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Music of radio program to air on WPSU

Jerry Zolten, associate professor of communication sciences and arts and integrative arts at Penn State Altoona, and Academy Award–nominated film producer Frank Christopher collaborated on “Time to Lay It Down: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War,” a two-part radio application that will air on WPSU at noon on Sept. 16. Audio of Vietnam-era radio program to air on WPSU

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Music royalty tracker Kobalt Makes Songs Music Publishing to Get an estimated $160M; Songs Anticipated to shut down with some execs moving to Kobalt (Ben Sisario/New York Times)

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Big Blend Radio: Champagne Sundays Show – Art, Music & The Environment 12/10 by Huge Blend Radio


Combine Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, both the mother-daughter traveling Group and publishers of Enormous Blend Radio & TV Magazine along with Parks & Travel Magazine, including Enormous Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays Variety Show! On This Episode: – CAIRO – Touchstone founder Rob Cottingham’s latest new group project CAIRO unites keyboard wizardry and electronica with modern rock values, dynamic guitar work along with soaring vocals. Hear in their debut album ? Say? . – Chernobyl & Pripyat — Writer, photographer and world traveler Charles E. Rawlings, M.D, J.D., discussions about his recent trip to Chernobyl, the ghost town of Pripyat and the Pripyat Hospital, 31 years following the tragedy. – Artist & Musician Coko Brown – Coko Brown discusses her songs and latest album LUCA, as well as her painting career and present exhibition ? Beneath Western Skies? On screen at Jeremy’s on the Hill California Bistro in Wynola, the Gateway into Julian, San Diego California’s historical mountain destination.

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Facebook’s Music Deal Lets It Carry Songs Of Universal Music

Facebook (FB) is taking aim at Labour’s (GOOGL) Google unit by registering a multiyear licensing deal that allows the societal network carry artists and songs from the world’s largest record label, Universal Music Group, across its own platforms.

Under the accord, Facebook users will be able to upload Universal’s songs and discuss music via Facebook, Instagram along with Oculus virtual-reality technology, the firms said Thursday in a statement. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The deal sets Facebook up to get a more direct competitor to YouTube — a division of Google¬†— and the very popular destination online for listening to music. Both technology giants are battling for a larger share of people’s time, and music rights could help Facebook provide users new ways to engage with its own services.

Spectacular deals with Facebook additionally provides record tags a way to place strain on YouTube, which has become a powerful force in the music industry as a marketing tool and a way to introduce new artists.

Google’s video site signed its own new long-term agreement with Universal Music, owned by French conglomerate Vivendi SA, and together with Sony Corp.’s (SNE) Sony Music Entertainment this month, promising stronger policing of consumer uploads of copyrighted music and paving the way for a new paid service after two decades of tumultuous negotiations.

The world wide web is now the source of growth to the music business, with solutions such as Spotify along with Apple’s (AAPL) Apple Music driving increased consumer spending for the first time in years. Facebook was offering labels countless millions of dollars to music rights, people knowledgeable about the issue told Bloomberg earlier this year.