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The Eczema Treatments Dermatologists Always Recommend

Eczema — characterized by itchy, dry, cracked, sore, and red skin — is extremely common, especially in babies and children. But while most people who struggle with the condition find the symptoms improve with age, with roughly 60% of sufferers itch-free by age 6, others aren't so lucky. And some people don't even notice their eczema symptoms until much, much later in life.It's something I know all too well. I've always had oily, breakout-prone skin, but not too long ago I suddenly developed dry...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Walmart, Justine Kluk, Kluk, Mustela Stelatopia Emollient Cream, Intensive Healing Lotion, La Roche Posay Lipikar Eczema Cream


Understanding The Music Modernization Act: Highlights And Benefits For Artists, Songwriters

A massive piece of legislation, the Music Modernization Act has, at long last, finally passed through both the House and the Senate. Here entertainment industry lawyer Wallace Collins looks at what some of highlights and benefits will be for artists and songwriters as the the bill takes effect. ________________________________ By Attorney Wallace Collins from Entertainment Industry Law Issues The Music Modernization Act (“MMA”) has finally passed both the Senate and the House afte...
Tags: Music, Senate, Copyright, Guest Post, House, Streaming, MMA, Music Business, Ascap, Southern District of New York, SoundExchange, Wallace Collins, Fordham Law School, D.I.Y, Publishing & Songwriting, Notice of Intent NOI


3 Steps To Proving Plagiarism Of Your Song

Many songwriters, particularly those just starting out, may live in constant fear of their creative work being stolen from them, a fear which the music industry's constant stream of litigation helps perpetuate. The reality is that this kind of plagiarism, at least when perpetrated deliberately, is a little harder to pull off than commonly thought. That said, we here break down the three steps to proving your music was plagiarized. ____________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinsk...
Tags: Music, Guest Post, Marvin Gaye, Robin Thicke, Music Business, Songwriting, Bobby Owsinski, Gaye, D.I.Y, Publishing & Songwriting, Plagiarism Today


Chloe Kim On Post-Olympics Life, Self-Care, & Being An Asian-American Icon

At 18 years old, Chloe Kim is already a lot of things: The youngest woman to win an Olympic snowboarding medal, the first-ever North American ambassador for Korean beauty brand Laneige, and one of the most influential people in the world.Naturally, that also means she's one of the busiest people around. But before she set off to train for another snowboarding season, Refinery29 sat down with Kim to discuss her partnership with Laneige, her post-Olympics life, and how she feels about being an As...
Tags: South Korea, Fashion, Music, Colorado, Korea, New Zealand, Switzerland, Kim, Laneige, Chloe Kim


Move Over Triple S, Balenciaga's New "It" Sneaker Is Here

Six months after its debut, Balenciaga's highly anticipated Track sneaker has finally dropped. During the brand's fall/winter 2018 runway show last March, Balenciaga debuted its first unisex presentation, the use of 3D body scanning for garment tailoring, and the brand new sneaker silhouette - a sportier, more functional shoe that would render its infamous Triple S sneaker predecessor obsolete.The Track sneaker "layers high-performance elements of hiking and running gear without becoming self-s...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Runyon, Balenciaga, Josep, Demna Gvasalia, Balenciaga Available


Odesza’s Fireworks Hit Fans At Life Is Beautiful

The electronic duo Odesza perform at festivals so often that they and their crew almost certainly have their live show down to a science. However, something went terribly wrong during Sunday night's set at the Life Is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas. As TMZ reports, a firework from the group's live show shot … More »
Tags: Video, Music, News, Las Vegas, Odesza


How To Fade Acne Scars For Good — Without A Trip To The Derm

First came the acne and then came the fully-loaded pile of salicylic acid cleansers, benzoyl peroxide creams, and spot treatments. Now all that remains are the ghosts of pimples past: acne scars — and they can haunt you long after the initial breakout has gone away.The hard truth is that nothing you can buy over-the-counter will be as effective for deep-seated scarring as a derm-recommended prescription or in-office procedure, but there are plenty of at-home skin-care products that do a damn go...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Sephora, Toner, Brandt, Kate Somerville, Peter Thomas Roth, Rouleau, Renée Rouleau Post, Renée Rouleau Vitamin C, MDComplete Citrus C Healthy Complexion, Dermstore Best


