Universal Music Group Chairman and Chief Executive Lucian Grainge is set to lead the world's largest record label for at least five more years as the industry's shift to digital streaming accelerates.
Almost daily we get a press release announcing how Music Service X is differentiating itself from the competition. Since its missing Universal Music and a lot of current hits, Amazon Prime Music can't have the deepest catalog, but it can make its users feel 'special' with exclusives. __________________________ Amazon today...
Vivendi has extended the contract of Universal Music CEO Lucian Grainge through 2020. "This plan will enable the company to maintain its profitable growth and continue to play a leading role in the transformation of the music industry," the company said in a statement The full text of the announcement:...
A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston shows that when plastic surgeons listen to music they prefer, their surgical technique and efficiency when closing incisions is improved. The study is currently available in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal. read more
That feeling you get from a particularly powerful piece of music has a few names, like chills or goose bumps, but Psyche Loui, a psychologist at Wesleyan University who studies the phenomenon, has a particularly descriptive way of phrasing it: "skin orgasms." In a recent piece for the BBC, science... More »
Although the final album that Frank Zappa worked on before his death came out earlier this year, the rock legend's family has many more releases planned. A new partnership between the Zappa Family Trust and Universal Music Enterprises will allow for new product releases, film and theatrical productions and trademark...
Phases of the Moon Music + Art Festival is excited to announce additional artists to the 2015 event. Joining the lineup is Warren Haynes & The Ashes & Dust Band, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Birdcloud, Blaine Cartwright and The Dropper. Show More Summary
“Waves of Light” is a musical tribute to light from the Symphony of Science series by John D. Boswell (aka “Melodysheep“). The video features beautiful images of Earth and the Universe with an autotuned voice-over by physicist Brian Cox about the science of light. The song is available in the new compilation Best of Symphony of Science.
The food giant hits all the wrong notes to the legendary rocker. The Canadian rocker and master storyteller Neil Young says: “Music is a universal language.” Yes, and when created by a people’s champion like him, music can bring down the high and mighty — just as Joshua’s trumpeters brought down the walls of Jericho. Show More Summary
Do you like the sweet sounds of Billie Holiday or the hard edge of a Metallica song? A new study from the University of Cambridge says your choice shows whether you're an empathetic or systematic thinker.
Promoted by Hilton Don’t let those vacation days go unused — take the time to play, and play well. Hilton’s here to excite and inspire the world to play harder. Music is the universal language — regardless of the lyrics, the rhythm can...Show More Summary
The country music universe was thrown into upheaval on Monday (July 20) when Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert announced they were ending their four-year marriage. And now there are multiple unconfirmed reports that the “House that Built...Show More Summary
Music training, begun as late as high school, may help improve the teenage brain's responses to sound and sharpen hearing and language skills, suggests a new Northwestern University study. The research, to be published the week of July...Show More Summary
Most universities in the United States could not open their doors without cheap adjunct labor. But where do those adjuncts go when the system breaks them? The post Where Adjuncts Go When the Music Stops appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is hosting a special summer guest: the world's oldest known cello. Known as the Amati 'King' cello, the 16th-century instrument is on loan from the National Music Museum on the campus of the University of South Dakota.Andrea Amati constructed the instrument in Cremona, Italy. Show More Summary
The next conference of the Society for Minimalist Music will occur September 24-26 at the University of Turku and the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. Once again we will be discussing where the following conference will be in 2017, again in the U.S. this time (we alternate between Europe and America). We are not without […]
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.Ellwood J. Annaheim, lecturer, performerEllwood J. Annaheim, 61, who co-directed Catholic University’s musical theater division for 15 years and retired from the university in 2011, died June 21 at a hospital in Washington. Show More Summary
Queen fans, stop looking for someone to love. Universal Music loves you and is planning to release Studio Collection, a set of all 15 studio albums from Queen in September.
In 1989 I came to Pittsburgh to attend a pre-college summer music program at Carnegie Mellon University. I was earnest about the voice lessons but, foreshadowing my adulthood, I spent any free time combing the city for new things to eat. Show More Summary
As Pitchfork Music Festival attendees flood Union Park this weekend, the Near West Side becomes the center of the city's universe for three days and nights. For those unfamiliar with the neighborhood's dining and drinking establishments—out-of-towners,...Show More Summary