So, it's official. 2023 is the year of the $1,000 concert ticket. And I'm not even a little bit surprised. After all, why would artists charge less for tickets when they know that fans are willing to pay more? It's basic economics, people.
If you happened to have been strolling down Sunset Blvd. sometime in the mid-’60s, you more than likely would have run across a dirty, disheveled homeless guy belting out nonsensical, erratic, a cappella performances of “new kinds of songs” that he composed on the spot. His name was Larry Fischer, aka Wild Man Fischer.
The concept of fame is a vague one. While sixty years ago no one would doubt the stardom status of The Beatles, now it is clear that there are no other stars than those sparkling celestial bodies up in the sky.
Well, brace yourselves, folks, because we're diving headfirst into the perplexing vortex of the "What on earth happened to the good ol' sex, drugs, and rock and roll era?" question. I mean, seriously, did someone misplace the manual for that era? Was there a memo I didn't get? Because it's beginning to feel like a party I wasn't invited to.
Millions of taxpayer dollars earmarked to rescue struggling independent arts and event venues found their way into the pockets of some rather well-off celebrities. Yes, we're talking about rock stars riding the pandemic relief gravy train!
Billboard Magazine ran a story titled "Pop Stars Aren’t Popping Like They Used To — Do Labels Have a Plan?" The answer is, probably not. So what has to be done to create more enduring careers for their artists?
Digital music company Believe and streaming platform TuneCore shared the results of their survey on generative AI. About 1600 self-releasing artists were interviewed and asked to express their opinions on the potential benefits of the technology.
Apple is one of the greatest companies on earth. They produce products that are unequalled in consumer technology. But like any company, they release products that are flops in the marketplace. Apple, unlike a lot of other companies, knows how to bury their stiffs like they never existed.
In today's rapidly advancing technological landscape, businesses are constantly seeking ways to gain a competitive edge. Among the emerging options, artificial intelligence (AI) and the metaverse have garnered significant attention. However, when it comes to investing their resources, businesses should prioritize AI over the metaverse.
Researchers in sunny California have turned the age-old question of "Can machines predict hit songs?" into a musical rollercoaster ride. Forget about musical fortune tellers; these scientists at Claremont Graduate University have put AI to the test, trying to predict the next chart-topping hit with the help of your heart rate.
The music streaming industry has witnessed remarkable growth over the past decade, with streaming services becoming the primary mode of music consumption for millions worldwide. However, with rapid expansion come concerns of potential market saturation and challenges related to subscription models.