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Employees would rather quit than break their soul

Once you’ve heard it, it’s hard to forget the newest song released by Grammy Award Winner Beyoncé about alienation – and eventual redemption – from soul-crushing menial jobs. Whether it’s

Business angles for covering summer concerts

With summer approaching, today’s biggest stars like Beyonce, Taylor Swift, U2 and the Foo Fighters are gearing up to go on tour. The music industry is expected to bring in

Business angles for covering music festivals

Every year, it seems like event organizers and record labels put on more music festivals. Big ticket events like Coachella and Austin City Limits draw in thousands of visitors who

Can Justin Bieber reinvent himself?

Last week, Justin Bieber appeared on the VMAs, and broke down in tears after performing a mix of “Where Are U Now” and “What Do You Mean.” During the course of the

Columbia House files for bankruptcy

Columbia House has been around since 1955, sending records and then CDs directly to customers’ doors. But today’s culture is filled with instant media, making Columbia House an outdated concept. The

The impact of music festivals

The summer music festival season is in full swing. This weekend, an American pop icon, Lionel Richie, stole the show at England’s Glastonbury Music Festival from hip hop sensation Kanye

Swift will let Apple stream 1989

We’ve been following the saga of Taylor Swift’s battle with Apple’s new music streaming service, and now, it seems like there is a victory on both sides. Earlier this week,

U2’s fall from grace

U2 is just a month away from embarking on its latest world tour, an event that its fans once might have eagerly anticipated. Unfortunately for the band, times have changed.

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