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Sheila Silver Composer Portrait at Merkin Hall

  The Music of Sheila Silver: A Celebration Merkin Concert Hall February 8, 2018 By Christian Carey Published on Sequenza 21   NEW YORK – Composer Sheila Silver has taught at Stony Brook University since 1979. On February 8th at Merkin Concert Hall, an all-Silver program celebrated her tenure at the university. In addition to […]

Superhero Bits: Marvel’s Fresh Start, First Look at Brainiac on ‘Krypton’, ‘Infinity War’ Music Video & More

What was the alternate ending for Black Panther? What is this “Fresh Start” that Marvel Comics is kicking off this year? Why didn’t Ruth Wilson take a Marvel Cinematic Universe role that she was being considered for? What villains does...Show More Summary

Universal Music Is Raking In $18 Million A Day

The music industry is generally regarded to be in much better shape than it was even a year ago, and Universal Music showing further evidence to suggest a business on the mend with a reported income stream of close to $18 million daily in 2017, an 11% increase from the...

Eclectic Method's newest remix: 'Han Solo Song'

2 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Based in Barcelona, DJ and music producer Eclectic Method has pulled in the Star Wars universe once again for his newest remix, "Han Solo Song." He writes: With the Han Solo movie on the horizon and The Last Jedi in the rear view mirror I thought it was time to remix everyone's favorite space rogue pirate smuggler war hero. Show More Summary

Sade Releasing First Song In 7 Years For A Wrinkle In Time Soundtrack

Quiet storm legend Sade hasn't released new music in seven years, but she'll have a song called "Flower Of The Universe" on the A Wrinkle In Time soundtrack. Selma and 13th director Ava DuVernay, who helmed the new film adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's classic fantasy novel, writes on Twitter that she personally requested a song…

100 Greatest Women: 10th Anniversary Edition

Ten years ago, Country Universe ranked the 100 Greatest Women in the history of country music. This year, we'll do it again.

The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Feb. 18-25: The Danish String Quartet, pianist Garrick Ohlsson and more

Black Violin The string duo mixes classical and hip-hop. Musco Center for the Arts, Chapman University, 415 N. Glassell St., Orange. Sun., 7:30 p.m. $30-$55. (844) 626-8726. Candide Kelsey Grammer and Christine Ebersole star in LA Opera’s staging of the Leonard Bernstein operetta. Dorothy Chandler...

This Week In Techdirt History: February 11th - 17th

6 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Five Years Ago This week in 2013, Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante was praising the pervasiveness of copyright restrictions, while two former holders of the office were complaining about fair use in universities; music publishers...Show More Summary

‘Star Trek’ Captain Signs With Country Music Label

One of the key players in the “Star Trek” universe is getting into the country music business. The New York Post’s Page Six reports that William Shatner just signed with Heartland Records Nashville. Shatner, who has been playing “Star Trek’s”...

Sorry, Apple’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ gets a second season

Despite its almost universally negative reception from critics, Apple has chosen to renew James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke” series for Apple Music for a second season. CBS CEO Leslie Moonves announced the renewal on the company’s earning call this week, as part of its commitment to producing more original content, according to a report from Deadline. The series, which… Read More

Watch Drake Give Away $1 Million to Strangers in ‘God’s Plan’ Music Video

“God’s Plan,” Drake’s latest banger, now has an official set of visuals to go with it. The video features Drake and his crew on the University of Miami campus handing out cash, paying students’ tuition and unleashing some meme-worthy dance moves to go with their philanthropic efforts. The video opens with text explaining that the budget […]

Delicious Pizza carries on the Delicious Vinyl music tradition

Dough. Cheese. Sauce. All three words can double as slang for money and influence in the pop and hip-hop universe. But brothers Mike and Rick Ross have since 2015 taken a more literal approach with their music-inspired restaurant Delicious Pizza. With roots in Los Angeles hip-hop label Delicious...

UMG Revenue Grows 10% To $7.1 Billion, Streaming Up 35%

Universal Music Group revenue grew 10% last year driven by 35.4% growth in streaming revenue and new licencing deals that offset declines in download and physical goods sales. The news came as part of a positive financial report from parent corporation Vivendi. The highlights: Universal Music Group’s (UMG) revenues totaled...

AI could be the future maestro of music education

GUEST: Music is a universal language that can bring people together from all over the world. As emerging technologies help us communicate better, artificial intelligence is beginning to overtake our hearts, minds, and even ears. AI is opening up a world that users can automate, personalize, and learn from. The music and education sectors are not […]

Is Music An Empathetic Art?

"Empathy is, perhaps, the most plausible of music’s utopian promises. The universality of musical communication dissolves the barriers of isolated viewpoints. We can gain direct access to perspectives and emotions far from our own experience. Music expands our ability to empathize, to sympathize, to humanize. It’s a great story. It’s a story I’ve told enough […]

Twitter's Music Industry Liaison Exits For Role At Republic Records

After 3 years as head of music talent at Twitter, Lance Turner has joined Universal Music Group's Republic Records as SVP of marketing. The former Capital Music exec will be based out of the labels Los Angeles office. Republic is home to The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, Florence + The Machine,...

College Band Pranks Director With Wii Music Instead Of Bach

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of the Liberty University Wind Symphony surprising their band director by playing the Wii's Mii Channel theme music instead of the Bach chorale he was expecting. He clearly enjoys it, lets them finish, and tells them they're all number one in his book afterwards. Show More Summary

Hollyweird: Dave Chappelle Goes OFF About The “Sick” Environment Inside Entertainment Industry [Video]

Image via Brian Ach/Getty Images for Universal Music Group Dave Chappelle On Inside The Actors Studio We came across this Dave Chappelle gem today that some of you probably never saw and others may have forgotten about. Back in 2006

The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle playing 'Cabinet of Wonders' after book tour

The paperback edition of Danielle's Universal Harvester is just out. Meanwhile this week's edition of the "I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats" podcast features The Music Tapes' Julian Koster covering "Jeff Davis Country Blues" Continue reading…

Hip-hop music influencing more African-Americans to try 'Molly'

(University of South Florida (USF Health)) 'Molly' is growing in popularity within the African-American community. New research shows much of that has to do with rap lyrics.

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