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'Like Bach in music': Alfred Hitchcock's towering influence

The British director was born 120 years ago, and his films have hardly aged. Three Hitchcock experts explain why the master of suspense remains one of the most influential filmmakers ever....

'Like Bach in music': Alfred Hitchcock's towering influence

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Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - Bach "A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday."...
00:39 2019-07-25

Psycho to The 39 Steps: on set with Alfred Hitchcock – in pictures The innovative director made a string of suspense-filled classics. Here, we see him telling actors how to faint, wear handcuffs – and play an icy blonde Continue reading......
10:01 2019-05-28

Young Alfred kills, fucks in new Pennyworth trailer EPIX has been teasing its DC series about a hot, young Alfred Pennyworth who, years before cleaning up after Batman, was a badass spy with a rapier wit. We’ve seen a few teasers, but now the show’s got a full trailer that sets up Alfred’s partnership with Thomas Wayne and the criminal conspiracy in ...
05:39 2019-06-13

Towering Broadway director and producer Harold 'Hal' Prince dead at 91 Harold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as "The Phantom of the Opera," ''Cabaret," ''Company" and "Sweeney Todd" and won a staggering 21 Tony Awards, has died....
20:39 2019-07-31

| Norway draft in towering press officer to prepare for Renard Norway have drafted in their towering male press officer to help prepare for the looming figure of French star Wendie Renard in their World Cup Group A showdown....
18:26 2019-06-11

Battlefield V's New Map Brings Towering Cliffsides And Fast-Paced Carnage Battlefield V’s initial post-launch plans focused on story and special game modes, with only a large tank-themed map breaking up the pace. Fans then waited eagerly over the next several months for new battlefields, their patience eventually rewarded with an intense coastal map in June. This past wee...
01:39 2019-08-02

Fantasy Football update: Ezekiel Elliott holdout creating Alfred Morris option August is here, training camps are in full swing, and the preseason started Thursday night. What has started already and will be coming in droves over these next few weeks are injury news, holdout updates, training camp surprises and gaudy preseason stats by a player you may or may not have heard of...
22:39 2019-08-02

'Dukes of Hazzard' star Catherine Bach hits back after Casey Affleck said he couldn’t watch the ‘sexist’ show Catherine Bach is speaking out after Casey Affleck claimed his parents didn’t allow him or his brother Ben Affleck to watch “Dukes of Hazzard” growing up because it was “sexist.”...
23:52 2019-08-08

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by more than 70% in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The service currently has approximately 32 million subscri...
15:52 2019-07-12

Warner Chappell Music acquires Gene Autry Music Group Warner Chappell Music announced on Thursday that it has acquired the 1,500-plus songs of the Gene Autry Music Group. The “Singing Cowboy’s” catalogue includes the holiday standard “Here Comes Santa Claus,” as well as Autry’s signature song, “Back In The Saddle Again.” Among other classics picked up ...
03:52 2019-05-31

YouTube Music just got a crazy new feature that Spotify and Apple Music can’t copy Spotify and Apple Music are the two dominant forces in music streaming at the moment, but they are far from the only options available. One of the other big names in streaming is YouTube Music, and while it may not be able to compete with Apple and Spotify on every front, it does some things those s...
17:26 2019-07-19

YouTube and Universal Music are teaming up to remaster 1,000 classic music videos We all love revisiting classic music videos from time to time, but it's safe to say that many older clips don't hold up quite as well as they should – largely due to being made for TV viewing in the standard definition era.YouTube and Universal Music Group (UMG) apparently feel the ...
04:52 2019-06-20

YouTube and Universal Music Group are remastering old music videos YouTube is perhaps the single biggest public repository of music videos, but many are bit outdated, with visuals and audio designed for old TVs with single speakers, and others that could use a bit of an upgrade too. Many videos from major artists wi......
18:52 2019-06-19

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming services for you to choose from out there, the only two...
23:13 2019-06-05

Can the moon really influence your health? People have long believed that the moon could influence their sleep, their mood, even their fertility. Are any of these beliefs true? We investigate....
02:52 2019-08-10

2019 CMT Music Awards: Everything you need to know about the country music awards show The CMT Music Awards air live at 7 p.m. on CMT on Wednesday. See who's performing and who's up for awards.        ...
18:39 2019-06-05

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
00:13 2019-05-24

ETF 'Heartbeats' Show Influence of Indexes A popular BlackRock ETF that tracks companies with healthy balance sheets shed $1.5 billion on a single day last week as benchmarks created by MSCI were undergoing their semiannual rebalancing....
15:26 2019-06-05

The far right may not have cleaned up, but its influence now dominates Europe | Cas Mudde These elections were no victory for democracy – upbeat responses to the results show how much the far right has joined the mainstreamElections are not about the actual results, but about the interpretation of those results. It is about framing – 20% of the vote can be a win or a loss, depending on t...
16:26 2019-05-28

No Action On Unnao Survivor's Complaint "Under Influence" Of MLA: CBI The CBI has told a Delhi court that Uttar Pradesh Police was "lackadaisical" in handling the 2017 case of a minor girl who was raped in Unnao allegedly by MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar....
18:26 2019-08-09

EU Compromise Exposes Merkel's Waning Influence Germany’s Angela Merkel ceded ground to France’s Emmanuel Macron in this week’s agreement to apportion the EU’s top jobs. The deal exposed the chancellor’s shrinking influence on the international stage while highlighting the French president’s ability to strike unconventional alliances....
21:52 2019-07-04

China not seeking 'sphere of influence' in Pacific, Xi says China is not seeking a sphere of influence in Pacific Ocean island states, President Xi Jinping told the visiting prime minister of Vanuatu amid fears in Western capitals of China's growing role in the region....
06:00 2019-05-29

A Brooklyn Exhibition Flaunts Street Art’s Influence The graffiti historian Roger Gastman has put together “Beyond the Streets New York,” which includes works by Shepard Fairey, Jenny Holzer and others....
17:52 2019-06-21

Your gut bacteria may influence whether you get drug side effects A study in mice suggests human gut bacteria breakdown many drug treatments - a finding that could explain why drugs are less effective in some people...
17:52 2019-06-03

Gut bacteria might influence how our brains develop as children Two-year-olds with higher abundances of two particular gut microbes have more activity in brain regions associated with attention and language acquisition...
19:26 2019-06-27

'Like the centre of a wheel': the eternal influence of Joy Division Forty years after their debut album, the Manchester band continue to influence not just music, but graphic design, literature, film and more. Moby, the Killers, Jon Savage and others explain whyI initially saw Joy Division when they were known as Warsaw in 1977, but the first time I thought they wer...
01:13 2019-06-19

Epstein Paid Off Suspected Co-Conspirators To "Influence" Them: Reports Jeffrey Epstein, the financier charged with sexually abusing young girls in a case that led to the resignation of the US labor secretary, was accused Friday of paying off possible co-conspirators to......
04:00 2019-07-13

Russia, China Vie for Influence as U.S. Plans Afghan Exit As the U.S. seeks an exit from the Afghan war, Central Asia is on the cusp of a new era, with Russia and China vying for influence in a region that will no longer be dominated by America’s post-9/11 undertaking to bring peace and stability to Afghanistan....
15:13 2019-06-18

In Duisburg, China expands trade influence in Germany As one of the end points for China's vast new global trade route, the former industrial city of Duisburg is well known to many Chinese businesses. Many Duisburg residents are optimistic about Beijing's growing influence....
23:39 2019-06-16

Italian premier denies Russian influence over government Allegations connecting Matteo Salvini's League party with Russian oil money have rocked Italian politics. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told parliament that he still trusted in the governing coalition....
05:26 2019-07-25

Chief trade negotiator: UK had little influence before Brexit vote The man in charge of leading the government's global trade negotiations has told Sky News that the UK "had very little influence on the international trade system" before voting to leave the European Union....
02:52 2019-07-15

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
23:26 2019-05-23

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06:52 2019-08-01

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administration over the question last year....
04:26 2019-05-31

How a Trump Ally Tested the Boundaries of Washington’s Influence Game Amid a federal investigation, new details show the scope of Elliott Broidy’s efforts to promote the causes of foreign clients as he sought to profit from them....
20:26 2019-08-13

A gene linked to alcohol habits may influence who you choose to marry People in a relationship tend to drink a similar amount, but it’s not clear why. Now it seems that a gene linked to alcohol use may shape our choice of partners...
17:39 2019-05-21

Pentagon study: Russia outgunning U.S. in race for global influence A divided America is failing to counter Moscow's efforts to undermine democracy and cast doubt on U.S. alliances, says the report, which warns of a surge in 'political warfare.'...
12:52 2019-06-30

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through social media....
18:01 2019-06-17

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of American newspapers publish their letters, according to new research published Tuesday....
07:13 2019-05-29

Baku farce is a reminder football should use its influence for the better | Paul MacInnes Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s absence from the Europa League final suggests the sport must rise to this political momentJust as political enthusiasts found themselves casually deploying the lexicon of international trade after the Brexit vote, so football supporters are having to brush up on their internatio...
22:26 2019-05-21

Turkey: Erdogan influence bars mayors-elect from office Istanbul, where the mayoral vote is due to be rerun after presidential pressure, isn't the only place where local election results remain contested. In Turkey's east, several winners have also been shut out of office....
17:26 2019-06-01

France's Sarkozy to face trial for influence peddling: lawyer Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will stand trial for influence peddling after the country's highest court rejected his final bid to have the case thrown out, his lawyer said on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-06-19

France's Sarkozy loses bid to avoid influence peddling trial Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will stand trial for influence peddling after the country's highest court rejected his final bid to have the case thrown out, his lawyer said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-06-19

Former Fed leaders fight Trump's attempts to influence central bank Four former Federal Reserve leaders are stressing the importance of an independent central bank in maintaining economic stability as President Trump attempts to influence its current chief through barbed public statements and Twitter posts....
22:13 2019-08-06

Facebook Says It Took Down Shady Influence Campaign Tied To Saudi Arabia People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook Inc to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on......
03:00 2019-08-02

Despite bruised ego, Macron starts real campaign for Brussels influence Emmanuel Macron may have ended up with a disappointing second place in the European election in France, but his battle for influence in Brussels can now begin in earnest - and he is in a stronger position to wage that fight than two years ago....
13:52 2019-05-27

Israeli tycoon 'hired intelligence firm to influence tax policy' Idan Ofer allegedly hired Black Cube in 2014 but firm denies meeting and is suing TV showAn Israeli investigative TV show has claimed that one of the country’s richest men hired the Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to dig up dirt on a cabinet minister. Black Cube denied the allegations. Idan Ofe...
13:39 2019-06-07

Four eastern EU states to discuss top jobs, keen to boost their influence The leaders of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic will discuss in Budapest on Thursday potential candidates for top jobs in the European Union coming up for grabs shortly, in a sign of regional coordination by the so-called Visegrad Four....
00:39 2019-06-13

Peugeot e-Legend: how the popular concept will influence the maker's future Attractive lines are based on 1969 504 Coupé Peugeot's retro-inspired EV is more myth than legend. But we've been finding out which parts will make production Philippe-Emmanuel Jean – Peugeot’s brand plan and concept car strategy chief – gets out the answer before I’ve even asked the question. “O...
08:52 2019-07-08

Biden seems to have biggest influence on Essence Festival conversation — despite absence Some at gathering of black women say the former vice president’s relationship with Barack Obama isn’t enough to excuse his recent missteps about race....
11:00 2019-07-08

Wolff: Hungary an "awful" race for Bottas, won't influence '20 call Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff admits he wasn't able to celebrate Lewis Hamilton's Hungarian GP victory fully because Valtteri Bottas had endured such an "awful" race...
22:39 2019-08-07

NSA: Foreign election trolls fueled by cryptocurrencies, 'influence packages' Nation-states are still active on social media and working to influence public opinion and rancor, even as companies like Facebook and Twitter have tried to put controls on foreign trolls....
06:52 2019-07-24

Modi woos Sri Lanka, Maldives as India fends off Chinese influence Indian Premier Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka on a brief visit that New Delhi says emphasizes his "neighborhood-first policy." China is also trying to exert its influence in both Sri Lanka and the Maldives....
15:26 2019-06-09

Jeffrey Epstein spent $350K to ‘influence’ potential witnesses: feds Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein used some of his staggering net worth of $500 million to “influence” potential witnesses against him, Manhattan federal prosecutors charged Friday. The globe-trotting former hedge-fund manager — who was arrested in New Jersey last week for allegedly tr...
00:52 2019-07-13

Facebook says it dismantles covert influence campaign tied to Saudi government People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on Thursday....
23:13 2019-08-01

AFN chief vows to influence party platforms in advance of federal election Perry Bellegarde said 61.5 per cent of eligible First Nations voters cast their ballots in 2015, and he wants that number to increase during the upcoming election....
01:26 2019-07-24

Google's Tool to Tame Russia-Style Election Influence Has Flaws Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
17:52 2019-07-17

Leaked documents reveal Russian effort to exert influence in Africa Exclusive: Kremlin ally Yevgeny Prigozhin leading push to turn continent into strategic hub, documents showRussia is seeking to bolster its presence in at least 13 countries across Africa by building relations with existing rulers, striking military deals, and grooming a new generation of “leaders” ...
14:26 2019-06-11

