Bearded country star Chris Stapleton is still riding high off of the breakout success of his 2015 debut Traveller, and this afternoon, he earned himself a standing ovation at Universal Music Group’s Country Radio Seminar showcase in Nashville. As Rolling Stone reports, the mountain man played “Either Way,” a song off of Lee Ann Womack’s […]
Microsoft wants to show off how the teams of two popular music-based apps, Figure and Shazam, created their recent universal Windows 10 versions for both PC and Mobile. The promotion comes via the official blog of Steve Guggenheimer, Microsoft's chief developer evangelist....
by Bill Pearis As if not content with movies, Blu-Ray, videogames, books, comics, and trading cards, the Star Wars universe is now officially expanding into dance music. Executive produced by Rick Rubin, Star Wars Headspace is an album featuring Royksopp,...
Access rich, clear music even while wearing your helmet with Chips, the universal wireless helmet audio system. Designed and developed by Outdoor Technology, this system provides you with high quality
Universal Pictures has won a bidding war for an untitled R-rated musical comedy set to star Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Universal Pictures has acquired an untitled comedy musical pitch based on an original idea from 21 Jump Street scribe Michael Bacall and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Gordon-Levitt and Channing Tatum are attached to star, and Bacall will write the screenplay. Show More Summary
The Konvalia Quartet playing on electric string instruments On Sunday 31 January 2016 I took part in the Classical Music Hyper Production and Practice-As-Research Conference organised by the London College of Music at the University of West London. Show More Summary
By Tanya Basu In 2004, Charles Spence, a professor of experimental psychology at Oxford University, published the first of many papers that marked him as the premier expert of the way sound and food work with our minds to create illusions of taste. Show More Summary
Another "American Idol" winner has parted ways with Universal Music. Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery has left Mercury Nashville/Interscope.
The story of Anti won’t end, and I’m more than OK with it. Vulture reports this afternoon that, after learning Tidal blamed them for the album’s accidental leak last Thursday, Universal Music Group has denied all wrongdoing. Read more...
SoundCloud has big plans for 2016 after closing licensing deals with both Universal and Warner Music.
A universe of primary colors emerges in Filipino animator Megan Palero's video for Your Gay Thoughts' "Spitting Image."
The new Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University, Professor Brian Schmidt AC, has announced a comprehensive community consultation on the ANU School of Music to identify options to help build on the school’s long-term future, with the aim of reinvigorating it by 2017. Professor Schmidt said the consultations would involve discussions with a wide range of [...]
Students from two different universities created an audio installation of networked machines and people.
This Friday, 5 February 2016 the Faculty of Music at Oxford University is hosting an edit-a-thon to update and improve Wikipedia entries related to Tudor Music. The edit-a-thon is being coordinated by the Tudor Partbooks project at the faculty. Show More Summary
TIDAL says the error happened with Universal Music Group.
David Huron, Professor of Music at Ohio State University, has written an absorbing book titled, Sweet anticipation: music and the psychology of expectation. When we listen to music, our relationship with it changes with repeated exposure. We predict what is coming, and then there is a pleasure derived when the music matches our predictions. [...]
Bernie Sanders went from political to musical while courting the college vote during a Saturday night rally and concert at the University of Iowa. The Democratic presidential hopeful joined headliners Vampire Weekend onstage during their...Show More Summary
If your music video features both Beyoncé and a dazzling universe of Indian performers, fashion, and landmarks, the rest of us have to assume you're comfortable taking a backseat on this one. To wit, here's Coldplay's jewel-colored "Hymn to the Weekend" video. Chris Martin and the gang are in there... More »
This week Nashville Scene released the results of its 16th annual country music critics poll. Country Universe is proud to be represented with voter participation from Kevin Coyne, Tara Seetharam, Jonathan Keefe and Sam Gazdziak. The article also includes published commentary from Sam and Tara.