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How Indie Label Mom + Pop’s Grasp On Digital Distribution Benefits Its Global Roster

When Mom + Pop Music formed in 2008, it was not an auspicious time to be launching an independent label: It was the start of the Great Recession, and declining album sales were dogging a music industry years

Eminem Unveils Second Wave Of Throwback "Slim Shady LP" Merch

For the most part, Eminem has opted to retain the same energy he once harnassed two decades ago. “TBT to ‘99!” he captions, in the unveiling of his new wave of Slim Shady LP merch. “Just didn’t &

Twenty One Pilots Net Fifth Alternative Songs No. 1 With ‘Chlorine’

The track is the duo’s second No. 1 from its LP “Trench.” Twenty one pilots return to No. 1 on Billboard's Alternative Songs airplay chart, with "Chlorine" climbing 2-1 on the April 27-dated list. The song is the duo's

George Hocutt, Pioneer of Nationalizing Distribution Networks, Dies at 92

George Hocutt, a key force in the evolution of national independent label distribution from a patchwork of regional distributors, died of natural causes in Santa Clarita, California, on April 13. He was 92. Hocutt was chairman and

The Black Keys’ ‘Lo-Hi’ Crowns Adult Alternative Songs, Rock Airplay Charts

The song is the duo’s fourth No. 1 on both lists. The Black Keys' "Lo-Hi" makes its way to No. 1 on a pair of Billboard rock airplay charts, rising 2-1 on both the Adult Alternative Songs

2019 Record Store Day Yields Historic Week for Vinyl Album Sales

Albums by Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan & The Rolling Stones were among the top-selling Record Store Day-exclusive releases at indie stores, according to Nielsen Music. All hail vinyl! Record Store Day drove record-breaking music sales figures yet

Lovelytheband Raise Awareness About LGBTQ Discrimination With ‘Maybe, I’m Afraid’ Video

Lovelytheband has released a video for their song “Maybe, I’m Afraid” to help raise awareness for Beyond I Do, a campaign dedicated to raising awareness about LGBTQ discrimination in the United States and creating protections against said

Beyoncé’s "Lemonade" Is Now Available Across All Streaming Platforms

Fans have been streaming Lemonade on Tidal and well, wherever they can find it on the internet, but today Beyoncé’s No. 1 album is finally available for streaming across multiple platforms. The conceptual album was once only available

*Throwback* Thegoodnews Del The Funky Homosapien & Jam Baxterbreak "the doors"

Alternative hip-hop duo Thegoodnews (fkaPoe & CTZN) team up with veteran west coast rapper Del The Funky Homosapien & Jam Baxterbreak (High Focus, UK) on this cinematic gem titled “the doors”. Built on a multi-layered, unorthodox backdrop, the production

Wendy Williams’ Divorce: Lauren Lake Speaks On How Mistress’ Gifts, Addiction & More Will Play A Role (Exclusive)

Wendy Williams and Kevin Hunter are currently in the midst of a complicated divorce process. After over twenty years of marriage, the talk show host filed for divorce from her husband, fired him from his role as an