Final round of U.S. Women's Open will have heavy Duke influence The Blue Devil bonanza at the top of the leaderboard will be quite the storyline in Sunday's final round of the U.S. Women's Open.        ...
04:39 2019-06-02

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
16:13 2019-06-14

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
00:00 2019-08-08

Ex-Russian Arms Tycoon Quietly Wields Influence In British PM Race A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the......
18:01 2019-07-19

Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news Enlarge / Old news, new fish. (credit: Rick Barrentine/Getty Images) Researchers at Recorded Future have uncovered what appears to be a new, growing social media-based influence operation involving more than 215 social media accounts. While relatively small in comparison to influence and disinform...
19:39 2019-06-12

DOJ tells Mueller to confine testimony to contents of report on Russian influence The Department of Justice told former special counsel Robert Mueller that he must restrict his testimony to two House panels to the contents of his report on Russian influence in the 2016 election, according to a report. “Any testimony must remain within the boundaries of your public report because ...
19:26 2019-07-23

China’s influence on campus chills free speech in Australia, New Zealand Actions by the Communist Party and its supporters on college campuses are spurring concerns over the drawbacks of close economic ties with an assertive authoritarian state....
15:39 2019-08-09

Bitter Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who says he is trying to stop the country from becoming a religious state....
19:13 2019-05-30

Chinese influence surges at UN, as US warns of ‘concerted push’ to advance agenda The recent election of a Chinese official to a top U.N. organization is the latest sign of a steadily growing influence of China at the world body -- something the U.S. is warning is a “concerted push” by China to advance its interests and authoritarian agenda abroad. ...
18:52 2019-07-13

Italy’s far-right leader calls allegations of Russian influence a ‘James Bond’ fantasy Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s appearance before the Senate shed no new light on whether the head of the ruling party, Matteo Salvini, knew about his ally’s dealings in Moscow....
02:39 2019-07-25

Labour antisemitism: Corbyn aide wanted to influence party’s panel Jeremy Corbyn's top aide instructed party officials to compile a dossier setting out how Labour's highest disciplinary body could be challenged, leaked emails have revealed....
21:26 2019-07-19

Ex-France president Sarkozy to face trial on charges of corruption, influence-peddling Nicolas Sarkozy, the former president of France, will stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling after the country’s highest court rejected his final appeal Tuesday....
07:52 2019-06-20

Australia and PNG pledge closer ties as Canberra seeks to renew Pacific influence Australia and Papua New Guinea said on Monday their leaders will meet annually in a bid to foster closer ties, which Canberra believes is important in its bid to counter China's quest for greater influence in the Pacific....
10:13 2019-07-22

Toronto Raptors: The British influence behind historic NBA title win over Golden State Warriors Toronto Raptors' first NBA title against Golden State Warriors may have sealed the first win by a Canadian franchise, but the result came with a heavy British influence....
16:01 2019-06-14

Ethics board rules Trudeau exerted improper influence in SNC-Lavalin scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau exerted improper political influence by pressuring a former justice minister to drop an investigation into contractor SNC-Lavalin, an ethics board ruled Wednesday....
15:26 2019-08-16

‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin says outspoken fans won’t influence book ending "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin won’t let outspoken fans of the acclaimed HBO show dictate how he writes the book ending of his epic fantasy saga....
04:01 2019-07-16

‘My Peter’: Rising influence of controversial Trump trade adviser Navarro concerns his critics The effectiveness of Navarro’s approach will be put to the test if Trump follows through on his threats and musings about implementing tariffs and tightening U.S. trade practices....
03:52 2019-06-13

Behar says Ben Carson is under POTUS' 'influence,' cites Trump's 'cult of mentally crazy people' Housing and Urban Devlopment Secretary Ben Carson received some tough criticism from "The View" where co-hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg suggested he was making poor, misinformed decisions as head of the department....
20:13 2019-05-22

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his tricks, but also with his business endeavors. Hawk spoke to Business Insider about skateboarding coming to...
05:26 2019-08-14

Trolls using Instagram to 'try to show Trump as a Russian puppet,' influence 2020 US presidential election, study says As the 2020 U.S. presidential election campaign draws nearer, an independent study has uncovered a coordinated troll campaign using Instagram in an attempt to damage President Donald Trump....
17:13 2019-05-21

Chelsea star Millie Bright hails John Terry influence as she eyes World Cup glory with England England defender Millie Bright has revealed how John Terry is still giving her and other Chelsea players support, despite the former Blues captain leaving the club two years ago....
14:52 2019-06-05

Jeffrey Epstein: Jailed US billionaire 'tried to influence witnesses with $350,000 payouts' Jailed US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who stands accused of sex-trafficking underage girls, sent $350,000 payouts to two witnesses, US prosecutors have claimed....
18:00 2019-07-13

An Important Message: This Man With A Top Hat And Twisty Mustache Is Visiting Schools Warning Students About The Dangers Of Piloting Hot Air Balloons Under The Influence Of Dr. Fixit’s Vigor-Inducing Delousing Tonic And Quaffable Cure-All It’s a dangerous world out there, but one intrepid educator is going around the country to make sure our nation’s youth enter that world prepared: This man with a top hat and twisty mustache is visiting schools to warn students about the dangers of piloting hot air balloons while under the influence...
06:13 2019-07-13

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin says fans won't influence book ending George R.R. Martin says "Game of Thrones" fans won't influence how he ends his book series, even if the Internet can be difficult to ignore.        ...
07:26 2019-07-18

Laine Hardy talks his 'American Idol' win, Elvis influence and 'Vampire Diaries' obsession Hours after he was crowned the next "American Idol," country crooner Laine Hardy talks to USA TODAY about the season and what's next for him.        ...
15:52 2019-05-21

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Others are perfectly content with their weekly Spotify Discover playlist. But if you need more ways to find music, here are some ideas, taken from Twitter users, my colleagues at Lifehacker’s pu...
01:52 2019-08-17

The best music of 2019 so far Just six months into a great year in music, we’ve seen strange, galactic records from R&B innovators Solange and Flying Lotus. In the crowded field of hip-hop, emerging talents like Denzel Curry, Little Simz, and Zelooperz have separated from the pack—not to mention Tierra Whack, whose five sing...
15:13 2019-06-22

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just follow the music....
22:13 2019-07-02

Music to Apple's Ears Apple’s AirPods met with no small amount of derision when they first hit the market three years ago. Now the company is laughing all the way to the bank as sales of wearables and accessories surged 48% in the fiscal third quarter....
17:26 2019-08-01

Which is the best music streaming service for you? [Image Credit: Burst/Pexels]There was a time when there was only one or two music streaming services to choose from – or you could just be cheap and rely on YouTube. But when it comes to music streaming these days, we're spoilt by the number of options on offer. What makes it even m...
20:52 2019-08-02

Go-go music, gentrification collide in DC Fans of go-go music in a historically black neighborhood in Washington, D.C. say changing demographics and gentrification are threating the pulsating sounds that have echoed across their streets for years. (May 30)        ...
11:52 2019-05-30

Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been He was falling apart. Brilliant and tortured, devout and driven, Johnny Cash had been discovered in the Memphis of Sun Records–the musical milieu that gave America Elvis Presley–and had built a career that, by the late 1960s, he seemed determined to destroy through an addiction to pills....
13:26 2019-08-16

This is what MacOS 10.15 music and TV apps could look like We've heard iTunes' closure could be imminent, as Apple splits the platform's content into a few different newer apps – and now we could know what iTunes' replacement apps look like.Exclusive screenshots shared with 9to5Mac show the interface of Apple's new music and ...
13:52 2019-06-02

Dolby wants you to experience music in a new way Dolby's high-end audio is popular with movies and TV shows. The company looks to bring it to streaming and re-imagine classic and new recordings.        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

Why Tencent Music Is Stuck With the Same Old Song China’s largest online music company will struggle to change its tune. Buying a stake in Universal won’t help Tencent solve one of its more-serious problems....
13:39 2019-08-13

Focus@Will uses music to help you get more stuff done, and it’s over 75% off today While the radio or the music of your favorite band might seem like a solution to help screen out the noise, you might be surprised how broadcasts and even off-kilter composition can still throw you off your game. Focus@Will is created with a simple purpose: to block out interferences and keep you ho...
15:13 2019-07-08

Translating proteins into music, and back Want to create a brand new type of protein that might have useful properties? No problem. Just hum a few bars. In a surprising marriage of science and art, researchers at MIT have developed a system for converting the molecular structures of proteins, the basic building blocks of all living being...
20:39 2019-06-27

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s most successful exporter of New Orleans style and sound, Dr. John’s accomplishments were as numerous as they were colorful. After all, how many other ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
15:13 2019-05-24

Man says he killed teen for listening to rap music Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music.        ...
19:13 2019-07-08

What classical music and Rammstein have in common The German shock rockers might seem stylistically light years away from classical music — but only at first glance. Take a closer look, and listen, and you'll hear intrinsic similarities, says DW's Rick Fulker....
05:52 2019-08-06

Get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 Prime Day 2019 is only days away, but that isn't stopping Amazon Australia from offering early promotions exclusively for its Prime members.Existing Aussie Prime members who have never tried Amazon's Music Unlimited service before can sign up now and get four months of tunes for just $0.99...
07:52 2019-07-04

NCT 127 is "Superhuman" in their captivating new music video Immediately after wrapping up their first North American tour, which included stops at Good Morning America and The Late Late Show With James Corden, K-pop group NCT 127 hasn’t wasted any time releasing their fourth mini album, We Are Superhuman (which you may remember us mentioning during our new m...
23:13 2019-05-24

Why Fans Think Adele Is About to Release New Music Rumor has it! Adele fans are speculating that their favorite singer is about to drop new music, as soon as TOMORROW! It's been four years since the Grammy winner released an album,......
03:26 2019-06-21

Why do gyms play such loud music? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhy do gyms play music so loudly? It’s like being in a nightclub. Even when wearing headphones to listen to one’s own music, it is impossible to b...
00:13 2019-06-19

At the Schumannfest, it's about Clara — and other women in music Wife, mother of eight, pianist, musical adviser, concert manager, composer: Clara Schumann is in the spotlight at Bonn's Schumannfest — along with other female composers and performers....
10:39 2019-06-03

Not OK, computer: how it feels to have your music leaked When Radiohead were held to ransom by hackers, they shrugged and put 18 hours of unheard material online for free. But for other artists, having music leaked can be devastating In 1997, Radiohead imagined a future in which technological dependency and out-of-control consumerism had merged to form a ...
10:13 2019-06-17

Five of the best fitness and music festivals in the UK for 2019 Begone boozy festivals, these events follow a trend for healthy holidays by adding running and fitness into a mix that also includes live music and DJsThe beaches, tidal islands, woodlands and coastal paths of the Gower will play host to this music and running festival, now in its third year. The ma...
15:52 2019-05-22

New music from Lindsay Lohan is exactly what we deserve Over the past few years, whenever we’ve come across Lindsay Lohan news it was usually accompanied with a bit of a WTF element—mainly because she was doing things like handing out unsolicited legal advice or defending Trump or accosting homeless Russian people on the street. So this latest revelation...
03:13 2019-06-04

Is this our first glimpse of macOS 10.15’s Music and TV apps? We expect Apple to officially show off macOS 10.15 – the upcoming version of its operating system for Mac and MacBook computers – at its WWDC 2019 event on June 3, and screenshots have emerged that appear to show off the new Music and TV apps that are being rumored to debut with the up...
12:13 2019-05-30

Classical music for the streaming generation Classical music fans often struggle to find what they want on Spotify and Apple, so a Berlin streaming startup is plugging the gap. The Idagio app is also seizing on the popularity of the genre in Asia....
15:26 2019-05-23

Sheila E. still drumming up new music and hot collabs Sheila E. might be known for “The Glamorous Life,” but the star percussionist and singer has battled her share of setbacks — including physical injuries. “Last tour, I sprained my ankle and messed up my Achilles as well a year and a half ago, and it just got better a month ag...
02:39 2019-06-21

There’s A Whole Lot Of Final Fantasy Music On Spotify Now Streaming music service Spotify is generally hit-or-miss for video game soundtracks. That’s not so for Final Fantasy anymore, as official soundtracks for all the main games and many of its spin-offs are now available for your listening pleasure....
00:26 2019-06-07

After Decades of Music, Tanglewood Talks With its first major building project in 25 years at its summer home in the Berkshires, the Boston Symphony places a bet on the booming lecture business....
17:39 2019-07-31

Don't miss: Armstrong, the science of music and codebreaking This week, check out the latest film on the moon landings, try some physics karaoke and visit the Science Museum’s display on codebreaking down the ages...
18:39 2019-07-06

Charlie Daniels says he's not a big fan of new country music: 'I can't tell one song from another' Charlie Daniels of the Charlie Daniels Band performed for the "Fox & Friends" All-American Summer Concert Series on Friday, and gave his opinion on some of the new country music hitting the charts. ...
18:52 2019-06-21

That Glitchy Music Video on YouTube? It’s Getting an Upgrade The streaming service and Universal Music Group have teamed up to revamp more than 1,000 videos from artists including Lady Gaga, Tom Petty, Billy Idol and the Spice Girls....
18:13 2019-06-19

