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Sorry, Taylor Swift, THIS Is The Real Future Of The Music Industry

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment

Middlebrow is a recap of the week in entertainment, celebrity and television news that provides a comprehensive look at the state of pop culture. From...

My Vinyl Offer

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.21.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Dreier

I figured that I'd never bond with my daughters over music. But something happened a few months ago that may have turned the tables -- literally.

Records Aren't Just For Hipsters Anymore

Dave Tomar | Posted 07.18.2013 | Entertainment
Dave Tomar

There are a million reasons why vinyl went out of style and most of them have to do with convenience, not just in how we listen to music, but in everything we do. I'm as spoiled by modernity as the next guy. But maybe not everything should be so convenient.

How People Bought Music In 2012 (Surprise: More Vinyl!?)

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.15.2013 | Technology

Music consumers helped digital sales continue their climb, physical sales continue their slow death, and kept vinyl spinning in 2012, according to a y...

Sotheby's Scores Its Biggest Night Ever With a Smashing $375-Million Auction

ARTINFO | Posted 01.14.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

NEW YORK -- Rich in world-class offerings of Abstract Expressionist and Pop Art, Sotheby's contemporary evening roared to the tune of $375,205,000, th...

The Case for Vinyl

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts
Kayley Kravitz

There's nothing quite like the crackle of vinyl as the speakers warm up. Mp3 files are ridiculously compressed -- you don't get that with vinyl. It's one of the purest ways to listen to music.

Drew Guarini

Still Spinning: How 'Record Store Day' Is Saving Independent Music Stores

HuffingtonPost.com | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.23.2012 | Small Business

Last year, the music industry finally had something to celebrate: a rise in record sales. But the celebration was probably timid. The increase was onl...

Christie's Sells 3 Top Works From Liz Taylor's Art Collection

AP | Posted 04.08.2012 | Arts

LONDON — Three top works from the late Hollywood star Elizabeth Taylor's art collection have sold at a London auction for nearly 14 million poun...

Mallika Rao

Are Pukkelpop Insurers Right To Blame Record Sales For The Deadly Stage Collapse?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.19.2011 | Home

Insurers of Belgium's Pukkelpop festival blame this summer's deadly stage collapse at a Smith Westerns concert on "la chute des ventes de disques," o...

New Home Sales On Track To Finish As Worst Year On Record

AP | DEREK KRAVITZ | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Sales of new homes fell for the third straight month in July, a sign that housing remains a drag on the economy. If the current pac...

Five Music Industry New Year's Resolutions

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

This year, let's see some artists take the stage who have zits on their face, sweat stains under their armpits, hairs out of place, and clothes they bought themselves.

How We've Changed Throughout the Bush Era

Maura Judkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maura Judkis

The January/February issue of the Atlantic has a neat graphic that shows how our country has changed over the Bush years. There are some interesting environmental stats here.

Typo Led To Vinyl Sales At Fred Meyer

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PORTLAND, Ore. — It was a fortuitous typo for the Fred Meyer retail chain. This spring, an employee intending to order a special CD-DVD edition...