Melissa Schuman, formerly of the pop group Dream, alleges that Carter assaulted her when she was 18
The musician who popularized the "vocalese" singing style died Wednesday.
The singer and lyricist helped popularize vocalese
After the backlash against his comments, Post tries to clarify himself. Continue reading…
For all who wish to express sympathy and perpetuate the memory of a great singer and human being, Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s family have issued the following message: The Hvorostovsky family would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and support during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, they suggest that donations be made […]
Given that the greatest composer lived most of his life in Vienna, and that Vienna makes a fortune from exploiting its musical past, you’d have thought someone would have opened a proper Beethoven museum in the composer’s house. Well, they have now. In good time for 250th death anniversary in 2020.
Davóne Tines (Ned Peters) and Julia Bullock (Dame Shirley) Cory Weaver photo, courtesy of San Francisco Opera The reviews are trickling in, and they are polarized. My review is filed but it took much longer to write than I'd thought it would; I got temporarily lost in the swamp of too much detail and had to throw out half the review a few hours in. Show More Summary
The European Commission today annulled the UK’s bids to host the European Capital of Culture after 2019, when Britain leaves the EU. Several UK cities that were bidding for 2023 have voiced outrage and dismay. So did a Government minister. But what did anyone expect when they voted for Brexit?
The 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade made its way through two and a half miles of Manhattan, from Central Park West to Herald Square, on Thursday (9/22) morning. The annual tradition unfolded under tight security following the bike lane truck attack less than a month ago, on Halloween. Continue reading…
Chip Frazier pictured second from left in green shirt. Here we are again… Thanksgiving 2017, y’all… which means we’re celebrating 12 years of Twangville’s existence. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been writing a Thanksgiving toast each year to thank our contributors, our community, and the artists who give us something to listen […]
In the weekly Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week, the Montreal bookstore recommends several new works of fiction, art books, periodicals, and comics. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly is one of Montreal's premiere independent bookstores. Future Home of the...
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“Who am I to tell you you should feel a certain way when listening to something?”
The former Death Row rhymer turns 45 years old today (Nov. 23). Continue reading…
NME have Liam Gallagher in the top 10, the polarizing Arcade Fire album, and a very highly-ranked Wolf Alice in their top 50 albums of 2017. Continue reading…
The Devil's tour of the worlds hottest underground scenes has reached it's hottest place to date, both literally and figuratively. We've arrived in Brazil to rummage around the exotic undergrowth and unearth the psychedelic gems of the...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Justice, MSTRKFT, Mighty Mouse Song: Hyphen Hyphen - We Light The Sunshine (Yuksek Remix) What's so good? My brain has done two laps of the English language and still not come up with a decent idea for what to write in this review. Show More Summary
For the tenth straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find As the lists appear online, I will add them to the master list, updating regularly. Please feel free to e-mail me with a blog,...
On her ninth album, the Icelandic artist weaves a matriarchal tapestry.
Sounds like: Frank Ocean, SZA, Lauryn Hill Song: Celia Inside - Easy (Ft. Odali) What's so good? After emerging from the SoundCloud ether in 2015 with a dynamic Drake cover, NYC-based Celia Inside has been developing a fanbase around the strength of her voice and unusual, vulnerable storytelling. Show More Summary