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The simple statistical analysis that explains the entire history of popular music

In national security, social network analysis is used to identify potential terrorists. In marketing, it can uncover the Instagram influencers who are best positioned to sell a company’s product.<p>But social network theory—the study of how different people or things interact with one another, often …

Frank Zappa

Nick Cave calls Israel shows a “principled stand” against boycott campaign

Palestinian activists respond to Cave's decision<p><b>Nick Cave</b> has explained the reasons behind <b>The Bad Seeds</b> performing in Israel, despite pressure for …

Tel Aviv

Medicinal Music: 20 Records for Healing

• Lists<br>• Tom Watson / 12.05.17<p>For a dominant species, humans are intensely fragile creatures.<p>Our inherent physical and emotional complexities are what …

Thom Yorke

The 50 Best Albums of 2007 | Pitchfork

• World Village<p>Aman Iman: Water Is Life<p>50<p>It’s easy to get caught up in the story of Tinariwen: They descend from some of the world’s last truly nomadic peoples-- the Kel Tamashek or Tuareg-- and formed in a refugee camp. But the narrative is just background, a conversation piece that’s not necessary …

Lily Allen

Nick Cave Holds Press Conference About Playing Israel To “Take Stand” Against Boycotters

Nick Cave, the dark poet of rock, on Sunday accused the anti-Israel boycott movement of trying to bully musicians and said he was taking a …

Ozzy Osbourne

Mel Tillis, Lil Peep, Tom Petty and Other Musicians Who Have Died in 2017

Popular artists like Tom Petty, Chris Cornell and Prodigy. Musical trailblazers like Fats Domino and Chuck Berry. Here is a look at some of the most influential musicians who have died in 2017.<p>For a more complete gallery of important figures in sports, the arts, fashion, books, public affairs, …

Obituaries

Nick Cave says he is playing Israel to make a stand against 'bullying' boycott campaign

Cave said that three years ago he had received a letter from musician Brian Eno asking him to sign "a list of people called Artists For Palestine", …

Brian Eno

My Bloody Valentine's Kevin Shields on the Agony and Ecstasy of 'Loveless'

In the past few months, Kevin Shields nearly went bankrupt, as he pursued the seemingly Sisyphean task of making new, completely analog vinyl …

Brian Eno

Nick Cave: I'm performing in Israel because of BDS

"It was important for me to come out against this silencing of artists," said Nick Cave.<p>Nick Cave decided to perform in Israel this week as a direct …

World News

Notebook: No change in Billy Preston’s status

Bill Self said last night that there’s no change to Billy Preston’s status, and that KU is preparing to play without him on Friday night.<p>Our very own …

South Dakota

Scott Litt on R.E.M.’s “Automatic for the People,” an album that “captured a moment in time” - Salon.com

Producer Scott Litt was behind the boards for every R.E.M. album between 1987's "Document" and 1996's "New Adventures In Hi-Fi." He's also been involved in the band's ongoing reissue campaign, including the recent deluxe take on 1992's "Automatic for the People." This particular release is notable …

Entertainment

Billy Preston sits for third straight game; Self says no update

Three games into the season, freshman Billy Preston still hasn’t made his debut for Kansas basketball. <b>By Benton Smith</b>

College Basketball

Yamaneko's 'Spa Commissions' Offers Some Much Needed Peace

The British electronic producer's fragile ambient compositions are an ode to relaxing spaces and video game soundtracks.<p>“I can't really be arsed with Brian Eno at all, if I'm honest,” isn’t something you’d expect to hear from a producer who nominally operates in ambient circles, but Joe Moynihan …

Brian Eno

Phish Fall 97: Remembering November 17th In Denver

<i>This year marks the 20th anniversary of Phish Fall Tour 1997, a seminal run in the band’s history. JamBase teamed with The Mockingbird Foundation to</i> …

Johnny B. Goode

Kansas basketball: Live stream, TV, notes vs South Dakota State

Kansas Jayhawks center Udoka Azubuike (35) - (Photo by Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)<p>The Kansas basketball team faces an easier …

