Tag Archives: The Roots

Thursday News Threads

In business news, online music streaming service Pandora once appeared to be in dire straits; however, mobile applications for the immensely popular iPhone and Blackberry have given the company a fresh outlook. In addition, the UKs royalty collection agency has decided to cut the rate it asks of online music services, a decision that isRead more...

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Live Review: The Roots at The Paramount Theatre 4/9

photos by Kyle Johnson review by DJ Marc Sense Who are The Roots? Are they a hip-hop band? Or a band that plays hip-hop? Traditionally one of the most dynamic live music acts of its era, The Roots seem to have strayed too far from their hip-hop origins for an overly eclectic format teetering onRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The music world may have seemingly stood still in Austin all week, but the news never stops. Neither do the losses caused by a down market. Good ol’ Ticketmaster is down $1 billion -- just in the fourth quarter. Billboard reports the reason for the lofty loss is due to taking an impairment charge, aRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

We’re all about the local love, so with that in mind it’s time to discuss this year’s Sound Off! -- the Pacific Northwest’s biggest battle of the bands for the 21-and-under set -- finalists. SOL, Dyno Jamz, and Makeup Monsters secured their spots performing at EMP’s Sky Church March 7th (this Saturday), as they competeRead more...

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