The American consumer has been propping up the U.S. economy, but fears deepened Tuesday that the troubled U.S. manufacturing sector could ultimately drag it down. Factory activity shrank at the fastest pace in a decade last month amid the U.S.-China trade war and slowing global growth, driving stocks lower and reviving recession fears. Those forces also led […]
Even in a standout year for global mergers and acquisitions, the number of transactions announced in Japan last year was notable. And there are good reasons to think that mergers and acquisitions activity in Japan will remain robust for the foreseeable future. To put it in perspective, Japanese M&A activity in 2018 totaled $358.2 billion, […]
On Monday, a grand jury in Los Angeles indicted 29-year-old Eric R. Holder Jr., who is accused of fatally shooting rapper, entrepreneur and community philanthropist Nipsey Hussle outside of the musician’s clothing store in Los Angeles in March. Two other men were wounded during the incident.
The Subways were kind enough to chronicle their North American tour for us, and we’ll be running their tour diary in several installments this week. Billy Lunn will be our guide, and as he writes, “Because so much usually ends up happening on our tours, we thought that this time round, whilst we’re on our […]
As festival season rapidly rolls in, we’re constantly being reminded of the continuing lack of diversity on our lineups. With a recent study indicating 86 per cent of the lineups of 12 major music festivals last year including Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds and Creamfields were male, it seems that the ears at the top are […]
A great gift to music entered into the world on 23 February 1685 in Halle, Germany. A life of great musical interest; one filled with an unbelievable talent that would become a beacon to many throughout the European continent and span centuries past its lifetime. It is a life that would become centered around a […]
What do you believe is the number one thing that musicians are doing to ruin their chances at succeeding in the music industry? Is it: not practicing their instrument enough? Not putting together enough good music industry connections? Living in a city with no music scene? The answer to all of this is NO – […]