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Terence Blanchard Talks New Album 'Live,' Gun Violence & Working With Spike Lee

Terence Blanchard Talks New Album 'Live,' Gun Violence & Working With Spike Lee

7 hours ago   |   Billboard

“People don't know how to take me,” says jazz trumpeter/composer Terence Blanchard with a laugh. It's a rare rainy day in Los...
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Sigur Rós announce limited-edition vinyl releases featuring new music

Sigur Rós announce limited-edition vinyl releases featuring new music

21 hours ago   |   Consequence of Sound

To coincide with their inaugural Norður og Niður Festival in Iceland late last year, Sigur Rós released limited edition vinyl featuring new or unreleased music from the band...
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ASCAP Names Nicholas Lehman Chief Strategy & Digital Officer

ASCAP Names Nicholas Lehman Chief Strategy & Digital Officer

1 day ago   |   Billboard

ASCAP, the American Society of Composer, Authors and Publishers, announced on Friday it has appointed Nick Lehman as executive vice...
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Connecting The Dots On Arvo Pärt's Symphonic Journey

Connecting The Dots On Arvo Pärt's Symphonic Journey

1 day ago   |   NPR

A new album of the Estonian composer's four symphonies trace the path of a brave artist who risked throwing it all away to reinvent himself.
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News: BMI Helps USC Students Learn the Art of Scoring

1 day ago   |   BMI   |   2 articles

Students in the University of Southern California's Scoring for Motion Picture and Television program were again this year mentored by BMI composer Christopher Lennertz, BMI...
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A shock from the wider world

A shock from the wider world

1 day ago   |   Arts Journal

About Kendrick Lamar winning the Pulitzer Prize...of course it's a great moment for the evolution of music as an art. Or rather for the recognition of how music long ago...
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A Room-Size Painting Becomes a Cello Concerto About Versailles

1 day ago   |   NY Times

An 18th-century panoramic vision of Versailles at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the inspiration for a new work by the composer Timo Andres.
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Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto Take an Exquisite Journey on 'Glass'

Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto Take an Exquisite Journey on 'Glass'

1 day ago   |   Pop Matters

In his 1977 book The Tuning of the World , acoustic ecology pioneer R. Murray Schafer lays out two main categories of music based on the impulses leading to their creation...
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Paul de Jong's 'You Fucken Sucker' Is Angry, Obscene and All Over the Place

Paul de Jong's 'You Fucken Sucker' Is Angry, Obscene and All Over the Place

1 day ago   |   Pop Matters

Last October I saw Paul de Jong perform inside a Brooklyn synagogue. In between songs, he shared news of his upcoming album. " You Fucken Sucker . That's what it's called...
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Critic's Notebook: Two Downtown Luminaries, Still Blazing

1 day ago   |   NY Times

With a bit of hustle, it was possible on a single evening to see the composer-performers Eve Beglarian and Joan La Barbara, both New York stars.
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Hey, world, be on the look out for hot new music by All Reach. Music to quench your soul's thirst. Motivational or let's say inspiring music for the soul, from morning to... Read more ...

'Austin Powers' Actor Verne Troyer Dies at 49

'Austin Powers' Actor Verne Troyer Dies at 49

Verne Troyer, an actor best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, has died at age 49, according to a statement on the... Read more ...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Celebrated Queen Elizabeth's Birthday Like...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Celebrated Queen Elizabeth's Birthday Like True Royals

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepped out in style for Queen Elizabeth II's 92nd birthday on Saturday. The couple, who will officially tie the knot on May 19 at St George's... Read more ...

Coachella Security Appear To Beat Up Belly During The Weeknd's Set

Coachella Security Appear To Beat Up Belly During The Weeknd's Set

Belly - the Weeknd-affiliated rapper who co-wrote much of Beauty Behind The Madness, not the recently reunited alt-rock quartet led by Tanya Donelly - was seemingly attacked by... Read more ...

Fiona Apple - “I Can't Wait To Meet You”

Fiona Apple - “I Can't Wait To Meet You”

Since 2011, Carnegie Hall has run a program called the Lullaby Project , which helps pregnant women and new mothers in hospitals, homeless shelters, schools, and prisons write... Read more ...

Watch Ariana Grande Cover Marvin Gaye During Surprise Coachella Appearance

Watch Ariana Grande Cover Marvin Gaye During Surprise Coachella Appearance

Ariana Grande returned yesterday " No Tears Left To Cry ," her first new music since last year's devastating terrorist attack at her concert in Manchester. Although the song's... Read more ...

Taylor Swift's Stalker Broke Into Her NYC Home and Took Nap, Police Say

Taylor Swift's Stalker Broke Into Her NYC Home and Took Nap, Police Say

Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say officers investigating a reported break-in... Read more ...

Avicii's Longtime Manager Ash Pournouri Shares Heartfelt Message Following Death

Avicii's Longtime Manager Ash Pournouri Shares Heartfelt Message Following Death

Ash Pournouri, the longtime manager of superstar DJ/producer Avicii, has shared a heartfelt message following the Swedish artist's untimely death... Read more ...

Nick Jonas Pays Tribute to Avicii With Performance of 'Wake Me Up'

Nick Jonas Pays Tribute to Avicii With Performance of 'Wake Me Up'

Nick Jonas performed a touching, stripped-down version of one of Avicii's greatest hits after news broke of the DJ/producer's passing on... Read more ...

Girl, Trust Me - Meghan Markle's Spring Dress Is 1 You've Already Been Eyeing

Girl, Trust Me - Meghan Markle's Spring Dress Is 1 You've Already Been Eyeing

When Meghan Markle and Prince Harry arrived at a special reception in honor of the 2018 Invictus Games, Meghan was wearing a look that screamed "Spring has arrived!" The floral... Read more ...

Diplo Remembers His Friend Avicii: 'You Should Have Lived to be 150, But...

Diplo Remembers His Friend Avicii: 'You Should Have Lived to be 150, But Your Music is Gonna Live Forever'

Dance music lovers across the globe are mourning the loss of Avicii, who was found dad in Muscat, Oman on Friday afternoon . The Swedish DJ... Read more ...