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Adam Black’s new 8802TE electro-acoustic guitar review

Adam Black have created an affordable electro-acoustic guitar that may be perfect if you’re starting out, on the road or small-time gigging. When you first pull Adam Black’s new electro-acoustic guitar out of the happily included guitar case that comes with it, the fine grain wooden finish resembles a beautiful, rustic guitar that wouldn’t look out of place on the shoulders of a nomadic folk singer. Upon whipping it out your audience might be in silent awe at the gorgeous sapel...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Music, Review, Players, Guitar, Acoustic, Musician, Fishman, Electro-acoustic, Rosetti, Adam Black, 8802TE, Squire Stratocaster

Favor of cheese altered by music

Maybe you don’t have to go to culinary school to make truly delicious food. Maybe all you have to do is blast music right next to your food, and that’ll do all the work for you. It might sound ridiculous, but it actually works, at least when it comes to cheese. Swiss cheesemaker Beat Wampfler and a team of researchers from Bern University of Arts exposed nine 22-pound wheels of Emmental cheese to endless loops of music, for six straight months. Each wheel “heard” a different sound, from varyi...
Tags: Travel, Music, Cheese, All, Mozart, Zeppelin, Beat Wampfler, Michael Harenberg, Wampfler, Bern University of Arts, Bern University

Mountain maestros: the Alpine retreat that stages world-class concerts

At Schloss Elmau in southern Germany top classical musicians ‘play to stay’, so guests can enjoy performances between spa sessions, yoga and amazing views We were halfway to the spa when something stopped us. We’d been padding along in slippers and pastel-coloured towelling robes, staring idly at the snowy mountains outside. And then we heard it. The sound of a violin: a few snatched phrases, soaring, uplifting, broken up by short periods of silence. Somebody with considerable skill was practisi...
Tags: Travel, Music, Germany, Life and style, Culture, Classical Music, Istanbul, Spa Breaks, Europe Holidays, Alps Holidays, Germany Holidays, Schubert, Schloss Elmau, Brahms Schumann

10 of the best activity holidays in Ireland

With its rugged coast, lakes and hills, Ireland is one big adventure playground – perfect for kayaking, hiking, cycling and road trips20 of the best pubs in IrielandStanding at 1,039 metres in the middle of the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks range, Carrauntoohil is the tallest mountain in Ireland. The range spreads out across 100 sq km in the heart of the Ring of Kerry, adding drama to the Iveragh peninsula’s wild, beautiful landscape. Start the Carrauntoohil ascent from Cronin’s Yard, a car park with se...
Tags: Travel, Music, Ireland, Road Trips, Cycling Holidays, Top 10s, Kerry, Walking Holidays, Adventure Travel, Devil, Ireland Holidays, Cronin, Killarney, Iveragh Peninsula, Carrauntoohil

High notes, tall peaks: a bijou jazz festival in Switzerland

Each spring the shores of Lake Geneva resonate to the sounds of the Cully jazz festival, held in a small winegrowers’ villageI was here for the jazz taking place far, far below, towards Lausanne; I hadn’t planned to climb a mountain through three-metre snowdrifts. But my new friend, Bernard, had laid the bait: “You really have to get all the way up to the summit deck: the view is incredible.” Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Music, Switzerland, Jazz, Food And Drink, Wine, Cultural Trips, Wine Holidays, Europe Holidays, Switzerland Holidays, Lausanne, Bernard, Lake Geneva

Facebook signs music licensing deals with T-Series, Zee Music and Yash Raj Films

Facebook has partnered with T-Series Music, Zee Music Company and Yash Raj Films to let its users share music through videos, messages and stories on Facebook and Instagram, reports Mint. Note that Facebook signed a ‘multi-year’ (unspecified) deal with Universal Music Group to license its recorded... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Music, News, Instagram, Internet, Streaming, Universal Music Group, Yash Raj Films, T Series Music Zee Music Company

Spotify’s India launch and the crucial legal battle on music copyright – SpicyIP

By Divij Joshi It’s the one we’ve all been waiting for. Spotify, the Swedish music-streaming service, finally launched in India after months of speculation as to when and how the service would reach Indian consumers. Yet, an as yet unknown number of works in Spotify’s catalogue are in a precarious... ...
Tags: Travel, Spotify, Music, News, Internet, India, Streaming, Copyright Act, SpicyIP, Divij Joshi, Compulsory Licensing

