Yahoo Music fans are used to turning on its radio service to hear rock bands like Fall Out Boy and My Chemical Romance. Those who bother to do so, anyway - as of October the company's LAUNCHcast radio site had lost 43% of its monthly listeners compared to the same month last year, according to comScore.
MySpace founders Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson have always portrayed themselves as champions of independent music. The company is fond of pointing out that it has been a springboard for such once-obscure bands as the Arctic Monkeys, which records for independent label Domino.
Musician Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy performed at a concert sponsored by Rock the Vote on the first night of the Democratic National Convention. Before Monday night's show in Denver, Colorado, Wentz answered five questions for CNN.com.