Rolling Stone magazine up for sale just before 50th anniversary

The iconic music magazine Rolling Stone is going to the highest bidder after the founder decides to sell to someone with “lots of money”. Just before Rolling Stone hits its 50th anniversary mark the massively…

The Pitchfork Review has released it’s last ever magazine

The Pitchfork Review was a quarterly magazine by Pitchfork that showcased “the best in long-form music writing, photography, design and comics”. But no more… According to SPIN, numerous former Pitchfork employees have revealed that the…

China’s Alibaba look to buy Billboard and the Hollywood Reporter

Following Billboard and Hollywood Reporter’s acquisition of Spin, Vibe and Stereogum they themselves are now being eyed by the Chinese media conglomerate Alibaba. Rumours have begun circulating that Alibaba are interested in purchasing the Hollywood reporter…

Rolling Stone magazine going international selling half stake to a startup in Singapore

World famous music magazine have sold a 49% stake to a startup in Singapore in a move they hope will extend their international popularity. Rolling Stone’s major stakeholder, US based Wenner Media, announced last weekend…

SpinMedia sale leaves uncertain future for Stereogum, Spin, Vibe and others

SpinMedia, previously Buzz Media, have finally stopped struggling to stay afloat – because they’re for sale. SpinMedia are the company behind a large collection of music and celeb websites, such a large collection in fact…

Clash Magazine Returning With 100th Issue

After a year hiatus from their physical magazine Clash are returning next February with issue 100. Last November Clash released issue 99 of their monthly popular music and fashion magazine. After running for over 10…

Pitchfork Bought By Condé Nast Mass Media Company

Last week it was announced that Condé Nast had acquired Pitchfork, the independent music website and magazine. Condé Nast, a mass media company that owns Vogue, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and other popular American print and…

M.I.A Featured on the Cover of Billboard Magazine

M.I.A is really starting to gain momentum, and is on this week Billboard Magazine cover. The M.I.A article within Billboard covers everything from her recent twitter-blasts against the New York Times to her upcoming album.