David Ecker had unusually high hopes for this year's Bacchanal headliner—but he has to concede to the haters that Lupe really was a fiasco.
The comic chemistry between Jimmy Fallon and The Roots makes for TV musical gold, argues David Ecker.
David Ecker casts a critical eye over the critical structure of the Academy Awards.
David Ecker considers the effect that the monopoly model of business has had on the music industry recently.
David Ecker casts his critical eye over the Super Bowl halftime show—and finds it lacking, in substance if not quantity.
The new virtual shrine to the late Jerry Garcia exploits a market for cyber-worship.
Jay-Z has had a rough month. Just as he was getting ready to unveil his new fragrance line at Barneys, the store was caught racially profiling and falsely arresting its African-American customers.
YouTube, once simply a means of listening to music, has started to grow into much more.
David Ecker explains why Paul McCartney defies the formula for being an aging rocker.
iTunes' one-click "buy" button gives the service a leg up on other for-profit streaming services.
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