Cats actually do enjoy music, but they prefer songs that sound like they were written with them in mind. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin created music that matched the same frequency range of cat vocalizations — about an octave or more higher than humans, reported Discovery News....
Universal Music Enterprises announced that they will release 26 major motion picture soundtracks and original scores on vinyl, some of them for the first time ever. Among the titles are Clueless, Boogie Nights, John Wiliiams’ scores from ET and Jaws, The Godfather, Silence Of The Lambs, Beetlejuice, and Do The Right Thing. Who doesn’t want […]
The Kanye West media tour for So Help Me God continued Monday afternoon when the artist made a pit stop for an hourlong talk at Oxford University.
Down on the southwest coast of England, the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival recently celebrated its tenth birthday. Run in collaboration with Plymouth University and the Interdisciplinary Center for Computer Music Research...Show More Summary
Greg Johnson of Acoustic Labs pays respects to Leonard Nimoy, Gene Roddenberry, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan and the other greats who we’ve lost from the Star Trek universe with this moving musical tribute. Download the track here.
The late Reverend William Sloane Coffin, Jr., former Yale University Chaplain and legendary civil rights and peace activist, described his relationship with America as that of a critical lover. Coffin was my friend and musical partner for 15 years before his death in 2006. Show More Summary
FCC Votes 3-2 To Approve New Net Neutrality Rules, Music Industry Applauds Streaming Music Income Is Greater Than Downloads In 24 Territories Digital Music Pioneer Rob Wells Exits Universal Music Without Warning 5 Underground Music Scenes That Could Explode In 2015 Spotify Launches Major Desktop Update: Adds Musixmatch Lyrics, Kills...
HTTP://ORGS.USD.EDU/NMM/GALLERIES.HTML The National Music Museum located on the University of South Dakota’s campus is offering virtual tours of the museum.
Photo by Eduardo Miranda, Plymouth University The Peninsular Arts Contemporary Music Festival, held in the UK, will receive a highly unusual entry this weekend—a duet created by man and fungus. Festival director and musician EduardoShow More Summary
Moderator – Meredith Jacob, American University Washington College of Law Jhessica Reia, Center for Technology and Society at Fundacao Getulio Vargas (CTS-FGV) – DIY or Die! Gender and Creation in Marginal Music Production Straight edge movement in Brazil: associated with vegetarianism, anarchism, as well as music, not consuming drugs/alcohol. Show More Summary
What is going on at Universal Music? A second key digital music exec has just departed even as renegotiations with iTunes, YouTube and Spotify are reportedly intensifying. David Ring, Universal Music Group's Executive Vice President of Global Digital Business is leaving the company after 19 years. His departure comes just...
With Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams absent from court, attention turned to Universal Music and subsidiary Motown on the trial's third day. read more
For those unsure about the sometimes-misunderstood difference between ‘Kitsch’ and ‘Camp’, Dr. Freya Jarman, who is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Music at the University of Liverpool, UK, provides a concise definition : “Camp enjoys and glorifies its own awfulness where kitsch doesn‘t realise it.” Dr. Jarman researches how ‘camp’ works, musically. See, […]
After finishing college, most Canberra kids face the challenging decision to either head to university or start an entry-level position in the local career factory that is the public service. For Alex Moffat, neither of these options seemed appealing. So, after enjoying a gap year in 2014, he set himself on a path to creative fulfilment [...]
You know when you're out with friends and have had a few drinks and you just start hugging everyone? That's pretty much what seemed to be happening at Universal Music's Brit Awards afterparty on Wednesday. Taylor Swift, who opened the...Show More Summary
Wolfgang Rihm© Universal Edition / Eric Marinitsch Wolfgang Rihm and his music are being celebrated in a day at the Wigmore Hall devoted to Rihm's music on Saturday 28 February 2015. Rihm will be present and heard in conversation with Tom Service. Show More Summary
Rob Wells, Universal Music’s President Of Global Digital Business, resigned suddenly late yesterday after 15 years with the company. We have the full text of his exit letter to the UMG team. As Universal Music’s President Of Global Digital Business, Rob Wells was one of digital musics' most visible figures....
“Now that Broadway-minded songwriters no longer have a universal musical language on which to draw, it isn’t possible to write a show with genuine broad-gauge audience appeal. It says everything about the desperate state of the American musical that the last theatrical song to become an enduringly popular hit, Stephen Sondheim’s “Send in the Clowns,” […]
DISC 2, TRACK 2 "Offering" From John Coltrane's Offering: Live at Temple University IMPULSE!/RESONANCE Liner notes: Sandwiched between sprawling, 20-minute-plus band epics, this hypnotic four-minute solo meditation finds the saxophonist at his gentle best. Behind the music: Recorded Nov. Show More Summary
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel talked about his company at a fireside chat at the University of Southern California on Wednesday. In addition to discussing why his company wants to get into music, Spiegel talked about how other platforms, like Twitter, encourage poor news consumption and journalism tactics. Show More Summary