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WATCH: Racist Gas Station Worker Yells & Curses at Customer for Speaking Spanish

A series of videos showing a gas station employee in California screaming at a customer for speaking Spanish has gone viral on social media.28-year-old Grecya Moran said when she went to the counter to pay for her gas at a Shell station in San Jose last Thursday (Mar. 28), she and an employee had a short conversation in Spanish, but they were interrupted by another employee who lambasted Moran for speaking a language other than one she’s personally familiar with.“She kept on telling me to speak ...
Tags: Facebook, California, America, United States, Jazz, San Jose, Shell, Trump, Moran, San Jose Police Department, Grecya Moran, NBC News Moran, Grecya


Homeless Man’s Mugshot Goes Viral After He’s Arrested for Knocking Man Unconscious With Bat

A California man whose mugshot went viral this week was arrested for a street fight involving a metal rod and a bat.According to KSEE24 News, 61-year-old Phillip Lester was arrested in Fresno on Tuesday, March 26th after he knocked a man unconscious with a bat.The man Lester was fighting with was holding a metal rod, and witnesses said the second man was knocked out cold for several minutes before he was taken to a local hospital. The man’s condition was unknown.Philip Lester was charged with as...
Tags: Facebook, Crime, News, Fights, California, Mugshots, Fresno, Jazz, Homeless, Assault, Arrested, Lester, Fresno California, Mugshot Madness, KSEE, Assault With A Deadly Weapon


Buffett Proves He Can Play Trombone on Late Late Show

Jimmy Buffett appeared on the Late Late Show with James Corden on Friday night. Below is a clip from the show. We’ll post more clips as they become available. James challenges his very talented couch of Jimmy Buffett, Reba McEntire and Matthew McConaughey to a game of Yay or Nay, allowing Jimmy to show off his trombone playing skills, Reba flexes her ability to rope a steer and Matthew belts out Jimmy’s famous “Margaritaville.”
Tags: Music, Television, Matthew Mcconaughey, James Corden, Matthew, James, Buffett, Jimmy Buffett, Jimmy, Reba, Jimmy Buffett Reba McEntire


Viral Videos Show Racist Gas Station Worker Yelling at Spanish-Speaking Customer

A series of videos showing a gas station employee in California screaming at a customer for speaking Spanish has gone viral on social media.28-year-old Grecya Moran said when she went to the counter to pay for her gas at a Shell station in San Jose last Thursday (Mar. 28), she and an employee had a short conversation in Spanish, but were interrupted by another employee who lambasted Moran for speaking a language other than what she’s personally familiar with.“She kept on telling me to speak Engl...
Tags: Facebook, California, America, United States, Jazz, San Jose, Shell, Trump, Moran, San Jose Police Department, Grecya Moran, NBC News Moran, Grecya, Spanish Speaking Customer


How To Make Smart Music Marketing Happen

In this final of a five part series on how to effectively allocate money in the correct places in order to benefit your music career, we hear from multiple industry experts on which creative marketing techniques can help artists can do to stay competitive in an increasingly challenging industry.   ___________________________ Guest post from AWAL This is the fifth and final piece in our five-part Decoded series in which we break down (1) a mental framework to help spend money in the ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Music, UK, Taylor Swift, Instagram, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Drake, Detroit, DSP, Gardner, CPM, LANG, Facebook Newsfeed, Koehler


Green Takeover: Spotify's Podcast Play Pays Off, Beating Apple In Multiple Markets

Spotify's $500 million move into podcasts appears to already be paying off for the audio streamer. New data shows Spotify has surpass Apple to become the dominate podcast player in Mexico, Spain and Italy and all of South America. A Green Takeover While Apple's dominance remains in the US and Europe, Spotify's podcasting strength in Latin markets, alongside the growing global influence if Latin music could lead to some interesting synergies.  "A demonstration of the platfor...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Podcasts, US, Spain, Italy, Podcasting, Streaming, South America, Latin America, Apple Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Latin, Bruce Houghton


450,000 Deleted MySpace Tracks Saved, Including Early Katy Perry, Danny Glover

After learning last month that MySpace had "lost" millions of tracks and photos uploaded before 2016 in a data transfer, collectors went into action.  Now an archive of 450,000 form MySpace have found a new home within the Internet Archives. Called the MySpace Music Dragon Hoard, the 450,000 songs include early work from now-famous artists including Donald Glover and Katy Perry.  ANNOUNCING THE MYSPACE MUSIC DRAGON HOARD, a 450,000 song collection of mp3s from 2008-2010 on MySpace, g...
Tags: Music, Diy, Social Media, Music Industry, Katy Perry, Indie, Musicians, Internet Archives, Myspace, Music Business, Music Tech, Musician, Bruce Houghton, Donald Glover, Jason Scott, D.I.Y


