The pandemic has led artists to find different ways to bring their music to audiences, and for their debut appearance on the long-running “MTV Unplugged” series, the K-pop septet of BTS — RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook —transformed their stadium-filling showmanship into something more intimate. Opening the show inside a game room […]
The Paramount Plus digital service will soon have a vintage MTV Networks look to some of its offerings, as the MTV series “Unplugged” and “Yo! MTV Raps” and VH1’s venerable “Behind the Music” are all set to be revived as streaming offerings, it was announced Wednesday afternoon. A new music-based unscripted show is on tap […]
Apple executive Elena Segal said that a free Apple Music tier would get more users, but advertising revenues from it couldn’t support artists and musicians — and stands in violation of Apple’s privacy policies.Elena Segal, Apple Music’s Global Director of Music PublishingIn a new UK streaming music inquiry, Apple Music’s global director of Music Publishing, Elena Segal, has repeated Apple’s position on the importance of supporting artists. She maintains that Apple is “absolutely happy” to discuss changes, but won’t switch to a free, ad-supported model. Read more…
There are millions of unplugged oil wells in the United States, which pose a serious threat to the environment. Using drones, researchers from Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed a new method to locate these hard-to-locate and dangerous wells.
Top Thai director Banjong Pisanthanakun and Korean director-turned-producer Na Hong-jin (“The Chaser”) have teamed to create new Thai horror film “The Medium.” Now in post-production, “The Medium” is a horrifying story of a shaman’s inheritance in the Isan region of Thailand. But the goddess that appears to have taken possession of a family member turns […]
The app that made it so easy to play music on your Mac that it transformed the entire music industry has gone, but the legacy lives on in Apple Music and more. Now Apple has scrapped the omnibus iTunes app and broken it up into multiple parts, AppleInsider looks at what went so right — and then so wrong.The many icons of iTunes through the yearsToday with your HomePod, iPhone, and iPad, it’s normal to simply say aloud what we want to listen to, and to unthinkingly know that in moments it will be playing. It isn’t the case that every piece of music ever recorded is instantly available to us, far from it, but it feels as if it is. Read more…