The cover story in Das Orchester this month is about new musical realities in the world’s largest market for classical music. Or as the sub-head puts it: More musicians, fewer jobs, what to do? Germany has seen an influx of musicians from other EU countries, notably Romania and Poland. German musicians and audiences are concerned […]
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The overall meaning behind Sisqó’s 1999 classic “The Thong Song” is pretty straightforward. He’s a guy who likes thongs, he’s singing a song, and the song is about thongs (thongs, th-thong, thong, thongs). There isn’t much more to it than that, but one line in the song—”she had dumps like a truck (truck, truck)“—has confounded listeners for years. Show More Summary
Darth Blender took the audio from the trailer for the new movie Star Trek Beyond, featuring music from the Beastie Boys, and mixed it with video from the Star Trek: The Original Series (1966-69). (YouTube link) https://youtu.be/TBQ2rcrq9iY The results are just right. Show More Summary
Kim Kardashian let Kanye West do all the talking at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. As previously documented, the rapper unleashed a classic rant on stage Sunday night that even made a mention of Kim's former sex tape partner. Kardashian,...Show More Summary
Thomas Tuchel v Mainz By Benjamin Newman Monday, August 29th, 2016 13:14 Borussia Dortmund 2 – Mainz 1 Borussia Dortmund began their 2016-17 Bundesliga season with a win. BVB beat Mainz 2-1 at the Signal Iduna Park in match day one of the new German campaign. The hero for the hosts was Gabon international striker Pierre-Emerick […]
At the 2016 MTV VMAs, not only did Kanye West premiere the official music video for his The Life of Pablo cut “Fade,” but he also took the occasion to delve into one of his classic stream-of-thought speeches. Addressing themes of fame and celebrity, West name-dropped Vogue editor Anna Wintour and Ray J in reference to his […]
Rihanna started off the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards with a bang and lots of bubblegum pink. The “Work” singer started off the show with four of her classic pop hits, “Don’t Stop the Music,” “Only Girl In The World,” “We Found Love” and...Show More Summary
Most of gaming greatest titles have one thing in common - a fantastic musical score. But with so many classic melodies and signature tracks it can be hard for fans to pin down just which game has the best overall soundtrack. Read more...
At a launch of his arts programme in Scotland this weekend, the Labour Party leader said ‘he had a deep affection for the work of Mahler and liked other “pretty heavy classical music”.’ He added: ‘I hate the elitism [that says] only the wealthy can go to ballet, only the wealthy can go to opera, […]
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Some cats are a little too sophisticated for toys. A cat named Khaleesi likes to express herself by getting into the groove with some classical music. Barbra Streisand and 'Donald Trump' sing a rousing duet of 'Anything You Can Do' Kerry...Show More Summary
A Hard Day’s Night stars the Fab Four of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, capturing Beatlemania as it is happening. There are six new Beatles songs featured in the film, including the title track, along with other Beatles favorites. Show More Summary
It took two decades but Friends’ theme song, "I'll be there for you" by the Rembrandts finally has an Indian rendition that truly taps the mysterious melodies classical Indian music is known for. Indian musician Mahesh Raghavan has earned a name giving popular Western songs a local spin. Show More Summary
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra will present its new music director, Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, at the BBC Proms on Saturday night. Mirga is smart, sharp and 30. London orchs are conducted by grizzled blokes who have been doing the same thing for years. Richard Bratby in the Spectator explains why Brum gets it right where […]
‘European premiere of classic American musical’ is a phrase that deeply alarms the experienced playgoer. As I tootled along to… The post Doctor Death appeared first on The Spectator.
When I was a child I used to spend lazy Sunday mornings with my parents, relaxing in our large den on adjoining plush, comfy couches. My dad would turn the stereo on to listen to whatever opera or classical music was playing on WQXR....Show More Summary
If you take one thing away from this first trailer for ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove, let it be the music. You might have heard it before, but those are still some funky-ass grooves. The classic Sega Genesis game ToeJam and Earl...Show More Summary
The classic film is now a classic musical.