music industry

The History of the Music Biz Captured in a Single GIF

Contrary to popular belief, the music industry's sales M.O. has been in flux for quite some time. Hard as it is to imagine, there was…
Chris Martins / April 8, 2013

U2 Ink 12-Year Contract with Live Nation

The times are a-changin': As veteran labels scramble to adapt to the evolving music industry and tap other sources of financial gain to recoup lost…
William Goodman / March 31, 2008

Story of the Year: The October Surprise

October 10, 2007, is a day that will live in infamy in the hearts of major-label executives. That was the day Radiohead, after more than…
David Peisner / January 5, 2008