College Basketball

Yamaneko's Spa Commissions and JV Lightwork's Inner Work challenge everything we know about ambient and New Age

<b>Recent New Age-challenging releases from Yamaneko and Deadboy under the moniker JV Lightbody has FACT’s John Twells asking, If all music can be so</b> …

Brian Eno

Self says there's been no change in Billy Preston's status

The Kansas men's basketball team went into Thursday's practice preparing to play Friday's game against South Dakota State without Billy Preston.<p>After …

Kansas Jayhawks

Bill Self Updates Status Of Investigation Into Kansas Star Billy Preston’s Vehicle

Former five-star recruit Billy Preston is still yet to make his Kansas debut, as KU compliance looks into his car.<p>Just ahead of Tuesday night’s big …

Sports

Joda Clément and Mathieu Ruhlmann – Kindred

The opening track on Joda Clément and Mathieu Ruhlmann’s album “Kindred” is a (very) loose interpretation of Brian Eno’s 1974 song ‘Taking Tiger …

Brian Eno

Lil Peep Will Live Forever

His time here was tragically brief but what he did with it will carry on.<p>When you love someone’s music – wholly, deeply, and very vocally <i>love</i> it – people associate you with them.<p>This is something I learned when Prince died unexpectedly last year and my mam sent me messages of love and concern with …

Music

Noel Gallagher: ‘Many fans don't want Oasis to reunite – because they've got f***ing lives’

While countless nostalgic Britpop aficionados still yearn for the day when Oasis’s Gallagher brothers will once again share a stage — and even …

Liam Gallagher

Mykhailiuk helps No. 4 Kansas rout South Dakota State, 98-64

Svi Mykhailiuk scored a career-high 27 points, Lagerald Vick finished with 22 and fourth-ranked Kansas routed Summit League favorite South Dakota …

College Basketball

Bill Self discusses Billy Preston situation

University of Kansas<p>Kansas guard Devonte Graham finished with 10 points and 12 assists in the Jayhawks’ victory over Tennessee State. Next up: …

College Basketball

The Daily Word: Friday, Nov. 17

What you need to know in college basketball for Friday, Nov. 17:<p><b>1.</b> Kansas will need to be on its game against South Dakota State. The Jackrabbits are …

College Basketball

This Primer On Generative Music Is A Masterclass In UX

It elegantly covers everything you ever thought to ask about “generative music”, and ton that you didn’t.<p>We’re used to hearing about AI beating humans at everything these days. But machines have been making music on their own for decades already. It’s even got a whole genre: “generative music.” …

Noam Chomsky

Jordan Rudess & Steve Horelick : les détails du nouvel album InterSonic

<b>Jordan Rudess</b> & <b>Steve Horelick</b> viennent de sortir leur nouvel album, intitulé InterSonic, via Lazy Bones Recordings et Pledge Music. Tracklist :01. …

Heavy Metal

New My Bloody Valentine LP is like MBV with “acid dropped on it”

<b>He previously promised the album is coming next year.</b><p>Kevin Shields has offered the first details of what the upcoming My Bloody Valentine album will …

Music

Kansas needs Billy Preston to reach the next level

Kansas won ugly against Kentucky at the Champions Classic.<p>CHICAGO — After the graduation of Frank Mason, No. 4 Kansas was expected to endure some offensive struggles as it adjusted to playing without last year’s Naismith Player of the Year. Just over 90 minutes before tipoff, coach Bill Self’s unit …

College Basketball

Four things we learned from No. 3 Kansas knocking off No. 7 Kentucky

CHICAGO — The second game of the Champions Classic wasn’t quite as “artistic” (using Bill Self’s words for the first game) as Duke’s statement win …

College Basketball

Preston Suspension Will Test Kansas Team That's Undermanned and Under Scrutiny

CHICAGO — The biggest storyline coming out of Kansas' appearance in the Champions Classic on Tuesday was established well before it defeated Kentucky 65-61.<p>Heck, it surfaced before the Jayhawks even left the Ritz-Carlton for the United Center.<p>In an oddly worded press release issued an hour prior to …

College Basketball