Apple Music comes to Fire TV

Apple Music is launching on Amazon Fire TV in the U.S. today, after rolling out in December to Amazon’s Echo line of smart speakers. The news is notable as it’s yet another example of the eased tensions between the two rivals following Apple CEO Tim Cook’s 2017 announcement of Apple’s agreement with Amazon. Their deal allowed Amazon’s Prime Video app to launch on Apple TV and saw the return of Apple products on Since then, the companies have made several moves to honor their deal. La...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Amazon, Music, Media, Samsung, Tim Cook, Lg, Fire TV, Vizio, Amazon Fire TV, Streaming Service, Apple Music, Alexa, Amazon Their, U S Fire TV

10 of the best independent record shops in Paris

As a major music exhibition opens in Paris, a local DJ uncovers these treasure troves for collectors, offering new recordings, rare gems and, in some cases, live events too Paris has a vibrant secondhand record scene, with stores all over the city stocking rare vinyl of everything from Ghanaian Highlife to calypso, classic chansons françaises – Edith Piaf, Charles Trenet, Georges Brassens, Serge Gainsbourg – plus electronic music and techno. With a new exhibition, Music Migrations (palais-ported...
Tags: Travel, Music, London, Bars, Paris, City Breaks, Top 10s, Short breaks, Shopping trips, Europe Holidays, France Holidays, Paris Holidays, Pubs And Clubs, Gwen Jamois

YouTube launches Music Premium at Rs 99, YouTube Premium at Rs 129 per month

YouTube has launched YouTube Music, its music and video streaming app in India. YouTube Music will come with songs, albums, playlists (genres, mood, activity and language based) and artist radios, remix catalogs, covers and music videos. This will be personalised according to user usage. YouTube... ...
Tags: Travel, Video, Music, News, Internet, Youtube, India, Streaming, Content, Youtube Music

SoundCloud finally introduces discounted student pricing

SoundCloud wants to make its streaming music service more affordable to a key demographic: younger users who generally spend more time listening to music, compared with their older counterparts. This morning, the company announced the launch of discounted student accounts, offering a 50 percent discount off its top-tier SoundCloud Go+ subscription. That brings the cost down to $4.99 per month. The company is a bit late to the party with its launch of lower-cost student subscriptions. All the ...
Tags: Travel, Music, Media, Students, Canada, Netherlands, Streaming Music, Soundcloud, Streaming Service, Germany France, Ireland Australia New Zealand

NAMA Digest: Developments at Hungama,, Facebook, Flipkart and more

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem.  Developments in the digital ecosystem Hungama Music’s Sound of Fame 2018 report noted a 48% increase in music consumption, and 2.9x growth in time spent listening, and 3x increase in number of... ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Amazon, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Music, Elections, News, Internet, Social Media, Streaming, Flipkart, Jio, Aadhaar, Industry Moves

Spotify Premium now in India at Rs 119 per month, no forced shuffle for Free users

Today, we’re excited to announce that Spotify is now available in India with all-new features that are finely tuned to Indian music fans’ personal tastes. — Spotify News (@SpotifyNews) February 27, 2019 Spotify has launched in India, even as its legal fight over streaming... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Spotify, Music, News, Internet, India, Streaming, Warner, Licensing, Bombay High Court

Warner Music and Spotify battling streaming rights in India

Warner Music has filed for an injunction in the Bombay High Court demanding that Spotify be barred from streaming songs from Warner’s catalogue, reports Bloomberg. Spotify’s launch in India is impending as the service secured a deal with T-Series last month, and accidentally announced its Indian... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Spotify, Music, News, Internet, India, Streaming, Warner Music, Intellectual Property, Warner, Copyright Law, Bombay High Court, Bloomberg Spotify, Spotify India, Warner Chappel

10 great gig venues the world over: readers’ travel tips

The joy of music comes across best in small bars and clubs, our tipsters agree, enjoying punk, bluegrass, jazz and moreRock on: add a venue you love in the commentsThree hundred feet underground is the last place on earth I would expect to experience my most memorable gig. Cumberland Caverns in McMinnville Tennessee is a cave experience with quite a difference. Bands perform in a huge cave called the Volcano Room, where you are seated with the most amazing rock formations all around you. A colos...
Tags: Travel, Music, Culture, Bars and clubs, Top 10s, Cultural Trips, McMinnville Tennessee, Aaron Lee Tasjan

