November 14, 2013

Pandora Hangs Tough in Face of Competition — Including iTunes Radio

Pandora continues to stay ahead of the competition.

(from Billboard Biz, November 8, 2013) Since its inception, Pandora has been a popular internet streaming site. They have also always managed to keep ahead of their competitors. The introduction of iTunes Radio has shown to be no different. iTunes kicked their internet streaming service off in October of this year and reported some impressive […]

October 31, 2013

Republic Records Blankets Radio, Goes Global With “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Soundtrack

Republic Records' Soundtrack is doing more than "Catching Fire"

(from Billboard Magazine, October 25, 2013)  Republic Records is taking a new approach to their soundtrack for the “Hunger Games” sequel. The company had relatively good success with their soundtrack to the first “Hunger Games” with Taylor Swift’s single that features the Civil Wars “Safe & Sound” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 […]

October 17, 2013

Pearl Jam – Catching Lightning

"Lightning Bolt" is set to release in October 2013.

(from Billboard Magazine, October 11, 2013)Coming back from a four year album hiatus, Pearl Jam was confronted by unwelcome guests at their Wrigley Field concert:  dark skies and rain clouds. Three hours of rain put the city of Chicago past its 11 p.m. curfew, but that didn’t stop the band. Collaborating with city officials, they […]