FORGETTABLE OPENING ACTS RIOT Goldenvoice’s executive decision to cancel the 2017 edition of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival—following the drop-out of one of the headliners, Beyoncé—sparked massive punk controversy. Many fans of Queen B were upset but understood why she made the decision.
MISA MISSES SXSW South by Southwest (SXSW) is an international music industry conference and music festival held annually in Austin, Texas. Every year tens of thousands of music business professionals attend SXSW. CU Denver College of Arts and Media’s very own Music Industry Student Association
“It ain’t me” (Interscope Records) Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, more commonly known as Kygo, is a Norwegian DJ, producer, and songwriter who is dominating the electronica-pop music world through remixes and collabs. With the recent stylings of pop-interest Selena Gomez, Kygo has released a certified chart-topper with
THIRD PARTY SELLERS TEST FANS’ LIMITS The announcement for a tour goes up. Fans get on Ticketmaster hours before the tickets even go on sale, refreshing the page every few minutes, and when the concert goes on sale people surge to buy their tickets before
STREAMING PAVES WAY FOR MONITIZATION Streaming music is the newest and most popular outlet for listening to music, creating issues for record companies and artists who distribute on CDs. However, streaming sites have also made it easier for artists to deliver music to their audience
Life Without Sound (Carpark Records) Cloud Nothings’ most recent album Life Without Sound, released Jan. 27, holds true to their indie rock image. The Ohio band, signed to Carpark Records, had fans itching for new material as their last album was released in 2014. While