Q4FY19: Spotify has 96M paying users, 207M in total; India launch looming

Spotify’s MAUs grew 29% YoY to 207 million, based on growth in Latin America and other emerging regions, the company said during its Q4FY19 earnings. Users listened to over 15 billion hours of content during Q4 and its engagement across ad supported and premium users grew. It expanded to 13 more... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Spotify, Music, News, Podcasts, Internet, Audio, India, Earnings, Streaming, Latin America, Earnings Dec-18

Intermediary Liability: What IMI said in its submission to MeitY

The Indian Music Industry’s response to MeitY’s Draft “The Information Technology [Intermediaries Guidelines (Amendment) Rules] 2018” outlines its concerns about the definitions of an intermediary, safe harbour and the content takedown notifications. These are all the important points the... ...
Tags: Travel, Music, News, Internet, Government, Copyright, Policy, Streaming, Piracy, Safe Harbor, Intermediary Liability, IMI, MeitY, IL submissions

How This Woman Left NYC To Start A Business & Travel The World

This time of year, you might be finding yourself in a work rut, and any rest you managed to squeeze in during the holidays is starting to feel like a distant memory. Do Mondays seem tougher than ever and weekends shorter than you remembered? Well, you're not alone.Maybe you’re thinking of looking for another job or fantasizing about taking off on an open-ended trip around the world. And while the idea of travel can sometimes seem antithetical to career growth — unless you’re a travel writer or ...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York City, Time, San Francisco, World, Paris, Romania, Seattle, Skype, Buenos Aires, Machu Picchu, Gallup, Bilbao, Buenos Aires Argentina

Feedback is vital – even when things are going well

If you’re like me, you read reviews on sites like TripAdvisor and Amazon before you buy.But how many times do leave reviews yourself? For systems like this to work it’s important for everyone to give feedback, especially positive feedback. The same applies to choirs and singing. why I don’t give feedback often enough I rarely leave reviews on websites. When I do they tend to be negative. It’s only when I’ve had a bad experience that I take the time to let people know. The outrage I feel energise...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Music, China, Tripadvisor, Feedback, Choir, Singers, Choir Leading, Singing Workshop, Chris Rowbury

The 25 Top-Rated Hotels In The World All Have One Thing In Common

Scheduling time away from our daily work grinds — while clutched in winter's cruel embrace — is a seasonal no-brainer. But, actually finding time to plan such an escape is never as dreamy as the vacation idea itself. The multiple moving pieces of travel-planning equations can be dizzying to put together, starting squarely at where the heck to go — and more importantly, where the heck to stay. Sure, you could kick things off with a from-scratch destination search...Or, you could consult a tighte...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Turkey, Taiwan, Morocco, Tripadvisor, Mia, Maldives, Costa Rica, Florence, Istanbul, Belvedere, Ubud, Hanoi, Jaipur, Oceania

BMG to license music through SESAC in India

The Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG) has made a digital licensing and administration deal with SESAC Digital Licensing for the Indian market. SESAC will negotiate licensing terms and agreements with Indian and international online service providers, the companies announced. BMG will reach 1.3 billion... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Music, News, Internet, India, Music Streaming, Streaming, Bmg, Licensing, SESAC, Bertelsmann Music Group BMG, SESAC Digital, SESAC Digital Licensing

Mozart Dee Stars in Brat series "The Talent Show"

Mozart Dee Stars in Brat series "The Talent Show" Mozart starred in 9 episodes of thesuper popular teen Brat series"The Talent Show" and was the only  Mozart starred in 9 episodes of the super popular teen Brat series "The Talent Show" and was the only one to get a standing ovation ( after she performed the acoustic version of her original song "Paper Tiger"). There has been so much happening lately with her singing, songwriting and acting that it is hard to keep up with it all. It was a fu...
Tags: Travel, Music, Television, America, Blog, Mozart, Around-the-world Family Travel, Mozart Dee Stars, Jalen Parker, Teresa Aguilera

Apple Music subscribers can listen and watch for free on American Airlines

Apple Music is a great way to listen to your tunes when on Wi-Fi or if you have a good data plan. On a plane? Forget about it. Starting Friday, if you fly American Airlines domestically, it won't cost you (an additional) cent. The post Apple Music subscribers can listen and watch for free on American Airlines appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Travel, Apple, Business, Music, News, Trends, Web, Home Theater, Apple Music, American Airlines, Movies & TV

