Shazam’s Matching Algorithm Can’t Identify Any Money DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

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Shazam’s just-filed annual summary (source: UK Companies House) Despite a monstrous 120 million app installs, 20 million requests daily, a leading position in music recognition, and approximately $150 million in investor financing, Shazam Entertainment is still hemorrhaging cash. According to paperwork just filed with the UK Companies House, Shazam counted $55.5 million ….Read More Via:: Read more

VMAs 2015: The Best GIFs, Tweets, & Videos STEREOGUM

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Out of all the award shows, the VMAs seems to be the one to have the most memorable moments, though most of them are probably manufactured by the network itself. Thanks to the power of Twitter and technology, everything shows up online almost instantaneously, and we’re collecting ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Wes Craven 1936-2015 Ain't It Cool

The famed horror director died after losing his battle with cancer. Read the full article on AICN Nordling here. For many people, it was HALLOWEEN. For many, FRIDAY THE 13TH. For me, it was A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. I always like my horror with a ….Read More Via:: AIN

How Good Morning America's Lara Spencer Became a Flea Market Maven ADWEEK - TV

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Good Morning America co-host Lara Spencer credits her mother with influencing her penchant for unearthing decorating treasures. “I have been yard sale-ing and hunting for treasures since I was a very little girl,” says the Garden City, N.Y., native. “My mom and I would go every weekend. ….Read More Via:: ADWEEK – TV

Justin Bieber – “What Do You Mean” Video STEREOGUM

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The renaissance of Justin Bieber is in full swing, and so far he’s released one really great collaboration with Diplo and Skrillex “Where Are Ü Now” — complete with its own NY Times’ explainer and Deadmau5 beef — and one pretty good song of his own called “<a target="_blank" ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Download Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz Surprise Album STEREOGUM

After a nighty of try-hard hosting the VMAs, Miley Cyrus ended the show with a performance of a new song called “Dooo It!” accompanied by a host of drag queens, many of whom are veterans of Ru Paul’s Drag Race. After the song, she announced that her new album is ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

What's going on Monday? (Speedy Ortiz, Aparna Nancherla) BROOKLYN VEGAN

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photo: Speedy Ortiz @ T5 this summer (more by Amanda Hatfield) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight’s shows, but here are some highlights… Speedy Ortiz, Palm, Aye Nako @ Saint Vitus Speedy Ortiz added new elements to their discordant indie rock on this year’s ….Read More Via:: BROOKLYN VEGAN

Wes Craven 1939-2015 Empire Magazine

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Horror maestro dies aged 76 Wes Craven, the man who brought the world Freddy Krueger, the Scream films and so much more in the pantheon of horror and beyond, has died at the age of 76. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Craven’s initial career after college was in academia, teaching English ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE