Filipino Musicians Drive Hong Kong’s Music Scene, but Gigs Have Dried Up

Battered by the one-two punch of protests and a pandemic, Hong Kong’s music venues have mostly gone silent. No one has felt the pinch more than singers, drummers and guitarists from the Philippines.
Tags: Hong Kong, Music, News, Philippines, Foreign Workers, Labor and Jobs, Immigration and Emigration, Pop and Rock Music, Bars and Nightclubs, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

Rinse Navana – “Paralysis” Prod. By c4meo (Video)

New music out of Toronto! Check out the latest video by rising independent artist Rinse Navana, “Paralysis”, produced by c4meo.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Toronto Check, C4meo, Rinse Navana

Suhr Guitar Talk :: Has anyone "decked" their Gotoh 510?

Author: Brad1 Subject: Has anyone "decked" their Gotoh 510? Posted: Sat May 09, 2020 9:17 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 0 I have a classic antique with the Gotoh 510 2P-BS-SB bridge. Currently set up for floating, but at times I have blocked it. I swear I can tell a slight difference in tone (a little less bright) when it was blocked. I would actually like to deck the trem so that it is flat against the body. Floating, it's presently parallel with the body at roughly 1/8" above the body. Maybe 3/1...
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Bob Dylan Pays Tribute To Little Richard

Bob Dylan doesn't tweet about just anyone. Bob Dylan probably doesn't tweet at all, really -- he definitely doesn't run his official Twitter account himself. But today, rock and roll pioneer Little Richard died. And, of course, Bob Dylan himself tweeted about him in tribute. I just heard the news about … More »
Tags: Music, News, Bob Dylan, Richard, Little Richard

Trpl-Z – “Wizard” (Video)

Rising underground Hip Hop artist out of Miami, FL Trpl-Z premieres his music video for his album title track “Wizard“ exclusively on UGHHBLOG.  Follow Trpl-Z on Instagram @trpl_z666.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Miami, TRPL Z

It Was All A Lie: String of Burglaries Gregory & Travis McMichael Said Was the Reason for Stalking & Murdering Ahmaud Arbery Never Happened

Gregory and Travis McMichael, the white father and son who were arrested Thursday (May 7) and charged with murder in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, told police they believed the 25-year-old black man was a suspect in a string of burglaries in the area, and that’s why they chased him down and killed him while trying to detain him for questioning in a citizen’s arrest. Well, as it turns out … and this may or may not surprise you … that was a whole entire lie. A police lieutenant told CNN tha...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Guns, Georgia, Cnn, Jazz, Racial Profiling, Gun Violence, Gregory, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Greg, Brunswick, GBI, South Georgia, Travis

Screaming Trees’ Gary Lee Conner Addresses Mark Lanegan’s “Vicious And Petty” Memoir

Mark Lanegan, the alternative rock veteran and former Screaming Trees frontman with a voice like aged bourbon, just published his new memoir Sing Backwards And Weep. It is, by most accounts, a raw, unflinching, and gripping account of Lanegan's years of hard living and questionable decisions. It's also pissed a few people off. More »
Tags: Music, News, Mark Lanegan, Screaming Trees, Lanegan, Gary Lee Conner

Watch James Blake Cover Stevie Wonder’s “Never Dreamed You’d Leave In Summer”

Like many musicians, James Blake has been livestreaming little concerts from his home throughout quarantine, and he's been taking the opportunity to break out new covers of artists like Radiohead and Ray Charles. Now he's taking requests from fans on Twitter, and the first to be selected is Stevie Wonder's "Never … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Radiohead, Stevie Wonder, James Blake, James Blake Cover Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles Now

Brockhampton – “Things Can’t Stay The Same” & “N.S.T.”

Dua Lipa remix aside, we haven't got any new Brockhampton songs since the beloved rap crew/boy band dropped their depressive album Ginger over a year ago. That changes today with the release of two new singles, "Things Can’t Stay The Same" and "N.S.T.," and what appears to be the beginning of … More »
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Denzel Curry – “Im Just Sayin Tho” (Feat. Tommy Swisher)

Denzel Curry shared the 13LOOD 1N + 13LOOD OUT mix and the full-length Kenny Beats collab UNLOCKED earlier this year. Today, the rap firebrand is back with a new song. "Just because we need music and happiness at a time like this. Enjoy. I love you," Curry wrote in a note … More »
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4 Ways to Help Prevent You from Getting a Divorce

