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Robbie Robertson on How Gut Instinct Guided Him to the Right Director for ‘Once Were Brothers’

Robbie Robertson recalls his earliest music memory of being on the Six Nation Indian Reserve in New York and everyone around him could play an instrument. “I thought I needed to get into this club,” the musician says. Growing up surrounded by music and hearing elders on the reservation tell stories stuck out for Robertson. […]
Tags: New York, Production, Musicians, Robertson, Robbie Robertson, The Band, Daniel Roher, Once Were brothers, Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band, Six Nation Indian Reserve

Mandy Moore on Why She’s Returning to Music, 20 Years After Hitting It Big

Mandy Moore, of “This Is Us” fame, seemed to have said “that’s not me” when it came to making music anymore. But she was just biding her time, waiting for the right moment — and, she says, the right supportive relationship — to resume recording after dropping out in the late 2000s. The 35-year-old actress, […]
Tags: Features, Musicians, Mandy Moore, Dawes, Taylor Goldsmith, Mike Viola, This Is Us

Calvin Harris Finally Unloads Zen-Inspired Sunset Strip Mansion

More than four years after he first put the property up for sale, wildly successful Scottish DJ Calvin Harris has finally succeeded in unloading his sleek L.A. compound. Tucked into the lower Hollywood Hills just above the iconic Sunset Strip, the “zen-inspired” oasis features a 4,100 sq. ft. main house, a two-story detached guesthouse, and […]
Tags: Musicians, Calvin Harris, Entertainers, Sunset Strip, Hollywood Hills

Dakota Johnson Marks Directorial Debut with Coldplay’s ‘Cry Cry Cry’ Video

“Peanut Butter Falcon” and “Fifty Shades Freed” star Dakota Johnson has made her directorial debut with Coldplay’s music video for a doo-wop rendition of “Cry Cry Cry” off their latest album Everyday Life. The video, for which Johnson collaborated with director Cory Bailey, was filmed in London’s Rivoli Ballroom and premieres today. Johnson and Coldplay […]
Tags: London, News, Actors, Chris Martin, Musicians, Coldplay, Johnson, Dakota Johnson, Directors, CORY BAILEY, Rivoli Ballroom

Sales statistics for December 2019 now available

You can now view your Sales and Streaming Statistics for December 2019 on your account at Log-in to see your earnings, with full breakdowns of your streams and sales across all stores and platforms in your Statistics page. If you have any questions or issues then please create a ticket or send an email to [email protected] and our friendly support team will be happy to help. The post Sales statistics for December 2019 now available appeared first on RouteNote Bl...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Sales, Stats, Artists, Musicians, Streaming, Statistics, Tidal, Apple Music, Artist, Routenote, Music Distribution, Digital Distribution, Digital Sales, Music Distributor

Caffeine inks exclusive agreement with Drake preps Ultimate Rap League for launch

Two years after getting a $100 million commitment from 21st Century Fox to build a mobile-based live streaming platform that could compete with Twitch, the startup Caffeine has scored another coup by partnering with the biggest name in music — Drake. With buying power of Fox (now owned by The Walt Disney Co.), a Murdoch on the board (Lachlan), and an exclusive contract with Drake, Caffeine is hoping to take its streaming service beyond gamers and sports and become the platform for live str...
Tags: Apple, TC, New York, Jay Z, Tech, Cat, Fox, Queens, Musicians, Silicon Valley, Drake, Twitch, 21st Century Fox, Esports, Caffeine, Live Streaming

Kenny G Re-Lists in Studio City at Lower Price

Though he has long made his primary residence in Malibu, for more than a dozen years Kenny G has kept a low-key home in the trendy and increasingly spendy Studio City area of L.A.’s sprawling San Fernando Valley that’s come back for sale on the open market at $3.5 million. The new price tag is […]
Tags: Los Angeles, Musicians, Kenny G, Malibu, Entertainers, Kenny, San Fernando Valley, Studio City

Classical guitarist built a microtonal guitar from LEGO and it sounds beautiful

Most Western music is based on a twelve-tone octave with the smallest interval being a half step (or half tone, or "semitone") up or down. Microtonal music contains intervals smaller than a semitone. (Imagine playing notes between the keys on a traditional piano.) You can hear microtonal music compositions in the work of modernist and experimental composers, from Charles Ives and Claude Debussy to Wendy Carlos and Aphex Twin. Tolgahan Coğulu is a Turkish musician known for designing an adjus...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Diy, Makers, Lego, Musicians, Guitars, Claude Debussy, Charles Ives, Wendy Carlos

