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  • Every business should listen to Taylor Swift's advice

    Every business should listen to Taylor Swift's advice
    The music industry isn’t dying, argues Taylor Swift in an Op-Ed for the Wall Street Journal. “It's just coming alive,” she writes. In her Op-Ed, Swift explains her strategy for making it as a musician in this day and age. It all...
  • Ringo Starr on the mystery 'train song' from 'A Hard Day's Night'

    Ringo Starr on the mystery 'train song' from 'A Hard Day's Night'
    In writing about what's being called “the train song” in the Beatles’ film “A Hard Day’s Night,” and recent efforts to identify the musicians who recorded it, at least one reader commented, “Why doesn’t...
  • Music Publisher Spirit Moves Into Nashville's Music Row

    Fortifying its mini-major status in the music publishing world, Spirit Music Group acquired Cal IV Entertainment, the Nashville-based independent music publisher, production and artist management company. The move marks Spirit's expansion into Music Row,...
  • Baltimore Symphony appoints Markus Stenz principal guest conductor

    Baltimore Symphony appoints Markus Stenz principal guest conductor
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has appointed Markus Stenz as principal guest conductor for a three-year term commencing with the 2015-2016 season. The German conductor, who is principal conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, made a...
  • Beck's 'Song Reader' recording to include Jack White, Norah Jones

    Beck's 'Song Reader' recording to include Jack White, Norah Jones
    What's an album with no recorded music on it? That's the question Beck posed on his 2012 effort "Song Reader," a collection of original compositions only published as sheet music. The contrarian "record" was a conceptual gambit (and, for sight-reading...
  • 10 steps to starting an awesome video game band

    10 steps to starting an awesome video game band
    When you think of rock music you probably don't think about "Super Mario Bros." or "Space Invaders." But a subculture of video game rock bands? Yes, it's a thing. And now that you know the bands exist, you’re likely all too eager to start your own...
  • Sound and color at Santa Monica Museum of Art

    Sound and color at Santa Monica Museum of Art
    Music and painting sometimes share a language. Color is applicable to both, as is chromatic. They also share physics. Colors, for instance, are waveforms, as are tones.   Moreover, musicians and visual artists regularly inspire one another. Morton...
  • Joshua Bell's crossovers go nowhere in L.A. Phil's Bowl opener

    Joshua Bell's crossovers go nowhere in L.A. Phil's Bowl opener
    The Hollywood Bowl is looking and sounding good. Last year it was spiffed up with smart new lawn furniture, compellingly (and controversially) incandescent new high-definition video screens and an exceptional sound system upgrade. This year there are...
  • 'Song of the Shank' gives poetic voice to a unique American musician

    'Song of the Shank' gives poetic voice to a unique American musician
    "Song of the Shank," Jeffery Renard Allen's epic and brilliant new novel about slavery and musical genius, is not an easy book to read. There is, for starters, the book's odd and sometimes confounding protagonist, based on a real man who is most often...
  • Bob Stanley's 'Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!' is crazy in love with pop music

    Bob Stanley's 'Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!' is crazy in love with pop music
    In 1954, Bill Haley shook, rattled and rolled. In 2003, Beyoncé went crazy in love. That's two pop stars, among the biggest of their time, using similar language (and similar grooves) to describe more or less the same thing. But think of all that...
  • Classical musicians and the terror of the audition

    Classical musicians and the terror of the audition
    Audition. The word can unleash terror in performers of all kinds, but perhaps none more than musicians seeking to fill scarce symphony orchestra openings. A fudged note, a slack attack, a harsh tone, a hint of hesitancy, a sagging pitch — any of...