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The music industry may or may not be dying, but it’s definitely changing. “Metamorphosis” is probably the right word because some days the music biz seems to have woken up and found itself transformed into repulsive insectine creature without notice. Just because it’s new and shiny doesn’t mean it ain’t ugly. More »

To a cynic, 2012 might have looked a lot like the Year Of The Bellyache. With musicians from Jana Hunter to John Mellencamp candidly addressing their personal economic realities in blog posts and articles, Rihanna, Katy Perry and Billy Joel rallying to contest Pandora’s attempt to lower their artist royalty rate, and record stores, print… More »

There’s a larger dose of videos this week, since we took Friday off for the holiday. And the best videos this week are varied — there’s a new, interactive clip from Au Revoir Simone, another fan-made clip for Sleigh Bells (that is way more fun than the official one), and inscrutable videos from Active Child,… More »

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David Lowery Blasts YouTube Music Key’s Artist Terms Disclosed By Zoë Keating

Last year, YouTube announced that it's getting ready to launch Music Key, its own streaming service. Given all the power that YouTube and its parent…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2015 - 11:09 am

Listen To David Lowery On Marc Maron’s WTF

For old heads like me, David Lowery is best-known as the frontman for Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker. More recently, he’s been in the new…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2014 - 9:48 am

David Lowery Leads Effort To Shut Down Lyric Websites Like Rap Genius

The Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven frontman David Lowery is now a researcher at the University Of Georgia, and he's also become a crusader for…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2013 - 9:14 am

Pink Floyd, David Lowery Reignite Pandora Royalty Debate

It can't be a coincidence that less than one week after Pink Floyd's catalog was "unlocked" on Spotify, band members Roger Waters, David Gilmour, and…
Michael Nelson | June 25, 2013 - 11:30 am

David Lowery Blasts NPR Intern On File-Sharing

On Monday, June 16, NPR All Songs Considered intern Emily White published an essay in which she admitted that, while she boasted an iTunes library…
Michael Nelson | June 19, 2012 - 2:57 pm

School Of Seven Bells – “Lafaye” Video

Shot in an old house in Dallas, the clip for School Of Seven Bells' single "Lafaye" gives off a eerie, haunted vibe, replete with people…
Corban Goble | February 24, 2012 - 3:09 pm

New Cracker Video – “Baby All Those Girls Meant Nothing To Me”

Old fave David Lowery wants us to know that all those gals, well, they meant nothing, baby, come on, take him back. Over at hi…
Stereogum | September 11, 2007 - 11:23 am