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NYU students are 'hipsters', says Spotify data on college listening habits (Cornell likes to 'chill')

Spotify released the listening data for students at universities throughout America, and as the college section of USA Today points out, NYU ranked #1 in what Spotify considers "hipster" music:We don't need Spotify data to tell us NYU is...

George Harrison – “The Inner Light” (Alternative Take) (Stereogum Premiere)

Next week, Universal Music Group will release the George Harrison box set The Apple Years 1968-75, which collects Harrison’s first six solo albums, as well as a treasure trove of rare and unreleased songs. One of those bonus tracks is an instrumental alternate take of “The Inner Light,” a 1968 Beatles song that the band [...]

Arizona State University Listens To The Most Spotify Music

Spotify shares data about schools utilizing its streaming music service. Last semester, music streaming platform Spotify launched a special $4.99 student rate for its premium service. As a result, the company is able to gather some fascinating data about university students' listening habits. Show More Summary

The 40 Most Musical Universities in the U.S.

College is a time for getting your act together, both academically and socially And the soundtrack to your college experience is just as important as whatever it is you're actually doing, whether it's finishing your paper at 7 a.m. or...Show More Summary

Kentucky Frat Boys “Shake It Off” To New Taylor Swift

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Check out the latest viral clip all your straight friends are sharing on their news feeds this week — an entire music video shot by the Delta Sigma Phi Beta Mu boys at Kentucky’s Transylvania University, who are lip-synching to the new Taylor Swift song. Walk the hallowed halls of an actual frat house as these […]

The SAFE project teaches computers to understand your musical vocab

The vocabulary we use to describe music can be tough enough for a human to grok (really, what does it mean when a guitar riff is "crunchy"?) but a team of tinkerers from Birmingham City University aren't interested in helping people understand that...

Newswire: Ricky Gervais guest starring on ABC musical Galavant

British comedian and universally agreed-upon good guy Ricky Gervais has decided to lend his silky, dulcet tones to the upcoming ABC fantasy musical series Galavant. The show—set in a medieval kingdom full of magic, monsters, wizards,...Show More Summary

Little Black Egg Big Band (Steve Gunn + William Tyler + Yo La Tengo) offer recordings for the next week to raise funds for Letha Rodman Melchior

This past Friday during the Three Lobed Recordings/WXDU day show at Hopscotch Music Festival, something incredible happened. In what surely caused some kind of mystical, cosmological power surge that shook the universe to its hypothetical...Show More Summary

U2, Apple and the Deal Behind Getting ‘Songs of Innocence’ Free of Charge

During Apple’s latest launch event, the rock group U2 announced the release of its 13th album on iTunes, free of charge. But the band and its label, Universal Music Group, didn’t simply give their product away.

How Bungie Got Paul McCartney to Write Music for Destiny

Even by the expensive standards of modern blockbuster video game making, Bungie's new release Destiny — a first-person shooter set in a massive, Star Wars-like universe, out today for current and last-generation PlayStations and XBoxes — still seems pretty extravagant. The game's voice cast features Peter Dinklage and Nathan Fillion. The ad... More »

‘Songs of Innocence’—and Commercial Experience

During Apple’s latest launch event, the rock group U2 announced the release of its 13th album on iTunes, free of charge. But the band and its label, Universal Music Group, didn’t simply give their product away.

Justin Kintzel, Worship Pastor for Liberty University's Campus Band, Is Nominated for Dove Award

Justin Kintzel, worship pastor for Liberty University's Campus Band, has been nominated for a Dove Award from the Gospel Music Association.

Taylor Swift Is Shaking It Around The World! See Her Shake It Off At The German Radio Awards HERE!

Music is THE universal language! Taylor Swift's Shake It Off is officially a global hit and her latest stop on her worldwide takeover was at this weekend's Oh yeah! She's just as sassy across the ocean! Now THIS is a superstar. Ch-ch-check it out (above)!!!

Is it worth getting the Radiohead app? (to hear the new music they put on there)

Thom Yorke posted his first message to Radiohead.com the other day. His short note reads: "Polyfauna has been updated by Thom Yorke, Stanley Donwood, Nigel Godrich and Universal Everything. Download for: iOS | Android - Thom." Wired points out...

It's a Man's World? NPR Examines Manliness in the Music

Men in America | NPR "There's no one prototype of black masculinity that really dominates our sense of popular music at this point in time," says Mark Anthony Neal, professor of African-American studies at Duke University who writes frequently about masculinity and pop culture. Show More Summary

Tonight in Music: Gooch Palms, Boston, Metal Chocolates and Some Chill Electronica

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A GUARANTEED GOOD TIME WITH UNIVERSE PEOPLE AND GOOCH PALMS NOVO'S by The Gooch Palms (2 Bit Saloon) Australia’s Gooch Palms sound like a ramshackle, shambling indie-rock group with Huggy Bear-like and Devo-esque vocals. Their songs induce instant shake-your-head-like-you-just-don’t-care fun. Show More Summary

An Emotional Dad Moment, And McConaughey Markets A Car: The Top 5 Ads Of The Week

A goth girl has the best dad, IBM and James Murphy make some music for the U.S. Open, get a Google Street View of the Destiny universe, Wind mobile wants you to talk to your dad, and McConaughey waxes philosophical for Lincoln. The music...Show More Summary

Study: Playing music could improve kids' brains

Researchers at Northwestern University may have the key to your children's academic success: enrolling them in music classes. The researchers studied 44 children who were enrolled in the Harmony Project, a Los Angeles program that offers free music lessons to low-income students, for two years. Show More Summary

AM NEWS BRIEF: Universal Music Exec Steals $1M, Disney vs Deadmau5, BMG Buys Infectious, Twitter Tweaks & More

WEDNESDAY 9.3.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web CLICK HERE Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab

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