Pitchfork to be restructured under GQ

“The future is uncertain” for the long-running music website.

MTV News

MTV News shuts down

MTV’s news division comes to an end after 37 as a result of downsizing and restructuring


Metallica have bought their own vinyl pressing plant

The band now owns Furnace Record Pressing in Alexandria, Va.

MoFi sued over use of digital files in claims of “all analog” vinyl releases

A North Carolina man has filed a class action against the long-running reissue label

All Flowers Group

Ghostly and Secretly announce new label partnership, All Flowers

The new partnership also includes newly launched hip-hop brand, drink sum wtr

David Bowie Station to Station Hall of Fame

David Bowie’s catalog sold for $250 million

The icon’s catalog has been acquired by Warner Chappell, just ahead of his 75th birthday.

AEG vaccination

AEG Presents to require proof of vaccination at venues and festivals

Mandate will go into effect no later than October 1.

Young Records

Young Turks changes name to Young

UK label says it was unaware of the terms implications connected to Armenian genocide.

Secretly Group Union

Workers at Secretly Group form union

Employees at Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar, Dead Oceans, Ghostly International and Numero Group are organizing for better working conditions.

Vans Channel 66

Vans launches Channel 66 livestream network

DJ sets, live performances, workshops and more to be featured on the new network.

Rough Trade New York

Rough Trade closing its Williamsburg shop

New location to open sometime this summer.

Bandsintown PLUS

Bandsintown announces new subscription streaming service, Bandsintown PLUS

New service to offer subscribers access to 25 live streamed shows a month.

Save Our Stages Act

Congress agrees to $15 billion in federal aid for live music venues

After nine months of lockdown and numerous venue closures, the federal government is finally offering…

Bandcamp Friday

Bandcamp Fridays will continue in 2021

Bandcamp will waive its revenue share on one Friday a month through spring 2021.

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.