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MacArthur Fellow Terrance Hayes: Poems Are Music, Language Our Instrument - NPR
NPRMacArthur Fellow Terrance Hayes: Poems Are Music, Language Our InstrumentNPROn Wednesday, poet Terrance Hayes was named one of 21 MacArthur Fellows. Hayes, a professor of writing at the University of Pittsburgh, was recognized for "reflecting on race, gender, and family in works that seamlessl...[read more]

Must-See Artists at Americana Fest - RollingStone.com
Must-See Artists at Americana FestRollingStone.comWednesday night's Americana Honors & Awards kicks off this year's Americana Music Festival in Nashville, a four-day celebration of roots music. Artists from Holly Williams and Sturgill Simpson to Buddy Miller and Marty Stuart will perform through ...[read more]

Beats Music comes to Apple TV alongside flat user interface, iOS 8 integrations - Apple Insider
Mac RumorsBeats Music comes to Apple TV alongside flat user interface, iOS 8 integrationsApple InsiderBeats Music comes to Apple TV alongside flat user interface, iOS 8 integrations. By AppleInsider Staff. Apple iOS devices weren't the only products to receive updates Wednesday, as the company al...[read more]

Who Buys Music Anymore? A Statistical Inquiry - BuzzFeed
Who Buys Music Anymore? A Statistical InquiryBuzzFeed25, Billboard reported that the United States had gone through the worst sales week for music since at least 1991, when Nielsen's SoundScan first began tracking those figures. That week in August, during which Wiz Khalifa's Blacc Hollywood topp...[read more]

Music Collaboration Suite Splice Raises $4.5M From True And DJs, Launches ... - TechCrunch (blog)
TechCrunch (blog)Music Collaboration Suite Splice Raises $4.5M From True And DJs, Launches ...TechCrunch (blog)GroupMe co-founder Steve Martocci has found some powerful allies for his music production storage and collaboration startup Splice, which launches its public beta and remixable music pla...[read more]

CD-Loving Japan Resists Move to Online Music - New York Times
New York TimesCD-Loving Japan Resists Move to Online MusicNew York TimesTOKYO — Around the world, the music business has shifted toward downloads and streaming. But in Japan, the compact disc is still king. On a drizzly Sunday afternoon recently, Tower Records' nine-level flagship store here was ...[read more]

Live Now: The 2014 Americana Music Honors & AwardsFolkAlley - NPR
NPRLive Now: The 2014 Americana Music Honors & AwardsFolkAlleyNPRThe 13th annual Americana Music Association Honors and Awards Show takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. ET, live from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. You can watch the entire event, including more than 20 performan...[read more]

British music industry added £3.8bn to the UK economy in 2013 - The Guardian
The GuardianBritish music industry added £3.8bn to the UK economy in 2013The GuardianThe increase in overall music receipts can be traced to individual revenues by musicians, singers, composers, songwriters and lyricists, which rose more than 6% to £1.7bn, and live music sales, which rose almost ...[read more]

Tibor Rudas, Classical Music Impresario, Dies at 94 - New York Times
New York TimesTibor Rudas, Classical Music Impresario, Dies at 94New York TimesTibor Rudas, an irrepressible impresario who took classical music from concert halls to casinos and from there to baseball stadiums and the Eiffel Tower, helping to propel the Three Tenors to global glory, died on Sept...[read more]

12 colleges with fascinating music listening habits - USA TODAY
12 colleges with fascinating music listening habitsUSA TODAYUsing the universities whose students signed up for its student deal, Spotify ranked universities by the most songs students streamed to find America's most music-loving schools. Then, Spotify broke down the top 40 schools into custom li...[read more]