What's Happening in the World of Music

Love and Loss, Set to Music, During the Holocaust - New York Times

New York TimesLove and Loss, Set to Music, During the HolocaustNew York TimesI was moved by the notion of music as a kind of telepathic conduit between two lovers separated by fate. In some ways, it seemed so modern, similar to the late-night requests to radio stations for songs dedicated to faraway sweethearts. Today, in the ...

From Afrobeat to Akon: Why African music finally has the world's ear - CNN International

CNN InternationalFrom Afrobeat to Akon: Why African music finally has the world's earCNN InternationalAs smartphone penetration in Africa increases -- it went from 2% in 2010 to 11% in 2013 -- streaming services are gaining ground, giving the music made on the African continent more opportunity to find a global audience. In South Africa, it is ...and more »

St. Vincent and Peter Gabriel are advising medical music initiative The Sync Project - The Verge

The VergeSt. Vincent and Peter Gabriel are advising medical music initiative The Sync ProjectThe VergePeter Gabriel, St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark), Jon Hopkins, and Esa-Pekka Salonen are going to help The Sync Project ? the initiative headed up by former Nokia design head Marko Ahtisaari ? explore the future of musical medicine. The four musicians ...and more »

Apple Music will reportedly add lyrics and switch to black-and-white design - The Verge

The VergeApple Music will reportedly add lyrics and switch to black-and-white designThe VergeFollowing closely behind a Bloomberg News report of upcoming changes to Apple Music, 9to5Mac is detailing some of what we can expect when the next iteration of Apple's subscription music service is unveiled at WWDC in June. The most obvious and ...Apple Music is being overhauled? Good - here's what it needs to doThe GuardianApple Music may get retuned in JuneMacworldApple Music's iOS 10 overhaul detailed: black & white UI, 'huge artwork', lyrics integration9 to 5 MacUSA TODAY -TechCrunch -Ars Technicaall 136 news articles »

How to make it in Africa's music industry - CNN

CNNHow to make it in Africa's music industryCNN(CNN) Be it the Afrobeats of Nigeria's Wizkid or the melodic pop of Kenyan songstress Dela, Africa's diverse popular music scene is making noise across the continent and around the world like never before. But what's the secret to making it big in this ...and more »

Music|An Atlantic Archipelago's Main Export: Music - New York Times

New York TimesMusic|An Atlantic Archipelago's Main Export: MusicNew York TimesThis month, music promoters and producers from the United States, Europe and some African nations landed in Praia, the country's capital, for the Atlantic Music Expo, a four-day talent showcase that the government bills as a ?music professionals meeting.and more »

Massive Calgary music centre by Allied Works to open this fall - Dezeen

DezeenMassive Calgary music centre by Allied Works to open this fallDezeenUS studio Allied Works Architecture is nearing completion of a massive new home for the National Music Centre of Canada, described as the firm's "largest and most ambitious project to date". Encompassing 160,000 square feet (14,860 square metres), the ...

Teddy Thompson and Kelly Jones: 'If musicians disappear, the music will too' - The Guardian

The GuardianTeddy Thompson and Kelly Jones: 'If musicians disappear, the music will too'The GuardianBut wasn't it the case that a lot of the music they are referring back to was actually written from a personal standpoint ? and that it has come to seem universal because of the great shift in songwriting perspective in the mid-60s, driven by Bob Dylan?

Sharing a passion for music and interactive technology - The MIT Tech

The MIT TechSharing a passion for music and interactive technologyThe MIT TechToday there are several, and Egozy '95, MEng '95 ? who went on to co-found Harmonix Music Systems and launch the hugely successful video games "Guitar Hero" and "Rock Band" ? is back on campus teaching one of them: 21M.385 / 6.809 (Interactive ...

How to Buy Tickets for Desert Trip, the 'Oldchella' Music Festival - Money Magazine

Money MagazineHow to Buy Tickets for Desert Trip, the 'Oldchella' Music FestivalMoney MagazineBecause of Desert Trip's locale and the lineup of past-their-prime music legends?who would have thought half of these people would outlive Michael Jackson, David Bowie, and Prince??the event has naturally been nicknamed ?Oldchella.? The three-day ...MUSIC: Is Desert Trip the biggest rock concert ever?Press-Enterprise'Desert Trip' music festival confirmed in IndioKESQall 299 news articles »