Category Archives: Music Business

2013 Mini-Album Reviews Part Two: Britney Spears, Cults, and HAIM

Editor’s Introduction: What a year 2013 has been! Between releasing “Run in Circles” with Vestron Vulture [link], the “Contagion EP” [link], being called The Future of Electronica in Sykomindz Magazine [link], moving into the city of Pittsburgh, and a million … Continue reading

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Morrissey’s Relationship With Jake Walters Omitted From American Release & British Hardcover Editions of His Autobiography

After a slew of controversy surrounding a section of Morrissey’s Autobiography detailing his longstanding friendship with photographer Jake Walters, which lead The Smiths lead singer to release a statement (link) denouncing rumors regarding his sexuality, a more confrontational approach to … Continue reading

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Ian Shepherd Analyzes CD & Audiophile Masters of “Hesitation Marks” by Nine Inch Nails

Knowing this blog means at least acknowledging Ian Shepherd’s activism in the industry Danamicrangeday.co.uk, anyone [link]? Our article on Dynamic Range day, anyone [link]? As a matter of fact, reasons to love Ian are almost infinite. Not only has he … Continue reading

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Music Business: Last Chance to Buy a Physical Copy of Esthero’s “Everything Is Expensive”

As if art couldn’t imitate life more than it already has for Esthero’s wonderfully written,  produced, and engineered Everything is Expensive project. The critically acclaimed songstress went independent for the release of her third record and while it was clear that … Continue reading

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Photek Spotlight: Two Free Downloads To Celebrate His Nomination At The 55th Annual Grammy Awards!

Annual music award shows can truly be hit or miss. Either the nominees are widely speculated upon due to proclaimed rigged popularity contests, or they’re mildly intriguing. This year proves to be more interesting than most years. Why, you ask? … Continue reading

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Music Business: Why I Would Like to be in a Conference Room at Sony or Universal Music Right Now

This just in: YouTube has deleted all but five videos from Universal Music’s YouTube account and has deleted all of Sony Music’s videos. Yes, you read that right. All of them. Why is this? It’s no secret that some sort of system … Continue reading

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Music Business: Columbia & Interscope Records See Devastatingly Low Sales For Kreayshawn & Nelly Furtado

Less than stellar album sales from major label recording artists can have haunting after effects. Madonna is still catching flack for having one of the biggest drop in second week sales for MDNA (2012), and while record sales aren’t particularly a determining … Continue reading

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