Major music publishing company files suit against Spotify

LOS ANGELES,¬† The music publisher Wixen Music Publishing Inc, filed a lawsuit claiming the popular music streaming service Spotify is ” it’s streaming millions of unlicensed songs in what it calls massive, systemic copyright infringement.” Wixen Music Publishing represents the rights of songwriters an publishers and is seeking damages in the amount of at least $1.6 billion, along with injunctive relief.¬† According to the lawsuit,¬†Spotify … Continue reading Major music publishing company files suit against Spotify

Taylor Swift Hits A Homerun in Court, Well Sort of

The Music industry seems to have become the most vocal proponent against sexual assault. Singers such as Lady Gaga and Kesha have both accused former producer Dr. Luke of Sexual assault on his proteges. Fueled by sex, drugs, and rock and roll of the 60’s and 70’s might have clouded the discussion since it was common to engage in highly amoral practices in the music … Continue reading Taylor Swift Hits A Homerun in Court, Well Sort of

Teens React Listening to the Backstreet Boys For the First Time

Backstreet’s Back, alright. The Boy group led by Kevin, Brian, A.J., Howie, and Nick had vocal range, catchy lyrics, and fantastic style. Even today’s adolescents cannot deny they’ve heard their parents jam to the music of the late 90’s and early 2000’s music group that became one of the best selling bands in music history. Frosted tips, piercings and baggy clothes were as synonymous to … Continue reading Teens React Listening to the Backstreet Boys For the First Time

Chester Bennington, Linkin Park Frontman, Found Dead at 41

Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Alternative Rock Band Linkin Park, was found dead in his private home in Los Angeles County by an apparent suicide by hanging. He was 41 years old. Bennington went through a chaotic childhood environment growing up having to deal with bullying from a young age which involved years of sexual abuse. This led to heavy drug abuse and a … Continue reading Chester Bennington, Linkin Park Frontman, Found Dead at 41