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Fourth trial delay in former conductor’s rape case

5 minutes agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The civil case against Montana State University for employing a music professor and conductor who was accused of rape has been postponed for a fourth time with both sides accusing each other of failing to disclose evidence. Shuichi Komiyama, 47 at the time of the alleged offence in 2011, was music professor and conductor at MSU […]

Odd - Symmetry

Sounds like: Matt Dwellers, cynisati, Catching Flies Song: Odd - Symmetry What's so good? I had the strangest dream last night. If we ever meet, reminder me, and I'll tell you all about it. For now I hope you'll take a few minutes from...Show More Summary

Lorde Updates: Melodrama & Glastonbury

What's so good? Lorde (born Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Conno) has just released her long-awaited album Melodrama and followed that with a debut performance at Glastonbury. Both resulted in huge success for the 20 year-old New Zealander:...Show More Summary

Oculi Ensemble at LSO St Luke's

31 minutes agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

The Oculi Ensemble is a new group, a flexible grouping of players around members of the former Badke Quartet. The Oculi Ensemble makes its debut at LSO St Luke's on Sunday 2 July 2017, with a a challenging programme of Brahms' Sextet no. Show More Summary

Orchestra challenges composer to write something live on stage

56 minutes agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

This happened last week at the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D. C. The composer is Ben Folds. The orchestra joins in. Watch. It’s an engaging idea. Let’s try it now with Lachenmann.  

Musical comedy: Rossini's Il turco in Italia returns to Garsington

Rossini: Il turco in Italia - Garsington Opera 2017 - Sarah Tynan (Fiorilla) in chorus (Photo Alice Pennefather) Rossini Il turco in Italia; Quirijn de Lang, Sarah Tynan, Mark Stone, Katie Bray, Geoffrey Dolton, dir: Martin Duncan, cond:...Show More Summary

A secret history for Ariadne

Glyndebourne's favourite Strauss opera, Ariadne auf Naxos, is back and open, with a strengthened revival and an intriguing new cast including Lise Davidsen, Angela Brower, Erin Morley and AJ Glueckert. When the production was first staged...Show More Summary

Monday Recommendation: A Captivating Book Of Photos

4 hours agoMusic / Jazz : Rifftides

Jean-Pierre Leloir, Jazz Images (Elemental) Jean-Pierre Leloir, who died in 2010, left a remarkable legacy of photographs from his work in the years when France was a destination for, and in a few cases home to, many of the world’s principal jazz musicians. The technical perfection of Leloir’s photographs was matched by his ability to […]

A.V. Undercover: Xiu Xiu takes on ZZ Top’s “Sharp Dressed Man”

ZZ Top’s “Sharp Dressed Man,” a track from the band’s 1983 album, Eliminator, has been covered to death. Brad Paisley has covered the song, Weird Al has parodied it, and even Nickelback once performed the song live. So when Xiu Xiu chose it for its Undercover, they knew they had to bring something new to the song, and that’s exactly what they did. Show More Summary

What's going on Tuesday?

Tonight's shows include Marc Mulcahy, Patti Smith, Big Business, Palehound, and more. Continue reading…

Camel Power Club - Altaïr

Sounds like: Electric Guest, courtship., Portugal. The Man, Trails And Ways Song: Camel Power Club - Altaïr What's so good? I've been a big fan of Camel Power Club over the last years, so this latest track "Altaïr" was pretty much aShow More Summary

Oder - Points of View

Sounds like: Bachelors of Science, CRi, Jakwob Song: Oder - Points of View What's so good? Every now and then I find a good drum and bass track in my SubmitHub feed and can't help but dig it. Rarely does an artist push the limits in this genre, and I can't say Oder has done anything particularly special here. Show More Summary

Music Review: billy woods - Known Unknowns

billy woods Known Unknowns [Backwoodz Studioz; 2017] Rating: 4.5/5 E very billy woods piece I’ve written begins the same way, with an internal debate over whether it’s OK to start a sentence with a lower-case letter. On one shoulder,...Show More Summary

Dick Hyman: Sacramento, 1980s

5 hours agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

Dick Hyman is easily the most gifted and accomplished living jazz pianist. At 90, Dick played with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillepsie together on TV in 1952, and he recorded with Lester Young and many jazz greats. He recorded hundreds...       Related Stories Dick Hyman in Concert  

Watch Nicki Minaj And 2 Chainz Perform At The NBA Awards

The two performed “Realize” and Minaj went solo for her “Swish Swish” verse.

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