Epic Games, Who’s Behind Fortnite, Buys Bandcamp

Epic Games is acquiring an online music platform that has been embraced by musicians for its eclectic offerings and a payment system that favors artists.

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7 Things to Do on Labor Day Weekend

How can you get your cultural fix when many arts institutions remain closed? Our writers offer suggestions for what to listen to and watch.

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The Music Industry Is Wrestling With Race. Here’s What It Has Promised.

The business owes much of its wealth to the work of Black artists but has just a handful of Black executives in its most senior jobs. Companies large and small say they’re devoted to change.

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