Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Edge Contributing to WholeWorldBand Project

If you’ve ever wanted to perform with The Edge, you may have a chance to do that pretty soon — at least in the virtual sense. According to Hot Press, Edge is one of several artists contributing a performance to a new music app called WholeWorldBand. … Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-499

I’m glad the holidays are finally, completely and irrefutably over. The final weeks of December and the first weeks of January always seem to be a time when my family members and friends gather to discuss the difficult questions that really matter in… Continue reading »

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U2, McGuinness at No. 27 on Billboard Power 100 List

From the “for what it’s worth” department: U2/Paul McGuinness are ranked 27th on the first-ever Billboard Power 100 — the magazine’s list of the most powerful/influential figures in the music industry. That number may seem low, but the list is made u… Continue reading »

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McGuinness Slams Google at MIDEM

This one’s sure to spread like wildfire on the web in the coming days, so we’ll report it here briefly even though it’s not directly U2-related. The band’s manager, Paul McGuinness, spoke at the MIDEM music industry conference in Cannes today and the … Continue reading »

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U2.com Offers Members ‘Even Better’ Download from U22

U2.com members that have already renewed their membership for 2012 can login now and find a little treat: a live version of “Even Better Than The Real Thing” from U22 that can be downloaded from your profile/account page.
To access the download, login… Continue reading »

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We’re on Google+, too

Just a quick heads up to any of our readers who use Google+. We’ve finally gotten around to creating an @U2 page there, so feel free to connect with us and say hello. We’ll use Google+ the same way we do our Twitter and Facebook accounts — to share U… Continue reading »

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Like A Video: Until the End of the World (Or, A Lullaby For 2012)

[Ed. note: This is the 6th in a series of essays by the @U2 staff about U2-related visuals and videos. Some essays may be informational and educational, while others may be more personal.]
Do you remember where you were on May 21, 2011? It was an impo… Continue reading »

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Like A Video: Until the End of the World (Or, A Lullaby For 2012)

[Ed. note: This is the 6th in a series of essays by the @U2 staff about U2-related visuals and videos. Some essays may be informational and educational, while others may be more personal.]
Do you remember where you were on May 21, 2011? It was an impo… Continue reading »

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Poll Results: Your Favorite U2 Christmas Song

One of our poll questions during the month of December asked @U2 readers to choose their favorite U2 Christmas song — either “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” from 1987, or “I Believe In Father Christmas” from 2008. With just under 2,400 fans votin… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-498

Paul Oakenfold is a name familiar to many U2 fans. He has been remixing U2 since the early ’90s. He also toured with U2 during the Zoo TV tour and would spin tracks before the concert. Back in early 2009 he started producing a weekly podcast titled T… Continue reading »

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