Why You Should Put It In Writing

While music industry partnerships may feature a lot casual agreements and handshake deals publishers and artists alike stand to benefit from taking the extra step of documenting these agreements, both to avoid complications down the road and to give yourself a sense of agency. ______________________________ Guest post by Jake Udell of Art of Manager Before the end of the year, a colleague of mine asked me to hop on a call to help him negotiate terms with an external partner. I ...
Tags: Music, Vince Lombardi, Jake Udell


Tech Talk :: several buzz on sixth string after 15th fret

Author: xana75 Subject: several buzz on sixth string after 15th fret Posted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:07 pm (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 0 hi here little annoying problem.... my suhr classic antique bought one year ago has a lot of buzz after 15th fret on the lower strings ( 6th,5th strings) looking the neck i can cleary see a "bump" in the final part of the neck...or...the final part of the neck raise up a little bit. in the local dealer there were 3 others classic antique and all those guitars had t...
Tags: Music, Topic Replies


Drowned In Sound Goes Under

Online music publication Drowned In Sound, has stopped publishing after almost 20 years. Some writers are waiting for payment, according to multiple sources, though UK-based founder and editor Sean Adams says that previously commissioned pieces will still be honored and published on the site's Medium blog. The site's archives and popular message boards will remain available thanks to donations from its readers. Dozens of music blogs and magazines have suffered a similar fate in recent ye...
Tags: Music, UK, Bruce Houghton, Adams, Sean Adams


Midem Names Artist Accelerator Finalists 2019 From Record Number of Entries

Midem has announced the finalists for its 2019 Artist Accelerator competition after a record number of submissions, including from 24 new countries. The event, which is this year presented by label and distribution company Amuse, will see artists receiving access to professional mentoring and networking, including free legal consulting by the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers and data analytics from David Weiszfeld, founder & CEO of French company Soundcharts. Finalists w...
Tags: Music, Japan, UK, Colombia, South Africa, Kenya, Denmark, Anya, Sony Music Entertainment, Riviera, Cannes, Bruce Houghton, Mullally, United Talent Agency, Cannes France, Midem


Ex-Pandora CEO To Oversee Pitchfork, Wired, Condé Nast

Roger Lynch, the former CEO of Pandora, has been named the first global CEO of Condé Nast and will join the media and publishing conglomerates's board.  Condé Nast’s whose portfolio includes Pitchfork, Wired, ars technica, Vanity Fair, Vogue and GQ is merging its US business with Conde Nast International in London, with Lynch in charge “After conducting a thorough search for an executive to run the combined Conde Nast U.S. and Conde Nast International, we believe Roger is the right per...
Tags: Music, UK, London, US, Pandora, Amsterdam, Streaming, Conde Nast, Wired, Gq, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, Lynch, Pitchfork, Roger, Roger Lynch


Impala, AIM Express Concerns As Brexit, UMG Sale Loom

As Brexit uncertainty grows and suitors circle Universal Music Group, EU independent music trade groups IMPALA and AIM are calling on both the EU and the UK to ensure that the needs of the cultural and creative sectors are prioritized in negotiations. The IMPALA board held their board meeting in London yesterday, where it was agreed that sector specific deals must be on the priority list for negotiators.  "The relationship between the UK and the rest of Europe is vital for the whole ...
Tags: Google, Europe, Music, UK, London, Eu, Aim, Bruce Houghton, Impala, Helen Smith, Paul Pacifico, Impala AIM Express, Universal Music Group EU


Apple Music Is Now Cheaper Than Spotify, YouTube In India

The race to the bottom continues as Apple Music cuts streaming music subscription rates in India weeks after Spotify and YouTube Premium launched there. New individual subscriptions have been cut to Rs 99/$1.43 monthly. From Indian Express: Close to four years after it was launched in India, Apple Music has revised its subscription rates in India and made it cheaper to access its large collection from across the world. The new pricing offers the service as a monthly subscription o...
Tags: Spotify, Music, India, Youtube Music, Spotify Premium, Bruce Houghton, YouTube Premium


