industry

Saddest Factory Records

Phoebe Bridgers launches label, Saddest Factory Records

Phoebe Bridgers has just announced a new label, called Saddest Factory Records. The label is…

Burger Records shuts down

The label shuts down after widespread accusations of predatory sexual behavior.

Q Magazine shuts down after 34 years

Final issue to hit newsstands on July 28.

One Little Indian records

One Little Indian Records announces name change

Plus label’s founder donating to indigenous people’s organizations.

Amoeba Music announces permanent closure of Sunset Blvd. store

The iconic L.A. record store will remain closed until fully moved into its new location, after social distancing guidelines are lifted.

Kerrang suspends publication

Kerrang! temporarily suspends publication

Magazine to resume publication in July.

Members of Fugazi, Bikini Kill, Downtown Boys sign letter asking lawmakers to expand unemployment benefits

Letter asks state and federal lawmakers to consider gig workers eligible for benefits.

fans at Psycho Las Vegas 2017

An ongoing list of tour cancellations and postponements due to coronavirus

A running list of artists who have postponed or canceled upcoming events due to health concerns.

She Shreds Magazine

She Shreds ending print publication after eight years

The print magazine comes to an end after eight years.

Trocadero closing

Philadelphia club The Trocadero is closing

Long-running venue closing after more than 100 years in business.

Bandcamp store

Bandcamp is opening a retail shop

The digital platform expands to brick-and-mortar.

Long-running punk zine Maximum Rocknroll to cease print publication

Archive and record reviews to be kept online.

Village Voice shuts down

Village Voice shuts down

Gothamist reports that the Village Voice is shutting down. The publication’s end comes about three…

R. Kelly

R. Kelly removed from Spotify curated and algorithmic playlists

Other artists like XXXTentacion also being removed.

Sub Pop KEXP

KEXP to play every Sub Pop catalog release for its 30th anniversary

The next five months will be heavily dedicated to the music of Sub Pop.

The Beatles, Guardians of the Galaxy top 2017 vinyl sales

Prince, Ed Sheeran, Amy Winehouse also among best sellers.

Russell Simmons leaves Def Jam following sexual assault allegations

“I will step aside and commit myself to continuing my personal growth”

LCD Soundsystem American Dream review

LCD Soundsystem’s American Dream reaches number one on the Billboard album chart

James Murphy fulfills his dream of having a number one album.