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WATCH: Rob Gronkowski’s dreams come to life in music video with WWE’s Mojo Rawley – CBSSports.com

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ever wonder what Rob Gronkowski dreams about? Well, now we know, and it’s exactly what you imagined, thanks to a new music video from 3LAU (a.k.a. Justin Blau), who Gronk reportedly met last year while healing from back surgery at the Super Bowl, according to US Weekly. Let’s take a deep look into Gronk’s subconscious …. Going on date with super-attractive young woman? Check. 3LU/YouTube Washing a sports car with…

At Moogfest, the music revolution will be synthesized – PBS NewsHour

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

JUDY WOODRUFF: The idea, how technology, music and science can inspire one another, and to the creation of distinct new sounds. Jeffrey Brown is back to take us to an unusual gathering held just a few days ago in Durham, North Carolina. JEFFREY BROWN: Start with a circuit board, add knobs and dials, solder everything together, and, eventually, if you know what you’re doing, you have an instrument that can…

What Ariana Grande’s music represents to her fans – Mashable

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

On Monday night, Ariana Grande fans — AKA “Arianators” — excitedly gathered for a shared purpose; to watch her perform the songs they love. But, the awful events which transpired that night meant that some of those fans didn’t make it home.  Grande fans are now mourning the loss to their fanbase; a community whose shared love of her music spans several generations. And, that curious ability to transcend generations…

Rob Gronkowski stars in music video, which gets pretty weird and terrible – Caution: This is not really safe for work – For The Win

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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A peek inside learning music – Wicked Local North of Boston

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Dan Mac Alpine ipswich@wickedlocal.com @ipswich_chron Jaques Lee Wood needs more second violin, a little like Bruce Dickinson, Christopher Walken’s producer in the infamous “Saturday Night Live” skit who needed more cowbell. Wood, cellist for Manchester Summer Chamber Music at the Crane Estate, presented a workshop to the Ipswich High School Orchestra this week and talked more about overarching sound, experimentation and balance among instruments than about…

Maren Morris: "Music Tethers Us" – CMT.com

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

by Alison Bonaguro 6h ago After a suspected suicide bomber killed 22 people just outside an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in England on Monday (May 22), singers around the world shared their sympathies on social media. And Maren Morris took things one step further by telling her fans and followers not to let that attack scare them away from listening to live music. “We do this to…

Michigan’s DJ Wilson will stay in 2017 NBA draft, end college career – Detroit Free Press

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Michigan’s D.J. Wilson speaks at the U-M basketball banquet on April 12, 2017.(Photo: Mark Snyder, DFP) Michigan forward D.J. Wilson will stay in the NBA draft and not return to U-M, the school announced today. “This was not an easy decision, however, I have thought long about the next step in my career over the last few months,” Wilson said in a released statement. “After many prayers and discussions with my…

D.J. Wilson will not return to Michigan, is pursuing NBA Draft, per report – MLive.com

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

ANN ARBOR — Following three years at Michigan, D.J. Wilson is withdrawing from school and remaining the NBA Draft, according to a report from DraftExpress.com’s Jonathan Givony. As a redshirt sophomore, Wilson had two seasons of eligibility remaining at U-M. He is instead keeping his name in the draft and will pursue a pro career. Michigan basketball has made no formal announcement on Wilson’s decision and did not respond to…

Major Lazer Teams with Bacardi for ‘The Sound of Rum’ – Variety

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Major Lazer’s Jillionaire has a new gig as Bacardí’s “Minister of Rum,” with responsibilities that include music initiatives and “throwing cool parties around the world,” the producer and DJ tells Variety. A series of summer concerts that reinforce “The Sound of Rum” and Major Lazer’s own custom blend of spirits in a collectible bottle are the hallmarks of the campaign. With bandmates Diplo and Walshy Fire, “We worked with them…

EVAmore Bets on Digital Marketplace Model to Disrupt Music Booking for Private Events – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Shutterstock Imagine you’re throwing a party, and you want to book a musician for the occasion. How do you find and hire someone to perform? If you don’t have any personal connections, then your search will likely involve scouring online databases, contacting booking agencies or posting classified ads on websites like Craigslist. While attending Belmont University in Nashville, TN, Channing Moreland and Makenzie Stokel discovered that booking a band is…

