Spotify Is Getting a Little Better at Crediting Artists and Songwriters
This week has seen royalty amounts rise, and production and songwriting credits added to the streaming service's desktop iteration.
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Here's What Hollywood Is Finally Saying About Harvey Weinstein
Meryl Streep, Judd Apatow, and Lena Dunham have condemned the tycoon's alleged abuses, but much of the industry is still silent.
How Much Money Do Canadian Rappers Really Make?
We spent a very long year surveying hip-hop workers across the country. Here are the results.
The THUMP Guide to Sliding Into a DJ's DMs
Do you feel lucky, Instagram/Twitter user?
Classixx Are Guyys Who Make Slapperzz
The LA electronic duo's Michael David explains the value of smooth jazz, and breaks down their new album 'Faraway Reach' from A to XYZ.
Five Producers on Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ You Need to Know About
From Boots to James Blake to MeLo-X, a guide to the main collaborators on the pop star's sixth album.
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If Britney Spears Had These Six Producers on Her New Album, We’d Lose Our Shit
From Dubbel Dutch to Kaytranada to Sophie, these dream collaborations would be anything but toxic.
Sexism, Deceit, and Power: The Corrupt Mechanics Behind Modern Pop Music
A conversation about the murky values of the music industry with John Seabrook, author of 'The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory'.
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The Story of FruityLoops: How a Belgian Porno Game Company Employee Changed Modern Music
Soulja Boy, Sonny Digital, 9th Wonder, and other producers discuss the influence of the program that went from a porn game company coder's side project to a building block of the sound of modern music.
This Good-Ass Ambient Music Belongs in a Museum, and LA's MOCA Is Doing Exactly That
LA producer Anenon is brining local musicians to MOCA's galleries for a year of live performances. Listen to the premiere of his new song "Mouth" for a taste of what's to come.
I Tried To Kickstart A New Musical Career in Just 30 Minutes
I had half an hour to make a masterpiece and start a new life. Did I succeed? Only one way to find out.
Beatport and Hard Wax Vets Are Launching a Site for Artisanal Sample Packs
Irrupt will offer "sound products" for producers and DJs without the usual gimmicks.