The film barreled past the $1 billion mark globally at a faster clip than any film in history.
We live in a digital world -- digital is everything, but not everything is digital. Her music is recorded digitally. CDs are digital as are the millions of downloads she sold -- but no one says that being digital means giving it away for free or close to free.
After surviving near-extinction last decade, vinyl made an exceptional global resurgence with purchases increasing more than
Follow Lauren Duca on Twitter: @laurenduca Put plainly: People are not buying records. In January of 2014, record sales hit
I figured that I'd never bond with my daughters over music. But something happened a few months ago that may have turned the tables -- literally.
There are a million reasons why vinyl went out of style and most of them have to do with convenience, not just in how we listen to music, but in everything we do. I'm as spoiled by modernity as the next guy. But maybe not everything should be so convenient.
Music consumers helped digital sales continue their climb, physical sales continue their slow death, and kept vinyl spinning
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Auctioneer Tobias Meyer told the phone bidder, "I have all the time in the world." Patience paid off as the widely exhibited
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There's nothing quite like the crackle of vinyl as the speakers warm up. Mp3 files are ridiculously compressed -- you don't get that with vinyl. It's one of the purest ways to listen to music.
This year, let's see some artists take the stage who have zits on their face, sweat stains under their armpits, hairs out of place, and clothes they bought themselves.
The January/February issue of the Atlantic has a neat graphic that shows how our country has changed over the Bush years. There are some interesting environmental stats here.
Just because record companies have charged too much for music for at least the last 15 years doesn't mean the pendulum should swing so far in the other direction that it should all have no monetary value.
Not only did Kanye outsell 50, he outsold him by over 250,000 copies--the best record release in over 2 years.