There are so many things that are changing ever since the Coronavirus pandemic. One of those things has been the divorce rate. Unfortunately, the divorce rate has risen and that has to do with many people working from home. Couples are spending more time together, which is triggering the spike in divorce rates. With people losing their jobs or being furloughed that has a lot to do with it also. Hopefully, this will pass and things get somewhat back to normal in the process. With that, we’re hop...
Tags: Marriage, Life, Relationships, Uncategorized, Netflix, Jazz, National Geographic

Speech – “Just Too Cold” Ft. Rambo & Danny B. (Video)

Speech of Arrested Development has returned with, “Expansion Pt. 1″, marking his first solo release in 14 years. Comprised of four new tracks—along with the visuals for the single, “Just Too Cold,” featuring Rambo and Danny B.—the project highlights the veteran emcee’s evolution as an artist, as well as the wisdom he’s gained over the years. Produced by MRK SX, the visuals for “Just Too Cold” were directed by Nakeeta Nova and shot by Kerry K.D. Gray at WERD studios in Atlanta, the very first ...
Tags: Videos, Atlanta, Jazz, Speech, Martin Luther King Jr, Rambo, Werd, Madam CJ Walker, Danny B, Danny B Video, Nakeeta Nova, Kerry K D Gray, Vagabond Records

Rock ‘N’ Roll Legend Little Richard Dead at 87

Little Richard, the flamboyant Rock ‘N’ Roll pioneer, has died at the age of 87. His death was first announced on his official Facebook Saturday morning (May 9), and his son, Danny Jones Penniman, confirmed the sad news to Rolling Stone. A cause of death was not revealed. Little Richard was reportedly suffering from a few health problems over the past several years, and had suffered from a stroke and a heart attack, along with hip problems. His bass guitarist, Charles Glenn, told TMZ that he’d b...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Celebs, Molly, Bob Dylan, Tennessee, Elton John, Pop Culture, Jazz, Rolling Stone, Richard, Sally, Glenn, Rock N Roll, Rock Roll Hall of Fame, Jerry Lee Lewis

Watch Chris Martin Play Coldplay Hits Acoustic In Final #TogetherAtHome Livestream

Pretty much since quarantine began, Global Citizen has been teaming up with the World Health Organization to bring us Together At Home, a series of livestreamed performances to raise money for coronavirus relief. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Chris Martin, World Health Organization, Coldplay, Global Citizen

Folks are getting creative with flyers in this quarantine

My pal Jake has been taking regular "cigar walks" (as he calls them) here in our lovely island city of Alameda, California. On those walks, he started spotting some creative flyers... (I saved the best two for last...) photos by Jake Schaffer, used with permission Thanks, Susie!
Tags: Post, News, California, Pop Culture, Flyers, Jake, Alameda, Alameda California, Save Ferris, Jake Schaffer, Flyering

Little Richard Dead At 87

Little Richard, one of the founding fathers of rock and roll and one of the most iconically flamboyant performers and entertainers of all time, has passed away. His son, Danny Penniman, confirmed the news to Rolling Stone today. The cause of death is currently unknown. He was 87. More »
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Little Richard, rock'n'roll pioneer, dies aged 87

His 1955 song Tutti Frutti, with the lyric ‘awopbopaloobop alopbamboom’, and a series of follow-up records helped establish the genre and influence a multitude of other musiciansLittle Richard, one of the pioneers of the first wave of rock’n’roll, has died. He was 87.Richard – whose real name was Richard Penniman – had been in poor health for several years, suffering hip problems, a stroke and a heart attack. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Culture, Pop and rock, Richard, Tutti Frutti, Little Richard, Richard Penniman

Could a 12-year-old Australian-Chinese violinist be the next child prodigy?

Decca Classics’ youngest-ever signing, Christian Li, has been hailed a ‘superstar’ who is already up there with the greatsThe classical music world is no stranger to young talent. The 19th century virtuoso Niccolò Paganini started playing aged seven, while Yehudi Menuhin caused a sensation with his performance, at the same age, of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto.Now, however, there’s a new kid on the block, whose backers say transforms from “normal child” to “absolute superstar” the moment the lig...
Tags: Music, China, World news, Australia news, Culture, Classical Music, Melbourne, Mendelssohn, Yehudi Menuhin, Niccolò Paganini, Christian Li

"I don't want to touch an object," I found myself saying, socially distancingly.