The city’s beating heart: Manchester’s inclusive music scene – The Guardian

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

“You’ve got the wrong city if you think hate will tear us apart.” The tweet from former Hacienda DJ Dave Haslam was only 13 words long, but it said an awful lot. It may be impossible to understand why someone might commit an atrocity of the kind witnessed at Ariana Grande’s Manchester Arena show, but it’s not hard to see why Manchester – open, diverse, creative, independent – was chosen…

Garmin’s new 360-degree camera is waterproof and records 3D audio – The Verge

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Garmin is expanding its action camera lineup into the world of 360-degree video. Today the company announced the VIRB 360, a waterproof spherical camera packed with bleeding edge specs. The new camera offers features that most other 360-degree cameras lack, but that comes at a price: the VIRB 360 will cost $799 when it goes on sale in June. The VIRB 360 shoots spherical video at up to 5.7K, and…

DJ Shadow: ‘Music has never been worth less, and yet sampling has never been more risky’ – The Guardian

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

“Sampling isn’t just about dusty 45s anymore,” says Josh Davis, and he ought to know. As DJ Shadow, Davis has been responsible for some of the seminal, pioneering works in the genre, beginning with the critically acclaimed Endtroducing in 1996. His debut full-length album, it was composed entirely of samples, the first of its kind. “My agenda back then was like, planting a flag in the soil and saying, ‘This…

Universal Music Group CEO on Manchester attack: ‘A level of evil beyond comprehension’ – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Lucian Grainge of Universal Music Group sent a company-wide memo Tuesday, calling it “a day of remembrance” of victims of the suicide attack in Manchester, England, and acknowledging that emotions were raw. “[W]e grieve for all of those lost there, offering our deepest condolences to their families and loved ones,” said the chief executive of UMG, parent company of Ariana Grande’s recording label Republic, in a note obtained by Variety.  Twenty-two people, one…

DJ Shadow: ‘Music has never been worth less, and yet sampling has never been more risky’ – The Guardian

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

“Sampling isn’t just about dusty 45s anymore,” says Josh Davis, and he ought to know. As DJ Shadow, Davis has been responsible for some of the seminal, pioneering works in the genre, beginning with the critically acclaimed Endtroducing in 1996. His debut full-length album, it was composed entirely of samples, the first of its kind. “My agenda back then was like, planting a flag in the soil and saying, ‘This…

A Soluna chamber music concert presents DSO musicians in Mendelssohn and Golijov – Dallas News

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

One of the thrusts of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Soluna Festival has been presenting DSO musicians in chamber ensembles. These concerts are showcases for excellent individual talents in the orchestra, and they give players chances to interact without a conductor making all musical decisions. They’ve also explored repertory less likely to be heard in the area’s established chamber music series. So it was with a Tuesday night concert at the…

Shaken music world cancels shows after concert bombing – Page Six

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England has shaken the music world, with some artists canceling upcoming gigs and others planning to go ahead as scheduled. Blondie canceled a Tuesday night concert in London “as a mark of respect for the victims of the terrible attack” at the Manchester Arena. Lead singer Debbie Harry tweeted that the Round Chapel date will be rescheduled. Take That, formed…

Need Mood Lighting to Go With Your Music? Ask Alexa. No App Required. – New York Times

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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This Pemberton Music Festival Mess is Just Beginning – Relix (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

This Pemberton Music Festival Mess is Just Beginning After the chaos of Fyre Festival, the fraud antennas are up around the music festival world and Pemberton Fest might’ve stepped into the rat trap with their current situation.  If you didn’t hear, the British Columbia festival was canceled unexpectedly as the organizers announced they’d filed for bankruptcy. Refunds were not going to be automatically available to ticket buyers, with those who wish…

At The Dawn Of Recorded Sound, No One Cared – NPR

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

David Giovannoni uses a reproduction of Scott’s phonautograph. Giovanni is part of the team that recovered the audio from Scott’s recordings. Art Silverman/NPR hide caption toggle caption Art Silverman/NPR David Giovannoni uses a reproduction of Scott’s phonautograph. Giovanni is part of the team that recovered the audio from Scott’s recordings. Art Silverman/NPR This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the man who invented recorded sound — Edouard-Leon…

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