Month: June 2021

Playboy Manbaby is throwing a party for its 10th birthday.

Playboy Manbaby Announces 10th Anniversary Show – Plus More Phoenix Music News

Here’s a rundown of some recent headlines from the metro Phoenix music scene to help get you through your midweek slump, including details about Playboy Manbaby’s upcoming 10th-anniversary concert, a local rapper rallying Phoenix Suns fans, and the return of a popular and fetish-friendly dance night. Playboy Manbaby Announces 10th Anniversary Show Local indie/punk band …

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Universal Music Group Stock: Expected Availability, Valuation Estimates

Universal Music Group Stock: Expected Availability, Valuation Estimates

Universal Music Group stock isn’t publicly traded yet, though its IPO is slated for September of this year. At a valuation of more than $40 billion, Universal Music Group is easily the world’s largest record label and music company. The makes the upcoming offering of Universal Music Group stock an extremely attractive bet for investors, …

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A Pair of New Compilations Celebrate Phoenix’s Own Dyke & The Blazers

A Pair of New Compilations Celebrate Phoenix’s Own Dyke & The Blazers

All the pop-music-history chestnuts apply: Dyke & The Blazers were musical influencers who changed rhythm and blues; their contribution to Phoenix’s musical legacy is unequaled; the members of the group, a local nightclub staple in the late ’60s, were funk pioneers. Many of these platitudes are borne out in a pair of career-spanning collections documenting …

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Recording Academy, Hal Leonard, LiveXLive, More

Recording Academy, Hal Leonard, LiveXLive, More

Here’s a recap of recent executive shuffles — including both hirings and in-house promotions — from across the music industry. If you have a job shuffle to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note to [email protected] If you’d like to post a job on our Job Board, just send us a request to [email protected] And, keep track of …

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So, maybe the Spotify team went to Zia Records in Chandler?

Phoenix Leads Global CD Sales, According to a Spotify Fan Study

When Phoenix pops up in city rankings, it’s usually the heat that gets us top billing. But a recent Spotify study that analyzed “millions of data points” came away with a somewhat surprising finding: People in Phoenix buy more CDs than anyplace else in the world. Though he was taken aback by hearing that Phoenix occupied …

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Who Owns Universal Music Group? Here's the Latest Breakdown

Who Owns Universal Music Group? Here’s the Latest Breakdown

W With a valuation greater than $40 billion, UMG is easily the biggest record label and music company in the world. But who exactly who owns Universal Music Group? The answer to that question keeps changing — here’s the latest, most up-to-date breakdown. Over the weekend, we first reported that special acquisition company (SPAC) Pershing …

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How girl in red Used Marquee for Her Debut Album’s International Rollout – Spotify for Artists

How girl in red Used Marquee for Her Debut Album’s International Rollout – Spotify for Artists

Marie Ulven is as ambitious as she is talented. Under the moniker, girl in red, the 22-year old singer-songwriter and producer has gone from bedroom pop musician in her native Norway to international indie phenomenon in the five years since the release of her emotive breakout hit “i wanna be your girlfriend,” which boasts over …

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Throwback to an anniversary celebration for Shady Park Tempe.

Shady Park Tempe Claims an ‘Aggressive Campaign’ to Shut Down Its Live Music

Shady Park Tempe has put out a call for help on social media, asking community members to contact Tempe City Council members to show their support for live music at the venue, a staple of the downtown Tempe entertainment scene. On June 16, the eatery and live music venue located at 26 East University Drive …

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