Keith Caneiro & Family Killed Prior to New Jersey Mansion Fire, Keith’s Brother Charged With Setting Own House on Fire With Wife & Kids Inside

On Tuesday (Nov. 20), authorities responded to the scene of a house fire in Colts Neck, New Jersey. Upon arrival, they discovered 50-year-old Keith Caneiro dead outside of his burning mansion with a gunshot wound in the back of his head. Inside, his 45-year-old wife Jennifer and two young children, 11-year-old Jesse and 8-year-old Sophia, lay dead among the flames with stab wounds.The gruesome discovery came just hours after Caneiro’s brother, Paul, 51, was dealing with his own house burning dow...
Tags: Murder, Crime, News, Fire, New Jersey, Jazz, Susan, PAUL, Jennifer, Jesse, Sophia, Monmouth County, Katelyn, Caneiro, House Fires, Christopher Gramiccioni

Grammy Nominees To Be Announced Dec. 5

The Grammy Awards final nominees will be announced on December 5th , starting with the announcement of top categories on CBS This Morning starting at 8:30 a.m. ET. Approximately 15 minutes later, the Recording Academy will reveal the nominees in all 84 categories on and social media. The 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on Feb. 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in LA. It will honor the best recordings, compositions and artists from Oct. 1, 2017, to Sept. 30, 2018. ...
Tags: Music, La, Cbs, Grammys, Staples Center, Music Business, Conventions & Awards, Indie Labels, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Recording Academy

10 Best Thanksgiving Songs

In addition to eating too much and watching football, Thanksgiving in the United States is a day to give thanks for the many things we have to be grateful for, and their's nothing like great music to help express it.  Here are our picks: "Alice's Restaurant" - Arlo Guthrie "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)" - Sly & The Family Stone "Thank You" - Dido "The Thanksgiving Song" - Adam Sandler "Thank You For The Music"- Abba "Thank You Lord" - Bob Marley "Thank You" ...
Tags: Music, United States, Bob Marley, Adam Sandler, Alice, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, Arlo Guthrie, U Alanis Morissette, Thanksgiving music, Thanksgiving songs

Thanks for the ... Live jazz in Rochester, November 22-28

Hope you and yours are having a great time on this holiday, if Thanksgiving is your thing.  At least we can all agree to be thankful for some live jazz to hear over the next seven days. Every Wednesday, every week, you'll find your next seven days of jazz in and around Rochester right here on JazzRochester. Sign up for our email list to get your jazz goodness every week (plus, whatever else I publish from time to time).  Check us out on social media. Whatever floats your boat.... Start here, bu...
Tags: Jazz, Rochester, Vinny, Hanna, Arbor, Barry Altschul, Danilo Pérez, Alan Murphy, Salvatore, Mendon, Charley Brown, Jazz Around Town, Greg Bell, Woodcliff Hotel Spa, Laura Dubin, Bob Sneider

Bootleg Concert Recording Is Thriving In The 21st Century

Unlike most every other part of the music world, taping has not only thrived in the 21st century but come into its own, from advanced cell phone gadgetry (like DPA’s iPhone-ready d:vice MMA-A digital audio interface) to compact handheld recorders (like Zoom’s varied line of products), from high-speed distribution to metadata organization. Despite constant radical change, taping has never been disrupted. Rather, it has positively flowered.
Tags: Art, Music, MMA, DPA, 11.20.18

Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, Chris Martin and more will perform at Woolsey Fire fundraiser

In an effort to raise funds to help rebuild areas of Malibu that were destroyed by the Woolsey Fire, numerous big-name artists have come together for the One Love Malibu Festival. The event will take place from 1-8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, at the One Gun Ranch (renamed One Love Ranch for the event), which is located 22634 Mansie Lane in Malibu. There will be a live auction as well as performances by Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, Macy Gray, Chris Martin of Coldplay, Robin Thicke, Natasha Bedingfield, ...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Gwen Stefani, Malibu, Rose Bowl, Blake Shelton, Southern California, Concerts, Ventura, Linda Perry, Rita Wilson, Richard Lloyd, Kerry Brown

New Video: The Diplomats Feat. Belly “On God”

