Drums

Against all odds, he carries the crowd - Phil Collins, review

A stooped bald man in baggy black clothes shuffles centre stage, a walking stick helping him along. Under a single spotlight, Phil Collins hangs his stick on the back of a high chair and sits down. “A word of explanation,” says one of the best-selling British musicians of all time, first as drummer …

Percussion

At the Shootout, the game within the game keeps fans dancing, dabbing and drumming

In his four years in Anchorage, Travis Fuller has learned something interesting about the people who live here.Hockey fans like rock 'n' …

Percussion

Meet the Six Key Execs Who Help Scooter Braun Care for Roster of Clients

Six key executives at SB Projects keep the client train rolling — and the boss in check.<p><b>Allison Kaye,</b> 36, President of Music<p>Scooter Braun’s second in …

Electronic Music

Skating rink on Parliament Hill set to cost $5.6M, passes must be reserved online

An outdoor skating rink being built on Parliament Hill for Canada 150’s closing celebrations is expected to cost taxpayers $5.6 million, but …

Canadian News

Ring out Canada 150 with these wintry events in Ottawa

Pyrotechnics, music, dancing, lights all on agenda to end Canada 150<p>We're nearing the end of Canada 150, but the party planners have a few more …

Canada

This Is What *Really* Like to to Take the Longest Flight From the U.S. — My Hour-by-Hour Diary

The whole snacky, headachy, sleepy, and ultimately exciting experience.<p>There's an old adage about the journey being the destination. Late last month …

Airlines

Music to Cook to: A Contemplative Culinary Playlist

Listening to music while cooking can provide the same joy and solace as a delicious meal paired with the perfect wine. Deciding on what music to …

Coen Brothers

Review: Pop Ambient 2018

As <i>Pop Ambient 2018</i> hits the shops, a small, nagging question can’t help but arise: Do we really need another installment of the Kompakt label’s …

Ambient Music

The Top 10 Best Animated Disney Songs of All Time

Disney and Pixar’s <i>Coco</i> hits theaters today and is already drumming up some impressive box office numbers on the back of strong reviews. Is anyone …

Walt Disney Company

Liberia:Urgently Needed Now - a Reliable Final Registration Roll (FRR)

[Observer] Reports that the National Elections Commission (NEC) has ordered a recount of the vote in Electoral District #4, Bong County almost two …

Government

Royal Blood play a thrilling show at a difficult venue - gig review

"London, how the devil are you?"<p>Royal Blood frontman Mike Kerr doesn't really do stage banter. Looking slightly uncomfortable at having to address …

Percussion

Warbling tales from Wollongong locals: The Francos walk us through their wondrous debut EP

Wollongong locals <b>The Francos</b> dropped their debut EP <i>Take The Train Home</i> over the weekend, an impressively infectious first release grounded in the …

Music (Australia)

Amid war hysteria, is North Korea subverting a great sporting event South is about to host?

South Korea is struggling to attract visitors for the Winter Olympics 2018 as people are wary of travelling to the tense border town that hosts the …

North Korea

In a Quest for Unity, Ragamala Dance Company Embraces Paradox and Difference

There are a lot of people in Aparna Ramaswamy’s “we.”<p>As co-artistic director of the Ragamala Dance Company, Ramaswamy most often uses the term to …

Percussion

“Proud of who I am”: Venda Children’s Musical Cultures | Smithsonian Folkways Magazine

Upon arriving at a primary schoolyard in Tshakhuma village, a Venda community in the far northern province of Limpopo, South Africa, one is often …

Smithsonian

Miles Davis In The Middle

<i>Sorcerer</i> has never quite gotten its due, especially after the fact.<p>One of the marks of a truly complex artist is that the devoted fan values …

Jazz

Guess Who Spent the Most on the Holidays Last Year

Hint: It wasn’t millennials.<p>The idea of spending a small fortune during the holidays is hardly a foreign concept. American consumers are used to …

Investing

home concert presenters offer pet-able dogs with the music

You won’t find their shows advertised on TV or hyped on radio.<p>A home or Facebook page is about as “public” as Philly concert presenters Ann Mintz, …

Philadelphia

Teenage 'National Treasures' from around the world share skills at Melbourne's Westside Circus

An innovative cultural exchange has seen teenagers from around the world gather together to gain an appreciation of diversity through circus, sports …

Sweden

Founding Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward Hospitalized

Founding <b>Black Sabbath</b> drummer <b>Bill Ward</b> has been forced to cancel a short tour of the United States due to a heart issue.<p>Ward says he's recovering but …

Rock Music

All the 2017 AMAs Performances Ranked

It was an evening of memorable performances at this year's American Music Awards on Sunday night (Nov. 19) -- duets, debuts, tributes, mashups, …

Music

Top five AC/DC songs

The outpouring of tributes for Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist of AC/DC who died this weekend, is a testament to how influential his role in …

Guitar

Holiday Gift Guide - Digital Trends | Digital Trends

<b>Gifts for everyone on your list!</b> The Holidays are a time for giving, and the greatest gift of all is successfully crossing every name off your list. …

Gear & Gadgets

#NJMascotchallenge finals: Video No. 2 - The wily Whippany Park Wildcat

The second of five finalists in NJ.com's #NJmascotchallenge

New Jersey

Language classes compulsory for Year 3 students in all WA schools from 2018

A momentous curriculum change is about to take place in WA schools — one that educators claim will improve the memory and brain function of children, …

Education

OWOW’s Wiggle Kit is a remote control for singers that turns gestures into vocal expression

<b>The gesture-controlled device for vocalists is on Kickstarter now.</b><p>The past few years have seen a boom in innovative MIDI controllers for making …

Get fit with drumsticks at Ekta Gulechha s fitness session

Burn calories and sculpt your muscles with pound routine, a cardio workout inspired by drumming. Instructor Ekta Gulechha will conduct the</b> …

Fitness

Football: Streaking Wildcats prepare for rivalry week against rebuilding Illinois

Football: Streaking Wildcats prepare for rivalry week against rebuilding Illinois<p>Close<p>Brad North leads the Wildcats onto the field. The senior center …

College Football

What Made Freddie Mercury the Greatest Vocalist in Rock History? The Secrets Revealed in a Short Video Essay

I wasn’t always a Queen fan. Having cut my music fan teeth on especially downbeat, miserable bands like Joy Division, The Cure, and The Smiths, I …

Culture

Lovely Recordings Hosted by Matthew Tande

I have long read and enjoyed the Lovely Recordings postings on AudioStream. I have found it to be a great resource when I am looking for new or …

Audiophile