Daily Archives: January 13, 2016

Soundcloud & Universal Secure Licensing Deal



Soundcloud, the popular streaming service used by millions of users has struck a licensing deal with Universal. Artists signed to Universal will be able to earn money from advertising when their songs are streamed on Soundcloud. The company’s CEO, Alexander Ljung says that subscription products from the streaming service will debut later this year.


Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown To Off The Wall Trailer

Spike Lee’s documentary, Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown To Off The Wall will air on Showtime February 5th. Lee’s film is a look into Michael Jackson’s life from his days at Motown to his debut solo album, Off The Wall. Jackson’s parents, Questlove, David Byrne and The Weeknd are some of the people who appear in the film and talk about his influence on their work. Lee uses his interviews with them and rare archival footage to map Jackson’s path from from child and teen stardom to pop ascendance as an adult.



Leon Bridges On Jimmy Kimmel Live

Leon Bridges was the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night and he performed “River” and “Twistin’ & Groovin'” from his Coming Home debut album. Bridges will start his tour of the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom with Son Little and Andra Day in March.