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James Garlock
James Garlock
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James is a handsome, multi-talented writer and musician from northern New Jersey.

Vinyl Sales Continue to Rise

Though vinyl still holds a small place within the music market, its sales figures have been on the rise. Nielsen reports that U.S. vinyl album sales between January and March of this year have been 53% higher than during last…

Ministry of Sound, Deezer and Rdio Debate About Streaming During Mobile World Congress

Tensions were high during a recent Mobile World Congress “MMIX” panel regarding free music streaming. The panel consisted of Ministry of Sound CEO Lohan Presencer, Deezer VP Gerrit Schumann and Rdio head of business development Chris Burton. The whole affair…

Apple Streaming Service Coming in June

Apple has plans to unveil their highly-anticipated new Apple music streaming service at the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June. According to 9to5Mac, Apple’s WWDC keynote will likely take place on June 8, where a new Beats-based music…

Petition urges Facebook to remove its “Pay to Reach” function

A petition on Change.org is asking Facebook to remove its “Pay to Reach” function. Christopher Murray, vocalist from indie band Illuminate Me, started this petition after becoming frustrated with having to first pay for ads, then pay again in order…

The Indies Make Their Mark at the Grammys

Though major labels won about 85 percent of the awards at the Grammys on Sunday, the indies make their mark at the Grammys, winning three out of the 20 popular categories. Aphex Twin won best Dance/Electronic album for Syro, over…

New York City to Offer Affordable Housing for Musicians and Artists

Despite Patti Smith’s statement at a 2010 Cooper Union event that “New York has closed itself off to the young and the struggling,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio had a reassuring announcement for young artists and musicians. “We…