The sun was rising, and 3 young women... ... had asked me if I'd take a picture of them — the kind of request I've always happily agreed to. And here I was being stand-offish, in the manner of a person with OCD because they wanted to hand me their phone. It's covid19world, and we're all OCD now, so I couldn't go along with that, and I knew they'd understand. Actually, they'd probably have understood in pre-covid19world and simply regarded me as a person with a disability to be treated with empa...
Tags: Iphone, Photography, Music, Law, Optimism, Moon, Sunrise, Meade, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse, Althouse + Meade, Flower Moon, Coronavirus

Makkk Hussien – “Hurricane Isaac: Mommas Little Villain” EP

Out of Tacoma, WA, rising underground Hip Hop artist Makkk Hussien releases his latest EP titled “Hurricane Isaac: Mommas Little Villain“.  Follow him on Instagram @makkk_hussien. 
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Tacoma WA, Makkk Hussien

A.T The Uplifter – “Changes”

Los Angeles, CA based underground Hip Hop artist A.T The Uplifter releases his new EP titled “Changes“.  Its a vibrant collection of inspirational music that is ever-shifting but linked with A.T. The Uplifter’s confident voice. Follow him on Instagram @attheuplifter. Changes by A.T The Uplifter
Tags: Los Angeles, Albums, Jazz, A.T The Uplifter

Conrado Muluc – “Do Anything but Stop”

Rising Alexandria, VA based underground Hip Hop artist Conrado Muluc releases his new hard-hitting single titled “Do Anything but Stop” produced by B Young.  This track was inspired by DABS a graffiti artist and activist from DC who passed away a couple years ago. Although he never had a chance to meet him, his legacy and the profound impact he had on his friends and his community has pushed me to keep creating.  Follow him on Instagram @conradomuluc. 
Tags: Jazz, Singles, Alexandria Va, Conrado Muluc

BlueJuly – “Crazy”

Underground Hip Hop group BlueJuly out of Houston, TX releases their debut single titled “Crazy“.  Follow them on Instagram @Pax.Tony. 
Tags: Jazz, Singles, Houston TX, BlueJuly

Kataem – “Cross the Line”

Coming out of Toronto, Canada rising underground Hip Hop artist Kataem drops his powerful new single titled “Cross the Line“.  Follow him on Instagram @musicbykataem. 
Tags: Jazz, Singles, Toronto Canada, Kataem

Uptown Records Founder Andre Harrell Dead at 59

Andre Harrell, the veteran music exec who founded Uptown Records, has died at the age of 59. The sad news was first announced by DJ D-Nice early Saturday morning (May 9) during his nightly set on Instagram Live. Industry sources confirmed to All Hip Hop that Harrell died suddenly, however, a cause of death was not immediately revealed. Harrell founded Uptown Records back in 1986. The label, which went on to become one of the most popular R&B/Hip-Hop labels of the late 80’s and early 90’s, was re...
Tags: Celebs, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Motown records, Diddy, Combs, Sean Diddy Combs, Harrell, R.I.P, Celebrity Deaths, Sean Puff Daddy Combs, Uptown Records, Andre Harrell, DJ D Nice, Andre Harrell Dead

Chad L. – “The Reason” Prod. By Earljam (In-Studio Recording Video)

MC/Producer from Lexington,SC Chad L. releases this exclusive in-studio visual titled “The Reason” produced by Earljam.  Follow him on Instagram @chadl_music.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Chad L, Lexington SC Chad L

Struggle Mike – “The Great Escape” (Album)

Up and coming underground Hip Hop artist out of Buffalo, NY Struggle Mike releases his new collaborative album he put together thru his clothing store/recording studio titled “The Great Escape“.  This project features some of the best MC’s in the game today including Benny the Butcher, Conway the Machine, TSU Surf, Smoke Bulga, El Camino, Rick Hyde, 38 Spesh, ETO, Chinamac and more. 
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Benny, Mike, Rick Hyde, Struggle Mike, Buffalo NY Struggle Mike, Spesh ETO Chinamac

Dom Gravelly – “All Time”

Up and coming Birmingham, UK based underground Hip Hop artist Dom Gravelly drops his new single titled “All Time“.  Follow him on Instagram @dom_gravelly_.
Tags: Jazz, Singles, Birmingham UK, Dom Gravelly

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