What's Happening in the World of Music

Music That Burns, Literally - NPR (blog)

Music That Burns, LiterallyNPR (blog)Those speakers in your living room, sitting there, like dull hunks of furniture? What if instead of just playing music, they became a pair of fire-spewing dragons? You'd play a tune, and the pulsing sound waves, usually invisible, would become bursts ...and more »

Boy released by kidnapper after singing gospel music - USA TODAY

USA TODAYBoy released by kidnapper after singing gospel musicUSA TODAYATLANTA -- A young boy's love of gospel music may have saved his life. Earlier this month, police say a man kidnapped then nine-year-old Willie Myrick from his southwest Atlanta driveway. He allegedly drove the boy around for some time before dropping ...Love of gospel music may have saved boy's lifeHLNtv.comall 144 news articles »

Books|Music Mix: Spirituality and Protest - New York Times

Books|Music Mix: Spirituality and ProtestNew York TimesThe subject matter of ?Rebel Music: Race, Empire and the New Muslim Youth Culture? could not be more far-reaching unless its author, Hisham D. Aidi, had unearthed data about youth culture and musical influences on other planets. As far as Earth goes ...and more »

Florida music professor sucker-punched in garage over suspected bad grade - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsFlorida music professor sucker-punched in garage over suspected bad gradeNew York Daily NewsOn April 15, 2014, Professor Marc Magellan who teaches jazz and music theory at Courtesy of Marc Magellan via Mi Miami Dade College Professor Marc Magellan said he suffered a broken nose, hand and several other injuries after being sucker-punched in ...police investigate after college music teacher attackedLocal 10all 45 news articles »

Katy Perry transforms into elderly Vegas dancer, other characters for ... - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsKaty Perry transforms into elderly Vegas dancer, other characters for ...New York Daily NewsThe "Unconditionally" singer, 29, transforms into a boozy retired Vegas dancer named Goldie for her newest music video. "Have you ever heard that song 'The Lady is a Tramp'? That might be about me," she says as Goldie in the teaser clip for "Birthday.".You Will NOT Recognize Katy Perry In Her New Music Video! Watch The ...PerezHilton.comKaty Perry plays dress-up in music video preview, maybe makes awkward anti ...Entertainment WeeklyKaty Perry Dresses as Clown, Causes Car Accident Filming "Insane" Music VideoThe Hollywood GossipMirror.co.uk -Latin Postall 193 news articles »

Marisa Anderson's travels inform her music - Chron.com

Chron.comMarisa Anderson's travels inform her musicChron.comAnderson lives in Portland, Ore., her home after 15 years of wandering, traveling with a circus and hitchhiking across the country. Her music sounds well-traveled, suggesting a familiarity with regional folk, blues and mountain music without ...and more »

Avril Lavigne Facing "Racist" Backlash Over "Hello Kitty" Music Video - E! Online

The IndependentAvril Lavigne Facing "Racist" Backlash Over "Hello Kitty" Music VideoE! OnlineAvril Lavigne has found herself on the receiving end of criticism, following the release of her latest music video. The 29-year-old pop star released the music video for her single "Hello Kitty" on Tuesday but the clip was taken down almost as quickly ...Avril Lavigne's new music video Hello Kitty will make your eyes and ears bleedThe IndependentAvril Lavigne Slammed For New Song "Hello Kitty" And "Racist" Music VideoUs MagazineAvril Lavigne video reaps controversy over pop Asian imagesNew York Daily NewsTheWrap -The Oregonianall 153 news articles »

Two New Music Festivals to Enliven New York Stages - New York Times (blog)

Two New Music Festivals to Enliven New York StagesNew York Times (blog)Two contemporary music festivals ? one built largely around stars of the burgeoning downtown and Brooklyn scenes, and one examining unusual corners of the composition world ? will keep New York concert stages animated in May and June. The starrier of ...and more »

Moog Music doubles as a Moogfest factory - Asheville Citizen-Times

Moog Music doubles as a Moogfest factoryAsheville Citizen-Times"You have 10 really young, passionate people who are literally responsible for everything you see that's related to Moog Music and Moogfest," said Emmy Parker, brand and marketing manager for event organizers, Moog Music. Related: What's free at ...and more »

Watch: Startup Bets on Millennials and House Parties to Save Classical Music - TIME

Watch: Startup Bets on Millennials and House Parties to Save Classical MusicTIMEIf you walk into a chamber concert organized by Groupmuse, you soon realize this is not your traditional classical performance. There's clapping in-between movements of Mozart's duo in G major, as well as whistling, drinking and sitting on the floor so ...and more »