The best CD ripper 2019: back up your whole music library A CD ripper is an essential tool for archiving your music library. If you rip tracks from CDs using Windows Explorer (or any other regular media player), the quality of those files will never be as good as the original discs due to errors when data is read, and compression when it’s encoded.I...
18:39 2019-06-19

Judge: Woodstock music festival can license its name to pot A judge says the owners of the Woodstock music festival name can license it to create a marijuana brand marking the 50th anniversary of the famed gathering....
18:26 2019-07-31

Why Can't I Hear the Vocals When Playing Music on My Phone? We have a fun one in this week’s Tech 911 column. It’s such a weird issue at first glance, that I won’t even tee it up with a lofty introduction. I’ll let Lifehacker reader Natalie explain—and, yes, she called the subject line of her email “YouTube Audio Witchcraft.” That’s how quirky this one is....
16:52 2019-06-07

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
20:26 2019-06-19

Tencent Deal Music to Vivendi's Ears---for Now A potential deal to sell a stake in Universal Music Group to Tencent is better for the Paris-listed conglomerate’s paper valuation than its cash returns....
21:26 2019-08-06

Listening to Music Before Getting Anesthesia Can Help You Stay Calm A dose of music might be enough to calm your worries before certain medical procedures. According to a new study out this week, patients who listened to music before having anesthesia injected into them had their level of anxiety lowered as much as those who took a mild sedative.Read more......
23:39 2019-07-19

Country music fans erupt for Lil Nas X at CMA Fest NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An hour before Lil Nas X made his debut on the CMA Fest stage, fans were already chanting for “Old Town Road.” The 20-year-old rapper came out in a sparkly orange denim suit and white cowboy hat and boots to sing the viral hit on Saturday night in Nashville for te...
23:13 2019-06-10

Roxodus music festival cancelled, organizers say The event, which boasted a lineup with Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Nickelback, Lynyrd Skynyrd, announced the cancellation of the four-day show on Wednesday morning. ...
14:26 2019-07-03

I Am Very Into These Rad Retrofuturistic Synthwave Music Videos With Cars Today I learned there is a whole genre of YouTube videos which are just cool car scenes from shows and films with techno/electro/synthwavey-sounding music laid over them. I am 100 percent here for it....
18:39 2019-06-15

In Streaming Age, Classical Music Gets Lost in the Metadata Has music streaming ignored aficionados of Mozart and Beethoven? Two new services, Idagio and Primephonic, address the needs of the genre’s discerning listeners....
01:26 2019-06-24

Rheingau Music Festival: 'We are totally independent' In a country with a highly subsidized culture scene, Germany's Rheingau Music Festival stands out — it doesn't depend on public funding. The managing director explains how that works....
19:00 2019-06-21

Best soundbars for TV shows, movies and music in 2019 As TV displays get slimmer and slimmer, their built-in speakers tend to be lacking. Let's face it, even the best Samsung TV could use an external speaker system – and that's why we've round up the very best soundbars on the market in one handy guide.If you admire the slim aesth...
11:39 2019-08-07

‘Yesterday’ proves The Beatles’ music is as timeless as ever Paul is dead! In director Danny Boyle’s clever new comedy, “Yesterday,” that famous hoax is actually sorta true. A man wakes up after a bike accident during a blackout to discover a world where all submarines are gray, blackbirds sing in the afternoon and all you need is cash — The Beatles never hap...
19:00 2019-06-27

Everyone is in Taylor Swift's new music video for "You Need To Calm Down" Last Friday Taylor Swift dropped her newest single “You Need To Calm Down,” an upbeat wag of the finger at anonymous online hate and the toxic obsession with other people’s lives—in particular, those within the LGBTQ+ community. Since then, Swift released a number of teasers hinting towards a star-s...
20:13 2019-06-17

YouTube Music app will soon let you automatically download up to 500 songs Google has given YouTube Music's Offline Mixtape feature a huge overhaul, enabling it to download up to 500 tracks for offline listening rather than the current 100.The new feature is called Smart Downloads, according to Android Central, and will automatically download tracks based on your list...
12:13 2019-06-28

Tencent in Talks for Stake in Universal Music Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal, the world’s largest music company, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global record industry....
01:26 2019-08-07

The Best Classical Music Streaming Service Is Idagio Listening to classical music is a bit different from listening to modern pop music. The music is built differently—most recordings aren’t performed by their composers, and there’s rarely one definitive recording of a piece. Multiple works are often released on the same album. Track titles are very l...
18:13 2019-06-28

Create a Music Playlist for a Loved One With Dementia Watching a loved one decline from dementia can be an awful, isolating and hopeless experience. But even while a patient loses cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering and reasoning—they may remain connected to their love of music....
23:26 2019-06-20

Apple Music now has 60 million paid subscribers Apple Music now has 60 million paying subscribers. The company's Eddy Cue, a senior vice president of services, confirmed the milestone with French business publication Numerama today. According to Music Business Worldwide, Apple also noted that Beat......
23:26 2019-06-27

Deal: Get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for less than $1 Ahead of the Prime Day deals coming on 15 and 16 July, Amazon is running a promotion on its music streaming service. Unlike many of the previous promotions, this one seems to be available worldwide, so no matter where you live, you should be able to get it if you want to try out Amazon Music Unlimit...
18:13 2019-06-28

How Music Stars Became Fashion's Most Bankable Collaborators You can now stream Rihanna's music via Spotify, dress in her Fenty tailored denim, buy her cosmetics at Harvey Nichols and sleep in her Savage x Fenty pyjamas...
09:13 2019-05-29

Oversharing: how Napster nearly killed the music industry Twenty years ago, the idea of free music was so compelling that up to 80m users downloaded Napster and broke the law. The aftershocks are still being felt todayJune 1999, and the music industry is rolling in cash. Bloated by the vast profits of the CD business, which reached a high of £30.6bn that y...
15:13 2019-05-31

Only Beyoncé Could Pull Off This Music Video Location Beyoncé continues to set the bar for music video locations. The star, who unforgettably shot her and Jay-Z's "Apes--t" video at the Louvre in Paris, was spotted on......
22:13 2019-07-11

Nintendo seems to be striking its music off YouTube, and that sucks After apparently resolving its troubled relationship with YouTubers, Nintendo‘s now coming down on those who upload music from its games. At least two popular channels have been hit, and if this starts a trend, there aren’t a lot of alternatives for listening to this music. The channels GilvaSunner ...
01:26 2019-08-15

Apple is shutting down iTunes—here's what will happen to your music Apple announced at its Worldwide Developers Conference that it's shutting down iTunes, its 18-year-old digital media software. In its place, users will get three individual, dedicated apps for music, podcasts and TV....
07:26 2019-06-05

Zac Brown tells haters to 'f--- off' after CMT Music Awards win Zac Brown, of the country band of with the same name, had a strong message for his haters when his group won video of the year at the CMT Music Awards....
04:39 2019-06-06

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Music Unlimited grew roughly 70 percent in the last year. A......
20:00 2019-07-12

BTS breaks music sales record in Japan K-pop idols BTS set a new sales record in Japan for foreign artists, topping Oricon's weekly chart on Tuesday with their single "Lights/Boy with Luv."...
13:01 2019-07-09

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music industry patriarchy finally about to shatter?...
11:52 2019-05-23

Apple Is Pulling the Plug on iTunes. So What Happens to All Your Music? iTunes? More like ByeTunes. Apple is retiring the Mac version of its nearly 20-year-old music listening and library app, the company announced Monday at WWDC, its annual conference for software developers. With the upcoming version of MacOS, called Catalina, iTunes will be replaced with three separa...
17:52 2019-06-04

How 'La Di Da Di,' a B-Side From 1985, Became One of Music's Most-Sampled Songs The Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh collaboration has grown into an unlikely well of inspiration for hundreds of musicians, with samples appearing in about 1,000 tracks and counting....
16:52 2019-05-22

Apple Music student trials now last for six months Apple has revealed its back-to-school promotions for this year, and they include a much longer trial period for students who want to try out its music subscription service. Eligible college students can now enjoy Apple Music for six months instead of......
15:13 2019-07-10

The iPhone 11 could play music on two pairs of AirPods at once The days of sharing AirPods buds between you and a friend could be coming to an end: a new rumor suggests the iPhone 11 will have the ability to beam audio to two Bluetooth devices at the same time.Respected Apple blog Macotakara has the story, via sources in the Asian supply chain, suggesting that ...
01:00 2019-05-28

Why It Still Matters Which Music Streaming Service You Sign Up For Take a look at the music streaming services of the moment and you’d be forgiven for not seeing any major differences: They all offer access to around 50 million tracks on demand, they all give you recommended mixes of music, they all let you sync tunes to your phone for offline listening, and so on....
23:26 2019-06-04

From Beyoncé to Bob Dylan, why music docs are all over our screens They’re in the cinema and on streaming services. Fans love them, as do record labels – because they bring in extra salesWhen the rock star PJ Harvey let visitors to London’s Somerset House watch her recording her next album through the smoked panels of some one-way glass in 2015, it seemed a rare ch...
13:52 2019-07-21

New Orleans music icon Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77....
03:52 2019-06-07

2019 Oro Valley Music Festival has been canceled The fourth annual Oro Valley Music Festival was held at Naranja Park. ORO VALLEY, Ariz. –The largest outdoor festival in southern Arizona has been canceled. On Tuesday, Oro Valley Music Festival posted a statement on their Facebook page saying there will be no festival this year. “In the interests o...
03:52 2019-06-07

How to record vocals for music and spoken word Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. There are different schools of thought when it comes to getting your vocals perfect for any project. The easiest way, surely, is building a million-dollar studio ...
03:00 2019-07-23

Jay-Z has made five times more money from booze than music This week, Forbes declared that Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire—to be precise, he has “accumulated a fortune that conservatively totals $1 billion,” thanks to a “steadily growing kingdom [that is] expansive, encompassing liquor, art, real estate (homes in Los Angeles, the ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Is jazz music now the sound of British youth? Young musicians are leading the revival of jazz music as streaming sites like Spotify report a growth in the number of people under 30 listening to the genre....
05:52 2019-08-17

The Music Executive Behind the Country-Rap Hit 'Old Town Road' The unconventional pairing of rapper Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus is the latest example of the genre-blurring, streaming-focused approach of Ron Perry, the 40-year-old head of Columbia Records....
14:52 2019-05-31

How to Control Videos and Music from Chrome’s Toolbar While Chrome has let users mute audio in individual tabs for some time, Google is currently testing a new media control feature in the browser’s latest Canary build. When enabled, users can play, pause, and skip/rewind audio and video content directly from the browser’s toolbar—incredibly convenient...
21:39 2019-07-08

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a technology blogger who likes to uncover unreleased featu...
22:39 2019-05-31

Spotify’s next big feature could let you and your friends listen to music together Spotify is reportedly working on a new feature that would be the digital equivalent of you and a friend sharing the same headphones to listen to music together. It’s already possible, of course, for users of the streaming music giant to keep up with what their friends are listening to and stoc...
04:00 2019-06-01

Chance The Rapper and more new music we can’t wait to hear in July Although July is often a quiet month for new music, hip-hop won’t be following suit over the next few weeks: New albums from Chance The Rapper, Maxo Kream, Big K.R.I.T., Kool Keith, and Westside Gunn are on their way, not to mention any surprise releases that are sure to arise. Elsewhere, some of ou...
16:39 2019-07-01

Amazon Prime Student Members Can Get Music Unlimited for $.99 If you’re a college student with an Amazon Prime Student account, now you can add Amazon Music Unlimited to that membership for an additional $.99 a month....
21:26 2019-08-06

This Mercedes will turn off your music if it doesn’t match the mood I’ve been waiting to drive a car that prefers the band Wilco.I queued up that artist on a recent test of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 53 and was happy to find that the vehicle liked my taste in music. While driving this elegant and stately sedan, I found a new feature called Energizing Comfort ...
15:13 2019-05-30

Comcast is bringing Amazon Music to Xfinity X1 and Flex Amazon Music might be coming to a TV near you soon. Comcast is bringing the music streaming service to Xfinity X1 over the next few weeks. It says it's the first time you'll be able to access Amazon Music on a TV via a pay-TV provider. You can say "A......
00:26 2019-06-21

The first macOS 10.15 screenshots reveal brand new Music and TV apps Apple on Monday will take the wraps off its newest software innovations that are almost ready for mass consumption. New iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS features will be unveiled during the main WWDC 2019 keynote, although some of the major updates coming to iPhone and Mac have already leaked. Earlier ...
22:13 2019-05-29

Muro is a retro-style cylinder music box you control with an app The light twinkle of an old-fashioned cylinder music box evokes many things: nostalgia, childhood memories, sometimes even horror (they are a trope in scary movie soundtracks). Most music boxes play one tune, but with the Muro Box, which exhibited at Computex this week, you can use an app to pick di...
18:13 2019-05-31

LiveXLive streams live music festivals around the world for only $19.99 Thankfully, there's LiveXLive, an all-in-one platform with an emphasis on the live music experience. With LiveXLive, members have access to livestreams from more than 35 global music festivals all year long....
16:26 2019-06-19

Bad Bunny, Khalid to perform on Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ tour NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Music is taking its “Up Next” program and playlist on the road. The streaming service announced Monday that a live series featuring artists from its playlist and program for breakthrough acts, from Bad Bunny to Khalid, will perform on the “Up Next Live” ...
16:52 2019-07-01