How old music conservatories turned orphans into composers

If you approached bystanders on a street corner in sixteenth-century Naples and asked them “What do conservatories conserve?” the likely answers would not have been “performing arts” or “rare plants.” No, you would have been told confidently that conservatories conserved orphans and foundlings. These church-sponsored orphanages practiced a kind of alchemy—they took in defenseless little social outcasts and transformed them into skilled artisans whose services would one day be in high demand. A r...
Tags: Europe, Books, Music, Featured, Artisans, Paris, Classical Music, Musicians, Naples, Composition, Wikimedia Commons, Alma Deutscher, Arts & Humanities, Improvisation, Sixteenth-century, Child Composers In The Old Conservatories

Demi Lovato Puts Her Laurel Canyon Villa Back Up for Sale

Disney darling turned golden piped international pop star Demi Lovato has put her contemporary villa above L.A.’s Laurel Canyon back up for sale at just under $9 million. The 27-year-old five-time People’s Choice Award winner and two-time Grammy nominee, who gave a powerful performance her new single “Anyone” at the Grammys in January and slayed […]
Tags: Disney, Los Angeles, Musicians, Demi Lovato, Entertainers, Laurel Canyon, The Agency, Laurel Canyon Villa

Madonna Vents Anger as London Palladium Cuts Off ‘Madame X’ Show

Madonna has hit out at the London Palladium for abruptly cutting short her live “Madame X” show after she ran over an 11 p.m. curfew on Wednesday. The singer was performing when the Palladium dropped the stage curtain and switched off the sound when she went past the deadline. Madonna took to Instagram to vent […]
Tags: London, News, Instagram, Global, Musicians, Madonna, London Palladium, Madame X

Reimagining the Music of ‘High Fidelity’ for Hulu’s 2020 Update

Hulu’s updated version of the 2000 John Cusack-led, Stephen Frears-helmed, Nick Hornby-authored classic “High Fidelity” is the type of show that can — unironically — play the perfect song for every moment. And the team brought in to oversee that very delicate process was Manish Raval, Tom Wolfe and Alison Rosenfeld. The three veteran music […]
Tags: Awards, Musicians, Nick Hornby, Hulu, Stephen Frears, John Cusack, Zoe Kravitz, High Fidelity, Music for Screens, Manish Raval Tom Wolfe, Alison Rosenfeld

Dear Cyril, sign the Copyright Amendment Bill

Reasonable time has now passed for you to act, say the signatories of this open letter to the president and Cabinet ministers The post Dear Cyril, sign the Copyright Amendment Bill appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Students, Opinion, Copyright, Article, Teachers, Harvard University, Musicians, Constitution, Librarians, Latin America, Cabinet, Cyril Ramaphosa, Top Six, South Africa (country, Copyright Amendment Bill

Prince Charles Names Katy Perry Ambassador of British Asian Trust

Katy Perry was named ambassador of the British Asian Trust at the charity’s annual Royal Dinner on Feb. 4, an honor conferred on the pop star by Prince Charles, heir apparent to the British throne. While spotlighting the Trust’s anti-trafficking efforts in India, the Prince of Wales announced that Perry will serve as ambassador of […]
Tags: News, Trust, Global, Katy Perry, Musicians, Prince Charles, Charles, Entertainers, Perry, Prince Charles Names Katy Perry, British Asian Trust, India the Prince of Wales

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda List Celeb-Pedigreed Mansion

Mike Shinoda, co-founder of top-selling alt-rock band Linkin Park, has his celeb-pedigreed mansion in a guard-gated enclave in L.A.’s Beverly Hills Post Office area, a swank neighborhood the mountains between Beverly Hills and Sherman Oaks, Calif., on the market with a rock star price of $9.5 million. The two-time Grammy winner, also an accomplished artist […]
Tags: Musicians, Beverly Hills, Linkin Park, Entertainers, Mike Shinoda, Beverly Hills Post Office, Sherman Oaks Calif, Hilton & Hyland

The most common fails a drummer makes (video)

