|Music Industry (01/11/2019)|
Young Musicians Foundation And Artistic Advisor Vijay Gupta Launch Fellowship For Developing Leaders In Community Engagement And Civic Artistry
Young Musicians Foundation (YMF) Executive Director Walter Zooi and Artistic and Program Advisor Vijay Gupta introduced the inaugural Debut Fellowship recipients. The Fellowship includes a $5,000 stipend, extensive professional development and direct experience in working with the students and communities YMF serves.
The goals of the Debut Fellowship Program are to empower exceptional musical...
Beijing Music Festival Concludes 22nd Season: Timeless Music Into The Future
A rapturous performance on Monday featuring superstar soprano Renée Fleming, Maestro Long Yu, and the China Philharmonic Orchestra drew the 22nd Beijing Music Festival (BMF) to a dramatic close. This season explored a new style of classical music with today's most cutting-edge expressive forms.
Held every October, BMF is the most important cultural event in . For two decades - 1998-2018 - wo...
'The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack' Digital Album Out Now
Today, the digital edition of THE APOLLO: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack has been released by Universal Music Group/Blue Note Records/Polygram Entertainment/UMe, just ahead of the new HBO documentary's November 6 broadcast premiere. Helmed by Oscar® and Emmy®-winning director Roger Ross Williams, THE APOLLO chronicles the unique history and contemporary legacy of New York City's landmark Apo...
|Pop / Rock (01/11/2019)|
Lewis Capaldi Steals American Hearts
He has dominated the UK charts throughout 2019 and now Lewis Capaldi is celebrating across the Atlantic after securing this week's number one on the Billboard Hot 100 with 25.2m US streams.
After spending seven weeks at number one and becoming the biggest selling single of the year in the UK, Someone You Loved has spent 23 weeks in the US charts before reaching the chart summit on Monday.
Americana Artist Kate Magdalena Turns Activism Into 'A Larger Dance' With New Album
I like to call my genre 'Timely Americana' in that my songs are written for this time, these people, facing life now, with the particular challenges and poignancies of the unique day we live in.
San Francisco-based singer/songwriter and recording artist Kate Magdalena has released her highly-anticipated Americana album, A Larger Dance (Southern Skye Records) - Available today at all digital p...
|Pop / Rock (01/11/2019)|
Mandisa's Musical Director Ron Rawls Releases New Single
"Touch of Your Presence," a new single from Grammy and Dove Award-winning musician and producer Ron Rawls is available for download at all digital outlets today. The song is the second single from Rawls.
Rawls, who has worked as a touring musician during the last few years, currently is musical director for popular artist and "American Idol" alum Mandisa. Rawls earned his Grammy and Dove Awar...
|Tour Dates (01/11/2019)|
Kelly Clarkson Announces Las Vegas Residency "Kelly Clarkson: Invincible"
GRAMMY Award-winning global superstar Kelly Clarkson has announced that she will be headlining a brand-new Las Vegas residency, Kelly Clarkson: Invincible, opening on Wednesday, April 1 at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
To celebrate the announcement of her Las Vegas residency, Clarkson performs a very special Kellyoke medley. Tune in to today's show to see the performance...
Leif Vollebekk's New Ways Is Out Today On Secret City Records
Leif Vollebekk's New Ways is out today via Secret City Records - it is the sound of desire in its unfolding. A sonic documentation of everything that Leif felt; tenderness and violence, sex and rebirth. "Anything that I wouldn't ever want to tell anyone - I just put it on the record," he says.
Uncut has given it a rave 8/10 review, stating: "Leif Vollebekk's synesthesia is working overtime......
South African Jazz Pianist Nduduzo Makhathini Releases 1st Single From Blue Note Debut
The visionary South African pianist and composer Nduduzo Makhathini is set to release his Blue Note Records debut Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds in 2020. Makhathini has released the album's lead track "Yehlisan'uMoya" (Spirit Come Down) which is available now to stream or download. The song represents a search for the light of the ancestral realms and an acknowledgement of a ...
|MP3 and More (01/11/2019)|
Yamaha EAD10 V2 Firmware Expands Creativity With Talkback Function And Low Volume Drum Set Adaptability
"The EAD10 lets any drummer easily mic their kit in seconds and then record and share their performances with the world, without purchasing or setting up lots of extra equipment," said Steven Fisher, director of drums & percussion, Yamaha Corporation of America.
Yamaha today launched the free V2 firmware for the EAD10 electronic acoustic drum module, adding new creative functionality and cust...