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By Jay Jayasuriya | All things musical

A Guy Starts Jamming, Then Is Joined By 2 Random Strangers To Create The Most Awesome Jam Session

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Judges Suspect She Lip Sync & Demand her to Stop. What She Did Shock The Judges.

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Finding DRM-Free Music Online

Over the past half year we have seen arguably the most significant change in the online music industry since Apple launched their iTunes store in 2003. Following Steve Jobs’ open letter clarifying Apple’s position on digital rights management (DRM) in Februrary, major record companies have begun …

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Houndmouth - Sedona

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Chris Stapleton Debuts New Song, 'Trying to Untangle My Mind' [Watch]

Chris Stapleton debuted some brand new music at his concert on Sunday (July 16) in Buffalo, N.Y. during an All-American Road Show Tour stop.Continue …

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But Seriously Chris Tomlin, Good Hymns Don’t Need Your New Choruses

I‘ve wanted to write about this phenomenon for a while, but thanks to a new post from the ubiquitous <i>Babylon Bee,</i> I’ve decided that today’s the …

Hip-hop is bigger than rock music for the first time, thanks to nobody buying albums

“Change—shit, I guess change is good for any of us,” Tupac raps at the start of one of his most beloved singles, recorded in 1995 and released the following year after his death. Back then, rap, hip-hop, and R&B were still subcultures, brimming with loyal followers but lagging just below the …

Rock Music

Luke Bryan vs. Faith Hill: Who Has the Best Hip Shake in Country Music?

This may be the closest we ever come to hosting a shake-off. Luke Bryan stands in one corner, Faith Hill in another. Both are ready to shake it to …

Country Music

I am Seaboard RISE

Which of these fledgling music services will still exist in 2018?

After years in flux, the music industry finally appears to be making a comeback thanks to on-demand music streaming—the latest method used by …

Watch Coldplay, Shakira Perform Together at Global Citizen

"By 2030, 800 million – that's half of the young people of the world – will drop out of school," Shakira warns at Hamburg, Germany fest<p>Coldplay, …

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Richie Hawtin Live @ I do not know where it was played, but the TECHNO :) :)

The final bar? How gentrification threatens America's music cities

Austin, Nashville and New Orleans have thrived on the success of vibrant music scenes. But as rents rise and noise complaints become more common, do they risk ruining what made them famous in the first place?<p>At a Sixth Street bar in the heart of Austin, Texas a pop up version of Seb’s jazz club …

Cities

Jazz festival marks John Coltrane's Walthamstow performance

One day improv festival to take place in East London this SeptemberOn 16 September Walthamstow's Ye Olde Rose & Crown Theatre Pub will host a full …

John Coltrane

A little help from my friends: the guest stars transforming pop albums

Recent records by DJ Khaled, Calvin Harris and Gorillaz show the format is being overloaded with endless musical cameos<p>As the world we call pop gets all het up about who’s in the right, Katy or Taylor, Beyoncé or Jay-Z, summer 2017’s real battle is taking place elsewhere. From Calvin Harris’s Funk …

The Story of Jay-Z

Decoding the historical context behind the emcee’s economic nationalism on his new album 4:44<p>Until <i>4:44</i>, Jay-Z’s albums could be understood as an indictment of the immorality of capitalism by a man luxuriating in its fruits. Jay-Z argued that there was something revolutionary in this, in a black man …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Watch 'Sesame Street' Cast Recreate Beastie Boys' 'Sabotage' Video

Mash-up master Mylo the Cat pairs band's 1994 rap-punk classic with footage from 1985 film 'Follow That Bird'<p>Big Bird meets Beastie Boys in a …

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Women of Jazz: Stream a Playlist of 91 Recordings by Great Female Jazz Musicians

Browse through an archive of jazz writing from the last, oh, hundred years, and you’ll get the distinct impression that jazz, like the NFL, has been …

Kesha - Praying (Official Video)

These $3,000 headphones roll up like a metal link bracelet

But you probably can’t afford them<p>On-ear and over-ear headphones generally tend to offer dramatically better sound than smaller, in-ear buds. The trade-off is, in exchange for better music, you have to carry around the bulkier, larger devices.<p>But what if you didn’t? What if you could roll up a pair …

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Roli Seaboard RISE 49 with Jordan Rudess

Apple Music quietly added a $99 annual subscription plan

If you’re an Apple Music subscriber, chances are that you’re paying $9.99 every month, $14.99 for a family plan, or $4.99 per month if you’re a student. But Apple quietly added another option as Tehnot spotted. You can now pay $99 for a 12-month subscription.<p>This setting is quite buried as Apple …

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Real Musicians Evaluate Music Made by Artificial Intelligence

This Irish folk algorithm is a surprisingly good original composer.<p>Artificial intelligence has already proven its worth at performing routine tasks. But how good can it be at artistic creativity? A group of researchers at Kingston University and Queen Mary University of London are exploring the …

Artificial Intelligence

Denis & piano. film

Songs that bring history to life | Rhiannon Giddens

Rhiannon Giddens pours the emotional weight of American history into her music. Listen as she performs traditional folk ballads -- including …

Emotions

John Cale Plots Only North American 'Velvet Underground & Nico' Concert

Artist will also play selections from throughout his career at special Brooklyn concert<p>John Cale, who co-founded the Velvet Underground in the …

Insects

Now Artificial Intelligence Is Inventing Sounds That Have Never Been Heard Before

AI's greatest hits.<p>As well as beating us at board games, driving cars, and spotting cancer, artificial intelligence is now generating brand new …

Artificial Intelligence

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