Homeboy Sandman & Edan – “#NeverUseTheInternetAgain” Video

When Homeboy Sandman and Edan initially released "#NeverUseTheInternetAgain" back in April, it slipped past me, but after hearing "Grim Seasons" and spending some time with the duo's collaborative album Humble Pi, I've been eager for an opportunity to sing the praises of that first single they dropped. And now … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Homeboy Sandman, Edan, Steven Tapia, Grim Seasons


What Will Spotify Direct Distribution Pay Artists? Less Than The Labels Get

Spotify opened the floodgates last week with a commitment to allow all artists to upload music to the streamer with no fees or commissions. But a look inside the offering shows that artists are being paid a bit less than the streamer pays both major and larger independent labels ________________________ Spotify has confirmed that it will pay artists using its new direct upload system a royalty of 50% of net revenue generated. Not a bad deal considering that Spotify is not taking a...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Streaming, Merlin, Music Business, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, D.I.Y, Marc Hogan


13 Affordable Skin-Care Essentials To Pick Up For The School Semester

Whether you're heading off to experience dorm life for the first time, spending a semester abroad in a villa in Florence, or still kicking it in your childhood bedroom, the back-to-school to-do list always includes stocking up on new toiletries to get you through the next nine months. Clearly we're not mad about it, because loading up on moisturizer, lip balm, and a fresh pack of face wipes is a hell of a lot more fun than shopping for loose-leaf paper and three-ring-binders.From the $2 jelly e...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Florence, Pomegranate, Toner, Neutrogena


Is Opera At A Dead End?

Is American opera as a whole in a terminal condition? Or are the collapse of the New York City Opera and the Met’s ongoing struggle to survive purely local matters of no relevance elsewhere?
Tags: Art, Music, New York City Opera, 09.17.18


REVOCATION Offer Killer New Mid-Tempo Song "Blood Atonement"

I have yet to hear a Revocation album I haven't liked and if these preview tracks are any indication, their... The post REVOCATION Offer Killer New Mid-Tempo Song "Blood Atonement" appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, New Music, Revocation


METALLICA Release 1992 “Shortest Straw” Live Performance Video

Metallica just looks absolutely unstoppable here. We are looking at peak Hetfield! The post METALLICA Release 1992 “Shortest Straw” Live Performance Video appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Metallica, Hetfield


Good Guy Dave Grohl Leaves 99% Tip Because He Can

The Foo Fighters frontman is the best! The post Good Guy Dave Grohl Leaves 99% Tip Because He Can appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Around The Interwebs


SiriusXM Acquires Pandora For $3.5B and Why It Matters

[UPDATED] SiriusXM will acquire Pandora in an all stock transaction valued at $3.5 billion. The combined companies create what they are calling "the world's largest audio entertainment company" with $7 billion in expected 2018 revenue.  SiriusXM has been interested in Pandora for more than a year. Last summer, the satellite broadcaster invested $480 million in cash in Pandora in exchange for a 19% stake. Why It Matters Following the completion of the transaction, there will be no ...
Tags: Music, Pandora, Streaming, North America, Music Business, Broadcast & Satellite, Bruce Houghton, Roger Lynch, Jim Meyer, Pandora. SiriusXM


10 Most Influential College Radio Stations In The US

Many a legend tells of the big breakout that came as the result of an early pickup by a college radio station, and while radio may not have the grip it once did, college radio stations remain an extremely desirable place for emerging artists, and are much more likely to take on chance on an artist than their massive commercial counterparts. _________________________________ Guest post by Angela Mastrogiacomo from Soundfly's Flypaper You’ve heard the breakout stories — bands who get p...
Tags: Music, California, Marketing, US, Austin, Radio, Guest Post, Metallica, Npr, Abc News, Princeton, New England, Jersey, Sxsw, Broadcast & Satellite, Austin City Limits


