MONTEREY DELIGHTS! (Jazz Bash By the Bay, 40th Anniversary Edition, March 5-8, 2020)

It’s never too early to get prepared for joy, especially the varieties that the Jazz Bash by the Bay delivers so generously.  (An All-Events badge is available at a discount before December 31, so if thrift makes your eyes gleam, … Continue reading →
Tags: Wow, Bliss, Jazz, John Sheridan, High Sierra, Dan Barrett, Brian Holland, Generosities, Hotter Than That, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing, The Things We Love, Jazz Lives, Michael Steinman

Action Taimanin Removes Stolen Dubstep Song

The accusations toward Action Taimanin regarding stolen dubstep music apparently had some weight as the official Action Taimanin Twitter has delivered an apology and expunged the infringing item. Developer Gremory issued a statement and apology in both English and Japanese addressing the situation: Au5 (creator of the original track that was stolen) was, perhaps unsurprisingly, […]
Tags: Games, Music, Theft, Smartphones, Copyright, Anime, Casuals, Taimanin, Gremory

AUS10 – “Lost In Paradise” (Album)

“Lost in Paradise“, the new album by Los Angeles based rapper AUS10.  A true rising talent lyrically, this is a body of work that embodies his experiences over the course of the last year. It dives deeper on who AUS10 really is and the types of things he enjoys, things he does not, things that have been weighing heavy on his mind that he has not spoken about for far too long and the way he has been living recently and how he manages through day to day life. He shines light on personal topics su...
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Best Music Distribution Services for 2020

Music Distribution is now more vital then ever before. Here is our list of the best music distribution services of 2020. RouteNote RouteNote gets your music to the worlds leading music stores and streaming services worldwide. RouteNote offers both a Free and a Premium model, which allows artists to move between the two model for each release depending upon what makes the most financial sense. RouteNote has the best worldwide coverage, which includes YouTube Networks, YouTube Content I...
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Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

Did anyone get fun music-related holiday gifts? Maybe a Donnie & Joe Emerson 8-track or a Thee Oh Sees 8-track? I asked Santa for "Shadow Dancing," but I got "Da Doo Ron Ron." :( … More »
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Don Imus, Controversial Radio Host Who Called Black Women “Nappy Headed Hoes,” Dead at 79

Don Imus, the legendary “shock-jock” radio host known for stirring up controversy, has died at the age of 79, a family spokesperson confirmed. Variety reports that the controversial broadcaster died Friday (Dec. 27) in College Station, Texas after being hospitalized on Christmas Eve. A cause of death has not yet been revealed, however, Imus was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2009. Imus—known to his fans as the “I-Man”—retired from his nationally syndicated “Imus in the Morning” radio show bac...
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Open Discussion :: RE: mi first video playing some changes ... with my GG

Author: cathiss37 Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:25 pm (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 11 Slippery wrote: Hey there dude I just had to listen several times, I really dig your stuff. I recon you got the nicest top on that suhr Rachat de crédit hypothécaire, i'm jealous, the figure on it is just great, not to mention the fret board. Well done sir. Maybe you can do better when you play.
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Popular With Us 2019: Buzz Bands LA’s Albums of the Year

The mere existence of 100 Gecs excepted, 2019 was a fantastic year for music, worldwide and locally. Following is “Popular With Us 2019: Buzz Bands LA’s Albums of the Year,” an unwieldy list of L.A. artists who caught our ears and wouldn’t let go. As our year-end lists have tended to be over our 11 years, it’s light on pop, heavy on rock and includes some positively genre-bending releases. In the Top 20, the common denominator is strength of artistic voice. Speaking of rock, and we often do, 201...
Tags: Spotify, Music, UK, New York, Featured, Greece, California, Beck, Andrew Bird, Sudan, Volcano, Solange, Mars, Coachella, Warner, David Lynch

Elton John wins highest accolade in new year honours list

Musician recognised alongside stars of sport, politicians and hundreds of ordinary peopleSir Elton John has received the highest acknowledgement in a new year honours list in which hundreds of ordinary people were recognised alongside household names from sport, the arts, entertainment and politics.The singer and songwriter was awarded the Companion of Honour for a remarkable career spanning more than five decades, in which he has sold more than 300m records worldwide, and used his fame to promo...
Tags: Music, Politics, Film, UK News, Culture, Elton John, John, Iain Duncan Smith, Steve McQueen, Olivia Newton-john, New Year Honours List

Why Some Pop Bands Are Giving Up Encores

The banality of encores has long been a frustration for some musicians, but, in recent years, a growing number of notable acts have taken a stand against performing them at all. – Toronto Star
Tags: Art, Music, Audience, 12.26.19

Spotify: Your Political Ads Are No Good Here

Streaming giant Spotify will ban all political advertising in early 2020, on Friday, saying in a statement to the site that it does “not yet have the necessary level of robustness in our process, systems and tools to responsibly validate and review this content.”
Tags: Spotify, Music, Politics, Science, Technology, Podcasts, Streaming, Political Ads, 2020 Election

Watch Christmas Reunite On Christmas For Yo La Tengo’s Hanukkah Show

Every year, Yo La Tengo play a big show on each night of Hanukkah. This year, Christmas happened to fall on the fourth night of Hanukkah. Yo La Tengo bassist James McNew used to play in the '80s/early '90s indie rock band Christmas. And this year, at Yo La Tengo's Hanukkah show on Christmas, Christmas … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Christmas, Yo La Tengo, Lee Ranaldo, James McNew, Todd Barry, CJ Camerieri