Gamers Prepare to Play Music-Festival Stage Music and videogames will converge at the new Metarama festival in Las Vegas this fall, the latest confluence of two industries looking to bank off the booming live-entertainment business....
18:39 2019-06-19

Vivendi talks Universal with Tencent to tap music revival Vivendi is in talks to sell up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) to Tencent, valuing its prized asset at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion), as both firms look outside their core regions to expand in a recovering global music market....
21:26 2019-08-06

Descendants 3 Sneak Peek: It's Good to Be Bad in New Music Video Hey, did you hear? It's now good to be bad. That's the vibe we're getting from our exclusive look behind-the-scenes of Descendants 3's new music video for the song......
20:13 2019-05-30

Apple Music may replace iTunes at WWDC 2019 Apple could be retiring its iconic music software next week, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The report came out on Friday – just three days ahead of Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote – and it gives some key details on the Cupertino-based company’s plan to bring th...
23:39 2019-05-31

Country Music Crosses the Pond in Wild Rose Country music may have flowered in the U.S., but its roots–including fiddle tunes and ballads from the British Isles, many of them songs about lost loves and premature death–lie on the other side of an ocean. That’s why the premise of the sweet and thorny U.K.-produced comedy-drama...
16:13 2019-06-20

Nintendo Is Cracking Down On Popular YouTube Music Channels A popular YouTube channel dedicated to sharing video game music was recently hit with over a hundred copyright claims, the latest to fall under intense scrutiny as Nintendo appears to be ramping up efforts to prevent the illicit distribution of its music....
00:13 2019-08-15

How to Get Free Music Streaming Subscriptions From Your Mobile Carrier One of the few perks you might be able to get with your cell phone subscription is free access to paid-for versions of Spotify, Apple Music, and other services—typically offered alongside a carrier’s unlimited data plans. Sure, these plans are usually the most expensive a carrier offers, but getting...
21:26 2019-08-06

Brooklyn Academy of Music Commissions Four New Works of Public Art Teresita Fernández, Leo Villareal and Hank Willis Thomas will create the site-specific installations as part of BAM’s Robert W. Wilson Public Art Initiative....
16:00 2019-08-06

Could Sony's AI music-maker beat drummers at their own game? Finding a drummer to join your garage band can be a real chore, but happily for budding musicians everywhere there's a new, and rather clever, beat-maker in town – and you won't have to pay them any royalties...Sony has created an artificial intelligence system that's capable o...
14:26 2019-08-06

Tencent in Talks to Buy Stake in Universal Music Group Chinese internet giant Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, one of the world’s largest music labels, from Vivendi—a deal that would value the stake at $3.36 billion....
10:39 2019-08-06

How a funky Harlem music fest became the ‘Black Woodstock’ When Freddie Stone, Sly’s brother, played the Harlem Cultural Festival as guitarist and co-founder of Sly and the Family Stone in the summer of 1969, it was not yet known as the “Black Woodstock,” as it would be christened in later years. “We didn’t know that it was going to turn out to be the......
12:39 2019-08-16

Lollapalooza 2019: Best photos from inside the music festival Lollapalooza 2019 runs Aug. 1-4 in Chicago's Grant Park and features headliners including Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots and Ariana Grande.        ...
18:00 2019-08-02

Woodstock 50 music festival called off due to 'unforeseen setbacks' The troubled Woodstock 50 anniversary music festival planned for August was officially canceled on Wednesday, with organizers blaming a series of "unforeseen setbacks."...
22:26 2019-07-31

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
01:39 2019-07-22

This headphone bundle deal will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
03:26 2019-08-17

Chance the Rapper’s first two mixtapes hit Apple Music and Spotify Before Chance the Rapper released his 2016 streaming-only album Coloring Book, he shared his first two mixtapes, 10day and Acid Rap, for free on SoundCloud. They've lived there since 2012 and 2013, respectively, but as of today, they're available on......
02:00 2019-06-29

NYC’s coolest museums are open late for cocktails, music and more Why not enjoy your next night out with a side of art? Museums are getting down after hours this summer with live music, dance, movies and themed cocktails. Here’s where the fun is. Coop-tails Every Thursday this summer at 5 p.m., the Cooper Hewitt closes its doors — then opens its terrace and garden...
08:52 2019-07-19

Bjorn Again kick off music at sun-drenched Glastonbury Festival Abba-tribute act Bjorn Again opened Glastonbury Festival's famous Pyramid Stage in hot sunshine as organizers encouraged festival goers to put on sunscreen and drink plenty of water....
22:52 2019-06-28

50th anniversary of Woodstock music festival celebrated Ringo Starr, Arlo Guthrie and the Edgar Winter Brand performed this week at a concert in upstate New York, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival....
23:52 2019-08-17

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly common part of the promotional process for big music releases – but many users do not realise they are paying for that access with their personal data, a r...
15:26 2019-06-28

This Subaru WRX Plays Initial D Eurobeat Music When You Step on the Gas Japanese car enthusiast and apparent technophile Stan LeJay has a Subaru GC8 with a few tuner mods, but the most interesting by far is his home-made infotainment system that cranks Initial D Eurobeat music when the throttle opens up. Hilarity ensues....
16:26 2019-06-28

Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
15:00 2019-05-21

SESAC sells $560 mln in bonds backed by music royalties SESAC, whose clients include Adele, Bob Dylan and Neil Diamond, on Friday priced a two-part $560 million bond offering backed by music royalties and licensing agreements, according to a source familiar with the deal....
20:39 2019-08-02

From 'Your Song' to your movie: 'Rocketman' builds on new music biopic With hit tunes, a plot about one of the world's best known performers and flamboyant costumes, "Rocketman" brings Elton John's story to the big screen, the latest musical biopic offering a concert-like experience at the cinema....
17:26 2019-05-22

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better product than alternatives. That said, Amazon, of all com...
08:13 2019-07-13

Richard Ashcroft: Grime has 'rewritten the blueprint' for music Richard Ashcroft has spoken about his love of grime music, saying acts in the genre have "rewritten the blueprint" for UK music in the last few years....
20:39 2019-05-24

Organelle M is a portable and endlessly hackable music ‘computer’ Critter & Guitari has been pumping out interesting musical devices since at least 2008. But a few years ago the company streamlined its selection of instruments to focus on two products: the ETC video synthesizer and the Organelle music com......
20:13 2019-07-16

Karaoke is coming to Teslas, and a music streaming service could be on the way If super-tough arcade games and driving sims aren't enough to keep you busy while your car is charging, Tesla has announced even more goodies for its dashboard toy box.In a tweet, the company's CEO Elon Musk said that a "fun, little music tool" will be coming to drivers' dashboards so...
12:52 2019-07-01

Taylor Swift Is "Grossed Out" That Scooter Braun Will Now Own Her Music Celebrity music manager Scooter Braun, who famously reps Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, is set to soon own Taylor Swift's entire music catalogue. Swift says in a scathing Tumblr......
02:13 2019-07-01

Does Listening to Music Stimulate Creative Thinking, or Stifle It? Listening to music while you work “significantly impairs” creativity. That was the conclusion of a study published earlier this year in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology that examined the effect of different types of background music on creative problem solving. For the study, UK ...
15:26 2019-07-16

Iranian children are dancing to pop music, and the government is furious A dance challenge by a U.S.-based Iranian singer has raised suspicions among Iran’s ultraconservatives, who said they have identified a new “political plot” by an “enemy” who is “trying different ways to create anxiety among the people.”...
06:39 2019-05-23

Tribeca loft where music legends recorded lists for $7M An apartment steeped in musical history at Tribeca’s American Thread Building is on the market for $7 million. The listing was first reported by 6sqft. Part of the sprawling 3,800-square-foot unit, at 260 Broadway, was once the Duplex Sound Studio, and owned by Brazilian composer and Grammy-winning ...
06:13 2019-05-23

Has Vic Mensa made the most political music video of the year? The rapper and singer who caused conservative outrage with his impassioned Camp America video talks about why he’s decided to take a standA group of children downing pills and drinking toilet water behind bars makes for uneasy, provocative imagery in the video for Camp America, the debut single from...
18:39 2019-06-27

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music tend to be more intelligent. Study author Elena Race...
00:13 2019-05-23

Cardi B gets naked in violent music video for ‘Press’ Cardi B keeps claiming she doesn’t need more “Press, press, press, press, press” — but her raunchy new music video all but guarantees her wish is not our command. The ultra-dark clip for the “Money” rapper’s latest single, “Press,” dropped Wednesday o...
19:00 2019-06-27

Ricky Wilson: There are people waiting to be annoyed by our music Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson has spoken out about the pressures of fame, saying that while he would not complain about his life it can sometimes be "impossible" to ignore the negative aspects....
18:13 2019-07-31

Four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99/99p is the best Prime Day deal yet The Prime Day deals are almost here and to celebrate Amazon is offering a fantastic one that's exclusively for Prime members. For a limited time, you can get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for for just $0.99 in the US or 99p in the UK. This music service normally costs costs $7.99/£...
21:52 2019-07-07

Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners Radiohead says a trove of unreleased music has been stolen for ransom. But instead of paying up, the band will release it in aid of environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion....
21:13 2019-06-11

'So flawed and problematic': why the term 'world music' is dead Artists, record labels and even this month’s Womad festival agree that the term is outdated. Is there a better way to market music from across the globe?Ask most musicians what genre they play and you’ll likely get a prickly response. As one well-known, and slightly tipsy, jazz musician once told me...
13:39 2019-07-24

CMT Music Awards 2019 Winners: The Complete List Get your cowboy hats and boots ready, because the 2019 CMT Music Awards are here. This year's show is set to be one of the biggest nights of music for 2019, with plenty of......
17:13 2019-06-05

Humming "Despacito" In Saudi Heartland Where Music Was Taboo The taxi driver's question was barely audible. Prodded to repeat it a few times, he mustered enough courage to raise his voice and ask if he could play music....
14:39 2019-08-11

Apple Music, Spotify Tap Live Events to Stand Out Streaming services are using listening data to invite hard-core fans to free, private concerts by Taylor Swift, Tyler the Creator and other pop stars to stand out and connect with fans more directly....
14:00 2019-07-10

Sources: James Dolan "Liked" The Music Round At Trivia James Dolan—man around town, Knicks owner, and bluesman who militantly patrols his own audience—was spotted playing trivia at a barbecue restaurant in Manhattan on Tuesday. Having only recognized J.D. after the contest started, our tipster lamented a missed opportunity to name their trivia crew “Sel...
18:00 2019-08-07

'Hitman 2' music-themed update weaponizes a violin Hitman 2 has had its share of unusual updates and events, but its latest may be particularly appealing if you're music-minded. IO Interactive has outlined a July roadmap with a string of music-themed activities, most notably the "I'm With the Band"......
01:13 2019-07-04

Pandora's Voice Mode is your personal music assistant Pandora is rolling out Voice Mode to all users today. While you may have used Pandora voice controls on smart products like Amazon Alexa or Google Home, the new feature takes voice commands to the next level. It's meant to be more like a personal ass......
19:26 2019-07-23

YouTube and AXS sell concert tickets through music videos YouTube might make it decidedly easier to see your favorite band. The internet giant has forged a deal that offers fast access to concert tickets from AXS, expanding on earlier deals with Ticketmaster and Eventbrite. Watch official music videos fro......
19:39 2019-06-04

Outrage over Arizona man who killed teen for listening to rap music A white Arizona man is accused of stabbing a black 17-year-old for listening to rap music in a cold-blooded murder that is now provoking outrage online in response to the suspect’s mental illness defense. Michael Adams, 27, was charged with the first-degree premeditated murder of Elijah Al-Ami...
22:39 2019-07-08

Where's my Apple Music and your other WWDC questions answered Apple unveiled iOS13 software for the iPhone, MacOS Catalina, watchOS 6 for the Apple Watch and a new iPadOS for the iPad. What it will mean for you.        ...
12:26 2019-06-06

Recommended Reading: The music streaming payday won't go to artists The record industry expects a windfall. Where will the money go? Marc Hogan, Pitchfork It's no secret the music industry is booming on the back of streaming services. However, it seems like not much will change in terms of where all the money goes......
00:39 2019-06-09

Carrie Underwood wins big at 2019 CMT Music Awards Carrie Underwood was the star of Wednesday night's CMT Music Awards, taking home top honors -- Video of the Year for her song "Cry Pretty" and Female Video of the Year for "Love Wins."...
23:52 2019-06-06

Garmin Forerunner 245 and 245 Music launched in India starting at Rs 29,990 Garmin has launched two new smartwatches in India -- Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music. Both the wearables are for devoted runners as they come with advanced features like incident prediction, race prediction along with training dedicated to running. Garmin Forerunner 245 series price and avai...
16:52 2019-06-10

Ed Sheeran is UK's most-played artist of 2018 despite not releasing any music Ed Sheeran tops chart for second year running, with Britons making up nine of top 10 most-played artistsEd Sheeran was the most-played artist in the UK in 2018, topping the chart for the second year running despite not releasing any new music last year.Sheeran finished ahead of Calvin Harris, who ca...
17:26 2019-06-10

International music festival sends message of peace at DMZ The DMZ Peace Train Music Festival brought international and local musicians to Cheorwon, South Korea for three days of music and entertainment in the shadow of the demilitarized zone border area with North Korea....
22:00 2019-06-10