Dipset’s new album and first in 14 years, Diplomatic Ties, is now two days away. Before the project drops this Friday (Nov. 23) right in time for Thanksgiving, the Harlem collective premieres the music video for their new single “On God.” Featuring XO’s Belly, the culture shifting crew of Jim Jones, Cam’ron, Freekey Zekey and Juelz Santana throw on the fatigues in the military-themed visual. Line up and salute the mighty Dipset when they roll through below. Continue after the jump…. ...
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Juelz Santana, Harlem, Belly, Dipset, XO, The Diplomats, Jim Jones Cam ron Freekey Zekey

R29ers Share The TV Shows That Changed Their Lives

We’re living in an age of truly great TV — there’s no shortage of binge-worthy true-crime docuseries to fill a hungover Sunday afternoon or exquisitely mindless reality shows to serve as the antidote to a stressful workday. But for many of us, there are certain shows that go well beyond being an addictive watch; they’re the shows that almost feel like part of us, the ones that uncannily tap into the most granular details of our lives or give us a new perspective on the world we live in.That’s w...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mexico, New York City, America, Earth, Bbc, Broad City, Ifc, Portlandia, History Channel, Philo, Ac, Ina Garten, Hildi, Giorgio A Tsoukalos

Tobi Lou – “Knock Knock” (Video)

Off his tobi lou and the Juice EP, out now.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Tobi Lou

State Property Announces ‘Now Or Never’ Tour, Drops New Freestyle

State Property are reuniting for a 14-date tour this winter. The former Roc-A-Fella group, lead by Beanie Sigel, announced the news on Wednesday (Nov. 21). The “Now Or Never” tour runs from Nov. 21 – Jan. 6, making stops in St. Louis, New York City, Charlotte, Houston, and Philadelphia among other cities. The Philadelphia collective of Sigel, Freeway, Omillio Sparks, Young Gunz and Peedi Crakk made the announcement with a freestyle video, where the spitters let off some bars to get fans ready...
Tags: Jazz, Philadelphia, Tours, Freeway, Beanie Sigel, Performances, Peedi Crakk, State Property, St Louis New York City Charlotte Houston, Sigel Freeway Omillio Sparks Young Gunz, Young Neef

Jury Rules Skrillex Owes Woman $1.6M In Injury Lawsuit

A jury has ruled that Skrillex owes a fan over $1 million in damages following an injury lawsuit, TMZ reports. Jennifer Fraissl sued the DJ in February 2014, claiming that she suffered a stroke after he stage-dived on top of her while performing at the Belasco Theater in downton Los Angeles. More »
Tags: Music, News, Skrillex, Belasco Theater, Jennifer Fraissl

These Amazon Black Friday Tech Deals Are Too Good To Pass Up

Amazon may be better known for Cyber Monday, but its Black Friday deals are too good to pass up — especially since the deals have already begun.We've been eyeing all the usual Black Friday tech deals: headphones, accessories for our new Apple devices, bluetooth speakers, as well as a few items you wouldn't normally think to get the day after Thanksgiving. With free standard shipping for holiday orders, the discounts have gotten even more tempting.Click through to see some of the Amazon devices ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Fashion, Music, Sony, Fire TV Stick, Havana, Alexa, Britney, Netflix Hulu, Amazon Sony, Amazon Lenovo, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Toshiba Toshiba, Huawei Huawei, Bruno Mars Cardi

How Robyn Sold 50% of Madison Square Garden In 2 Days

Here we look at how Swedish pop star Robyn succeeded in selling out over half of Madison Square Garden in just two days through some clever marketing techniques combining her Events Landing Page with her Instagram story. ____________________________ Guest post from BandsInTown To announce her upcoming show at Madison Square Garden, Robyn shared her Events Landing Page on her Instagram story to ramp up RSVPs ahead of the pre-sale. Those who RSVP’d to the show would receive an e...
Tags: Music, Instagram, Marketing, Social Media, Guest Post, Tickets, Music Business, Live & Touring, Bandsintown, Robyn, MSG, Madison Square Garden, Live Concerts, Robyn Sold, Madison Square Garden Robyn

What Spotify Song Skip Rates Tell Us About Our Attention Span

The growth of the digital age has been coupled with the shrinking of our collective attention spans, something which a new study of our Spotify listening habits has corroborated. ___________________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 One of the byproducts of the digital age is that our collective attention span is a lot shorter than it ever was before. If something doesn’t grab us immediately then it’s highly likely that we’ll skip right to something else that ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Guest Post, Streaming, Music Business, Music Tech, How I Listen, Bobby Owsinski, Paul Lamere

