MUSIC NEWS: Los Angeles-based filmmaker Michael C. Perry has announced that his film “Empty Box of Wine” has been selected for the 2016 San Francisco Frozen Film Festival. Perry is the lead singer in the band, Jour Majesty, who last year rose to #2 on the indie folk charts; his entry into the film festival accompanies the upcoming Jour Majesty album, “Empty Box of Wine.”
Category: Music Film, Radio and TV
Music Film, Radio and TV News
The 2012 movie “Searching for Sugar Man” belatedly made a minor star out of the musician Sixto Diaz Rodriguez. Its basic premise is that somehow his records became hits in South Africa but everybody thought he was dead, so they went looking for him. In fact, he was alive all along in Detroit, pursuing a modest career as a day laborer. Rodriguez was signed to the independent label Sussex Records.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (MuseWire) – It all started in front of a coffee shop in Daytona Beach, Florida, USA. Pavlina Osta, a 10-year old musician, was playing the steel drums and piqued the interest of a local radio show; this quickly led to a show of her own and to the creation of Pavlina Productions. […]
NEW YORK, N.Y. (MuseWire) – ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) and Spotify have reached an agreement for the Spotify digital streaming music service, launched on July 14 in the US, to license the public performance of over 8.5 million musical works in the ASCAP repertory. Under the Agreement, Spotify is licensed to […]
Weekly Contemporary Christian Music Program, Positive Sounds, Earns 2011 Communicator Award of Excellence
WARWICK, N.Y. (MuseWire) – The winners of The 2011 Communicator Awards were recently announced by the International Academy of the Visual Arts. Positive Sounds, a weekly Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Radio Program hosted by Bob Taylor airing on WTBQ, earned an Award of Excellence, the highest honor in the Radio Programs Category. “Having the ability […]
You can find a tremendous variety of human behavior on LA Talk Radio (www.latalkradio.com) but it is the most varied on Sheena Metal’s radio shows. With three programs on the air for a total of 14 hours a week, Metal is one of the busiest voices of the station, which is both a live and […]
Stephenville, Texas (MuseWire) – New high powered broadcast station at Tarleton State University. Drew Slattery with KURT & KTRL radio is requesting to be sent new music asap. They still have the Rock format low power station 100.7 KURT, but now proudly introduce 90.5 KTRL which plays all Folk, Roots/Americana, Country, and World Music. So […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – SoundExchange announced today innovative, experimental new terms for â€œpureplayâ€ commercial webcasters, covering royalties for the Internet streaming of sound recordings that offer the potential for artists and copyright holders to share in the revenue growth of pureplay webcasters. The agreement, under the Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009, gives â€œpureplayâ€ webcasters the […]
MINNEAPOLIS AND LOS ANGELES — Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) and Napster Inc. (NASDAQ:NAPS) announced today that the two companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement for Best Buy to commence a tender offer for all outstanding Napster shares at a price of $2.65 per share in cash. Best Buy intends to use Napster's […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Neotrope(R), an entertainment and brand marketing company, will officially sponsor the Los Angeles Music Network’s Rock and Urban Music Contest “LAMN Jams” which launched June 9th and runs through August 11th. Taking its popular LAMN Jams to a new level, LAMN invites rock artists to submit original music to perform for […]
PHOENIX, Ariz. — SelectRadio data shows that listeners using its Windows Mobile smartphone software are taking full advantage of recently added features to discover new music while enjoying their favorite Internet or satellite radio channels. When SelectRadio users hear a new song or artist of interest, they can click one button to retrieve detailed information […]
AUSTIN, Texas — American icon Willie Nelson says he supports efforts to impeach President Bush and “throw the bastards out,” adding that the administration will do anything to stay in power, including staging an event to cancel the election. In his second appearance this month, Nelson told The Alex Jones Show today that he supported Dennis Kucinich’s attempt to impeach Bush.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — AccessMusicNetwork.com announced today a new and innovative Internet Radio software product being provided as a packaged toolkit for the Entertainment and Leisure marketplace. The company’s Internet Radio Station Toolkit for professionals is being introduced with several listening audiences and demographics in mind including women, teenagers, and seniors.
SelectRadio Partners with Internet Music Pioneer InsideJazz to Deliver Live Music to Mobile Phone Listeners
PHOENIX, Ariz. — Users of Windows Mobile phones and wireless handhelds now can get four continuous channels of all-live jazz, blues and Latin performances and complete concerts on-demand through a new partnership between InsideJazz.com and the makers of SelectRadio(R) software. Users of the latest version of SelectRadio software can get the new live music selections in both 32kbps and 128kbps CD-quality streams.