Turns Out Coachella's Owner Donated $200,000 to Anti-Marijuana Organizations

Turns Out Coachella's Owner Donated $200,000 to Anti-Marijuana Organizations

Last month, we were surprised to learn that Coachella was banning marijuana despite California legalization.  Now, we think we’ve figured out why. Smoking weed and music festivals going hand-in-hand, except at Coachella.  Despite statewide legalization marijuana in California, Coachella decided to continue banning pot. “Sorry bro,” the festival explains on its FAQ page.  “Medical marijuana cards are not valid at the […]

Sirius XM Radio Has 32.7 Million Subscribers — Less Than Half That of Spotify

Sirius XM Radio Has 32.7 Million Subscribers — Less Than Half That of Spotify

Is Spotify single-handedly dismantling indirect opponents like Sirius XM, too? And then I realized something.  I don’t listen to the radio anymore.  Actually, I don’t even listen to satellite radio anymore. Why is that? Enter Spotify, whose 70 million-plus paying subscribers are growing the streaming pie overall — but may be shrinking the slices entrenched players. Like Sirius XM Radio (or, […]

The Grammys 2018: Here's the Complete Winner's List

The Grammys 2018: Here's the Complete Winner's List

Here’s the complete list winners at the Grammys — starting with the big ones. Record the Year: “24K Magic” — Bruno Mars Album the Year: “24K Magic” — Bruno Mars Song the Year: “That’s What I Like” — Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus and Jonathan Yip (Bruno Mars) Best New Artist: Alessia Cara […]

Avenged Sevenfold Is Boycotting the Grammys to Protest How Rock Is Being Treated

Avenged Sevenfold Is Boycotting the Grammys to Protest How Rock Is Being Treated

Did the Grammys actually misrepresent the Rock genre as Avenged Sevenfold claims? At this year’s Grammys, California heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold will compete against Metallica and the Foo Fighters for Best Rock Song.  Nominated for ‘The Stage,’ this marks the first time that the group has received a nod for their work. There’s just one problem, though:  Avenged Sevenfold […]