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Bluegrass Still Coming Up!

Enthusiasm for “unplugged” music has helped revitalize the careers of middle-aged rocker Eric Clapton and elderly crooner Tony Bennett. It may also be behind the growing interest in a purely American musical form–bluegrass. Born in the 1940s and based on folk-music traditions, bluegrass incorporates guitar, mandolin, fiddle, and banjo to create melodic musical lines. Adults […]

Tonight in Music: Run the Jewels, ZZ Top and Much More

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

RUN THE JEWELS' SCHOLARLY KNUCKLEHEAD RAPS (Showbox at the Market) A superhero team-up of one perennially slept-on almost-mainstream rapper (Killer Mike) and one elder statesman of the underground (El-P), Run the Jewels are the product...Show More Summary

Alive Inside Documents The Power Of Music To Fight Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

You may recall the video of a withdrawn elderly man who comes to life upon hearing music he cares about on an iPod. The "Old Man In Nursing Home Reacts To Music" (and other title variations) video did more than go viral. It inspiredShow More Summary

The lure of the old

2 months agoArts : Prospero

ANOTHER opera season, another predictable “La Traviata”? Far from it, says Sir Mark Elder, the music director of the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester, who is conducting Verdi’s perennial favourite at this year's Glyndebourne festival. Well-researched performances can bring freshness to the most familiar works, he suggests. Show More Summary

Reflections From a Chronic Pedestrian

From Bogotá, the author of blog Juglar del Zipa remembers his childhood without a family car, among other things he hadn't at home that made him the “weird guy of the class: elder dad, wasn't a football fan but enjoyed classic music, hadn't been baptized… and didn't have a car!”...

OneRepublic Gets Musical with Elderly Woman on 'Love Runs Out' Music Video - Watch Now!

Check out OneRepublic‘s new music video for their latest single “Love Runs Out,” off their current album Native! “1 million view in 4 days- that’s a new record for us folks- thank u for watching and spreading the word!! #LoveRunsOut,” the band wrote on Twitter about the Sophie Muller-directed video. In case you didn’t know, [...]

My Kind of Worship Music (and How I Heard About It)

I don’t actually follow every news story that is making the rounds. I pick and choose. So the tectonic activity taking place among the staff and elders of Mars Hill Seattle (i.e. Mark Driscoll’s home base) is on my radar, though I’m not tracking it closely. Nonetheless, Warren Throckmorton had an article on Friday about […]

Morrissey's Latest Song Proves That He's Not Just Mailing It in

"Aging-legend music" could be a subgenre of its own: there's a whole swath of elderly icons making albums that don't hold a candle to the renowned work of their heyday. Morrisey, thankfully, doesn't seem to be following that script.Show More Summary

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