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Vinyl Sales And Streaming Dominate The Music Industry

According to a surprising report from the LA Times and Nielson’s SoundScan, the sales of vinyl records are up 40% in the year of 2013. Overall album sales, however, are down 15% and overall music consumption is down 3.3% according to the report. These numbers continue to show the increasing influence of free streaming services such as Spotify and Pandora, which are up nearly 50% since last year. Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” is currently the most streamed song with 65 million hits, followed by John Legend’s “All of Me” with 59.4…

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Lollapalooza Israel Is Canceled

The Israel edition of Lollapalooza has officially been canceled.  A post on the festival’s Facebook page confirmed the show’s cancellation. “Friends, we’re sorry. Unfortunately, not all events can be predicted and therefore the festival will not take place in the summer of 2013,” read the post which was written in Hebrew.  “We continue to work vigorously on all fronts and promise to update [with] any developments as soon as we can.” No official word was given as to the cause of the cancelation. One possible cause could be a lack of top…

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