A Viennese Quartet Party, Mozart, Haydn, Vanhal, Dittersdorf; Revolutionary Drawing Room, Simon Russell Beale, Omnibus Classics Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Jan 13 2017 Star rating: 4.0 Michael Kelly's memoirs form the starting point...Show More Summary
Tomorrow, goth-punk stars AFI come soaring back with their new LP AFI (The Blood Album). And last night, they brought their particular form of drama to Jimmy Kimmel Live, where they served as musical guests. On the show proper, they played their surging and impressive new single "Snow Cats." And as an online bonus, they…
It was clear that something was cooking in the Dirty Projectors camp. The classically oddball art-rockers dropped “Keep Your Name” on the tail-end of last year, which even by their standards was a strange piece of music. This was followed by the recent “Little Bubble,” and we officially started to hope for an album. Thankfully, […]
This week in New Music: the xx glacier begins to melt on album number three, a surprise EP release from Of Montreal, teen rock rebellion by Declan McKenna on “The Kids Don’t Wanna Come Home” and classic indie guitar rock from Diet Cig, the xx –… Read The post NEW MUSIC: the xx, Of Montreal, Declan McKenna, Diet Cig appeared first on Towleroad.
As she was working on her new show Troubadour, Janece Shaffer estimated she had room for around four songs in the piece. Yet once the playwright convinced Kristian Bush to come aboard to write the music for those numbers, and she and Alliance Theatre artistic director Susan Booth saw what they had from him, they...
The recent PBS docuseries Soundbreaking is a must-see for any music buff, primarily because of the way it challenges conventional notions of “authenticity” when it comes to pop, rock, folk, and R&B. The whole process of recording and...Show More Summary
London Symphony Orchestra adapting to the times.
"The allure of this programming from an orchestra’s perspective is easy to see. In their never-ending quest to bring in new audiences — particularly patrons for whom the standard classical repertoire is less familiar terrain than it was to their parents and grandparents — the San Francisco Symphony and similar organizations have found a product […]
BY ELLEN ELDRIDGE/AJC Staff Writer Like driving over a concrete median in a divided highway, Aaron Lewis changed genres from heavy rock music to the classic county he grew up hearing his grandfather play in the...
"I stood like a tourist at the foot of Everest. The tower of music loomed forebodingly before me. I began with baby steps, playing piano records in the background as I went about the day, letting the tunes seep in by osmosis, not getting too close in case I scared myself off. Over the next […]
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A popular Indian classical singer stars in a new music video appealing for the protection of common land in Chennai city, amid an increasingly bitter fight over the use of communal lands for industry and development.
If only all proponents of contemporary classical music could channel P.T. Barnum the way Patrick Scott did on Saturday night at the Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge. As artistic director of the Jacaranda Music series and curator of "American Berserk," a birthday tribute to John Adams,...
Videographer and musician Stewart French, whose work we have featured several times on Slipped Disc, has come up with a chart of simple dos and don’ts for artists wanting to appear at their best on a short music video. Example: We all know what a person, sitting at a piano, playing, swaying backwards and forwards […]
How important is that musical background for tense scenes in movies? It can literally take a so-so movie and make it a classic. Let's look at some movies that are classics and the main thing they all have in common is music that set the tone to haunt us - The Fog (1980) This 1980 film by John Carpenter had his signature creepy music. Show More Summary
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After years of delays, the hall in Hamburg opens with a concert spanning 400 years of classical music history.
YouTuber Grant Woolard is back with another classical mashup cover. Featuring 52 of your great-great-grandpappy’s jams from the OGiest of OG beatmakers such as Beethoven, Liszt, Strauss and Sousa.
This Sunday on KCRW, Henry brings you new and classic music from Savages, Black Sabbath, Miles Davis, Melt-Banana and more.
Here are the best online videos of the week, including. 74-year-old grandpa playing an MMO, classical music mashup, burning a Furby. More »