Taking care of one’s own…
Not long after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, a group announced on Facebook that it would attempt to raise $1 million over the next nine months for musicians who have lost music gear, houses or cars during the hurricane.
In the U.S. alone production music accounts for annual revenue of about $500 million, says Saba, explaining the numbers are based on a proprietary PMA study and includes synch, publishing and other profit centers. He says the internal numbers are “conservative,” citing a February report in Forbes that quantifies production music at $2 billion worldwide.
Parke got the gig. And he kept on painting — staying on as art director and Prince’s personal photographer for 14 years.Parke did everything from designing stage sets and working on video shoots to photographing album covers and designing souvenir T-shirts. And he continued to live in Baltimore, spending about one week a month in Chanhassen.
Full story & Gallery at: Prince’s personal photographer releases new book of rare images – StarTribune.com
Yes Virginia, some folks still use an MP3 player 🙂
Gone are the days when the humble MP3 player served as the center for our music-listening needs – these days, the smartphone is the most popular listening device, and for good reason. Using a smartphone, after all, means that you don’t have to carry around an MP3 player, phone, and camera separately.
That doesn’t mean that MP3 players are obsolete, however. In fact for some folks they’re great investments for both their high-end audio capabilities or rugged durability. That being said, perhaps the most obvious reason to get an MP3 player is if you’re an audiophile.
Music photographer Sarah Ginn has announced she is quitting music photography due to misogyny from male artists.
Ginn, the resident photographer for London club fabric, wrote a lengthy post detailing how her experience of being objectified at gigs has made her unable to look at her work and led her to make her decision.
Even though Johann Sebastian Bach died centuries before rocket launches and space exploration began, he has still managed to travel farther from earth than any astronaut. Or, at least his music has.
40 years ago, NASA launched Voyager 1 and 2, spacecraft meant to explore the outer reaches of our solar system and beyond. Launched September 5th, 1977, Voyager 1 became the first human-made object to cross into interstellar space in 2012. It is now nearly 13 billion miles from Earth.
The annual Apple Music Festival is no more, Apple has confirmed to Music Business Worldwide.
The festival first took place in 2007, when it ran over the course of a whole month at London’s ICA.