Bill Werde: I Was Never Fired from Billboard… DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

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And the ugly fallout at Billboard continues. This time, former editor Bill Werde is clamoring that he wasn’t fired from Billboard after all, but was merely shifted to another ‘full-time’ position within the company. Meanwhile, the post-shakeup Billboard is rallying behind a totally different editor, Janice Min, and trying to ….Read More Via: DIGITAL MUSIC Read more

Prince just released a new song, now partners with Warner BROOKLYN VEGAN

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In honor of a new partnership with Warner Brothers, Prince just decided to release a new track to iTunes right before midnight on Friday night. It’s called “The Breakdown”. Listen below. Warner Brothers/Prince partnership press release below: “Prince just released a new song, now partners with Warner” ….Read More Via: BROOKLYN VEGAN

Who Should Play Garbo and Dietrich? Thompson on Hollywood

So it looks like indie-minded producer Megan Ellison of Annapurna Pictures, who backed upcoming Cannes entry “Foxcatcher” as well as such Oscar contenders as “The Master,” “American Hustle” and “Her,” is now developing her first TV series to be sold to the networks. Set during Hollywood’s Golden Age, the drama ….Read More Via: THOMPSON on Read more

Neil Young’s Third Man Covers Album A Letter Home Is On Sale Now STEREOGUM

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Neil Young has quietly released an album featuring lo-fi covers of songs from Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson, and others. As first reported in January, A Letter Home was recorded at Jack White’s Third Man Records and was self-described as “retro-tech” because Young recorded each song directly ….Read More Via: STEREOGUM