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Eagles of Death Metal, a Band Known for Wit, Now Mired in Tragedy

Source: New York Times » Music

The band whose concert was the site of the worst violence in Paris is a blues-rock outfit with an irreverent side; all its members were reported safe.

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ArtsBeat: Three Approaches to Twitter Wars: Taylor Swift, Action Bronson, Drake

Source: New York Times » Music

Musicians try to apologize, respond and disappear.

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The Rising Activist Voice of Hip-Hop Mogul Russell Simmons Takes Aim at Mayor de Blasio

Source: New York Times » Music

Mr. Simmons held a news conference, where he criticized the mayor’s unfulfilled campaign promise to ban horse-drawn carriages, and called him “very, very weak” on police reform.

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Taylor Swift Scuffle Aside, Apple’s New Music Service Is Expected to Thrive

Source: New York Times » Music

The tech giant has managed to keep regulators at bay and to appease a pop star angry over Apple Music. But the true test remains how well its products work.

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With a Tap of Taylor Swift’s Fingers, Apple Retreated

Source: New York Times » Music

Ms. Swift’s victory in a one-day battle against Apple this week showed she has a rare power to influence the music business.



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Sony Terms With Spotify Uncovered in Contract

Source: New York Times » Music

Sony’s relationships with digital services were exposed last week when a now-outdated licensing contract with Spotify was leaked online and friction with SoundCloud spilled into view.

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CBS Replacing Rihanna Song on Football Broadcast After Singer Complains

Source: New York Times » Music

Rihanna criticized CBS on Twitter after the network, whose pregame show focused on the Ray Rice story, pulled her song from “Thursday Night Football.”

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Suge Knight, Hip-Hop Record Executive, Is Shot at a Nightclub Party

Source: New York Times » Music

Marion Knight, known as Suge, a founder of the label Death Row Records, was said to be recovering from surgery after he, another man and a woman were shot in West Hollywood, Calif.

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Advertising: Creating Ads During the MTV Video Music Awards

Source: New York Times » Music

Company executives say 35 to 40 people will work during the show in marketing on the fly with tasks like live commercials.

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Popular and Free, SoundCloud Is Now Ready for Ads

Source: New York Times » Music

On Thursday, as part of a new licensing deal with entertainment companies, SoundCloud will begin incorporating advertising and for the first time let artists and record labels collect royalties.

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