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Last year, YouTube announced that it’s getting ready to launch Music Key, its own streaming service. Given all the power that YouTube and its parent company Google wield in the music universe, it’s poised to become an overnight power player in the streaming wars, and it looks like its contracts might be even rougher on [...]
Spirit Music Group has acquired the catalog of composer Henry Mancini for US administration. The catalog includes iconic songs such as “Moon River” from the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s as well as themes to movies such as The Pink Panther and Charlies Angels. Show More Summary
MusicTank, University of Westminster, has opened the floor for its first Think Tank Debate of 2015: Is Data The New Oil? The question originated from the observation of the unrelenting shift today’s music industry is making toward being data smart. Show More Summary
With a potential record-breaking snow storm bearing down on New York, I thought I'd share a story with you—and some music. On the morning of Monday, February 6, 1978, I lived in Boston. I was a junior at Northeastern University,...
With a record-breaking snow storm bearing down on New York, I thought I'd share a story with you—and some music. On the morning of Monday, February 6, 1978, I lived in Boston. I was a junior at Northeastern University, a...
All attend!: the Fifth International Conference on Minimalist Music, taking place at the University of Turku and the Sibelius Academy in Finland this September, has finally announced its call for papers. They will be focusing on “the relevance of the minimalist style in the 21st century,” and are looking for papers on the core minimalist […]
In an excerpt from his autobiography, ‘The Universal Tone,’ Carlos Santana describes how he met and befriended Miles Davis and the stages and music they shared.
Fans of Mark Knopfler will be pleased to hear he is set to release his eighth solo album Tracker on March 16 through Universal Music. The album features 11 songs and the guitar playing Knopfler is accompanied by Guy Fletcher on the keyboard,...Show More Summary
A new course at the University of Illinois at Chicago will explore Beyoncé's feminist bona fides through her art and music. [ more › ]
NBC, Donald J. Trump and Paula M. Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization, announced today the full lineup of performers and judges for “The 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant”
This news dates back over a month, but was just brought to my attention today. The website of the University of Cambridge published a report last December on the discovery of a manuscript fragment which contains the oldest known piece of polyphonic music. Show More Summary
They say that the best remote control is the one that’s closest at hand… or something like that. Blumoo lets you use your smartphone to control your TV and home theater equipment, with powerful features to customize your entertainment experience like never before. Show More Summary
Guest Post by Virginie Berger, the founder of the Paris based global strategy agency DBTH. A few days ago, I received a press release telling me that Universal Music France was settling in French-speaking Africa. Which, frankly speaking,...Show More Summary
Normally, few things in life are quite so tedious as listening to a bunch of academics discussing pop music. However this week’s Kraftwerk Konferenz at Aston University may be the… Continue reading The post Kraftwerk did more to shape modern music than anyone since the Beatles appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Vijay Iyer Trio Brooks Center for the Peforming Arts Utsey Chamber Music Series Clemson, SC 1/15/2015 The m: Vijay Iyer Trio's performance at Clemson University's Brooks Center for the Perfoming Arts was the first jazz programmed as part of the long-running Utsey Chamber Music Series. As...
Music is something universal. You don’t have to understand the words or the lyrics to enjoy music. You just know what speaks to you and what makes you feel good. Today’s image collection is all about how to capture that in an image.Show More Summary
Have you ever wondered what it feels like to file the lawsuit making access to music for incarcerated persons more difficult? Your days of wondering might soon come at an end — all you need to do is ask Universal Music Group. Several...Show More Summary
Visiting California for its spring-summer 2015 advertising campaign, Italian label Just Cavalli looks to the counterculture of the 1970s for inspiration. Celebrating freedom and universal love, the label looks to music festivals such as Coachella for a youthful reference. Show More Summary
of Montreal “Empyrean Abattoir” If you’re just going on his music, it’s hard to imagine that there’s much time when Kevin Barnes ~isn’t~ being the ultimate manic depressive intellectual queen bitch of the universe. The past couple Of Montreal records were odd, transitional works – most of Paralytic Stalks sounds like an actual nervous breakdown […]