Roundup: Google to Weigh Legit Music Content More Favorably in Search Results

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In a big victory for the music industry and artists, Google announced on Friday that it will update its search algorithms so that legitimate sources of music and copyrighted material may rise to the top of searches more easily, while sites with a lot of copyright claims against them will fall lower in search results.

The Flaming LipsYoshimi Battles the Pink Robots musical has a release date: Nov. 6, at the La Jolla Playhouse.

Brad Tolinski of Guitar World, Revolver and Guitar Aficionado magazines announced he will release Light & Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page on Oct. 23. The book is drawn from more the 50 hours of interviews Tolinski has conducted with the Zeppelin guitarist.

Stuart Swanlund, guitarist for seminal southern rock act the Marshall Tucker Band, died at 54.

Peter Gabriel‘s So is being reissued — as an eight-disc boxed set. It’s worth noting that the original album is a single disc.

Frank Ocean has pulled out of a stadium tour with Coldplay, reports Rolling Stone.

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