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Giving Away Free Music is Detrimental to Your Music Career! Find Out Why.

Giving Away Free Music is Detrimental to Your Music Career! Find Out Why.

In a recent interview on the "Thunder Underground" podcast, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons gave his hardened opinion on streaming services and their impact on contemporary music culture.

New Algorithm Creates Captivating Visual Music Video in Real-Time

New Algorithm Creates Captivating Visual Music Video in Real-Time

German duo Meier & Erdmann has released an algorithm-based music video for their new electronic single, “Howler Monkey.” The video features an ever-changing landscape of nature and megalithic architecture that directly corresponds with the audio frequency at play. The visuals have been generated in sync with the music, based on properties analyzed from the spectrum of sound.

Kylie Jenner Has Nothing on Ludacris When It Comes to Photoshop

Kylie Jenner Has Nothing on Ludacris When It Comes to Photoshop

In Ludacris’ new music video for “Vitamin D,” a song with a clear message that people just need to be out in the sun more, the rapper shows up with Nintendo 64 quality abs undeniably made with CGI.

Jay-Z Pulls Entire Solo Album Catalogue from Apple Music and Spotify

Jay-Z Pulls Entire Solo Album Catalogue from Apple Music and Spotify

It appears that most of Jay-Z’s solo album collection has been removed while some content featuring Jay-Z as a collaborator, and potentially not the sole owner of the content, remains available for streaming. This is not a new behavior for Mr. Carter as he has removed select albums from Apple Music in the past, including Reasonable Doubt and The Blueprint series, but this is the first time he has pulled his entire catalog of albums from the service.