Spotify Stock Ready To Rebound After All-Time Low

Spotify stock was up 2.31% to $132.70 in pre-market trading on Wednesday, after hitting an all time of $120.49 on Tuesday. The streamer's apparent recovery began on Tuesday afternoon, with the stock rising 2.37% and closing at $129.70. While several analysts have reduced their target price to the $175 to $200 range in recent weeks, most continue to see an upside for Spotify. [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Spotify, Music, Streaming, Stock, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, Time Low

WED. BRIEF: YouTube, Major Labels Spar • Tencent IPO Deadline • Nielsen Names CEO • More

WEDNESDAY 11.21. 18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, Music Business News, Tencent IPO Deadline • Nielsen

Streaming Breathes New Life Into Older Record Catalogs

As the rise of the streaming industry continues to alter the ways in which listeners consume music, we're starting to get a better handle on what some of these changes look like. One change that's been a benefit to artists is the revivification of their older work, or "catalogue" material, with more listeners reaching back to "re-discover" older recorded works. _____________________________ Guest post by Jason Joven of ChartMetric Since 2014, digital music streaming put o...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Bruce Springsteen, France, Walmart, Paris, Billy Joel, Brazil, Stockholm, Apple Music, Alexa, Deezer, Nairobi, Apple Stores, Cherie Hu

Forbes' Top Paid Women In Music 2018: Perry, Pink and More

Katy Perry tops Forbes highest paid woman in music in 2018, beating Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Pink and  Rihanna. Perry topped the with earnings of $83 million before tax over the 12 months from June to June buoyed by 80 dates on her Witness world tour and a reported $20 million earned as a judge for American Idol.  FORBES HIGHEST-PAID WOMEN IN MUSIC 2018 Katy Perry ($83 million) Taylor Swift ($80 million) Beyoncé ($60 million) Pink ($52 million) Lady Gaga...
Tags: Music, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Forbes, Celine Dion, Bruce Houghton, Forbes Top, Helene Fischer, Perry Pink, Taylor Swift Beyonce Pink, Rihanna Perry

7 Top Marketing Strategies For Artists

For a lot of artists, marketing doesn't come easily and, particularly given how deeply personal a lot of songwriting is, immediately shifting into shameless self-promotion mode can be difficult. Unfortunately, marketing is an essential yet increasingly part of being successful as a musician. Here we look at seven strategies that can make things easier. ________________________________ In this most recent post to MusicThinkTank, Patrick McGuire looks at seven different marketing strategi...
Tags: Music, Marketing, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, D.I.Y, Music Marketing, MusicThinkTank Patrick McGuire

"Best Books of 2018" Lists Update - November 21st

For the eleventh straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find in this post. As the lists appear online, I will add them to the master list, updating daily. Daily updates to the master list of online "best books of 2018" lists. Please consider making a donation or leaving a tip to Largehearted Boy to support posts like these. Today's Updates to the Online "Best of 2018" Book Lists: Barnes and Noble (favorite science fiction & fantasy books) Brazos Bookstore -Mark...
Tags: Music, David, New Zealand, Smithsonian, Barnes, Oprah Magazine, Pan Macmillan, Michael Magras, Kara McDowell

Jean Tinguely’s Extravagantly Odd Music Machine Is Back In Action

“A year after it was silenced [from decades of wear and tear], Jean Tinguely’s beloved clanging, banging, creaking, groaning music machine Méta-Harmonie II is ready to go back into action at the Museum Tinguely in Basel following a laborious year-long restoration of many of its parts.”
Tags: Art, Music, Basel, Visual, Jean Tinguely, 11.15.18

Reason Kicks a Freestyle for XXL

Let the TDE emcee show you what he does.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Reason

You Might Be Surprised What's In Youtube Star Liza Koshy's Purse

Liza Koshy Spills Her Bag From Chapstick and perfume to sentimental trinkets, we carry our entire lives in our handbags. In Spill It , our favorite trendsetters show and tell their bare necessities and beauty secrets — both the practical and the personal.There's a reason why 22-year-old actress Liza Koshy has over 16 million subscribers on Youtube — and all you have to do is start one of her videos to understand why. Her comedy is the kind that sucks you in and makes you laugh until the c...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Davidson, Liza Koshy

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