Create an account
1 person plays everything as a results of the development of CD burning on computers and synthesizers
a multinational media corporation founded in 1835, based in Gütersloh, Germany; purchased RCA in 87 for 333 million
an American Business magnate, philanthropist, author, and chairman of Microsoft the software company he founded with Paul Allen
Broadcast Data System (BDS)
Nielsen BDS debuted in 1992 gave accurate count of airplay, and no physical singles were required
1948 to rural areas (antennae = poor reception) approx 16 mil households had cable by the end of the 1970s
a punk music club located at 315 bowery at Bleecker st on the Borough of Manhattan in New York City
a South African-born and UK based record executive and businessman primarily known for co-founding the Zomba Group and its subsidiary Jive Records
an American country music-oriented cable television network. Programming includes music videos, taped concerts, movies, biographies of country music stars, game shows, and reality programs. Owned and operated by MTV Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom.
owned by Mike Curb, began as sidewalk records and had a distribution agreement with warner brothers
dot com bubble
march 10, 2000; was a disaster for many of the investors and companies and a huge benefit for consumers
british firm that had control of American owned Capitol, purchased United Artists, then merged with Thorn Electronics: Thorn-EMI
1965-1978, a time of a lot of divorce, out of wedlock births, disregard of children. Very individual. Low birth rate
a subgenre of alternative rock that emerged during the mid-1980s in the American state of Washington, particularly in the Seattle area.
a line of portable media players designed and marketed by Apple and launched on October 23, 2001.
a proprietary digital media player application, used for playing and organizing digital music and video files.
a movement in Christianity beginning on the West Coast of the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s and spreading primarily through North America and Europe, before dying out by the early 1980s.
independent label formed in 1981; artists like Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys and N'Sync
a live-events company based in Beverly Hills, California, focused on concert promotions.
millenials or Generation Y
describes the demographic cohort following Generation X. As there are no precise dates for when the Millennial generation starts and ends, commentators have used birth dates ranging somewhere from the mid-1970s to the early 2000s.
Robert Moog invented the Moog synthesizer, it was the first to use a piano-style keyboard
MTV vs. Michael Jackson
MTV refused to air them his videos;
Said MTV was a "rock and roll" station and that the videos were rhythm and blues; CBS threatened to pull off all of its artists, and MTV changed their mind
New Kids on the Block
an American boy band from Boston, Massachusetts, assembled in 1984 by producer Maurice Starr.
label that purchased Mercury, British Decca, Casablanca, A&M Records
and Island records before being sold to MCA in 1998
new wave punk 1974-1977 (Sex Pistols, The Ramones) fast, loud, abrasive music, not very musically talented "anybody can do this"
reasons iTunes succeeded
because people who wanted to just singles could buy songs without buying the whole album
Significance of the netscape browser
it gave consumers the first broadly
popular commercial browser to surf the internet and made the internet accessible to everyone, it sparked the internet boom
Sony Corp of America vs. Universal Group
supreme court ruled the VCR
device was allowable for private use
telecommunications act of 1996
allowed companies to own a lot of radio stations, also allowed local and long distance companies to get into each others
businesses (Fiber Optic Cable)
a ticket sales and distribution company based in West Hollywood, California, USA, with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation to become Live Nation Entertainment.
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together