Saxophonist Mark Rivera on His Years With Billy Joel, Ringo Starr, Foreigner, and More
No one has been in Joel’s band longer than Mark Rivera. He’s also on Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer” and was onstage with John Lennon at his final public performance
Abbey Road Studios Shut Down for the First Time in 89 Years. Now, It’s Thriving
The iconic studios have started welcoming more livestream events, like the one post-punks Idles recently played, and have adopted new measures to adapt to social distancing
A Duet 50 Years in the Making
The new version of 'Father & Son' sees Yusuf duet with Cat Stevens - his younger self recorded in 1970 - in a deeply moving re-imaging of his all-time classic hit. The effect of the two generations of one man brought together is quite breathtaking and gives a whole new level of meaning to a timeless song.
Why Music Metadata Should Be Done First, Not Last, In the Recording Process
Artists lose millions of dollars in royalties because of bad, missing, or misplaced music metadata. Now VEVA Sound wants to shift music metadata entry to the front of the recording process and address a major cause of missing royalties.
California Legislature Approves Bill to Exempt Musicians from AB5 Requirements
Earlier this year, Digital Music News was first to report that California lawmakers had agreed to revise the restrictions within Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), making it easier for artists and music industry professionals to collaborate. Now, the Legislature has passed a bill, AB 2257, containing these long-sought exemptions.
Prince’s ‘Sign ‘o’ the Times’ Box Set Offers a Rich Image of the Pop Master at His Absolute Peak
With nearly four hours of previously unreleased material, the collection captures the scope of the artist’s boundless genius
Maybe Some Unemployed Musicians Or Road Crew Can Crash There Until They Can Get Back To Work - What Live Event Meltdown? StubHub CEO Buys $40MM Beverly Hills Mansion — His Third House In Beverly Hills
Fans upset over Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett's 2020 ACM Awards Entertainer of the Year Tie
Mick Jagger on Toots Hibbert’s Death: ‘A Great Loss to the Whole Music World’
“So full of energy and vitality always giving a top class performance that I was lucky enough to witness,” Rolling Stones singer adds of Maytals legend