My children have been introduced to The Rolling Stones at an early age. Not because of my love of classic rock. I'm more of a country and coffee house music type of girl. Rather for their great contribution to life lessons. Scratching your head trying to figure out what I mean. Show More Summary
Olympic organizers will bring typical Brazilian informality to the medal ceremonies at Rio2016 with three different kinds of podium music depending on whether the sports are considered classical, pop or cool, officials said.
Lumines : Puzzle & Music launched this week in Oceania and Japan. The "mobile recreation" of the hit 2004 PSP classic is currently available via the iOS App Store and Google Play for $4.49 in both Australia and New Zealand, while the...Show More Summary
Fox’s upcoming remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show is controversial to say the least, but hopefully the new trailer for the Halloween musical event will put anxious fans of the cult classic at ease. As Brad (Ryan McCartan) tells a shivering Janet (Victoria Justice), there’s nothing to worry about. OK, maybe that’s a bit [...]
“The show’s ability to draw so many A-listers is both a testament to its growing success, and a reflection of the fact that there are now far fewer opportunities for classical artists to appear on television, which is still an important medium for reaching, and appealing to, new audiences.”
Game of Thrones loves to play with music — especially when it comes to rap, rock, and metal bands. But this season, it was a classical music–inspired piano piece that got everyone's attention, because, not the least of which, it set the stage for a massive explosion in King's Landing. ... More »
There was something about the music in classic Mega Man games. Whether it was the riffing of some classic rock songs or pure sparks of originality, it's one of the most covered and celebrated franchises of all time musically. That includes...Show More Summary
“Earlier this year, Grant Woolard, a California-based cartoonist, musician, and producer, mashed-up 57 well-known classical music themes by 33 composers. Instead of a cacophony, he created a beautifully tailored 6-minute work that has been watched by nearly 3 million people. In the Q&A below, Woolard gives us a behind-the-scenes look at his process, as well […]
“For centuries, opera has been a tool of power, a spectacle developed and organized by influential Western nations and the elites within them. It is long past time for the art form to be more open about this heritage, and to make reparations for it. Using opera to understand the connections between cultures and to […]
The full Steven Universe musical is here, and it is delightful. Joe Johnston and Jeff Liu turn out a great series of set pieces, including homages to classic Fred Astaire-style dance numbers, some Greg-inflected rock, an emotional, angsty Pearl number, and a lush (if slightly cheesy) Steven ballad to close things out. Show More Summary
Classical music press releases have to bring the music vividly alive, because they're very crucially going to many people who aren't classical music specialists.
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As promised, classical banjoist John Bullard is featured in the latest installment of Bud Bennett’s Appalachian Music and Culture blog. Bud works in the McConnell Library’s Archives and Special Collections Department at Radford University in Virginia. He is also a banjo player who has blended his passion for video […]
Unless of course “here” for you is Japan, Australia or New Zealand and you’ve got an iOS or Android device. Then you can play Lumines: Puzzle & Music right now, soaking up all the “Shines” of the modern puzzle classic before the rest of the world gets it in September. Read more...
Well, we knew this was coming. On Monday, Chris Brown became the latest celebrity to weigh in on the #KimExposedTaylorParty Snapchat controversy as he took to Instagram to comment on all of the drama. Classic, C. Breezy! Related: Taylor Threatened Kanye With Legal Action MONTHS Ago As you surely know, Kim Kardashian West recently revealed that Taylor Swift [...]
Kendrick Lamar may not be dropping music at the moment but his output with Reebok sounds as sweet as any album he could be working on. Continue reading…
A fantastical cutaway print shows a Minimoog crawling with mini-musicians. Beloved by musicians and designers alike, Moog synthesizers have inspired three generations of music, including Kraftwerk, Daft Punk, David Bowie, the Beastie Boys, and deadMau5. Show More Summary
“Adding a conducting program seemed a natural way for [the Eastern Music Festival] to expand beyond training 200-plus young instrumentalists in classical orchestral and chamber music.”
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Our screening of Walter Hill's 1979 cult classic takes over Chicago's Music Box Theatre.