When T-Mobile announced a new streaming radio service this week with Rhapsody, it was just the latest in a series of moves helping the pioneering Seattle-based music service continue to survive and even thrive against its deep pocketed and higher-profile competitors.
Plenty of people in the music business can tell stories about sex, drugs and rock and roll. But former Seattle radio executive Beau Phillips is probably the only one who can lay claim to getting Pink Floyd's iconic pig killed.
Seattle band Tennis Pro has been kicking around for more than a decade, but the trio has never been able to break out. So the guys figured they should head for Japan for a last shot at stardom before giving up.
The musical movie "Once", a little love story about an aspiring Irish guitar player and his brief connection with a Czech piano player, was a surprise success despite its tiny budget, garnering critical acclaim and an Oscar for best song. So when the inspiration came to turn it into a play, the creators did the unexpected.