Final Fantasy soundtracks come to Spotify and Apple Music Square Enix might have just convinced a ton of Final Fantasy fans to spend their hard-earned Gil on music streaming services. The game developer, with no prior announcement, has just made the soundtracks of almost every Final Fantasy game available f......
15:39 2019-06-06

Rocketmen, raves and rhapsodies: how the music biopic became a Hollywood hit Elton John is the latest rock star to get the movie treatment in Rocketman. When did singers become as bankable as superheroes at the box office?The doors swing open and through the smoke swaggers a figure in bejewelled orange horns, gold popped collar and fiery plumage. The Avengers have fought the...
08:00 2019-05-24

Woodstock 50 loses NY site for anniversary music festival The troubled Woodstock 50 music festival on Monday lost the site of a planned anniversary event in August, the latest setback for the weekend marking the famed 1969 "peace and music" festival....
00:39 2019-06-11

Woodstock 50 loses site for anniversary music festival The owners of a site hosting a festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival have pulled out, in the latest setback for the three-day event....
03:39 2019-06-11

Goldman CEO David Solomon to DJ at Tomorrowland music festival Goldman Sachs honcho David Solomon has scored a slot to DJ at Tomorrowland — a decadent European dance-music festival known for its undulating throngs of naked, sweaty, drug-fueled revelers. Solomon — who took the CEO job at Goldman last October from longtime boss Lloyd Blankfein — moonlights as a p...
22:26 2019-06-14

Turin city break: the best music, restaurants and culture Electro music fans are heading to Turin for this weekend’s Kappa Futurfestival, but this also one of the best cities in Italy for culture and affordable restaurantsWithout Turin, Italy would be a totally different country. It was pivotal to the unification in 1861 and served as the first capital, un...
08:39 2019-07-03

Apple announces separate Music, Podcast and TV apps for Mac Apple has announced it's releasing separate apps for Music, TV and Podcasts in macOS Catalina later this year, breaking up the iTunes hegemony that's been in place for 16 years, and hammering a nail in the coffin of that messy, neglected software. Ru......
02:13 2019-06-04

Jay-Z, John Fogerty pull out of Woodstock 50 music festival Rap superstar Jay-Z has pulled out of the troubled Woodstock 50 music festival that is supposed to take place next month, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
17:39 2019-07-31

Apple will soon kill off iTunes and, with it, an entire era of music history Enlarge / The new Apple Podcasts app for Mac. (credit: Ron Amadeo) SAN JOSE, Calif.—As part of a slate of upcoming software updates, Apple will close the door on one of its most iconic pieces of software: iTunes. The company will split the application up into multiple, more-focused apps on the Ma...
22:52 2019-06-03

Music lovers on Twitter are debating what band’s 3rd album was their best As the saying goes, you have your whole life to make your first album, and then about a year to make your second one, thus accounting for the dreaded “sophomore slump.” The third album, then, is a crucial litmus test, one when many artists hit their stride and prove if they’re really in it for the l...
22:39 2019-08-14

Jay-Z's Roc Nation and NFL join forces for music and social justice Jay-Z's Roc Nation and the NFL announced Tuesday that they have entered into a multiyear partnership "to enhance the NFL's live game experiences and to amplify the league's social justice efforts," according to NFL.com....
13:00 2019-08-14

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular digital music service, is among a slew of high-profile business leaders and politicians getting behind Sweden’s bid to host the 2026 Games, a week...
14:13 2019-06-17

3 killed in helicopter crash near Arkansas music festival Authorities say three people were killed and one was injured when a sightseeing helicopter crashed near a music festival in the Ozark Mountains in western Arkansas...
19:13 2019-06-03

SiriusXM lets you customize music stations with Pandora SiriusXM will finally let some subscribers create personalized music stations with Pandora, nearly six months after it acquired the streaming music company. The company today announced a slew of upgrades, including access to customized music stations......
00:26 2019-07-11

China’s Tencent in talks to buy 10% of Universal Music Group Chinese tech company Tencent is in talks with French media conglomerate Vivendi to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, whose artists include Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, U2 and the Rolling Stones...
02:13 2019-08-07

How Music Festivals Became a Massive Business in the 50 Years Since Woodstock Sleeping in a tent for days to catch a glimpse of Beyoncé making history at Coachella. Crowding into a park for a surprise performance that turns out to be Dolly Parton at the Newport Folk Festival. As music festivals have taken off in popularity, these kids of experiences have become a key f...
23:00 2019-08-14

When it comes to music rights, Taylor Swift is the norm, not the exception Taylor Swift may feel that she's been burned, but she's far from the only one. The conflict between artists and commerce is an ancient one, and superstars such as Paul McCartney and Prince have felt its sting....
02:52 2019-07-02

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
01:00 2019-06-15

YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how Joseph Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy, is one of Nigeria's fast-rising music artists. The 22-year-old went from singing in his bathroom to topping music charts in Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria in the space of a few months....
23:26 2019-08-13

Everything You Missed in Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Music Video Taylor Swift has released her star-studded "You Need to Calm Down" music video...and we're breaking down all of her hidden clues! On Monday morning, the Grammy winner debuted......
20:13 2019-06-17

Spotify ends direct music uploads for indie artists Indie artists will no longer have the option to upload music directly to Spotify -- not that they'll necessarily mind. Spotify is shutting down the upload beta test after determining that its efforts were better spent elsewhere. Feedback from music......
21:13 2019-07-01

How music guru Rick Rubin transformed from NYU rap brat to Zen master Back in his 1980s New York heyday, record producer Rick Rubin was an unapologetically bratty loudmouth. To those who saw him at the time, he’s barely recognizable in the new Showtime documentary “Shangri-La.” Named for Rubin’s recording studio above Zuma Beach in Malibu, Calif., the series, premieri...
05:00 2019-07-12

Is Woodstock 50 the Next Fyre Festival? Music Event Is Officially Canceled UPDATE: Woodstock 50 has been canceled, co-founder Michael Lang announced on Wednesday. "We are saddened that a series of unforeseen setbacks has made it impossible to put on the......
22:52 2019-07-31

Nicki Minaj to headline music festival in Saudi Arabia Saudi government accused of hypocrisy for requiring women attending to wear full-length robe Nicki Minaj will perform in Saudi Arabia, it was announced on Wednesday, as the ultraconservative kingdom sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment.The female rapper is known for her outlandish, provoca...
16:39 2019-07-03

YouTube Music now lets you switch between audio and video with ease YouTube Music got a nifty new feature this week for its Premium subscribers, allowing you to switch seamlessly between audio and video playback without interrupting the flow of a song.YouTube announced the feature in a blog post on July 18, running users through the change - available for Premium su...
11:26 2019-07-19

Joao Gilberto, pioneer of bossa nova music, dead at 88 With his unique playing style and modern jazz influences, Gilberto created the beat that defined bossa nova, helping launch the genre with his song “Bim-Bom.”...
03:39 2019-07-07

Music festival will no longer charge white people more for tickets A Detroit music festival has dropped its controversial plan to charge white concertgoers twice as much as people of color — saying it was for the “safety of the community” following a furious backlash. The AfroFuture Fest sparked outrage with its ticketing model for the Aug. 3 event that...
17:00 2019-07-08

China's ByteDance ventures into AI-generated music with Jukedeck deal China's ByteDance is venturing into artificial-intelligence (AI) generated music, hiring the staff of a London-based start-up after buying some of its intellectual property assets, according to LinkedIn posts and a person with knowledge of the matter....
11:13 2019-07-24

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos If you're a YouTube Premium or Music Premium subscriber, switching between a song and its music video should be smoother as of today. You can hop back and forth between the two, and playback will continue from the same point with no pauses or interru......
22:13 2019-07-18

Woodstock 50 music festival officially cancelled weeks before event The troubled 50th anniversary event planned for August in Maryland has been officially called offThe troubled Woodstock 50th anniversary music festival planned for August has been officially called off, entertainment publication Variety reported on Wednesday, citing multiple sources.Variety said tha...
21:39 2019-07-31

Outrage after music festival charges half for people of color A Detroit music festival has sparked outrage by offering half-price tickets to “people of color” — with at least one biracial artist pulling out in protest. The AfroFuture Fest has early-bird ticket prices of $10 for POC (“people of color”) while anyone else has to pay ...
23:26 2019-07-07

Sony's 230-Walkman exhibit celebrates 40 years of a music icon To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first Walkman sold (the TPS-L2, naturally), Sony is showing off the history of the portable music player in central Tokyo. It will run across the summer, through until September 1st, with writers and experts o......
01:13 2019-07-04

Hurdy Gurdy Man: Rock Star of the Medieval Music Scene The hurdy gurdy is a musical instrument, or more precisely, a string instrument, that traces its origin to the Middle Ages of Europe. The hurdy gurdy was initially used to play sacred music, before being adapted to play popular and folk music. ...
21:39 2019-07-10

UK's Roxi Music plans for new product launches as it steps closer to IPO ROXi Music, the makers of the home-based music streaming device ROXi, said it had chosen investment bank Arden Partners as it prepares for an initial public offering in the fourth quarter of 2019....
04:39 2019-07-15

Ex-convict charged with stabbing Arizona teen to death over rap music A newly released ex-convict who stabbed a teenager to death at an Arizona convenience store on Independence Day, later telling police he had felt threatened by the boy's rap music, was charged with first-degree murder on Tuesday....
06:26 2019-07-10

Jay Som on social media, MySpace music, and recording her new album at home Los Angeles-based Jay Som (a.k.a. Melina Duterte) has been doing this music thing most of her life—since roughly 12 years old, in fact, when the musician was still uploading songs to MySpace music. In the midst of the Pitchfork 2019 madness, the creator of blissfully intimate pop music checked in wi...
02:01 2019-07-25

Before there was an Apple iPod, there was Sony Walkman. 40 years of music on the move If you wanted to listen to music a generation ago, it wasn't in your phone. You likely did it with a Sony Walkman. The original debuted July 1, 1979.       ...
17:26 2019-07-01

Vivian Perlis, Oral Historian of American Music, Dies at 91 She was the founding director of a Yale project that preserved the voices of Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland and many more. It has been called “incomparable.”...
00:00 2019-07-10

Man fatally stabs teenager listening to rap because he felt ‘threatened’ by music Michael Adams of Arizona allegedly stabbed Elijah al-Amin, 17, in the neck because he said hip-hop music made him feel ‘unsafe’An Arizona man has told authorities that he stabbed a teen to death because he felt “threatened” by the 17-year-old’s hip-hop music.Michael Adams, 27, was charged with first...
23:00 2019-07-09

Apple Music tops 60 million subscribers, but can it catch Spotify? To overtake the global streaming music leader, it will need to convince a lot more Android users to give it a shot.       ...
17:39 2019-07-01

Early Prime Day deal: get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99 / 99p While Prime Day 2019 is still weeks away, Amazon is offering a rare promotion right now exclusively for Prime members. Starting today, you can get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 in the US or 99p in the UK. The music streaming service normally costs $7.99/£7.99 per month, s...
01:26 2019-06-30

Man says he killed black teen for listening to rap music. Activists want #JusticeforElijah Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music.        ...
23:13 2019-07-08

Linden Lab’s Sansar partners with Monstercat to bring live music into VR Sansar, the social virtual reality platform built by Linden Lab, has partnered with electronic music label Monstercat, to bring live music into VR.Read More...
15:26 2019-07-01

Inside Taylor Swift's Music Battle: A Breakdown of What She's Fighting For and Why Taylor Swift is fighting for control over her record-breaking album catalog. The Grammy winner, who released six albums under label Big Machine Records before her contract expired, took......
21:39 2019-07-02

Big music fest abruptly ended over fraud suspicion, security BRUSSELS (AP) — A music festival in Belgium featuring major stars like rapper Cardi B has come to an abrupt end amid security concerns and a fraud investigation. VestiVille was canceled Friday, the start of the three-day event, with thousands of festival-goers on the grounds in Lommel, in Belgium...
18:52 2019-06-29

An Arizona Teenager Was Fatally Stabbed. The Suspect Blames Rap Music. Michael Paul Adams, 27, killed Elijah Al-Amin, 17, last week, the police said. Mr. Adams said the rap music the teenager had been playing made him feel “unsafe.”...
16:52 2019-07-10

Music producer guilty of sexually abusing singer in Mexico A music producer accused of sexually abusing a young singer in Mexico -- whom he represented and mentored for several years -- has been found guilty of rape and human trafficking....
07:26 2019-08-17

CMT Music Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Country music lovers, this is your night! We're just hours away from the 2019 CMT Music Awards where your favorite singers will come together at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena to......
00:52 2019-06-06

Galax, Virginia: Sights and sounds of the roots music hotspot A great deal of classic American music, traditional country, bluegrass and Americana, sprang from the “old time” sounds of the Southern mountains.       ...
02:00 2019-08-13

Bebe Rexha Slams Male Music Exec "Who Said I Am Too Old to Be Sexy" Bebe Rexha is on a mission for her next birthday. As the star famously sings, "I'm done with the drinking, I'm done with the smoking, I'm done with the playing, I'm......
22:13 2019-08-12

Hang in there, #BTSArmy: The K-pop group is taking an extended break from music K-pop superstar group BTS is taking an extended break to “enjoy the ordinary lives of young people in their 20s, albeit briefly."        ...
16:39 2019-08-12

Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan to perform at CMT Music Awards Carrie Underwood is the queen of the CMT Music Awards with the most wins in the show’s history: 18. And she could take home more trophies Wednesday night. Underwood’s “Cry Pretty” is nominated for the top prize — video of the year — while her clip for “Love Wins” ...
15:39 2019-06-05

Just about every Final Fantasy soundtrack is now streaming on Spotify and Apple Music So far, 2019 has been a pretty good year for fans of the Final Fantasy franchise. First, we were finally given a real look at the long-anticipated Final Fantasy VII remake, which sounds like it may actually come out sometime in the near future. Now, thanks to some benevolent copyright holders at Squ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists. The festival has been held over the Whitsun holiday weekend since 1992 and typically attracts about 20,000 p...
11:39 2019-06-08

Farewell then, iTunes, and thanks for saving the music industry from itself | John Naughton Apple’s announcement that it is to close the software is a reminder of its role in reconciling music and the internetLast Monday, at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, the company’s head of software engineering, Craig Federighi, announced that it was terminating iTunes. In one way, the only su...
10:26 2019-06-09

How to use Amazon Prime Music Unlimited to listen to millions of songs Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Amazon The Amazon Prime membership c...
23:39 2019-06-09

Rap Music Ditches Dollars for the Cash App Mobile Payment System For decades, rappers have made hard currency a big part of rap music and videos. Now the artists are name-checking a mobile-payments method; ‘Hit me on my Cash App.’...
21:13 2019-08-09

Radiohead Defies Hackers, Releases Trove of Stolen Music Radiohead on Tuesday released an 18-hour trove of private recordings from their 1997 album "OK Computer" after getting hacked by someone seeking a ransom of $150,000 for the music....
12:52 2019-06-12

Spotify's latest playlist combines music and news for your commute It's no secret Spotify wants to know more about what you do in your car, and today the company is officially debuting a new playlist for your commute. "Your Daily Drive" is the first playlist on the service to combine podcasts and music, with the goa......
14:26 2019-06-12

Spotify offering a new music and news playlist that could take the place of radio When radio swept the nation on the 1930s, it essentially became the country’s first mass medium. Listeners soon became addicted to hearing whatever was on the other end, be it a comedy show, a suspense program, or a farm report. But as other media have risen in popularity (notably television), radio...
05:39 2019-06-13

Drone motors make wonderfully grungy synth music There's no shortage of ways for synthesizers to generate sounds. Generally they rely on one of two tried and true technologies -- analog or digital oscillators. Gamechanger Audio, however, went a completely different route and turned to... motors......
20:52 2019-06-13

My My My! It's Troye Sivan's Birthday and We Can't Stop Watching His Best Music Videos PSA: Troye Sivan turns 24 years old today and he's already done more than us mere mortals have done with many more years. In 23 years thus far, the birthday boy has managed to dabble......
18:52 2019-06-05

CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan to perform Carrie Underwood is the queen of the CMT Music Awards with the most wins in the show's history: 18. And she could take home more trophies Wednesday night....
18:00 2019-06-05

Russell Dickerson reveals his CMT Music Awards red carpet routine Russell Dickerson will soon be attending the 2019 CMT Music Awards, but before the country music singer-songwriter heads to Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, he's sharing his red carpet routine with Fox News....
14:01 2019-06-05

Women dominate 2019 Americana Music Awards nominations Lori McKenna, Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples and Kacey Musgraves are among the 2019 Americana Music Honors and Awards nominees.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: New features, better price, few sacrifices Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Runners have a lot to be excited about when it comes to Garmin's revamped family of Forerunner smartwatches. Now starting at $199, the Forerunner family contains six devices that should serve all levels of runner—from novice to expert. The $299 Forerunner 245 ...
15:26 2019-05-21

TikTok’s owner is reportedly launching a music streaming app in July Yesterday, Chinese company ByteDance – which owns TikTok, Helo, and Vigo Video – launched a chat app called Flipchat. Now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests its reportedly launching a music streaming app this year. The report notes that the company has already secured rights from two of India’s b...
16:26 2019-05-21

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
14:00 2019-05-22

Beatport's streaming service for DJs sends music directly to decks DJs are used to lugging their music around on vinyl and less back-breaking external drives, but they soon might not need to bring much of anything for their next gig. Beatport recently introduced its $15 per month Link service that streams tracks dir......
11:52 2019-05-23

All bands on deck: aboard the Belle and Sebastian Med and music cruise Tempted by dolphins, flamingos, golden twilights and great bands, 2,000 fans signed up for the Boaty Weekender, some even coming from New Zealand. We join them in the hot-tub‘Dolphins!” yells Stuart Murdoch, springing across the top deck of the Norwegian Pearl. A pod has been spotted cresting the te...
15:00 2019-08-16

I Both Love And Feel Embarrassed About All The Video Game Music On My Phone An eight-hour road trip I recently took with a friend quickly turned into a musical deep dive. As we flew through conversations about bachata, gospel, R&B, soul, house, and more, my friend mentioned that ’90s music made up a significant portion of his palate. “You know, there’s a lot of anime an...
19:00 2019-05-24

This Sony and Sennheiser headphone bundle will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Moog museum tells the history of popular synthesized music There's no doubt that Bob Moog had a massive influence on music by making synthesizers popular and accessible, and now there's a dedicated place to pay homage to his legacy. The Bob Moog Foundation has opened the Moogseum, a museum in Asheville, Nort......
05:00 2019-05-27

The Masked Singer set to haunt the U.K. with fantastical visions of music mediocrity Ensuring that soon, no D-list British celebrity with a minor modicum of singing talent will be safe (from the opportunity to pull a paycheck for at least a couple of weeks), THR reports tonight that The Masked Singer will soon be coming to U.K. shores. Yes, British readers, soon you, too, will be ab...
09:00 2019-06-01

Madonna and The Boss lead an otherwise indie-heavy June in new music Aside from new albums by Madonna and Bruce Springsteen, June is slim on big-name releases for the time being, and we very much expect some surprise announcements in the coming weeks, particularly from the hip-hop world. The start of the summer is not slim, however, on indie music and promising debut...
20:00 2019-06-01

Apple purges iTunes, as Music, TV and Podcasts apps take over syncing Apple's arguably most hated piece of legacy software - iTunes - just got killed today at the WWDC keynote, and the interesting part is that it won't be renamed to something else, but different modules will be taking its place instead. The iTunes syncing and download service is a relic of the past an...
22:26 2019-06-03

NFL partners with Jay-Z company Roc Nation to advise on music, social activism The NFL and Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by rapper and businessman Jay-Z, have partnered to collaborate on social activism and music.       ...
02:13 2019-08-14

Conservationists say music festival could endanger London's skylarks Conservationists claim a festival featuring some of the biggest names in pop music could endanger one of London's last surviving colonies of skylarks....
16:52 2019-08-13

Chance The Rapper is contributing new music to the Steven Universe movie Music has always been a central element of Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe—unsurprising, given that it’s the brainchild of beloved animation songwriter Rebecca Sugar. In the past, the show has treated fans to songs about personal strength, ice cream kitty cats, and the joys of seeing a giant woman...
01:00 2019-06-14

UK music festival canceled at last minute amid storm warning Organizers have canceled a major British music festival hours before gates were due to open because a storm has been forecast to slam into its coastal site...
14:26 2019-08-07

Who Wrote 'Stairway to Heaven'? Music Industry Braces for Lawsuits In deciding that Katy Perry’s hit “Dark Horse” copied a Christian rap song, a federal jury contributed to what music executives worry is a growing trend: infringement cases that claim some popular songs are rip-offs....
01:13 2019-08-05

Tyler Childers: 'In country music, nobody is thinking about how to move people' With John Prine and Willie Nelson among his fans and awards to his name, the Kentucky songwriter is a rising star of country – but he’s dismayed by its fixation on beer and pickup trucksAfter finishing his 2017 album Purgatory, Tyler Childers was talking to his producer, Sturgill Simpson. “He said: ...
11:00 2019-08-02

McCormick's concept grill plays music based on what you're cooking As someone who won't turn down an invite to a barbecue, the one thing missing in my life is a grill. That's the part about living in New York City that saddens me. So, when McCormick invited me to check out its new concept grill, the SUMR HITS 5000,......
00:26 2019-06-21

Best MP3 Player 2019: TechRadar's guide to the best portable music players MP3 players might not be as popular as they were a decade ago, but that doesn't mean they're outdated technology. In fact, modern MP3 players do a significantly better job at storing your entire music library at a higher bitrate than your 2009 iPod Shuffle ever could.To that end, if you&ap...
01:52 2019-06-18

Ariana Grande's "Boyfriend" Music Video and Lyrics Decoded Ariana Grande's new song "Boyfriend" is finally here! After teasing the tune on social media, the 26-year-old singer dropped the instant hit and its corresponding music video......
20:52 2019-08-02

From Tool to Taylor Swift, here’s the new music coming to your ears in August July was a slow month for music, but the otherwise sluggish month of August is looking positively lively with new releases. Rap collective and self-proclaimed “boy band” Brockhampton has promised its new album, Ginger, will be out in August, as has Lana Del Rey, whose Norman Fucking Rockwell will co...
23:13 2019-08-02

Elite Beat Agents Is About Saving The World With Music And Dance The world is in ruin, relationships are in tatters, and dreams are being crushed. How to help all these people? According to Elite Beat Agents, it’s through the power of love- er, music....
22:00 2019-06-23

Streaming music may make cases like Katy Perry’s more common A Christian rapper who won nearly $3 million in a lawsuit over Katy Perry’s hit “Dark Horse” used his song’s millions of plays on YouTube and Spotify as evidence that Perry and her team may have heard it and then stole it...
19:13 2019-08-03

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refugee and that it is your responsibility to do something.”...
21:39 2019-06-20

Amazon Music coming to Comcast's Xfinity X1 and Flex services Comcast has just confirmed it has come to an agreement with Amazon for the distribution of its music streaming service through its Xfinity X1 set-top box. The move is not a total surprise considering Comcast added Amazon Prime Video to the X1 series early this year.According to Variety, Amazon Music...
23:26 2019-06-20

Artists Sue Universal Music Group Over Losses in 2008 Fire Soundgarden, Hole, Steve Earle and the estates of Tom Petty and Tupac Shakur say UMG failed to protect recordings and must share money from insurance and legal claims....
04:39 2019-06-22

Your Guide to the References in Taylor Swift’s ‘You Need to Calm Down’ Music Video As promised, Taylor Swift released her music video for her new song “You Need to Calm Down” off of her upcoming seventh album Lover on Monday morning, premiering on Good Morning America. Also as promised, the literally sugar-sweet video (plenty of cake) is filled with celebrity cameos fr...
00:26 2019-06-18

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up until now, Spotify was the supreme ruler with more than 100 million subscribers worldwide reported two months ago.Before that, Apple said it has amassed...
11:26 2019-06-28

Bonn's Schumannfest: Pianist Danae Dörken on the power of music Hailed as one of the rising stars of her generation, the 27-year-old German-Greek pianist is also a festival organizer. She tells DW why artistry fulfills an essential function in people's lives....
17:13 2019-06-17

Sheryl Crow: All my original music destroyed in 'apocalyptic' fire Sheryl Crow has confirmed the master tapes of her hit albums Tuesday Night Music Club and The Globe Sessions were among those destroyed in a fire 11 years ago....
22:00 2019-06-27

All these years later, The Sound Of Music remains one of the world's favorite things Studio executives probably lie awake at night, wishing something like The Sound Of Music would fall into their laps. There was plenty of reason to think the movie might be a success. It had a star, Julie Andrews, who’d just broken out with Mary Poppins, a tremendous hit. She’d won an Oscar for it, t...
13:13 2019-06-28

Apple Music hits more than 60 million subscribers, trailing Spotify Apple Inc on Thursday confirmed than the company's streaming music service has more than 60 million subscribers, trailing rival Spotify Technology SA's 100 million premium subscribers....
00:26 2019-06-28

Amazon offers students Music Unlimited for 99 cents per month Amazon is offering Prime Student subscribers a solid deal on a Music Unlimited plan. Members can gain access to the music streaming service for an extra 99 cents per month. Students who don't have a Prime Student plan can opt for a six-month trial, a......
12:26 2019-08-07

Chinese firm in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group One of the winners of a potential $3.36 billion deal for a stake in Universal Music Group is Vincent Bollore, who controls the French conglomerate that owns the music giant. On Tuesday, it was reported that Chinese investment firm Tencent Holdings is in talks to buy a 10 percent stake in Universal —...
12:00 2019-08-07

Etsy buys music gear marketplace Reverb to expand its reach Etsy is expanding its online shopping empire, albeit not in the way some would have expected. The company plans to acquire Reverb, one of the largest marketplaces for musical instruments, for $275 million. This is a chance to expand into a "new ver......
20:52 2019-07-22

La Guardia HS music kids make noise over lack of arts emphasis The music stopped at famed La Guardia HS in Manhattan Friday as fuming students left their classrooms and massed in hallways to protest what they say is a waning emphasis on the arts. A faction of kids at the renowned school asserts that administrators are betraying its artistic foundations in favor...
11:39 2019-06-01

