Posts Tagged Music

Who’s Who in music streaming: Tidal, Spotify, Pandora & more

In this Jan. 6, 2015 photo, a model wears SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones at the Intel booth during the International CES, in Las Vegas. With paid subscriptions to music streaming services like Tidal, Spotify, Pandora and others, you can listen to as many songs as you want on a variety of personal computers, phones, tablets and other devices.  (AP Photo/John Locher)

NEW YORK (AP) — Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such as Pandora and Spotify have millions of users. Now, several high-profile musicians are behind what’s being billed as the first artist-owned music-streaming service.

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Rolling Stones announce North American stadium tour

This Feb. 26, 2014 file photo shows Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones performing during their concert at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. The band has announced that they will kick off their new 15-city North American stadium tour (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)  The rock band announced a 15-city stadium tour Tuesday, March 31, 2015, that will kick off May 24 in San Diego.  Other stops include Columbus, Ohio; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Dallas, Texas; Atlanta, Georgia; Orlando, Florida; and Nashville, Tennessee. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Rolling Stones are zipping across North America again.

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Review: In ‘Lambert & Stamp,’ the backstage story of The Who

This 1966 photo provided by courtesy of The Image Works/Sony Pictures Classics shows, Chris Stamp, left, business manager, and Kit Lambert, manager (producer on the album, "Tommy") of the  English rock band, The Who, going up to Manchester on the train in England, included in the new documentary film, "Lambert & Stamp." The movie releases in the U.S. on April 3, 2015. (AP Photo/The Image Works/Sony Pictures Classics, Colin Jones/TopFoto )         NOTE: The copyright notice must include "The Image Works" DO NOT SHORTEN THE NAME OF THE COMPANY

The teenage revolution was in full force on the fall 1964 night that Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp stumbled into the Railway Tavern, a London pub where a band called the High Numbers was playing and mods were gyrating. It was London’s Swinging ’60s, with its subculture explosion and stylish youths.

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Ludacris, Chrissy Teigen to host 2015 Billboard Music Awards

In this Saturday, March 14, 2015, file photo, Ludacris speaks at the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber at Sony Pictures Studios, in Culver City, Calif. Dick Clark Productions announced Monday, March 30, 2015, that Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen will host the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on May 17, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen will host the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in May.

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Def Leppard frontman on maintaining the stamina to play live

In this Feb. 17, 2015 photo, Joe Elliott poses during an interview in New York. Elliott said it was important to tweak to the mantra of sex, drugs and roll ‘n’ roll in order to sustain the band’s longevity, which has covered four decades. “At the end of the day, the first thing that needs to go out of that phrase is the drugs. The rest can stay, but let’s make rock and roll the important thing,” said Elliot, who will go on a tour of North America with Styx and Tesla this year.  (AP Photo/John Carucci)

NEW YORK (AP) — Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott understands that the working life of a rock band no longer comes with an expiration date. All that’s required is to make great music and stay healthy to endure the rigors of the road.

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