Newly-minted Christchurch rock act Ashei released a strikingly confident three-song taster back in 2008, the strong vocals of Liam Muir and Emma Cameron, backed by sharp musicianship, promising much for the future. University studies and earthquakes have seemingly got in the way since, but that future has now arrived, in the shape of a punchy five-track EP curtly entitled ‘Music is Boring’. Gary Farrow found the four Ashei members gathered around a coffee table in Avondale.
Album sales in the US hit historic lows over the last five weeks, with information and sales tracking system SoundScan recording the longest consecutive stretch in its history without scanning more than 5 million units.
New York based talent manager and independent artist consultant Ethan Schiff has published an interested post over at his blog schiffblog.com offering an alternative solution for bands keen to attract a label.
Damon Krukowski of American rock band Galaxie 500 breaks down the meager royalties currently being paid out to bands by streaming services and explains what the music business' headlong quest for capital means for artists today. The following is a short e
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A piece of music composed from bird poo on a giant piece of sheet music has received its first performance in the UK.
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