Important stories for working songwriters:
Billboard.biz weighs the creative and commercial potential of artist-curated playlists as apps.
As the options for cloud-based storage increase, Slate looks at the top choices
American Songwriter surveys a top-tier group of artists and executives for advice on how to make it in music.
Wondering what to do with all of that time on the road between gigs? Nicki Blumn and the Gramblers have a solution: a van concert series. Check out the band’s 17th session, a cover of Hall & Oates’ “I Can’t Go for That.”
Which cities around the world start the most music trends? Atlantic Cities investigates.
Ad Age looks at maximizing creative potential and the countries who value creativity most.
Oxford American offers a Muscle Shoals music history lesson with Noel Webster.
More people are taking note of music’s restorative power for elderly patients battling dementia. NPR reports.
Pitbull offered advice to up-and-comers during the Billboard Latin Music Conference. Billboard.biz has the recap.
Paste profiles 13 artists who take sustainability seriously.
One music writer documents her intense obsession with one album in Salon.