Keyboards

Arturia’s MiniBrute 2S with step sequencer, not keys, might be your pick

Now we know the whole story: Arturia’s new synths come with a choice of keys or pads+more step sequencing – and there’s are companion RackBrute …

Guitar

Spinal Tap Bassist Returns With David Crosby, Peter Frampton on Solo LP

Rockumentary legend Harry Shearer recruits Donald Fagen, Taylor Hawkins and more for 'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)'<p>Harry Shearer, who …

Music

All-Star George Harrison Tribute Concert Gets Massive Vinyl Reissue

2002 concert featuring Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty and more to be pressed on 180-gram LPs for first time<p>George Harrison's estate will …

Music

2002’s Concert For George Harrison reissued as a deluxe box-set

Features performances by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty and more<p>To celebrate what would have been <b>George Harrison</b>‘s 75th …

Ringo Starr

Baylor-Kansas Preview and Prediction

After a second half offensive renaissance against Oklahoma State, Baylor (12-6, 2-4) takes on Kansas (15-3, 5-1) at 5:00 on Saturday. The game is at …

College Basketball

Unless we save our music venues we face the sound of silence

Just over two years ago, as Culture Minister and Shadow Culture Secretary respectively, we were at an event fighting to protect music venues across …

Music (UK)

My Bloody Valentine announce live comeback

My Bloody Valentine have announced their first live performance in nearly four years. The Kevin Shields-led outfit are set to play Japan’s Sonic …

Music

Here’s why artists cancel concerts in Israel

The BDS movement is all about pressuring artists like Lorde and Radiohead to boycott Israel in protest against the occupation of Palestine<p>When Lorde announced a slew of international tour dates in support of her second album <i>Melodrama</i> last month, a scheduled show at Tel Aviv’s Convention Centre drew …

Brian Eno

College basketball rankings: Kansas keeps moving up in the Top 25 (and 1)

After beating West Virginia, the Jayhawks are on a four-game winning streak and jumped to No. 7<p>You're not going to believe this. But Kansas is, at …

Sports

Scott Walker curates new limited edition lyrics book

January 16, 2018 In News<p><b>Selected from his 60 year career.</b><p>Baritone crooner Scott Walker has released his first lyrics book.<p><b>Read next:</b> An introduction …

Vinyl Records

David Byrne announces 80-date world tour, his “most ambitious show” since Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense

David Byrne has called his forthcoming behind new album, <i>American Utopia</i>, “the most ambitious show I’ve done since the shows that were filmed for …

Music Festivals

Postgame Report Card: No. 10 Kansas 71, No. 6 West Virginia 66 | Tale of the Tait

Quick grades for five aspects of KU’s 71-66 comeback win over West Virginia on Monday night in Morgantown, W.Va.<p>Offense: B-<p>Let’s not confuse things …

College Basketball

College basketball Monday betting primer and odds

<i>Covers.com is the biggest and best source for sports betting information, providing unrivaled and original content sports bettors cannot live without.</i><p>…

College Basketball

Monday’s Three Things to Know: Duke wins, Kansas wins and … BC wins?

It happens EVERY YEAR.<p>Kansas goes on some prolonged slump, plays like a hot garbage for a few weeks and gets all of us thinking that yes, this year …

College Basketball

Another Green World: Inside the resurgence of Japanese ambient music

<b>Over the last few years, obscure Japanese ambient classics like Hiroshi Yoshimura’s Green and Midori Takada’s Through The Looking Glass have surged</b> …

Music

Status quo or changing of guard? KU-West Virginia could offer early hint

Entering this week’s games, there have been 260 weekly polls since the 2004-05 basketball season. Kansas wasn’t the highest-ranked Big 12 team in 97 …

College Basketball

Hip-hop vs Rock and Roll: Why hip-hop tops the charts, but rock shows are here to stay

CLOSE<p>Nielsen Music's 2017 year-end-report puts rap at the top of the list for most listened to genre of 2017.<p>Rock ’n’ roll has been king of the music …

Imagine Dragons

Tony Allen, the true owner of Afrobeat

On paper, New York theatre's biggest sensation may at first seem an unlikely proposition. But <i>Fela!</i> - a Tony Award-winning musical based on the life …

United Arab Emirates

A chronology of U2's Bad, an iconic live song

Ask a U2 fan to name U2's most iconic live songs and chances are that Bad will feature heavily. I went back through time and listened to nearly every …

Lou Reed

Notebook: Silvio De Sousa receives standing ovation; no update on Billy Preston's status

Silvio De Sousa's first official game as a Jayhawk probably will not be remembered for his time on the floor.<p>But just before recording one foul and …

College Basketball

Kansas State Basketball: Wildcats fall apart late against Jayhawks

LAWRENCE, KS - JANUARY 13: Dean Wade<p>Kansas State Basketball nearly jumped the hurdle that has been the Kansas Jayhawks, just falling short in an …

College Basketball

20 Burning Classic Rock Questions for 2018

If 2018 is anything like the past few years, the next 12 months will be filled with big headlines, exciting tours and new music from many of your …

Classic Rock

Lorde is a (bleep) and should marry Roger Waters, says Howard Stern

Lorde’s decision to cancel a concert in Israel continues to inspire debate.<p>Many artists, including Roger Waters, Brian Eno and Peter Gabriel, have …

Howard Stern

NCAA clears Jayhawks' Silvio De Sousa to play

Kansas freshman big man Silvio De Sousa, who reclassified and joined the team a couple of weeks ago, was cleared to play Saturday by the NCAA and saw …

College Basketball

Review: Camila Cabello Eschews Bangers on Personal, Low-Key Solo Album

Our take on 'Camila,' the debut from the former Fifth Harmony singer<p>Only 20, Camila Cabello is already a seasoned veteran of the pop-star wars. Born …

Music

iPad Patch Editor For Sequential Circuits Six-Trak, MAX Synthesizers

The <b>Sequential Circuits Six-Trak</b> and <b>MAX</b> keyboards are vintage analogs that offer decent analog synth engines, but terrible patch editing.<p>This video is …

Synthesizers

No. 12 Kansas holds on to beat Kansas State 73-72

Devonte Graham had 23 points, Malik Newman hit the go-ahead foul shots with 15 seconds left and No. 12 Kansas held on to beat Kansas State 73-72 in a …

College Basketball

Multi-media show pays tribute to David Bowie; accent on Berlin era

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- He was a singer, a spaceman and a cosmic hero. And two years after his death, his songs, spirit and style continue to inspire.<p>Roll …

David Bowie

David Bowie's Daughter & Widow Iman Get Tattoos to Mark Second Anniversary of His Death

David Bowie's daughter Alexandria Jones joined his widow Iman in commemorating the second anniversary of his 2016 death from liver cancer with some …

David Bowie

Lorde is only the latest: How touring in Israel thrusts musicians into controversy

On Dec. 18, New Zealand pop music sensation Lorde announced plans to play concerts in Israel and Russia. On Dec. 24, she announced the cancellation of her Israeli concert, which was scheduled for June 5 at the Tel Aviv Convention Centre. “I’m not too proud to admit I didn’t make the right call on …

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