Spotify doesn't like it when big-name acts take their music to Apple or Tidal first, but it's not punishing them over it, Recode reports.
LOS ANGELES— The composer for "Game of Thrones" is swapping the sword-filled realm of Westeros for the alien-plagued world of Sera. Djawadi described the score, which was recorded at Sony Pictures Studios, as emotional and orchestral with synth elements. He originally started creating music in the 1990 s as a sound technician at "System Shock" and "Thief" developer...
The String Social violinists Min Lee, Chloe Trevor, Drew Alexander Forde tell CNBC how they gained a large following on Instagram.
Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting October 6.
If you're listening to music coming out of the tinny speaker on your phone, you're not hearing much. And inexpensive Bluetooth speakers or flimsy earbuds aren't much better, as they fail to give you a proper spectrum of sound that your music deserves. The $500 Fluance Fi70 is the beefiest Bluetooth speaker you'll likely come across.
NEW YORK, Aug 24- A U.S. exchange-traded fund with an innovative strategy is sticking to its bet the music will stop for some dividend-paying companies, even as its own performance has the tempo of a funeral dirge. The Reality Shares DIVCON Dividend Defender ETF buys companies it predicts could hike their dividends and bets against- or shorts- cash-strapped firms...
Kara Swisher, Recode Executive Editor, discusses Amazon's push for a music streaming subscription service on its Echo devices.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports that Amazon may be working on a $5 monthly music streaming subscription service for its Echo devices. CNBC's Mike Santoli and Breakingviews' Rob Cox weigh in.
The e-commerce giant could release two versions of the subscription services for its echo devices.
One may be about half the price of competing services and exclusive to its Echo hardware, Recode reports.
Michael Sweeney, who had been Steinway & Sons CEO since 2011, left in mid-August for unknown reasons.
A sold-out crowd and countless Canadians watching live TV from their homes took in the final concert by their rock band The Tragically Hip.
TRENTON, N.J.— Tens of thousands of fans will crowd into MetLife Stadium three times over the next week to watch Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, some because they acted quickly enough to buy tickets at face value— and others because they were willing to pay more on the secondary market. Bill Pascrell of New Jersey has been seeking for seven years to solve the...
Music fans woke up to exciting news with the announcements of new work from U.S. rock band Metallica and R&B singer Frank Ocean.
It's not Boys Don't Cry, but Frank Ocean has a new album — of sorts — available on Apple Music.
David Poeppel, New York University professor, explains why some songs are likely to stick in you mind than others.
Paul McCartney has inked a deal with Capitol Records, the label where he first began his decades-long career.
Beatles Paul McCartney signs a recording contract with Capitol Records, the first U.S. record label for the Beatles. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.
The pop star gives back to the state, with at least 40-thousand homes facing damages.
The British singer telling an audience at her LA concert she finds the offer to be very kind but decided to decline the offer.