American slashes fees to check sports and music gear (but not antlers) American Airlines has slashed fees for surf boards, skis and other oversize sports equipment as well as music gear. United last year took a similar step cutting fees on checked surf boards for travelers flying to and from California....
14:52 2019-05-21

Home Depot CFO reveals the one millennial homeowner habit that is 'music to our ears' "They've told us through our research, 'We want to work on our house because we think it's a good investment,'" Home Depot CFO Carol Tomé says....
00:52 2019-07-23

Apple purges iTunes pages on the eve of its demise, as Music, TV and Podcasts are taking over Apple's arguably most hated piece of legacy software - iTunes - may be killed today at the WWDC keynote, reported Bloomberg over the weekend, and the interesting part is that it won't be renamed to something else, but different modules will be taking its place instead. The iTunes syncing and downloa...
16:39 2019-06-03

Watch Kim Kardashian in Paris Hilton's Sexy Music Video for ''My Best Friend's Ass'' Is it 2006 again? It may be more than a decade since Paris Hilton's infamous debut single, "Stars Are Blind," but it feels like we're in a bit of a time warp considering......
03:13 2019-05-25

Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift tie for 10 MTV Video Music Award nominations Among the 2019 MTV Video Music Award nominees: Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Lil Nas X, Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, and the late Nipsey Hussle.        ...
20:13 2019-07-23

Kristen Schaal to take over "messenger from the future" duties on Bill And Ted Face The Music More casting news from the ever more still-extent Bill And Ted sequel, Face The Music, today, as THR reports that Bob’s Burgers star and all-purpose comedy delight Kristen Schaal has signed on for the long-in-development film. Schaal is reportedly playing a character named Kelly, a “messenger from t...
02:26 2019-07-12

Spotify users may finally be able to start using Siri commands to play music Over the past few months, there’s been quite a bit of tension between Apple and Spotify. Not too long ago, for example, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek argued that Apple’s 30% cut from the App Store amounts to an unfair tax on competition. What’s more, Spotify has taken its complaints about ...
05:00 2019-08-14

Revisit the race of the 26th century with a German orchestra playing F-Zero music There’s something about Nintendo theme music that lends itself to big orchestral arrangements. More complex scores like, say, the Ocarina of Time sound great coming from a full orchestra, naturally, but so do the simpler themes of the 8- and 16-bit eras. Just check out this German performance of F-Z...
03:00 2019-05-22

Taylor Swift is obsessed with Easter eggs, and it's ruining her new music Swift's new music roll-out has been almost entirely focused on the hidden clues in her Instagram posts, music videos and even her stilettos.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Leaked macOS 10.15 Screenshots Detail Anticipated Apple TV, Music Apps Apple is set to announce its latest edition of macOS at WWDC 2019. But ahead of the keynote, leaked screenshots seem to reveal upcoming TV and Music apps on macOS 10.15....
10:26 2019-05-30

Idaho music event canceled amid immigration enforcement fear A music festival in southern Idaho has been canceled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.        ...
21:00 2019-07-21

Amino acids make beautiful music to design novel protein structures There's an app for that: Android users can now create their own bio-based musical compositions. Nearly seven years ago, MIT scientists mapped the molecular structure of proteins in spider silk threads onto musical theory to produce the "sound" of silk in hopes of establishing a radical new way to ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts including the US rapper Tyga....
16:26 2019-07-16

Crusty Country Music Fans Want to Boycott Wrangler Jeans For Partnering with Lil Nas X This week, after Wrangler jeans announced a new yee haw agenda capsule collection with Lil Nas X, some country music fans are calling for a full out boycott....
10:13 2019-05-23

'Michael Eavis didn't know what dance music is': a history of rave at Glastonbury At some point in the late 80s – though no one remembers exactly when – Glastonbury festival became a nexus of the traveller, free party and acid-house scenes, and the festival was never the same againGiant rubber duckies; tunnels of flowers; bassbins disguised with gingham tablecloths; sitting in up...
14:13 2019-06-29

Brandi Carlile calls out NRA, sexism in country music in new song 'Cowgirls' Brandi Carlile called out the country music community for its pro-gun stances, alleged sexism and lack of female stars in the genre in a scathing new song, "Cowgirls."...
19:00 2019-07-22

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig: ‘Rock music is dead, so it's more joyful to me' As his band gear up for Glastonbury, the singer talks about his Jewish politics and how there are musicians far more privileged than himIf you have never been to Glastonbury, you will always get people telling you that “it’s just got a different vibe to other festivals, man”. Even platinum-selling m...
18:39 2019-06-27

The MixtapE! Presents Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus and More New Music Musts New music Fridays can be overwhelming. Don't get us wrong, we love the weekly holiday for music fans, but, more often than not, the sheer volume of gifts we receive can leave a person......
03:26 2019-08-17

Snap shares jump after report of talks with major music studios Shares of Snap Inc. jumped as much as 6 percent Friday on reports that the Snapchat parent wants to expand the ways users can include music in their disappearing messages. Snap, led by Chief Executive Evan Spiegel, is in talks with major music studios — including Warner Music Group, Sony Music Enter...
05:00 2019-05-25

Switch Playground’s live-music workout will leave you pooped but pumped If you go to Switch Playground’s latest class, you will get sweated on and you may momentarily lose your hearing. You will never hear a cowbell the same way again. You may feel as though you’ve lived 1,000 gym rat lives and your skull is a cocktail shaker full of brains. You may also build......
07:00 2019-05-25

YouTube Music update adds new Smart Downloads feature, here is how it works Google's music streaming service, YouTube Music is bringing users a brand new feature that will allow them to listen to their favorite songs even when they're offline. The new feature is called Smart Downloads and will automatically download up to 500 songs that a YouTube Music user “liked.”Engadget...
18:39 2019-06-27

Spotify grew subscribers 31% in Q2 2019, extending its lead over Apple Music Spotify added 8 million new subscribers in the most recent quarter as the music streaming leader appeared to widen its lead over rival Apple Music.Read More...
17:52 2019-07-31

iPhone music fans rejoice: Siri might finally speak to Spotify It’s no secret that there’s fierce competition between Apple and Spotify for dominance over the music streaming space, but if recent reports are to be believed, the two companies are looking to compromise for the sake of their users.Using Siri to play music on an Apple device has, thus...
03:26 2019-08-14

Cardi B Insists She Writes Her Own Music In Strongly Worded Message To Haters Cardi B is setting the record straight on rumors that she doesn't write her own lyrics. On Thursday, she took to Twitter to address the haters with a strongly-worded message. She......
05:52 2019-06-07

Mandy Moore Teases New Music With Husband Taylor Goldsmith: Listen She's back! Mandy Moore is making new music...and we have the pictures to prove it! It's been almost 20 years since Moore dropped "Candy," the debut single off of her......
05:52 2019-06-07

A Detroit Music Festival That Charged White People More Backtracks on Its Pricing Afrofuture Fest initially planned to charge people of color $20 and “non-POC” $40. By Sunday evening, it announced a general admission fee of $20 for all....
04:39 2019-07-08

Kebabs and rock music: Moscow's ruse for luring the young away from politics ‘Spoiler’ festivals are being held in Russia to try to keep young protesters off the streetsOnce there were bread and circuses. Now there are DJ sets and kebabs.As thousands of Russians prepare for opposition protests for the third straight weekend in Moscow, the city government is laying on festiva...
12:13 2019-08-10

Taylor Swift drops celebrity-packed music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down’ Not only does the video end Taylor Swift and Katy Perry's longstanding feud, but it takes a stance against discrimination and violence towards LGBTQ2 communities....
00:39 2019-06-18

Steve McQueen, on the Blackest Soundtrack of America and Music’s Impact on His Filmmaking It’s African American Music Appreciation Month and filmmaker extraordinaire Steve McQueen certainly has an appreciation for music. In fact, he proved it by directing an entire Soundtrack of America....
12:26 2019-06-08

Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber at odds in spat over her music catalog Pop superstar Taylor Swift has attacked Justin Bieber's manager for buying her music catalog, prompting Bieber to come to his defense in a heated online spat that has drawn in several top figures in the music industry....
22:39 2019-07-01

TikTok Parent ByteDance Said to Acqui-Hire AI Music Startup Jukedeck At least five employees of Jukedeck, including founder Ed Newton-Rex, have updated their LinkedIn profiles to say they started work at ByteDance's AI lab as early as April....
13:26 2019-07-24

Britain's Olympic champion Mears retires to follow music career Britain's first Olympic diving champion Chris Mears, who won gold with his 3m springboard synchronized partner Jack Laugher, has retired from competition to pursue his music career....
07:13 2019-08-07

Spotify Mashes Music and Short Podcasts Into a New Playlist for Your Miserable Commute Hot off the heels of releasing its standalone Stations app, Spotify is leaning even harder into that whole ‘reinvent the radio’ vibe. Today, the music streaming company released a new playlist called “Your Daily Drive” that uses an algorithm to mash together short-form podcasts and music.Read more.....
13:13 2019-06-12

Chinese company scraps plans to buy New Jersey music college after controversy A Chinese conglomerate will not buy a prestigious college, Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J., after opponents warned the sale would extend the threat of China's infiltration of American academia....
03:52 2019-07-03

Conservationists say Lovebox music festival could endanger London's skylarks Conservationists claim a festival featuring some of the biggest names in pop music could endanger one of London's last surviving colonies of skylarks....
20:26 2019-08-07

Danny Boyle's Yesterday Is a Fascinating, Complex Fantasy Set to the Music of the Beatles Danny Boyle’s latest film, Yesterday, makes pleasure feel guilty, but it’s not a guilty pleasure. Instead, it’s an expertly crafted film telling the surprisingly complex emotional story of one man’s impossible dilemma involving some of the greatest art ever made—and it makes us question our own pers...
02:52 2019-06-13

Taylor Swift drops ‘You Need to Calm Down’ music video with Katy Perry Swifties, please remain calm. Taylor Swift has just debuted the video for the second single, “You Need to Calm Down,” off her new album “Lover,” on sale August 23. The song, released last Thursday, is a tongue-in-cheek celebration of love, tolerance and the LGBTQ community. A...
15:26 2019-06-17

Spotify's New Daily Drive Playlist Features Music and News Podcasts Spotify is launching a new playlist called "Your Daily Drive" that would bring music as well as news podcasts to car drivers, The Verge reported on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-06-13

Spanish-Language Music Has Gone Global. Watch Rosalía Make Her Hit ‘Con Altura’ Two Spaniards, a Canadian, a Colombian and a clip from a Dominican television show helped turn a tribute to reggaeton into one of the hottest international songs of the summer....
13:00 2019-07-08

Climate activist Thunberg teams up with rockers The 1975 for music track Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg has teamed up with rockers The 1975, warning about climate change on a new track for the British band's upcoming album....
17:39 2019-07-31

Tony Hawk to revive Huckjam format as part of music festival SAN DIEGO (AP) — Skateboarding pioneer Tony Hawk says he’s bringing back his Huckjam format as part of the Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival on San Diego’s waterfront Nov. 22-24. Two other San Diego athletes, baseball Hall of Famer Trevor Hoffman and surfer Rob Machado, are investors and...
03:26 2019-06-04

Meet the rebel Thai composer taking music to unheard heights Thai composer Piyawat Louilarpprasert draws inspiration from seemingly random, non-musical sources -- from the noises he hears on the street to the tubes from air conditioners....
14:26 2019-07-10

Klezmer Music and Memory at a Festival Celebrating Jewish Life in Poland Many tourists who come to Poland see a story of Jewish death. In Krakow, not far from Auschwitz, leaders are trying to tell a different story, and spur a resurgence in Jewish life....
09:26 2019-08-11

An Arizona Teenager Is Killed in a Convenience Store. The Suspect Blames Rap Music. Michael Paul Adams, 27, fatally stabbed Elijah Al-Amin, 17, early Thursday morning, the police said. Mr. Adams said the rap music the teenager had been playing made him feel “unsafe.”...
02:13 2019-07-10

Universal Music Group on master tapes fire: 'We owe artists transparency' Company to investigate 2008 storage unit fire in which up to 500,000 master recordings by Aretha Franklin, Elton John and others may have burnedUniversal Music Group CEO and chairman Sir Lucian Grainge has said that the company owes its artists “transparency” over the loss of up to 500,000 master re...
14:39 2019-06-19

Best Dressed at the 2019 CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Sarah Hyland and More It's that time of year, y'all! Country music's biggest stars are bringing the glitz and the glam to the red carpet at the 2019 CMT Music Awards. From larger-than-life gowns to......
02:26 2019-06-06

Tech firm Tencent in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group Deal will improve promotion of artists and help identify new talent, says VivendiThe Chinese tech company Tencent is in talks to take a 10% stake in Universal Music Group (UMG), the label to stars including Taylor Swift, the Beatles and Lady Gaga, based on a valuation of the world’s biggest music la...
23:00 2019-08-06

Tidal launches Credits feature to highlight the people behind your favorite music Tidal has just announced it's doing something nice for those behind the music industry who aren't in the spotlight: songwriters, producers, engineers, band members and studio musicians, background vocalists, and programmers.The music streaming service launched a new Credits feature that will highlig...
00:13 2019-07-04

TikTok’s parent company appears to have acquired AI music startup Jukedeck TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, appears to have acquired a startup that makes AI-generated music called Jukebox, an AI suite that generates custom music. Users can then edit the track to adjust length, tempo, and climax. While the news hasn’t been confirmed by either company, several Jukedeck em...
03:00 2019-07-24