These Are The Podcasts Money Diarists Love Listening To

Money Diaries provide a unique window into the way women across the country — and the world — save and spend, but they also illuminate the commonalities many of us share in our daily lives, no matter where we live or how much we make per paycheck.This is especially apparent when it comes to waking up in the morning and getting to work. Most of us have to deal with less-than-ideal commutes to work — be they by car, subway, or foot. OPs often talk about the ways they pass this time: with music, b...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Abc, Dallas, Npr, Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard, Anna Faris, Andy Cohen, Bell, Casey Wilson, Real Housewives, Fairfax, Boise, Gretchen Rubin, Lauren Graham


What Free Spotify Uploads Means For Soundcloud, Artists: Bruce Houghton, Michael Brandvold, Jay Gilbert Weigh In

Bruce Houghton from Hypebot and Skyline Artists sits down with music marketers Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert of the Music Biz Weekly podcast to discuss news that artists will be able to upload their music directly to Spotify without any fees. What does this mean for artists? What about Soundcloud, Apple and other services? Is this a game changer? Plus Michael shares his favorite new music marketing tool.      [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Spotify, Music, Streaming, Michael, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, Hypebot, D.I.Y, Michael Brandvold, Jay Gilbert, Music Biz Weekly, Bruce Houghton Michael Brandvold Jay Gilbert, Soundcloud Apple


What’s Next For Jenna Lyons After J. Crew? She’s Not Saying (Not Exactly)

Jenna Lyons highly recommends boredom. After more than a quarter century at J. Crew, the brand’s iconoclastic President and Creative Director — you probably know her signature thick-framed glasses and drum-tight side-part well — left in 2017. And despite an initial compulsion to stay busy, Lyons was deliberately un productive following her headline-making exit from the job that had come to define her (more likely, it was also the other way around).“I remember this pressure when I was leaving th...
Tags: Apple, Fashion, Music, Lyons, Jenna Lyons, Balenciaga, Josep, Christene Barberich, Christene, Michelle Obama Lyons, Vincent Manzeau, Courtney Crangi


UMG To Launch Multiple Artist Streaming, Download Portals

Universal Music Group (UMG) has entered into an agreement with streaming and download tech provider 7digital to launch streaming, download and mechanidse portals for its most popular artists. The global deal is an expansion of 2017 experiments with Shania Twain and Kanye West. 7digital will po wer direct to fan online portals that include the ability to buy  streamed and downloadable music including exclusive and early access  alongside artist merchandise. UK based 7digital chief execu...
Tags: Apple, Music, UK, Shania Twain, Bruce Houghton, Universal Music Group UMG, Simon Cole


Calling Congress Is Easier Than You Think — Here's How To Do It

A lot has been happening the last few days, and if you care about certain issues, you may be trying to figure out how to get more politically involved.One thing that you probably keep hearing is that you should call your elected officials. And yes, we understand that sounds a little bit scary. But honestly, it's easier than you think. Calling is the most powerful ways to put pressure on your representatives — even more than social media, email, or snail mail.Why? It shows commitment to a cause....
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York, Congress, Senate, House, Paul ryan, Mitch McConnell, Keith Ellison, Jane Smith, Brett Kavanaugh, Mark Jahnke, Capitol Hill Hello


Ticketmaster Wants You To Purchase From Secondary Ticket Market

Already a rather suspect company, a new piece of investigative journalism appears to show that Ticketmaster is, as it turns out, perfectly happy to see it's customers buy from scalpers on the secondary ticket market. After all, it gives the ticketing giant a chance to collect twice as many fees on every ticket. __________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 We all love to go to concerts but a lot of us don’t go as much as we’d like to primarily because of the p...
Tags: Music, Guest Post, Ticketmaster, Music Business, Live & Touring, Bobby Owsinski, CBC News Toronto Star, Ticketmaster Service