Drumming isn’t easy and like with any instrument, it’s good to make sure you haven’t got into any bad habits. This video encompasses many of the most common mistakes drummers make, so listen out to see if any sound like you! The post The most common fails a drummer makes (video) appeared first on RouteNote Blog.
Tags: Video, Music, Learning, Funny, Fail, Fun, Mistakes, Drummers, Musicians, Mistake, Fails, Bad Habits, Drummer, Drum, Drums, Drumming

Design Indaba 2020: Speakers, Thinkers and Creators

A glimpse at what to expect from the next iteration of the dynamic conference Now in its 25th year, Design Indaba explores how to make the world a better place through creative innovation and groundbreaking design. For three days, the annual Cape Town summit brings together international, visionary minds to share ideas and explore new ways of thinking. Founder Ravi Naidoo and his team bring …
Tags: Art, Music, Design, Designers, Architecture, Artists, Musicians, Cape Town, Lectures, Conferences, Talks, Workshops, Creatives, Architects, Design Indaba, Indaba

Billie Eilish records in her bedroom on under $3000 of equipment

The barriers to recording professional music are breaking down more each day and GRAMMY award-winning artist Billie Eilish records on less than $3K. Recording studio quality music is simple to do on a budget now, straight from home. Okay, maybe $3000 still isn’t as affordable as some of us would like but we’re talking about one of the biggest artists in the world here. It’s possible to do so much with even less for even cheaper. Billie Eilish’s brother, Finneas, who also produces a lot ...
Tags: Music, Budget, Billie, Produce, Production, Bedroom, Musicians, Recording, Artist / Label News, Yamaha, Billie Eilish, Eilish, Finneas O'Connell, Finneas, Bedroom Musicians, Bedroom Producers

Maggie Rogers Buys Boho-Chic Starter House on L.A.’s Eastside

Celebrities follow all sorts of unusual paths to fame and fortune, but one of the more interesting journeys is the story of Maggie Rogers. Rewind back to 2016, and the rural Maryland native was still an ordinary college student at NYU’s Clive Davis Institute, pursuing a degree in music journalism. She took a Pharrell Williams-led […]
Tags: Maryland, Musicians, Compass, Pharrell Williams, Entertainers, Echo Park, Maggie Rogers Buys Boho Chic Starter House, Maggie Rogers Rewind, NYU s Clive Davis Institute

Madonna Triumphs Upon Resuming ‘Madame X’ World Tour in London

Madonna restarted her injury-plagued “Madame X” world tour in London on Wednesday night, earning a raft of positive reviews from the British media. After cancelling dates in Portugal and the U.K. because of injury, the 61-year-old singer took to the stage two days later than planned at London’s Palladium. So far, 10 of the tour’s […]
Tags: London, News, Global, Portugal, Musicians, Madonna, Madame X

Kristen Anderson-Lopez Talks Responsibility, Representation in ‘Frozen 2’ and the Biz

Gender parity isn’t an issue in Oscar-winning songwriting-composer Kristen Anderson-Lopez’s house, what with her longstanding collaboration with husband Bobby Lopez, but at the Oscars luncheon on Monday, it was a different story. “There were 13 female directors represented in the shorts and documentary fields,” Anderson-Lopez notes, adding, “but how do we get from there to […]
Tags: News, Awards, Musicians, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Bobby Lopez, Frozen 2, Anderson Lopez, Music for Screens

Benny Blanco Swipes Right on Tinder Founder’s $9 Million L.A. Mansion

An elegant traditional estate conveniently sited in the Hollywood foothills just above the iconic Sunset Strip recently traded hands for nearly $9.2 million. Originally built in the late 1930s, the house was sold by tech tycoon Sean Rad, co-founder of juggernaut dating app Tinder, and acquired by exceptionally prolific songwriter/record producer Benny Blanco. Blanco may […]
Tags: Hollywood, Sean Rad, Musicians, Entertainers, Sunset Strip, Hollywood Hills, Hilton & Hyland, The Oppenheim Group, Benny Blanco Swipes Right, Benny Blanco Blanco

