Now You Know Everything About Music Managers… DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

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The following comes from music industry attorney Steve Gordon, who just published the 4th Edition of The Future of the Music Business (check out the book at futureofthemusicbusiness.com). Managers have never played a more important role in the music business than today. And if your musical career has ….Read More Via: DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

The Boomtown Rats reformed, playing NYC and Boston (dates, tickets on sale) BROOKLYN VEGAN

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Like Madness and the Jam, the Boomtown Rats generally matched considerable Anglo-European success with near-total American commercial obscurity. Despite a string of intelligent, irresistible pop singles and intricate, skillful, unpredictable albums filled with assorted musical styles and sounds, the only US hit the Rats ever had was the morbid ballad ….Read More Via: BROOKLYN VEGAN

Review: Ari Folman's 'The Congress' Starring Robin Wright THE PLAYLIST

Ari Folman’s “The Congress” aka “Robin Wright at The Congress” aka “Reviewer’s Nightmare,” evoking Miyazaki and perhaps on-form Gilliam in its best moments, and lurching oddly into “Southland Tales” territory in its worst, it is a film we’d be happy to call a fascinating muddle, were it not a little ….Read More Via: THE PLAYLIST