- Amy chasing success still as Brit pack suffer downturn. // Music Week;4/17/2010, Issue 15, p28
The article focuses on the comparison of music industry between the U.S. and Great Britain amidst the global financial recession.
- So you wanna be a record-company scout... Romano, C. // Cosmopolitan;Feb1991, Vol. 210 Issue 2, p228
Features female record company executives in charge of finding new artists. Known as `A and R men' (artists and repertory) these women guide new artists through the recording process, devise marketing strategies, and keep everyone in the business satisfied in addition to their scouting duties.
- Are white singers taking over blues and soul? // Jet;3/6/89, Vol. 75 Issue 22, p60
Examines the trend which finds many white singers crossing over to the formerly exclusively black area of soul and rhythm and blues music.
- Star-crossed Mexico. Blears, James // Business Mexico;Dec1993, Vol. 3 Issue 12, p31
Reports on the growing attention paid by music business executives to Mexico. Concerts; Mexican audience; Top international stars visit to the country; Market potential; Reputation in the industry.
- No bits of grit. Honigmann, D. // New Statesman & Society;3/22/91, Vol. 4 Issue 143, p38
Reviews various compact disc collections which milk the back-catalogue by enticing the consumer to buy the same records all over again--this time on CD. Led Zeppelin; Bob Dylan; Eric Clapton; More.
- Pumping up the jam for profits. Vaughn, C. // Black Enterprise;Dec91, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p50
Discusses the impact which African-American record executives are having on the music industry. The `Jack The Rapper' convention at the Atlanta Hilton & Towers Hotel; Executives who control the creation and marketing of most black-oriented music; Benny Medina. INSET: The new Motown; The...
- One nation under a groove. Hardy, J.E. // Scholastic Update;5/18/90, Vol. 122 Issue 18, p3
Studies the growth of the record industry. How much the industry makes; Who buys their products; Types of music purchased.
- U can't watch this. Sudo, P. // Scholastic Update;5/3/91, Vol. 123 Issue 16, p26
Examines three issues that emerged in popular culture over the last year. MTV's decision not to air the video `Justify My Love,' by Madonna; Role of lip-synching in the music industry; Lawsuits against heavy metal bands.
- Sounding off: The best in recorded music. Sanders, C.L. // Ebony;Sep1989, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p22
Record review of `How Blue Can You Get?,' a blues anthology album, and `Paul Robeson--Live at Carnegie Hall,' a remastered recording of a May 1958 concert. Also singer Al Green's `I Get Joy' album; List of other albums.
- Sinking pirates. Baron, K. // Hispanic;Apr1992, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p46
Exposes a new scam involving the illegal copying and selling of popular music in New York City. Primary demands for Hispanic music; Scope of the operation; Ways to identify counterfeit recordings; Inferior sound tracks; Efforts of the Anti -Piracy Unit of the Recording Industry Association of...