The Hidden Section At Sephora You Never Knew Existed

There are very few beauty items in this world that can't be found at Sephora. If it has made an appearance in one of the 2.3 million YouTube beauty tutorials online or in the makeup bag of a random stranger on the subway, then nine times out of 10, Sephora's got it. (Okay, so maybe that's a bit hyperbolic, but there's no denying the store is stocked.) But just like the one other destination claiming to make all your dreams come true, it's all too easy to get lost in the shuffle.So easy, in fact...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Emma Watson, Harper, Sephora, Yuni, VIB Rouge, Caudalie, ILIA Multi Stick, Tata Harper Clarifying Mask, Sephora Honey, Kora Turmeric, Glass Of MalbecWe Tried Kaja Sephora


MON. BRIEF: Inside Spotify Direct Uploads • Beyonce, Jay-Z 100K Surprise • Deezer Mood AI • FIX • More

MONDAY 9.24. 18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Spotify, Music, Deezer, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, Beyoncé Jay, Music Business News, FIX app


We Tried 5 Different Bikini Care Products — & This Is What Worked

Most of us have been there: Showering in a rush with razor in hand, blindly going over your stray pubic hairs while hoping and praying you don't end up with a red, bumpy result or an ingrown hair. It's the beauty equivalent of a fender bender that will ruin your morning and leave you with a headache to deal with later.We believe that there's no right way to approach your bikini line, whether that means meticulously tweezing every stray or fully embracing a bush, but for those who regularly shav...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Megan Decker, Monique Chheda, Rachel Lubitz, Sam Sasso Beauty Writersphynx, Aimee Simeon Beauty Writersweet


A Week In Fairfax, VA, On A $59,200 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Want even more Money Diaries, plus $$$ advice from a kick-ass, all-female team of financial advisors, and tips on how to save more than $500? Pick up our new book: Money Diaries: Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Your Finances... and Everyone Else'...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Mississippi, NYC, Kentucky, New York City, Paul Simon, Aldi, Portland, Manhattan, Hamilton, Times Square, Fairfax, Arlington, Rosh Hashanah


KISS Guitarist Ace Frehley Will Be the Best Man At Your Wedding For Only $6,000

How is Gene Simmons not involved here? The post KISS Guitarist Ace Frehley Will Be the Best Man At Your Wedding For Only $6,000 appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Kiss, Metal Merch, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley


The Eternally-Cool '70s Hairstyles We Still Can't Get Enough Of

It’s been almost four decades since the defining ’70s hotspot Studio 54 closed its doors with a final blowout party in February 1980. The fête marked the end of the decade of sex, drugs, glitz, and glamour. And while the beloved dance club reopened for several years in the ‘80s, it just wasn’t the same.But no matter how many years have passed, there’s one carryover from the time that we’ll never let go of: ‘70s hairstyles. Feathered, flat-ironed, or big, glorious Afros, there’s no expiration da...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Usa, Sofia Vergara, Harry, Rosewater, Carol, Sephora, Brigitte Bardot, Cbgb, Josh, Jagger, Blondie, Mick, Brooklyn Beckham, Fawcett


Blondie’s Parallel Lines Turns 40: 8 Memorable Covers

Parallel Lines changed everything. Not instantly, but soon enough. When it came out in September '78 (exactly 40 years ago yesterday), it cheesed off purists (Blondie went disco???) and earned just enough critical praise to stir interest (Christgau: "as close to God as pop-rock albums ever get") without immediately pushing Blondie's … More »
Tags: Music, Blondie, Lush, Gotcha Covered, The Bad Plus, Christgau, British Electric Foundation, Until the Ribbon Breaks, Phenobarbidols, She And Him, The 99 Call, The Associates


Apple acquires music-seeking app Shazam

Soon after Apple announced it was acquiring music-recognition service Shazam, it was revealed that the European Commission would be looking into the deal. The commission has now cleared the way for Apple's acquisition of Shazam. The post Apple acquires music-seeking app Shazam appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Business, Music, News, Trends, European Commission, Shazam