June 29, 2020

The leading composer, who's taking part in an online chat this week in conjunction with his ASCAP Screen Award for "Lion King," speaks with Variety about the startling array of films he has lined up.

Composer Hans Zimmer must be glad that ASCAP’s 2020 Screen Music Award...

April 25, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has pushed the music industry to innovate.

More than ever, the ability to make money online is crucial for the sustainability of the sector.

In this rapid period of change, we must ensure everyone in the music community is able to protect their w...

April 23, 2020

There's no reason to panic... but you should pay attention.

Last week, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled in favor of the tech news site Mashable in their case against photographer Stephanie Sinclair.

The story of the case is rem...

As the coronavirus pandemic has brought much of the music industry — and most industries — to a standstill, MusiCares has emerged as the leading relief resource for the untold thousands of music professionals impacted by the crisis.

However, obviously it...

March 19, 2020

A "drive-in" concert in Los Angeles organized by Los Angeles musicians Celia Hollander, Booker Stardrum, Jeremiah Chiu and Ben Babbitt with Dublab Radio.

"We have to find creative ways to do special things, because we are still here, we are still active and alive."

Tours...

January 23, 2020

ByteDance-owned video sharing app TikTok has inked a multi-territory licensing deal with Merlin, the global digital rights agency for the world’s independent label sector.

Merlin’s membership includes over 15% of the global recorded music market.

Today’s news comes as Ti...

November 15, 2019

hanksgiving is coming up, and for the technically minded that means one thing: returning home to the horror of a TV with motion smoothing on. You've surely seen that effect on modern TVs that makes everything look like a cheap soap opera.

So common is this scourge that...

November 15, 2019

In this picture taken on July 10, 2019, a WM-24 Sony Walkman audio player is displayed at an exhibition marking the 40th anniversary of the iconic device, in Tokyo. – Must-have 80s gadget and one-time icon of Japan electronics cool, Sony’s Walkman turned 40 this year a...