Joseph Haydn teams up with Nelson Mandela at the Rheingau Music Festival A mass composition by Haydn interspersed with South African freedom songs? As part of the "Long Walk to Freedom" program at Rheingau, a youth orchestra from South Africa delivers an emphatic yes....
17:26 2019-07-08

Before Apple iPods and iPhones, there was Sony Walkman. 40 years of portable music If you wanted to listen to music a generation ago, it wasn't in your phone. You likely did it with a Sony Walkman. The original debuted July 1, 1979.       ...
20:39 2019-07-01

Alphabet's self-driving car company tests free Wi-Fi and music to entice riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry....
19:00 2019-07-08

Which Country Cutie Lit Up the 2019 CMT Music Awards Red Carpet? Vote for Your Favorite Look Now We've gone country, y'all! On Wednesday, country music's biggest stars arrived in Nashville to live it up and crank up that boot-stomping music at the 2019 CMT Music Awards.......
17:52 2019-06-06

Sequins, Minis and Metallic: Carrie Underwood's Best CMT Music Awards Looks of All Time Jesus, take the wheel--because these looks are heavenly. Carrie Underwood is no stranger to the CMT Music Awards. In fact, she's been attending since 2006, when she won two of her......
14:13 2019-06-06

Last Christmas: first trailer for Emma Thompson romcom featuring the music of George Michael Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding star in the yuletide release, which is scripted by and co-stars Thompson, with Paul Feig as directorThe first trailer for Last Christmas, the highly-anticipated romcom scripted by Emma Thompson and themed around the songs of George Michael, has been released.The film,...
14:13 2019-08-14

Sheila Dikshit Loved Music, Watched Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge 20 Times Sheila Dikshit, the veteran Congress leader and the longest serving chief minister of Delhi who died today, was fond of Western music since her young days and would sit near the radio waiting for her......
02:52 2019-07-21

These cult-favorite outdoor sandals are the only reason my feet survived a 3-day music festival Teva In the 1980s, a former river guide created Teva, a Velcro-strapped sport sandal, so his flip-flops could stay on his feet through rugged conditions. Today, you won't find them just in the canyons of Arizona. Everyone from avid hikers to casual city recreationalists love these practical sandal...
21:26 2019-08-16

Miley Cyrus Teases New Music in First Studio Appearance Since Liam Hemsworth Split It's a party in the music studio! Just days after making headlines for her personal life, Miley Cyrus decided to get fans talking about her professional life with a cryptic photo on......
22:13 2019-08-12

YouTube and Universal Music clean up Adam Levine, Lady Gaga and other artists If you were worried that your kids and their kids will never get to enjoy the music video for the late Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'" in high quality, you can now stop thinking about that and concentrate on more important matters. Google announced yesterday on the YouTube blog that it is teaming up with...
21:00 2019-06-20

Country music world reacts after Granger Smith's 3-year-old son dies Granger Smith received an outpouring of support after he announced his infant son's drowning death.        ...
18:39 2019-06-07

VestiVille music festival in Belgium abruptly ended over security, fraud suspicion A music festival in Belgium featuring major stars like rapper Cardi B came to a chaotic end before it had even started.        ...
18:00 2019-06-30

CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood takes home top honor with Video of the Year win Carrie Underwood won big at the 2019 CMT Music Awards, taking home the show's top honor Wednesday evening with Video of the Year for her hit "Cry Pretty." ...
05:26 2019-06-06

CMT Music Awards poke fun at 'Game of Thrones' coffee cup, water bottle blunders Little Big Town decided to poke fun at the infamous “Game of Thrones” coffee cup and plastic water bottle gaffes during their hosting duties for the 2019 CMT Music Awards....
04:39 2019-06-06

Final Fantasy XV's Lead Designer's New Game Is A Love Letter To Live Music No Straight Roads is a rhythm game inspired by the strong visual storytelling of Psychonauts. Playing it feels like rocking out in front of a surreal, vibrant crowd. At E3 last week, I was able to play a short demo that included the first boss fight, and as someone who also loves live music, I was p...
23:39 2019-06-18

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay-for-streaming services helped drive up profit....
15:13 2019-05-21

Taylor Swift blasts sale of music catalogue to mogul Scooter Braun Justin Bieber rose to Braun's defence in an Instagram post. "For you to take it to social media and get people to hate on Scooter isn’t fair," he said....
20:52 2019-07-01

Carly Pearce gets ready for the CMT Music Awards with a workout and an Ariana Grande song Carly Pearce will soon be attending the 2019 CMT Music Awards, but before the country music singer-songwriter heads to Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, she's sharing her red carpet routine with Fox News....
14:01 2019-06-05

Taylor Swift Has ''Zero Regrets'' About ''Standing Up'' to Scooter Braun Amid Music Battle Taylor Swift is still standing behind the claims she made about music manager, Scooter Braun. On Sunday, the "ME!" singer wrote a scathing Tumblr post about the 38-year-old......
07:26 2019-07-03

Wu-Tang Clan become first hip-hop act to headline country music's legendary Ryman stage Legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan took over the Mother Church of Country Music on Sunday night as the rest of Nashville closed out CMA Fest 2019.        ...
16:39 2019-06-10

'Bohemian Rhapsody' movie makes magic for Queen as music sales soar British rock band Queen sold more albums in North America than any other artist in the first half of 2019, as music featured in movies and television sent streaming and downloads soaring....
21:52 2019-06-27

Barry's Anthony Carrigan to play most excellent villain in Bill & Ted Face The Music There are many wonderful things about Bill Hader’s Barry, but perhaps none more wonderful than unexpected breakout Anthony Carrigan. His eccentric NoHo Hank is a weirdly adorable and exceedingly lovable little criminal; charming is the word that comes to mind. And no upcoming film is potentially mor...
22:52 2019-06-19

Janet Jackson lauds Michael's music legacy but avoids abuse claims Michael Jackson’s sister gives interview ahead of 10th anniversary of his deathJanet Jackson has said her brother Michael’s musical legacy will continue, but refused to comment on enduring allegations of child sexual abuse.Two men, James Safechuck and Wade Robson, made detailed allegations of sexual...
17:13 2019-06-23

Tupac Shakur, Tom Petty estates sue Universal Music for $100 million over 2008 fire Soundgarden and estates representing Shakur and Petty are among those suing Universal Music Group for materials lost in a 2008 fire.        ...
19:13 2019-06-27

Watch Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Music Video Featuring a Ton of Celeb Cameos With this release, even Taylor Swift would understand if you can't calm down. On Monday morning, the music superstar debuted her music video for "You Need to Calm Down" on......
15:26 2019-06-17

Hurry and claim your free four-month Apple Music subscription right now at Groupon (new users only) It's definitely not every day that you get the chance to claim a free four-month subscription to the world's second most popular music streaming platform, but believe it or not, that's precisely the amazing deal Groupon is offering for the second time in just a little over a month.Once again, you on...
18:39 2019-06-27

Miley Cyrus Debuts Catchy New Music Video As Black Mirror's Ashley O Forget Miley and Hannah, because Ashley O is catchy as hell. Cyrus appeared in an episode of the new season of Black Mirror as pop star Ashley O, a purple wigged singer who loves a......
02:00 2019-06-14

Gamechanger Audio’s analog synth uses drone motors to create awesome music In a time where most musical advancements seem to come in the form of software tricks, it’s refreshing to see a product with a new kind of analog hardware. That’s what Gamechanger Audio delivers with its new Motor Synth, an analog electro-mechanical synthesizer that uses drone motors as oscillators ...
02:26 2019-06-13

Firefly Music Festival streaker knocked over DJ equipment, faces misdemeanor charge One man may have to go to court after things got a little crazy for him at Firefly Music Festival on Saturday.        ...
19:13 2019-06-27

How JWoww's Boyfriend Zack Helped Calm Her Nerves at 2019 CMT Music Awards JWoww and Zack Clayton Carpinello had a date night at the 2019 CMT Music Awards! The Jersey Shore star was accompanied by her new beau at Wednesday's award show, held at the......
22:00 2019-06-06

Taylor Swift's outrage over Scooter Braun: Will it change the music industry? Taylor Swift ignited a social-media fire over her music catalog ending up in enemy hands. Will her fury change the music industry? Maybe not.        ...
21:13 2019-07-03

Square Enix just dropped almost every Final Fantasy soundtrack on Spotify & Apple Music If you’re putting together a video game music playlist and are in the mood for some JRPG classics, Square Enix just made it very easy for you, as the soundtracks for almost every Final Fantasy game have just popped up on Spotify and Apple Music. And considering the Final Fantasy series has been arou...
03:00 2019-06-07

Thrill to the Charming Music Made by Hot Wheels Mustangs Hitting Xylophone Keys Humans have been making music for thousands of years, and yet somehow it has taken us until the year of our Great Camshaft two thousand and one score less one until someone has figured out you can make sweet, sweet music by running Hot Wheels into xylophone keys....
20:52 2019-06-01

Investigators: Man allegedly fatally stabbed teen at Peoria Circle K for ‘listening to rap music’ PEORIA, Ariz. (NBC NEWS) – Civil rights activists are calling for a hate crime investigation into the alleged killing of a black teenager by a white man just out of prison. Michael Adams, 27, stabbed the 17-year-old in the neck at a Circle K convenience store in Peoria, Arizona, in the early h...
01:26 2019-07-10

What makes ‘Rocketman’ a unique music biopic? Actually showing sex, drugs and rock-and-roll. Instead of following the usual formula and glossing over the rough bits — namely, John’s anger issues and addiction to alcohol, cocaine and sex — it focuses on them....
12:01 2019-05-31

'Bill & Ted Face the Music' adds Kristen Schaal, Holland Taylor to ensemble Actresses Kristen Schaal and Holland Taylor have landed roles in the time-travel comedy, "Bill & Ted Face the Music," Orion Pictures announced Thursday....
06:13 2019-07-12

'We Write the Songs’ event brings music legends — and tears — to Capitol Hill The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has spent the last 11 years advocating for songwriters with an annual concert aimed at reminding lawmakers of the importance of music....
20:39 2019-05-22

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last years Fenix sports watch models. It's the ultimate multi-sport watch and sets the bar for all others....
19:26 2019-05-21

End Of An Era: Red Lobster Has Declared Bankruptcy After Paying For A 6-Hour Seafood Commercial Set Entirely To Beatles Music It’s about to become much harder to get your crab and lobster fix, because one of the most popular seafood chains in America just officially went under: Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy after blowing all of their capital on a six-hour commercial set entirely to Beatles music....
18:26 2019-05-21

Watch Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Roar in The Lion King's ''Spirit'' Music Video Can you feel the love from the Beyhive tonight? After much anticipation, Beyoncé released the official music video for "Spirit," a new song featured on The Lion King......
08:13 2019-07-17

Patrice Rushen Found Success in Jazz and Dance Music. She Hasn’t Been Forgotten. She was already an accomplished jazz bandleader when she began releasing pop albums for Elektra in 1978. A new best-of compilation looks back at her major-label career....
21:52 2019-07-17

Korg's music-making Switch app offers Genesis and Taito game sounds It stands to reason that a music creation app on a game console should have sound samples from consoles, doesn't it? Korg certainly thinks so. It's updating its Gadget app for the Switch with both a Sega Genesis-derived drum machine (Otorii) and a......
11:13 2019-07-07

‘We needed to speak our truth – and forgive’: Jonas Brothers on music, marriage and making up Six years ago, on the back of 17m album sales, the Disney stars split, devastating their fans. Now they’re back with a No 1 single. They talk about family rifts – and why it took so long to patch things up“Good to see you,” smiles Kevin Jonas, the first of three Jonas brothers to arrive in the back ...
12:13 2019-06-03

Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid Pack on the PDA at the British Summer Time Music Festival New couple alert?! Things seem to be heating up between Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid. (Yes, Gigi Hadid an Bella Hadid's younger brother.) The two were spotted getting cozy on......
08:00 2019-07-07

Country star Randy Travis releases new music 6 years after near-fatal stroke Country music star Randy Travis dropped single “One in a Row” last week, the first music the singer has released since suffering an almost fatal stroke six years ago....
09:26 2019-06-04

Apple shows off new tvOS features, including controller support and music lyrics Today at Apple’s annual WWDC 2019 event in San Jose, the company revealed its new vision for its tvOS platform. A number of big changes are in the works for families and video game fans. For starters, Apple is adding a much-requested feature in the form of multi-user support. This is particula...
20:00 2019-06-03

Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys and More to Perform at 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival is jam-packed with incredible performers! On Tuesday morning, iHeartMedia announced the star-studded lineup for the annual two-day event, with Miley......
16:00 2019-06-04

Waymo offers free music and WiFi to make its driverless taxis stand out Google's self-driving car project Waymo is looking for ways to distinguish itself in the cut-throat taxi market, where it must compete with ridesharing apps and other self-driving services as well as traditional taxis and public transport. To address......
16:39 2019-07-08

Miley Cyrus, Camila Cabello to perform at iHeartRadio Music Festival 2019 Miley Cyrus, Camila Cabello, Alicia Keys, Halsey, Chance the Rapper, Tim McGraw and other acts will take the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in September....
20:13 2019-06-04