Sounds like: Ellie Goulding, Lissie, Birdy, Marina And The Diamonds, tove lo Song: Ibexx - Static What's so good? Every time a genre of music rises to stardom, backlash soon follows. Historically, genres tend to rely on the classicsShow More Summary
The three-hour musical reimagining of the classic 1987 movie "Dirty Dancing" premieres tonight on ABC at 8p. The film stars Abigail Breslin ("Little Miss Sunshine") and dancer... For more, visit our blog !
Amid a negligible classical response, the chairman of Universal Music Group, Lucian Grainge, has written to all employees. UMG lost three employees in the Paris Bataclan bombing. Here’s what Sir Lucian writes: Dear Colleagues, Once again, we try to make sense of a senseless act of violence. Today, our emotions are raw. We are deeply […]
ABC's musical version of the classic 1987 movie Dirty Dancing will soon make its primetime debut, and it's a fun way to kick off the summer TV schedule, although movie fans may find it lacking.
"Jesse Engel is playing an instrument that's somewhere between a clavichord and a Hammond organ - 18th-century classical crossed with 20th-century rhythm and blues. Then he drags a marker across his laptop screen. Suddenly, the instrument is somewhere else between a clavichord and a Hammond...Then he drags the marker back and forth as quickly […]
The National's Bryce Dessner studied music composition at Yale, and in addition to playing guitar in a well-known indie rock band, he's also become a well-known classical composer, working with the likes of the Kronos Quartet and contributing to the score of The Revenant. He was recently commissioned to write a piece for the French…
Late last year, YouTube, legendary singer-songwriter Elton John, and John’s songwriting partner Bernie Taupin announced a contest called The Cut, which invited aspiring filmmakers to create music videos for three of John’s classic tracks. Show More Summary
Elton John recently hosted a global competition to find directors to helm music videos for three of his classic songs -- "Rocket Man," "Tiny Dancer," and "Bennie And The Jets" -- that were released before music videos were popular and thus never had an official visual to go along with them. Earlier this year, a…
Before her own heartstopping rendition of the Titanic 1997 classic “My Heart Will Go On”, Celine Dion was giving Cher her fellow diva support as the 71-year-old performed “Believe”. Watch the backstage action go down: INCREDIB… Read The post Celine Dion Worshiped and Warbled Cher’s ‘Believe’ Backstage at the Billboard Music Awards: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Deleting the Formal at Classical Concerts Start with the music. It’s such a simple idea. Last night I went to a symphony choral concert: the Cincinnati May Festival with the symphony and the huge chorus and some soloists. As we took... read more AJBlog: The Bright RidePublished 2017-05-21 Can art corrupt our politics? At […]
Is it just me or is there something so incredibly satisfying about a good, classic road trip? Think about it: tearing up the highways with the windows down, the music blasting, and not a care in the world. Or, at least, it feels that way. Show More Summary
Pop music cover band Postmodern Jukebox joined up with vocalist Kenton Chen to perform a funk cover of “Closer” by Nine Inch Nails. This version took the industrial style of the 1994 song and made it more melodic by adding more bass and upping the tempo. Show More Summary
Much is written about Kendall Jenner these days, but one fun fact many have long forgotten is that she may or may not know how to read. We kid... mostly. This classic 2014 clip will make you wonder! At the 2014 Billboard Music Awards,...Show More Summary
Things weren't pretty on the classical music scene in Cowtown this past season. The Fort Worth Symphony went through an ugly strike; Fort Worth Opera's board fired the company's very successful general director without warning; the Symphony's venue, Bass Performance Hall, threw out the music director because he was carrying his kid's violin, for crying […]
Depths of Antiquity is Julius Horsthuis' hypnotic slow-motion dive into fractals generated from images of churches, castles and other imposing edifices of yesteryear. It's perfectly complemented by Beethoven. (more…)
Pour a whiskey, kick back, and immerse yourself in the classic American art form + some of my favorite sipping whiskies. Check out A Playlist – Music to Sip Whiskey to: A Gentleman’s Introduction to the Blues on Primer.
Gallago is the alias of Johannesburg born multi-instrumentalist and classically trained artist Ashton Fox that discovered electronic music and moved to Bristol in order to pursue a career as a producer. His new track “Lifeboat” is a dreamlike and warm sounding piano based pop track that is available to stream exclusively via Kitsuné Hot Stream.
Kimon Daltas has departed as editor of Classical Music magazine. He will be replaced by celebrity guest editors. Read the press release below: Rhinegold Publishing appoints managing editors to consolidate and develop classical music magazine portfolio Rhinegold Publishing Ltd, the UK’s leading publisher of classical music periodicals, is delighted to announce […]
Soulpepper stages a classic choreopoem; the Combustion and Paprika Festivals launch, with opening workshops for minorities and youth; and summer music day festivals begin, with some flood complications. Thursday, May 18 Soulpepper has...Show More Summary
"It’s a circular problem: classical music is a field strongly defined by role models and mentor relationships, and with few broadly visible women at the top, only so many young women feel compelled to enter and ascend the ranks. And due to concerns about optics and impropriety, the close mentoring of female students by male […]