Cleopatra Films has set the release for The Black Room, the latest genre film from Rolfe Kanefsky (Dead Scared, Nightmare Man). The Black Room opens theatrically on April 28th in L.A. at the Music Hall Theater; on iTunes and VOD May 9th; and on DVD and Blu-ray June 18th. In the film, “A supernatural tale where evil takes on a […]
This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to...
The vast majority of my music experiences (like this) happen in the confines of headphones and a streaming service. This feeling is completely dwarfed by my dad’s humble hand-me-down record player in my living room — there’s just more soul. Just like many will tell you that vinyl sounds better, film really does look better. Digital sensors found in professional […]
Japandroids Near to the Wild Heart of Life [ANTI-; 2017] Rating: 2.5/5 “O, my fader is gone !” &c. “O, [the] angels are gone !” &c. – “Room in There,” trad. spiritual G rowing up, my family didn’t keep up with music much. Beyond the trappings of A/C radio, it was an ocean. Show More Summary
These are some of the best alternatives to Sonos' multi-room music listening experience. Sonos offers what is easily one of the best multi-room wireless speaker setups, letting you stream high-quality music in every room of your house (with enough Sonos speakers, anyway). Show More Summary
It's the end of an era for one of Chicago's all-time great music rooms. [ more › ]
New (here) productions from Company Theatre, Project: Humanity, and Soulpepper; panel discussions on hip-hop, and music in activism; music to support Hugh's Room, and more. Urban Planner is your weekly curated guide to what’s on in Toronto—things that are local, affordable, and exceptional. Show More Summary
Little Fictions, the new album by elbow, is a slight reinvention for a band that is now seven albums and 20 years into its career. The music is less gloomy and a little more varied than previous releases. It leaves a bit more room for...Show More Summary
It might only be Wednesday, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t jam out to some great house music. zacheser had made a name for himself as a local DJ among the local DC circles, but if he keeps this kind of production up he might just be headed towards worldwide fame. Show More Summary
“Had a party at our house many, many years ago, people mingling throughout on into the backyard, music blasting, folks drinking, dancing in the living room, typical party scene. At one point, three or four of us had been sitting on the couch talking. Show More Summary
Hundreds of years after her death, Marie Antoinette lives on—as an automaton. For most of her time, she sits idle in a dark room at the Musée des Arts and Métiers in Paris. It's only when a hand cranks the plunking, whirring gears that...Show More Summary
Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker has teamed up with pianist-songwriter-producer Chilly Gonzalez on a concept album called Room 29, which will be released in March. As concepts go, this one is particularly Cockerian: The album uses “music,...Show More Summary
Katy & Todd's Musical Mash-Up (Image credit: Jessica Isaac) When I first met my husband and would visit him at his apartment, it felt like I was hanging out in a college dorm room. He was very neat and tidy and everything had its place...Show More Summary
Older people who played instruments as a child — or never — are taking up piano, flute and chamber music as a new passion.
The official music video for Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik‘s new single “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” has arrived and it’s as hot as everyone expected it to be! The video features both stars being destructive in their hotel rooms and Taylor is even seen rolling around in bed in sexy lingerie. “I Don’t Wanna [...]
Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik may not want to live forever, but we could watch their music video until the end of time. Fans have anxiously awaited the “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” music video since Swift and Malik released the track in December. Show More Summary
Classic FM will launch a new video game music show. The station will host the UK's first weekly radio series dedicated to symphonic video game music - and Everybody's Gone to the Rapture composer and The Chinese Room co-founder Jessica Curry will present it. The six-week series starts on 22nd April and will run every Saturday from 9pm to 10pm. Worth keeping an eye on! Read more…
An intimate performance in London shows a new way to experience live music. It's called Sofar, or songs from a room. The gigs are popping up in cities around the world. The audience is asked to be respectful, with no texting and no talking. Jonathan Vigliotti reports on the musical movement started by an American in London.
Sofar, or Songs From a Room, is bringing fans and musicians closer than ever, with live performances in intimate settings like homes and offices
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