Grooveshark Has Lost EMI's Support and Is Now Dead in the Water

It's been a long time coming, but EMI is now withdrawing support from that dusty old music site Grooveshark. That means Grooveshark is completely abandoned by all four major record labels, leaving it pretty much dead in the water. » 4/04/12 5:37am 4/04/12 5:37am

Spotify Just Signed Another Major Label, Now Halfway to US Domination

AllThingsD is reporting that EMI Music has just signed a deal with Spotify. Counting Spotify's previous deal with Sony, the awesometastic music service now has two of the four major record labels locked up. The other two? Warner, who has said nice things about Spotify before, and Universal, who happens to be the… » 2/17/11 3:15pm 2/17/11 3:15pm

All 12 Beatles Albums Newly Remastered, MP3 Distribution Coming Soon?

Beatles fans and audiophiles alike should be excited that the Liverpool quartet's entire 12-album catalogue will be live and remastered in stere-eree-o on September 9—yes, 9.9.09—the same day that "The Beatles: Rock Band" comes out. » 4/07/09 12:59pm 4/07/09 12:59pm

First Stereo Sound Recordings Digitally Restored For the First Time

Sound engineers have digitally restored some of the earliest recordings of stereo sound by the technology's inventor, Alan Blumlein. Blumlein, a research engineer at EMI, had lodged a patent for "binaural" sound in 1931 and made several experimental recordings to see if they could sell it to the fledgling film and audio… » 8/02/08 4:00pm 8/02/08 4:00pm