No Platinum Albums Lefsetz Letter

“Not One Artist’s Album Has Gone Platinum In 2014″ Is it streaming, albums, the music or all three? If you’re looking for evidence that the sales model is dead, here it is. If you’re a marginal band on the road surviving on $20 signed CDs, if you’re employing sales shenanigans ….Read More Via: LEFSETZ LETTER

Sean Bean Set For The Martian Empire Magazine

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Get your ‘when does he die?’ jokes out now… “He’ll suffocate! He’ll experience explosive decompression! He’ll be roasted by a stray rocket booster! He’s playing the planet Mars and it blows up at the end!” Yes, we can almost hear the litany of How Will Sean Bean ….Read More Via: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

Ron Livingston Encounters The Ffith Wave Empire Magazine

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As Chloe Grace Moretz’ dad Shooting has been underway for about a month on alien invasion saga The Fifth Wave, which finds Chloe Grace Moretz trying to survive in the face of devastating extra terrestrial attacks. Ron Livingston is the latest cast member to sign ….Read More Via: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

Off Broadway Review: Hollywood Comedy ‘Billy & Ray’ Directed by Garry Marshall Variety – Music

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What’s an unhappy, suicidal, clinically depressed sourpuss like Raymond Chandler doing in sunny Hollywood — and working with that famously difficult writer-director, Billy Wilder? Legend has it that this odd couple nearly skinned one another alive while collaborating on “Double Indemnity,” the 1944 movie that begat the film noir ….Read More Via: VARIETY – MUSIC

What's going on Tuesday? (CMJ, Thurston Moore, Inter Arma, Horrors, James, Secret Chiefs 3, DIIV, Wreckless Eric & more) BROOKLYN VEGAN

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Thurston Moore w/ Sonic Youth in 2011 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin) Because of CMJ, we’re doing ‘What’s Going On’ slightly different this week. Each day there’s a handful of day shows which are listed first, followed by the night shows. With so many events happening each day, we’ve ….Read More Via: BROOKLYN VEGAN