Sundance: In Miss Americana, Taylor Swift demotes the Internet

In nearly a decade of attending Sundance, I’ve never seen a scene like the premiere of the documentary Miss Americana, detailing the last year and a half or so of Taylor Swift’s life. The crowd before letting into the theater was huge, blistering with rumors about whether or not there was so many guests and press that there wouldn’t be room for ticketed attendees and whispers about which door Swift would use when arriving. A large crowd of hopeful waitlister fans, largely young women (not ext...
Tags: Android, TC, Taylor Swift, Instagram, Tech, Albums, X, Tennessee, United Nations, Musicians, Red, Lady Gaga, Taylor, Swift, Internet Culture, Blackburn

Tove Lo Drops $4 Million on Danny McBride’s Former L.A. Home

She may famously “stay high all the time,” but Grammy-nominated Swedish pop export Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson — better-known as Tove Lo — still keeps a steady eye for design. When a stylish, privately-situated midcentury compound in the Hollywood Hills recently popped up for sale with a $4 million ask, the moody songstress quickly swooped […]
Tags: Musicians, Compass, Entertainers, Tove Lo, Hollywood Hills, Danny McBride, The Agency, Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson, Tove Lo Drops

Josh Groban Buys Los Feliz House, Sells Beverly Hills Condo

Platinum selling pop crooner, songwriter and occasional actor Josh Groban has plunked down close to $2.3 million for a casually cosmopolitan, organic-modern residence cleaved to a steep hillside near the end of a little-trafficked, hook-shaped cul-de-sac in a coveted neighborhood of L.A.’s celeb-favored Los Feliz area. Originally built in the late 1970s by architect Tony […]
Tags: Los Angeles, Musicians, Compass, Entertainers, Josh Groban, Tony, Los Feliz, Los Feliz house, Sotheby's International Realty, Beverly Hills Condo

Japanese Rock Star Tak Matsumoto Lists Showbiz Pedigreed Beverly Hills Estate

He may not be an everyday household name in America, but Takahiro “Tak” Matsumoto has long been an indisputable megastar in his native Japan, where his rock duo, B’z, is the country’s top selling band of all time, with more than 100 million records sold worldwide. The 50-something-year-old guitar virtuoso, who also has a successful […]
Tags: Japan, America, Musicians, Beverly Hills, Entertainers, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Matsumoto, Takahiro

Independent artists snapshot 2020 – fastest growing part of the music industry

At this year’s Eurosonic, Mark Mulligan spoke on the music industry and especially independent artists’ position in it. MIDiA Research have kindly provided a snapshot of how independent music looks in 2020.  The post Independent artists snapshot 2020 – fastest growing part of the music industry appeared first on RouteNote Blog.
Tags: Music, Music Industry, Artists, Indie, Music Streaming, Musicians, Earnings, Streaming, Labels, Artist / Label News, Independent Music, Independent Artists, Music Streams

Linkin Park’s Brad Delson Asks $8 Million for 90210 Home

Linkin Park founding member Brad Delson and his longtime wife Elisa Doren are apparently looking for a change of scenery, having re-hoisted their longtime main L.A. residence onto the market with a $7.995 million thud. As it turns out, the couple have actually been attempting to sell the property since May of last year, when […]
Tags: Musicians, Linkin Park, Entertainers, Beverly Hills Post Office, Brad Delson, Sotheby's International Realty, Elisa Doren

SoundCloud spotlight and track editing now on iOS

SoundCloud have added new control for artists over their music when they’re on the go in the iOS SoundCloud app. SoundCloud have added the ability for users to edit their tracks whilst on the go for iOS. Creators can change their track artwork easily on the go and edit the title if they feel like a new name is in order and can’t wait until they’re at a computer again. Edit tracks on the go: Within the latest version of the iOS app, select the track you want to updateTap the three dot...
Tags: Ios, Music, App, Spotlight, Creators, Editing, Artwork, Musicians, Soundcloud, Application, Digital Music News, Tracks, Producers, Upload, Album Art

Is ‘Rocketman’ the ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ of 2020?

Over the weekend, Dexter Fletcher’s “Rocketman” received a surge on the Oscar buzz meter. Elton John, whose life the film is based on, won a Golden Globe for “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” beating out Beyonce (for “The Lion King”) and Taylor Swift (for “Cats”). Taron Egerton, who portrays John, also won, besting favorites Eddie […]
Tags: Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Awards, Elton John, Musicians, Queen, John, Golden Globe, Taron Egerton, Dexter Fletcher, Bohemian Rhapsody, Music for Screens, Rocketman