Saregama’s music biz grew 68% and had 1 billion OTT streams in Q3FY19

Music label, film company, and hardware seller Saregama’s operational revenues grew by 60% year-on-year to Rs 150 crores for the quarter ended December 31, 2018, from revenues of Rs 93.7 crores in Q3FY18. The growth was driven by a 68% jump in the company’s music business revenues to Rs... ...
Tags: Travel, Music, Movies, News, Films, Music Streaming, Earnings, Streaming, Saregama, OTT Services, Carvaan, Vikram Mehra, Earnings Dec-18

No more VPN: Spotify could be launching in India this month end

Spotify has accidentally announced that it would be launching in India as soon as 31 January in an updated version of its end-user terms and conditions for India (hat tip – Aroon Deep). Variety reported the same possible launch date, adding that Spotify was entering India solely on the back... ...
Tags: Travel, Spotify, Music, News, Internet, India, Music Streaming, Streaming, Content, Platforms, Ott, OTT Services, T-Series, Aroon Deep Variety

Dita Von Teese in Jean Paul Gaultier’s Freak Show

The modern day Queen of Burlesque, Dita Von Teese is joining the cast of the Paul Gaultier smash hit show Freak Show for only seven performances, January 22 to 27, 2019.   Von Teese and Gaultier are big fans of each other and are ecstatic to be collaborating together.   Freak Show, is an autobiographical musical and dance show about world famous fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier. Running since October 2018, it’s been loved by critics and audience alike, selling out most of its run. ...
Tags: Travel, Fashion, Music, Events, Openings, Parties, Berger, Nightlife, Dita Von Teese, Jean Paul Gaultier, Gaultier, Paul Gaultier, Richard Nahem, Von Teese, Pauline Bernard, Gypsy Rose Lee Betty Grable

Inspiration, Travel, and Stories

It is a time for making plans, for making resolutions, for setting goals — and for seeking inspiration for doing all those things. As you are doing that, we are here to help out with stories of places you want to return to, places you have not yet been, and ways to enjoy travel even if this is a season that finds you staying close to home base. Enjoy these stories for travel inspiration: If...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories Inspiration, Travel, and Stories - EnclosureSaint An...
Tags: Travel, Books, Music, Adventure, History, Architecture, Travel Inspiration, Theater, New Years Resolutions, Resolutions, Travel Stories, Kerry Projects, Kochi, Food And Travel, Travel Goals

TradFest: Celebrating Music in Dublin’s Temple Bar

Temple Bar in Dublin City: it is well known for its lively pubs, its art galleries, its one off boutiques, its history — but there is no better reason to visit Temple Bar than music. There’s no better time to experience and explore music in Temple Bar than during Temple Bar TradFest. This ever evolving and lively festival takes place near the end of January every year. In 2019 it will run from 23 through 27 January. There is a range of events on the TradFest schedule, from headline gigs in some ...
Tags: Travel, Food, Music, Children, Creativity, Ireland, World Music, Dublin, Europe Travel, City Or Urban Travel, Kerry Projects, Americana Music, Temple Bar, Dublin City, Dublin Cultural Quarter, music of Ireland

Best Beach in Los Angeles? El Matador in Malibu!

Best Beach in Los Angeles? El Matador in Malibu! One of our great travel pleasures of 2018, was discovering one of California's most beautiful beaches!  One of our great travel pleasures of 2018, was discovering one of California's most beautiful beaches! El Matador State Beach is one of the best kept secrets of Los Angeles. Not as popular as the beautiful beaches of Santa Monica, Venice, Hermosa, Manhattan or Newport beaches, but known by some photographers and filmmakers who like ...
Tags: Travel, Music, California, America, Los Angeles, Blog, Malibu, Mozart, Around-the-world Family Travel, Newport, El Matador State Beach, Santa Monica Venice Hermosa Manhattan

listening to joni: #7: the hissing of summer lawns

The Hissing of Summer Lawns, 1975 Front and back covers:The landscapes of the songs Joni's seventh studio album (her ninth album overall) is both a continuation and a departure. The Hissing of Summer Lawns is rich and multi-layered, somewhat enigmatic, full of interesting images and sounds that are open to interpretation. When I'm in a certain mood, this becomes my favourite of all Joni's albums, surpassing even Court and Spark in my imagination, flooring me with its beauty and compl...
Tags: Travel, Music, New York, House, Paris, Harry, Jesus, Electric, Mitchell, Edith, Don, Edwards, Tom Wolfe, Scarlett, Tennessee Williams, Joni

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