Pandora Is Paying $75 Million to Buy a Bankrupt Rdio DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

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Pandora is burning an epic pile of cash. Rdio has already burnt theirs. Which brings us to the latest music industry acquisition: a $75 million acquisition of a bankrupt streaming music platform by a cash-hemorrhaging streaming radio platform. Seems like a pretty awesome idea!<!–/* * The backup ….Read More Via:: DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

How I Make $50 an Hour (or More) on Tips… DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

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There are many venues—such as small clubs and restaurants—that will allow musicians to book a set and entertain diners or drinkers for free, and then ‘pass the hat’ after their session. Performing in public places, such as on the street or in subways, for gratuities or “busking,” is ….Read More Via:: DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

'Spotlight' Takes Top Honors At Gotham Awards THE PLAYLIST

Prognosticators will spend the night trying to figure out how this affects (or doesn’t) the Oscar nominations come January, but it’s safe to say that “Spotlight” is still very much in the race. Tom McCarthy’s true story journalism tale walked away at the Gotham Awards with the night’s big prizes, taking ….Read More Via:: THE Read more