O.J. Simpson Prosecutor Chris Darden Representing Nipsey Hussle Murder Suspect Eric Holder

High-profile attorney Chris Darden is representing Nipsey Hussle’s alleged killer, Eric Holder.If that name sounds familiar to you, it should, because Darden is best known as one of the prosecutors who unsuccessfully tried the O.J. Simpson murder case in the 1990s.29-year-old Eric Ronald Holder appeared in court Thursday (Apr. 4) for the first time since his arrest Tuesday and he was formally charged with one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firear...
Tags: Celebs, Murder, Crime, Eric Holder, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, O J Simpson, Los Angeles Times, Nipsey Hussle, J Simpson, Hussle, South Los Angeles, Holder, Darden, Bellflower


Streamer Boomplay Music Raises $20 million

African based music streamer Boomplay Music has raised $20 million in Series A funding to expand across Africa. The company reports more than 44 million app downloads and is adding an average of 2 million new subscribers monthly. Boomplay is a joint venture of  Chinese phone maker Transsion and Chinese consumer apps giant NetEase. The new funding is coming from Chinese investors Maison Capital and Seas Capital, with other undisclosed investors. The company has raised $25.5 million to date....
Tags: Music, Africa, Bruce Houghton, Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group, TRANSSION, Boomplay, Boomplay Music, Maison Capital and Seas Capital, Joe He Boomplay


FRI. BRIEF: $6.5M Ticketmaster Suit • Apple Music India Price Cut • Pandora NOW • ↑Australian Record Biz↑ • More

FRIDAY 4.5. 19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab [Author: Bruce Houghton]
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Daytrotter Moves Iowa Studio To Atlanta To Strengthen Paste Magazine Connection

Daytrotter has closed its Davenport Iowa venue space and recording studio and will relocate to Atlanta.The move will put Daytrotter closer to Paste Magazine, the online publication that hosts Daytrotter’s catalog of more than 7,000 live music sessions. The Atlanta studio will be open by July 1. The lease on the Davenport studio expired at the end of March and the company was no longer making a profit hosting live shows there, Matt Lundberg, a senior vice president of Daytrotter and Paste ...
Tags: Music, Diy, Marketing, Atlanta, Music Industry, Indie, Musicians, Streaming, Paste, Music Business, Indie Labels, Macy Gray, Vault, Musician, Bruce Houghton, Davenport


Stream A1’s ‘Turbulence’ Album Feat. Chris Brown, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Ty Dolla Sign, T-Pain & More

A1 Bentley has worked with the likes of Chris Brown, G-Eazy, Jeremih, Gucci Mane, and more on the production side. The Kansas City native is more famously known for starring on VH1’s Love & Hip Hop. Taking a break from the chaos on reality television, A1 releases the album Turbulence. The 14-track LO is loaded with appearances by Chris Brown, Ty Dolla $ign, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Fabolous, T-Pain, Nelly, O.T. Genasis, YBN Almighty Jay, 24Hrs, and more. Stream it below. Continue after the jump…. ...
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Chris Brown, Ty Dolla Sign, Kansas City, Bentley, Jay, Turbulence, Fabolous, PartyNextDoor, A1, Chris Brown Ty Dolla, Chris Brown G Eazy Jeremih Gucci Mane


Pandora Plans To Test AI-Powered Interactive Voice Ads Later In Year

If your primary gripe with advertisements is that you can't talk back to them, you're in luck. Beginning later in the year, Pandora will begin test driving interactive voice ads, thanks to their new partnership with the voice-enabled ad platform Instreamatic. _________________________ Guest post James Shotwell of A world where you can communicate with advertiser in real time is right around the corner. Have you ever wanted to respond to an ad while streaming content? Maybe yo...
Tags: Music, San Francisco, Pandora, Guest Post, Pandora Spotify, James Shotwell, Haulix, Instreamatic, Eric Picard, Stas Tushinski Instreamatic


Apple Music Has More Paid US Subscribers Than Spotify [Report]

Apple Music has more paid subscribers that Spotify in the United States, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with the figures. Apple has been adding subscribers at a faster rate than Spotify, both in the US and globally. According to the WSJ, Apple has been adding subscribers at a monthly rate of 2.6% - 3%, compared to 1.5% - 2% for Spotify. Globally, the sources say that Apple Music’s subscriber growth is 2.4% - 2.8% and Spotify’s has fallen ...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, US, United States, Wall Street Journal, Apple Music, Bruce Houghton, WSJ Apple


