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How Music Sales Have Changed Over 30 Years, In 30 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment

Pulling data from the Recording Industry Association of America, Digital Music News has put together this informative animation charting how music-sal...

RCA Fills Niche Market with Internet Music System

Michael L. Berman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Although it's not the audio and television giant it used to be, the company is still around and has been developing products for what has become known as "the niche market."

The Pied Piper of Napa

Mary Orlin | Posted 06.15.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

For David Pack, legendary musician, Ambrosia lead singer and Grammy award-winning record producer, his latest project, Napa Crossroads, is one he's be...

Video Premiere: Emerson Hart Presents 'The Best That I Can Give'

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.04.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Emerson Hart likes to refer to his songs as snapshots, and those pictures aren't always pretty. The first single off Beauty in Disrepair, the Tonic ...

Garrett Miller: Chasing His Dreams With Eyes Wide

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 04.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

Garrett Miller's Rated G Radio is burning up the airwaves every weeknight, covering the latest in news, entertainment, and culture, culminating in a ...

There With Care Giving: Heather Maloney Sings Praises of Benefit

Michael Bialas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Heather Maloney admittedly didn't know what to expect when she joined forces with There With Care in late September. The singer-songwriter born in N...

These Wilder Things: Ruth Moody Goes Dancing in the Dark With Springsteen, Knopfler

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Bruce Springsteen and Mark Knopfler have influenced tons of artists over the years, but a sweet-sounding soprano who's co-founder of the charming Canadian trinity known as the Wailin' Jennys wouldn't be the first to come to mind.

Kickstarting Over: Paula Cole Prepares Raven for Takeoff

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.15.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Paula Cole is a piano-playing poet and provocateur, a loving daughter and mother, a Grammy winner and seven-time nominee, a dramatic voice of afflicti...

After Searching to Find Herself, Heather Maloney Finally Arrives

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.14.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

One of the joys about covering music in my spare time is hearing a singer-songwriter or band for the first time, not having any preconceived notions o...

Golden Touch: Lady Antebellum Reveals Details of New Album

Michael Bialas | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

A Grammy Award-winning, hit-making machine, Lady Antebellum is moving full-speed ahead to deliver its next record before singer Hillary Scott delivers...

Whitehorse-Power Couple: Luke Doucet, Melissa McClelland Will Steal Your Heart

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.15.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland weren't even born when Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston teamed up for the Motown hit single "It Takes Two" in 1965. Two y...

Quand l'ex-Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten revient, PIL fait face

Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret | Posted 10.04.2012 | France
Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret

PUNK - John Lindon (aka Johnny Rotten) en a fini avec les publicités pour le beurre anglais! 20 ans après le dernier album de Public Image Limited, il sort This Is PIL sur son propre label. Enregistré l'année dernière au Studio de Steve Winwood et après une série de concerts au mois de mars, l'ex-Sex Pistols s'offre un jubilé.

Shovels & Rope's Michael Trent & Cary Ann Hearst Make Joyful Noise

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.24.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst like to play rough together. And by following the two-heads-are-better-than-one line of thinking, they hope to make some noise after officially turning their solo acts into a duo called Shovels & Rope two years ago.

Affirmative Action Figure: Chris Squire Just Says Yes

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.02.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

A founding member of a group so progressive that the label "prog rock" wasn't even invented when the group formed in 1968, Chris Squire continues to persevere long after others have come and gone.

Taking a Band Stand: Telling the Whole Truth (Maybe) About Milo Greene

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.26.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Milo Greene's debut album is a collection of dreamy sounds, tasty hooks and mellifluous vocals featuring exquisite four-part harmonies that are destined for film soundtracks and TV show treatments.

Girlyman, Supernova Shine Bright: Download the Album's First Single

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.07.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

To celebrate the May Day online release of its fifth studio album, Supernova, Atlanta-based folk-rock-pop quartet Girlyman is offering an exclusive free download of "Empire of Our State," the album's first single that is making its premiere on my blog at The Huffington Post.

Amy LaVere Among the Wander(ing) Women Here to Stay

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.02.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Even though she's lived and worked in Memphis since 1999, singer-songwriter-actress Amy LaVere isn't tied down to one place or, for that matter, one career.

Like Peter Pan, Butterfly Boucher Really Does Know How to Fly

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.10.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Butterfly Boucher has experienced a roller coaster of emotions in life, love and career since coming to America from her Australian homeland in 2001. On her self-titled third album, she shares all those feelings with you.

Just In Case It Matters: Dr. Thompson Goes to the Derby

Dan Lybarger | Posted 06.02.2012 | Media
Dan Lybarger

In a development that ended up defying the odds, the 7,000-word essay "The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved" and its author, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, wound up inventing an entirely new type of journalism.

How Jewel Inspires

S.Z. Berg | Posted 05.13.2012 | Celebrity
S.Z. Berg

It wasn't like Jewel was trying to "make it" when it happened. She was just trying to make it from one meal to the next. No, her hunger wasn't for fame, it was the real hunger, the kind that having the misfortune of being born into poverty brings.

Valentine's Day Video Premiere: Getcha Some Sugar + the Hi-lows

Michael Bialas | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

2012-02-14-Screenshot20120214at8.37.13AM.jpgWhat started out as a mild infatuation developed into a deep affection. So after repeated spins of Sugar + the Hi-lows' debut album, it's time to spread a little lovin'.

He Died and Left Her a Million

Natalie Pace | Posted 09.15.2011 | Women
Natalie Pace

I received a call from a woman who had a tragic event in her life, which completely changed her income status overnight. Her husband passed away unex...

The Making of MiniDisc

David Julian Price | Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology
David Julian Price

MiniDisc was surely the last hurrah of Sony's heroic age. It was a time when Sony was driven by engineering purity rather than sales and marketing commonsense.

Faces of Telluride, Part 3: Nora Jane Struthers, Fresh Face

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.15.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Along with her band the Bootleggers, Nora Jane Struthers has followed the formidable footsteps of bands such as the Dixie Chicks and Nickel Creek by winning the prestigious Telluride band contest.

Faces of Telluride, Part 1: Abigail Washburn, Friendly Face

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If Abigail Washburn didn't already have a job as an earnest clawhammer banjo player who takes adventurous side trips away from the bluegrass realm that has served her so well, the singer-songwriter could run for mayor of Telluride. And win.