Dave Riley, bassist for Big Black, RIP

Dave Riley, bassist for the influential 1980s Chicago noise-punk band Big Black, has died. He was 59. According to his partner Rachel Brown, he had throat cancer. What a fucking great player, he was. And what a fucking great band. From Rolling Stone: “Dave was a fantastic musician and a critical part of the Chicago music scene,” (Big Black guitarist Steve) Albini tells Rolling Stone. “He bridged the gap between raw enthusiasm and outstanding musicianship better than anybody else in our peer ...
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Mugshot Madness: Young Buck Arrested in Nashville on Felony Warrant, Held Without Bond Until May 2020

Young Buck spent his Christmas in jail after the rapper was arrested last week in Nashville, Tennessee. According to Nashville’s News Channel 5, the former G-Unit rapper (real name: David Darnell Brown) was scooped up by police on December 20th on a felony fugitive from justice warrant out of Georgia. The charge connected to the warrant hasn’t been publicly revealed. Because Buck is considered a fugitive of justice, he’s not eligible for bond and will remain in bars until his scheduled court dat...
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After a Decade, a Monteverdi Masterpiece Flies Free

Jolle Greenleaf and Tenet bid farewell to their Green Mountain Project, devoted to the 1610 Vespers, with conductorless performances.
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Swing court 2019 is now in session.  All rise! Exhibit A: Exhibit B: Exhibits C: – F Ricky Alexander made a wonderful debut CD, STRIKE UP THE BAND, which I’ve reviewed here.  And then he brought a swinging quartet to Cafe … Continue reading →
Tags: Bliss, Swing, Jazz, Cole Porter, Bohemia, Generosities, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing, The Things We Love, Jazz Lives, Michael Steinman, Ideal Places, Ricky Alexander, Pay Attention

Chill Out Music Mix for 2020 – Happy Holidays – Chill Your Mind

Chill Your Mind is out with a brand new Chill out mix that will make you feel nice and relaxed this holiday season. Chill Your Mind is known for their mixes and this is one of the best ones I have heard in a while. The post Chill Out Music Mix for 2020 – Happy Holidays – Chill Your Mind appeared first on RouteNote Blog.
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Does All Music Have Something In Common?

Yes, every culture that we know of has some kind of music—but do these diverse musics share anything in common, for example in terms of function, affect and content? An extensive ethnographic study published in Science in November presented the case that they do. – Prospect
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Tonight in L.A.: Dead & Company, Jerron ‘Blind Boy’ Paxton, Brainstory, Poolside, Los Lobos, Post Life, Deorro, Black Mike, Spafford, Sublime With Rome, Faster Pussycat, the English Beat, Face to Face, the Higgs

L.A. concerts for Friday: ► Dead & Company do the first of two nights at the Forum. ► Brainstory officially celebrate the release of their album “Buck” with a show at the Moroccan Lounge, joined by Los Retros and Xin Xin. ► Multi-instrumental wizard Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton brings his throwback blues, jazz, folk and country to the Pico Union Project. ► Poolside bring their California Sunset tour to the Observatory, with Neil Frances and Katzù Oso supporting. ► And Post Life celebrates the relea...
Tags: Music, Rome, Richard, Preview, Dead & Company, Los Lobos, Brainstory, Post-life, Sublime With Rome, Silverlake Lounge, Higgs, Paxton, Stacy, Observatory, Black Mike, Tyrone

How a Jerry Herman Song Called a Future Critic to New York

A brassy celebration of optimism and urbanity, “Put on Your Sunday Clothes” from “Hello, Dolly!” can still stir the emotions.
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Big talk around Tokyo’s Revenge. He has two tracks on Spotify’s Viral 50 – GOODMORNINGTOKYO! at #1 and THOT! sitting at #13. The track is also gaining on Apple Music. The 20 year old rapper inked a deal with the 740 Project via Scooter Braun. Stay tuned.
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Khujo Goodie – “Wes H Chn”

The Goodie Mob member recently dropped a new compilation album.
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These Artisans Have Been Hand-Making Cymbals For 600 Years

Cymbals are now mainstays of marching bands, drum sets, and orchestral percussion batteries, but they originally came from Ottoman Janissary bands, and Istanbul can be considered their home city. A BBC crew visits a workshop where Turkish cymbalsmiths forge and hammer the instruments to order. (video) – BBC
Tags: Art, Music, Bbc, Istanbul, 12.25.19

Vol. 3… Life And Times Of S. Carter Turns 20

Two nights before his 30th birthday, Jay-Z was out in the club, acting like he had nothing to lose. Jay was at the Kit Kat Klub in Times Square, attending the record-release party for Q-Tip's Amplified, and he was in a bad mood. Jay's LP Vol. 3... Life And Times Of S. Carter was about … More »
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Hello, Dolly! Composer Jerry Herman Dead At 88

Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the cheerful, good-natured music and lyrics for such classic shows as Mame, Hello, Dolly!, and La Cage aux Folles, died Thursday (12/26). He was 88. More »
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Stream Travis Scott’s New JACKBOYS Comp

Travis Scott has released a new compilation called JACKBOYS. The first studio album to be released on his Cactus Jack label, the seven-track project features contributions from Young Thug, Quavo, Offset, Sheck Wes, Don Toliver, Pop Smoke, and more, plus a remix of Scott's recent single "Highest In The Room" with Rosalía and … More »
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Jerry Herman, Composer of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ and Other Broadway Hits, Dies at 88

His rich melodies and powerful lyrics, also heard in “Mame” and “La Cage aux Folles,” dazzled critics and kept audiences returning for more.
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Jerry Herman, Composer of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ and Other Hits, Dies at 88

His rich melodies h powerful lyrics, also heard in “Mame” and “La Cage aux Folles,” dazzled critics and kept audiences returning for more.
Tags: Music, News, Theater, Hello, Dolly, Herman, Jerry, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Deaths (Obituaries, Dolly! (Play, Mame (Play, Jerry Herman Composer, La Cage aux Folles (Play

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