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  • Nile Rodgers backs ban of the term Urban in music 06 Jul 2020 10:34 Contactmusic Nile Rodgers says it's a positive move for the music industry to drop the term 'Urban'. The likes of the Grammys and labels, including Republic Records, have recently promised to ditch the phrase to describe performers and releases by black …
  • Amanda Pascali Receives Grant For Immigrant American Folk Music Project 06 Jul 2020 10:16 Houston Press The COVID-19 pandemic has forced everyone to become more resourceful. Musicians and artists in particular have had to find new ways to connect with audiences and continue to spread their work and messages to the community. In turn, with all the extra time …
  • Artsday / Music at Midday’s big and precise return 06 Jul 2020 09:51 City News RMC Big Band CTC@HOME’S line-up for this week, streamed live from the Canberra Theatre, includes the welcome return of Music at Midday  on Tuesday, July 7, with the RMC Band playing big band music with military precision. At 6pm on Wednesday, July 9, …
  • Fake crowd noise and music will be played at England West Indies cricket Test matches 06 Jul 2020 09:41 Daily Mail Fake crowd noise and music will be played at cricket Test matches to enhance the atmosphere for players in empty stadiums False audio and enhanced noise will be used as cricket finally makes its return  England are set to meet West Indies in a Test series …
  • Dirty Projectors: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert 06 Jul 2020 09:39 KNPR - Nevada The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music's Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It's the same spirit — stripped-down sets, an intimate setting — just …
  • 'Bright Precious Thing' Encompasses Memories Unleashed By #MeToo Movement 06 Jul 2020 09:39 KNPR - Nevada Gail Caldwell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning former book critic for the Boston Globe and author of the 2010 Let's Take the Long Way Home, a gorgeous elegy of a special friendship, has become what is known as a serial memoirist. It's a term that smacks …
  • Behind the music: WTOP gets a new sound 06 Jul 2020 09:14 WTOP WTOP earlier this month started using new music to introduce its various segments. Hear from those at the station who made the change and the guys who made the music, The studio at Reel World, where WTOP’s new music was made. (Courtesy Reel World) We’re …
  • Live music is back: DMA's to play shows at The Factory 06 Jul 2020 09:07 WA Today "It's strange times," the group's lead singer Tommy O'Dell said."It's been a bit of an interesting time for everyone, for musicians and artists who much of their whole life was about performing live. For that to get taken …
  • Covid-19: Indian music industry resets outreach with live streaming 06 Jul 2020 09:01 livemint.com NEE DELHI: The coronavirus pandemic is a watershed moment for the Indian music industry, with live events and traditional modes of reaching out to audiences such as playback having come to a standstill. Artistes and music labels, however, have risen to the …
  • Man cries for help as his girlfriend only gets wet after listening to GOSPEL music 06 Jul 2020 08:42 Ghana MMA The man sent the message via mail to a relationship coach, Joro Olumofin, explaining how his girlfriend would be very dry no matter what he does. But as soon as she hears gospel music being played, she becomes extra wet that he has to change his bedsheets. …
  • Apple Music Launches New Artist Discovery Program Africa Rising 06 Jul 2020 08:14 Africa Share it! Omah Lay Is the Inaugural Artist and Cover Star of the Companion Playlist Apple Music today announced Africa Rising, a new bi-monthly artist program and companion playlist geared towards identifying, showcasing and elevating rising African talent …
  • Composer Ennio Morricone who wrote the music for The Good, The Bad And The Ugly dies aged 91  06 Jul 2020 07:51 Daily Mail By Sam Baker For Mailonline Published: 03:27 EDT, 6 July 2020 | Updated: 03:28 EDT, 6 July 2020 The Hollywood composer who wrote music for the classic film The Good, The Bad and The Ugly has died at the age of 91. Ennio Morricone had broken his femur a few …