It was a big night for Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift at Sunday's American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Swift…
Tonara, the interactive sheet music app, has announced a new score synchronization feature for its iPad app. One of Tonara's most important updates, score..
Comedian, actor and pantomime veteran, he played the garage mechanic Sid Hooper in the TV soap Crossroads With his doleful face, good-natured smile and ever- gleaming teeth, the stalwart entertainer Stan Stennett, who has died aged 88, was a favourite in pantomimes and seaside shows around the UK for decades. After starting out as a […]
The beloved Australian electro-pop band performed to a packed house at Le Poisson Rouge to celebrate NPR Music’s new electronic dance music show Metropolis. Watch the entire 10-song set, which included jams from Cut Copy’s new album, Free Your Mind, as well as old favorites like “Lights and Music.” » E-Mail This » Add to […]
Imagine you’re a young composer having a piece premiered by the Boston Symphony — only to have the mood swing to unbearable tragedy. That’s what happened to William Jay Sydeman, whose Study No. 2 premiered immediately before the audience learned of the president’s death. » E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Bridgewater Hall, ManchesterMark Elder gave this Verdi celebration a richly detailed and warmly human treatment, with stellar singing and choral accompaniment all around Conducted by Mark Elder, the Hallé‘s glorious Verdi bicentenary concert focused on the composer’s relationship with Arrigo Boito, the last and finest of his librettists. The programme judiciously and extensively surveyed their […]
As the Beastie Boys sue a toy manufacturer over a parody of their song Girls, we recall five similarly unlikely legal wrangles Beastie Boys have gone to war over girls. Or rather, they’ve gone to war over Girls, their 1987 song, which is at the centre of a legal dispute after toymaker GoldieBlox recorded a […]
Peak music body wants change in planning laws to prevent closure of longstanding live music venues Oliver Milman