In 2015, a coalition of copyright holders lost a court case which demanded an ISP blockade of The Pirate Bay in Sweden. A year later and Universal Music, Sony Music, Warner Music and Nordisk Film are back, hoping for a victory in a brand...Show More Summary
The School of Music at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley will begin offering a new Folk and Bluegrass Studies program starting in the Fall of 2017. This will be an instrumental concentration in the common bluegrass instruments for any UNC students in the music department. Show More Summary
Learning the history of pop music in America is inherently a fun exercise. These are songs, after all, that were made for easy recall, with hooks and rhythms that speak of universal feelings: love, loss, and good times. Marc Myers’ Anatomy...Show More Summary
Dominic Ellerbee has an entire universe in his head, propelling his music, and he's ready to share it with you. The post Stellar Dreams and Musical Expertise from Dominic Ellerbee appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Researchers from Montclair State University in New Jersey found that a touch of Spanish flamenco can be enough to make people switch to paella.
Record execs are just like the rest of us, right? No really. Not even close. In a “recognition of British music’s significance to the UK," Lucian Grainge, the chairman and CEO of UMG, was recently knighted by Prince William. (Click for the full photo.) “It is with enormous pride that...
Alx Veliz is a Toronto-based artist signed to a worldwide deal with Universal Music Group (Island Records/ UMLE / UMC). The music video (above) for his new single "U+Me" is visually stunning. Here's 10 things you need to know about the next big thing, singer-songwriter Alx Veliz: 1. Show More Summary
A Colorado State University study found that the majority of dementia and Alzheimer’s participants experienced an unexpected reversal of cognitive decline from listening to classical music. While the study was limited in size, the results as they relate to cognitive decline reversal, are huge, said the lead researcher, Jeni Cross. Show More Summary
University of Washington researchers sound out a way to help computers think and even write like a composer. Roll over, Beethoven!
The music library of the late Dietfried Bernet, who died in 2011, has been donated to Bethlehem University by his widow, Johanna Bernet. From the press release: Mrs. Bernet shed light on the comparison her husband used to make between the situation in Vienna in the 1940s and the current situation in Palestine. He lived […]
Apple Music Student Memberships are now available in additional countries including Brazil, Canada, and India. Apple has brought its Student Memberships for Apple Music to 25 new countries. These memberships allow university students...Show More Summary
Topdawg Entertainment Inc., Interscope Records and Universal Music Group must pay damages after issuing false DMCA notices which damaged an artist's reputation. Montreal hip hop artist Jonathan Emile teamed up with Kendrick Lamar onShow More Summary
The first clip from the anonymous new project is an energetic and disoriented blast.
Apple Music’s student plan is now available in 25 additional countries around the world. The plan gives college and university students around 50 percent off a single-user account, cutting the cost to $4.99 a month in the U.S. and €4.99 in Europe. Show More Summary
Those tuning in Wednesday night to TV One’s Unsung: Frankie Knuckles and the Roots of House will get an unexpected surprise. Unlike previous Unsung episodes, this one is extremely ambitious. Using Frankie Knuckles—the universally recognized “Godfather of House Music” who is perhaps best known for “The Whistle Song”—as its anchor, Unsung dares to tell the […]
New and recent publications of interest. Richard Taruskin, Russian Music at Home and Abroad (University of California) R. Howard Bloch, One Toss of the Dice: The Incredible Story of How a Poem Made Us Modern (Liveright) Christopher Fifield, Hans Richter...
Apple today began offering Apple Music Student Memberships in 25 additional countries around the world, cutting the cost of an Apple Music subscription in half for students enrolled in a college or university. Apple Music Student Membership...Show More Summary
While Zack Snyder's two Superman movies have been somewhat divisive and polarizing, one aspect of them that's gotten fairly universal praise is the music for them. Specifically, people were really high on Hans Zimmer's sprawling score for 2013's Man Of Steel. Show More Summary
(University of Utah Health Sciences) Religious and spiritual experiences activate the brain reward circuits in much the same way as love, sex, gambling, drugs and music, report researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine. The findings will be published Nov. 29 in the journal Social Neuroscience.
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – When “Hairspray Live!” comes to an end around 11 p.m. Dec. 7, it will be with a special music moment that fans of a couple of mega-lunged singers might not want to miss. Ariana...Show More Summary