Category: Music News

70% Say Media Piracy is Socially Acceptable

Stealing OK but re-selling a nono, says poll Piracy is OK but sharing your loot is not, according to a recent poll. TorrentFreak.com reports that the Danish study on moral standards and whether some law breaking is socially acceptable revealed that 70% of respondents think illegal downloading is acceptable. The study, published by the Rockwool …

Superstar guitarist Carlos Santana to tell life story in Autobiography

Carlos Santana is about to tell his life story. Little, Brown and Company announced today that it has acquired Santana’s autobiography for publication in 2014. The 10-time Grammy winner and internationally acclaimed guitarist has had a long and prolific career, and he will share his history in the as-yet-untitled book. He will also share his …

R.E.M. Recruits James Franco to Direct Short Films

James Franco to direct two films for R.E.M.’s Collapse Into Now Film Project Alternative rock legends R.E.M. have announced that every single track on their new album Collapse Into Now will be accompanied by a different short film created specifically for the song. Among the list of filmmakers contributing to the project are 127 Hours star and Oscars host …