digital Tour (Video)

    Inside Abbey Road With Google: Interactive Digital Tour (Video)

    Recording studios just don’t get any more legendary than Abbey Road Studios in London. Most people know it as the inspiration for the iconic Beatles record and its even more iconic cover, but really it’s had an incredible history going back all the way to 1931. And now, thanks to the benevolent overlords at Google, […]

  • Tidal: Artist-Owned Music Streaming Service Launched (Video)

    Tidal: Artist-Owned Music Streaming Service Launched (Video)

    The millions of people who use music streaming services like Spotify or Pandora are probably for the most part satisfied with their experiences. But the artists who make the actual music evidently aren’t, because a whole bunch of them got together and launched Tidal, a premium, high-quality streaming service that purports to be artist-owned and […]

  • Ben Stiller’s Teenage Punk Band Getting Album Reissue (Audio)

    Ben Stiller’s Teenage Punk Band Getting Album Reissue (Audio)

    We all know Ben Stiller now as the creator of movies like Zoolander and Tropic Thunder, and as a sketch comedy pioneer with The Ben Stiller Show. But before all that, Stiller was just a teenage drummer in a punk band named (wait for it) Capital Punishment. This music has languished in obscurity since it was recorded back in […]

  • Taylor Swift is Buying Up Porn Domains

    Taylor Swift is Buying Up Porn Domains

    Starting on June 1st, a bunch of top-level domain names are going to be up for grabs. This includes stuff like “.healthcare” and “.deals,” but also more, uh, specific domains like “.porn,” “.adult,” and even “.sucks” (never let it be said that we aren’t living in an elegant and refined era). This is important news […]

  • ‘The Matrimony': Wale Debuts New Web Series With Jerry Seinfeld (Video)

    ‘The Matrimony': Wale Debuts New Web Series With Jerry Seinfeld (Video)

    Probably the most delightful aspect of living in the 21st century is getting to see the friendship between comedy icon Jerry Seinfeld and rapper/mega-Seinfeld fan Wale as it develops. The latest chapter of this historic partnership is the first episode of a new web series entitled The Matrimony, in advance of Wale’s Seinfeld concept album The Album About Nothing. The […]

  • Eminem’s Daughter Hailie Isn’t a Little Kid Anymore (Photos)

    Eminem’s Daughter Hailie Isn’t a Little Kid Anymore (Photos)

    We all remember Hailie Scott, the little girl who made Eminem seem like less of a dangerous badass and more like a good dad in songs like “Hailie’s Song.” Kids are known to grow up fast, but you might still be surprised to learn that Eminem’s daughter is all grown up and attending college now (and she’s […]