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  • JHU names Saint Louis Symphony president dean of Peabody Institute

    JHU names Saint Louis Symphony president dean of Peabody Institute
    Fred Bronstein, president of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, will become the new head of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University on June 1. His title will be dean, rather than the previous, longtime designation of director, in keeping with...
  • Johnny Cash, Elvis Costello and the 'lost' album sessions

    Johnny Cash, Elvis Costello and the 'lost' album sessions
    Johnny Cash always had his ears open to a great song regardless of where it came from. So even though he was considered a standard-bearer of traditional country music and was deeply knowledgeable about folk, gospel, blues and other roots forms, he also...
  • Q&A: Matt Walsh of Upright Citizens Brigade

    Q&A: Matt Walsh of Upright Citizens Brigade
    Sometimes, size does matter. In the case of the 17th annual Chicago Improv Festival, this translates to more than 200 acts at 21 venues in 11 categories including long-form, short-form, experimental, musical and—wait for it—puppetry. That...
  • Chester's Dirt Floor An 'Old School' Recording Studio

    Chester's Dirt Floor An 'Old School' Recording Studio
    To Eric Lichter, it's no mystery why artists from New York, Boston and Providence come to record their music in an old house on a gravel road, near Cedar Lake in Chester. "There's barely [cell phone] reception here," says Lichter, who is the owner and...
  • 'Jem' creator sounds off about being shut out of film adaptation

    'Jem' creator sounds off about being shut out of film adaptation
    This post has been updated. See below for details. Last week, news that a live-action film version of "Jem and the Holograms" was in the works sent fans of the cartoon series and Hasbro’s line of dolls into an online frenzy. But one person not...
  • ABC Summer Sked Takes Flight With Four Original Dramas

    ABC is diving deeper into the scripted pool this summer, with the network on Monday announcing four dramas among its dozen new and returning firstrun series to premiere in mid-May or later. "The Astronaut Wives Club," the lone new ABC drama to bow this...
  • Words and music of the late Anderson Johnson captured on CD from North Carolina non profit

    Words and music of the late Anderson Johnson captured on CD from North Carolina non profit
    Newport News folk artist, preacher and musician Anderson Johnson died in 1998, but his work is still preserved, discussed and admired widely. His musical legacy got a boost from a CD released last year by the Hillsborough, N.C.-based non-profit Music...
  • SAG-AFTRA, Managers Battling Over Ethics-Conduct Code

    A trio of managers groups has blasted SAG-AFTRA's newly minted code of ethics and conduct code -- bringing a sharp retort from the performers union. The Music Managers Forum - US, the National Conference of Personal Managers and the Talent Managers...
  • Kraftwerk's 'Trans Europe Express' started the musical revolution

    Kraftwerk's 'Trans Europe Express' started the musical revolution
    Kraftwerk's "Trans Europe Express" is the most important pop album of the last 40 years, though it may not be obvious. The first high-art electronic pop record, "Trans Europe Express" set the tone for the coming revolution, became one of the central...
  • Barry Manilow is ready to take a chance again on 'Harmony'

    Barry Manilow is accustomed to working in rarefied settings: the glittering showrooms of Las Vegas, for instance, or the high-end recording studios in which he made such inescapable soft-rock standards as "Mandy," "Looks Like We Made It" and "Can't...
  • L.A. Philharmonic's Minimalist Jukebox festival reveals a wide range

     L.A. Philharmonic's Minimalist Jukebox festival reveals a wide range
    In his classic tome "The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century," critic Alex Ross compares Minimalism to driving a car "across empty desert, the layered repetitions in the music mirroring the changes that the eye perceives — road signs...