10 Wardrobe Must-Haves For Confusing Early Spring Weather

Oh, April. Chronologically, we are well over two weeks into a new season, with the celebrated first day of spring having passed with much fanfare on March 20th. Temperature-wise, however, this month is anyone’s guess. Checking the weather in the morning has turned into a math problem — what to wear when the mercury is starting out the day with a downright wintry 38, but will be 65 by lunchtime? And that’s not taking into consideration the high winds or cold snap that’s sure to come in the next ...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Rajasthan India, Reebok, Priscilla Ono, Mia Abba, Boden Elveden Blazer, NA KD Viscose Long Sleeve Polo Top Green


12 Wardrobe Must-Haves For Confusing Early Spring Weather

Oh, April. Chronologically, we are well over two weeks into a new season, with the celebrated first day of spring having passed with much fanfare on March 20th. Temperature-wise, however, this month is anyone’s guess. Checking the weather in the morning has turned into a math problem — what to wear when the mercury is starting out the day with a downright wintry 38, but will be 65 by lunchtime? And that’s not taking into consideration the high winds or cold snap that’s sure to come in the next ...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Rajasthan India, Reebok, Priscilla Ono, Mia Abba, Boden Elveden Blazer, NA KD Viscose Long Sleeve Polo Top Green, Beklina


Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

Kurt Cobain died 25 years ago today. Do you remember where you were 25 years ago today? No, you don't, because Kurt's body wasn't discovered until April 8th. I remember hearing the news on April 8th, though. It was towards the end of the school day (sex-ed class), and when I got home I watched … More »
Tags: Music, Kurt Cobain, Shut Up Dude, Kurt


The Prettiest Barely-There Nail Art For Your Wedding Day

When your walking down the aisle, fingers wrapped around a bouquet of peonies that took you three months to settle on, you want the frame — your manicure — to be given the same amount of careful consideration. While French tips or any old nude polish may feel appropriate, there's an assortment of minimalist nail designs that are similarly classic, but with just enough individuality to keep you from feeling like every other bride.Ahead, find a foolproof guide to your wedding manicure. Whether yo...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Canon, Essie, Melania Trump, Pachelbel


New EP: Jordin Sparks & Elijah Blake ‘1990 Forever’

After taking a four-year hiatus from music, Jordin Sparks returned last month with news that she’s formed a duo with Elijah Blake called 199∞. The R&B singers return with their debut project, entitled 1990 Forever. The four-track EP includes the song “Real Love,” which was released back in March. Stream it in full below. Continue after the jump….
Tags: Jazz, Jordin Sparks, Mixtapes, Elijah Blake, 1990 Forever


New Music To Know This Week: Amber Mark Is A Real One, Claude Fontaine Rocks Steady & More

Ever since my first job at MTV working as a music programmer, I can't stop trying to match people with music they might like. So, I wrote a book calledRecord Collecting for Girls and started interviewing musicians. The Music Concierge is a column where I share music I'm listening to that you might enjoy, with a little context. Get everything I've recommended this year on Spotify, follow me on Twitter or Facebook, and leave a comment below telling me what you're listening to this week. Amber Ma...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Fashion, Music, Martina Mcbride, Lorde, NYC, Mtv, Dallas, HARRIS, Rosie Lowe, Andrew Wyatt, Minke, Kylie Rae Harris, Aisha Taylor, Suzy Boggus Mary Chapin Carpenter


Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 14

Are you ready for Mixtape Friday Volume 14? Before we get started, let me say Rest in Peace to Nipsey Hussle Tha Great. The whole situation is sad especially seeing what he was doing in the community and why he was at his store that fatal day. The week started off with the Resurrection album from the Geto Boys. This was the album after Till Death Do Us Apart, in which Wille D was replaced by Big Mike. Disc 1 of the Definitive Collection from Nas was up next. Unfortunately, the Game Face album ...
Tags: Nas, Hip Hop, Jazz, Rick Ross, Drake, Jadakiss, Teflon Don, Big Tymers, Wille, Blog Hops & memes, Mixtape Friday, Big Mike Disc, Geto Boys Geto Fantasy Nas Life, Wayne Jadakiss, Rick Ross Free Mason, Trey Songz Lil Wayne Jadakiss


Nacho Picasso Drops ‘Nachferatu’ Album

It’s been a minute since we’ve gotten a project from Nacho Picasso,…
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Nacho Picasso, Nacho Picasso Drops ` Nachferatu



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