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Inside the Baghdad Music and Ballet School Some Iraqis Call … – NBCNews.com

Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2017

As students dash to class along a music-filled corridor, ballet shoes dangle from their backpacks. It could be a scene from a 1980s American dance movie. But this 2017 in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad. In a city where IED explosions, car bombs, gunfire and mortar shells killed 90 people in March alone, the Baghdad Music and Ballet School is a haven where teens can pursue their passion for the performing arts….

Inside the Baghdad Music and Ballet School Some Iraqis Call ‘Immoral’ – NBCNews.com

Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2017

As students dash to class along a music-filled corridor, ballet shoes dangle from their backpacks. It could be a scene from a 1980s American dance movie. But this 2017 in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad. In a city where IED explosions, car bombs, gunfire and mortar shells killed 90 people in March alone, the Baghdad Music and Ballet School is a haven where teens can pursue their passion for the performing arts….

Coachella 2017: Art is always more than just music at the festival – Press-Enterprise

Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2017

Arielle Diaz and boyfriend, Alexander Gloe, check out “Lamp Beside the Golden Door” art installation during Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Friday, April 14, 2017. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Morgan Demeola, of Los Angeles, looks at her reflection on the “Lamp Beside the Golden Door” art installation during Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Friday, April 14, 2017. (Photo by Watchara…

Music therapy breaks down barriers – The Union-Recorder

Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2017

Families, faculty and fellow students were treated to a spectacular musical performance Thursday morning at Oak Hill Middle School by special education students through all levels of the Baldwin County School District with the help of Georgia College’s Music Therapy Clinic. Shake, Rattle & Rock was the third such performance since the collaboration began lAR January. “This is only our third performance and it has doubled…

Coachella 2017: Radiohead sounds good when the sound works – Press-Enterprise

Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2017

Thom Yorke, lead singer of Radiohead, performs on the main stage at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Friday, April 14, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG) Thom Yorke, lead singer of Radiohead, performs on the main stage at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Friday, April 14, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG) Ed O’Brien, guitarist of…

Celebrities at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2017 – Newsday

Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2017

MusicEntertainment Updated April 15, 2017 10:36 AM By Newsday Staff Advertisement Advertise here See which famous music fans are turning up at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, plus catch highlights from the performances. Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Bastille and DJ Khaled are among the acts set to take the stage during the festival that runs Friday, April 14 through Sunday, April…

Vinyl is vintage and the future, as new generation warms to an old music form – CNBC

Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2017

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Music industry goes to war with YouTube | Business | The Guardian – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2017

The music business is a tough place for most artists to make money. This struggle was thrown into sharp relief last week when the UK industry revealed that artists earned more from vinyl sales in 2016 than they did from YouTube payments for viewings of music videos. The BPI, the record labels’ association that promotes British music, says this is the latest example of YouTube exploiting the “value gap” between…

Radiohead set suffers sound problems during Coachella gig – USA TODAY

Posted: Saturday, April 15, 2017

Not even Thom Yorke and his portable keyboard could save Radiohead’s sound-plagued set.(Photo: Omar Ornelas, The Desert Sun-USA TODAY NETWORK) Like a sports team that falls way behind early, Radiohead tried valiantly to rally from momentum-derailing technical difficulties early in their Friday night headlining set at Coachella, but could never quite overcome the setback. Radiohead, playing as the headliner here for the third time, twice had to exit the stage…

Forgotten audio formats: The flexi disc – Ars Technica

Posted: Saturday, April 15, 2017

reader comments 23 The flexi disc has, for a physically flimsy format, an incredibly diverse background, and its story incorporates everyone from the Beatles, David Bowie, and ABBA, to Alice Cooper and heavy metal. In terms of retail it cropped up with National Geographic, in a million-dollar McDonalds campaign, and on the covers of numerous teenybopper magazines. It ended up pressed into illegal black-market X-rays in the Soviet Union, and…

Coachella Day 1 review: Radiohead plagued by sound issues, rally for triumphant set – AZCentral.com

Posted: Saturday, April 15, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share Headliners for the 2017 festival are Radiohead, Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar. Denise Figueroa/The Desert Sun An aerial shot of the Coachella Music Festival Friday, April 15, 2017.(Photo: Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2017) The sound cut out three times on Radiohead in the course of their headlining set Friday night at Coachella. And all three times, they just kept playing, clearly unaware that the…

WREKtacular exposes students to local music – Technique

Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017

For a bar that is located on Ponce de Leon, The Drunken Unicorn still manages to be difficult to find. The entrance is a single door down a few steps, tucked behind a MetroPCS and beneath the Friends On Ponce bar. It is a definitive hole-in-the-wall joint that regularly hosts local bands and artists. On Saturday April 8, Tech’s student-run radio station WREK held their annual benefit concert, WREKtacular, there….

Lights. Camera. Music. – Richmond magazine (blog)

Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017

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MoPOP’s Pop Conference to explore music and politics – The Seattle Times

Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017

It was the comedian Martin Mull who most likely first uttered the quip that “writing about music is like dancing about architecture” (though you’ll see this improperly credited to everyone from Thelonious Monk to Frank Zappa). And yet for 15 years the annual Pop Conference, happening next weekend at MoPOP and the Hyatt House, has proved that famous quote wrong again and again. The Pop Conference is a strange amalgamation…

San Bernardino school shooting: Officials release 911 audio – CBS News

Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017

LOS ANGELES – A panicked 911 caller immediately identified a teacher’s husband as the man who opened fire at a San Bernardino elementary school and told the dispatcher that she had locked herself in the office. Police on Friday released portions of the emergency calls from the shooting this week that killed a special-education teacher and her student. In one of the short tapes, a caller says a teacher had been…

New theory may explain the ‘music of the meteors’ – Science Magazine

Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017

A meteor streaking over Yosemite National Park in 2016. By Katherine KorneiApr. 14, 2017 , 8:00 AM For centuries, some observers have claimed that shooting stars or meteors hiss as they arc through the night sky. And for just as long, skeptics have scoffed on the grounds that sound waves coming from meteors should arrive several minutes after the light waves, which travel nearly a million times faster. Now, scientists have proposed…

MoPOP’s Pop Conference to explore music and politics – Seattle Times

Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017

It was the comedian Martin Mull who most likely first uttered the quip that “writing about music is like dancing about architecture” (though you’ll see this improperly credited to everyone from Thelonious Monk to Frank Zappa). And yet for 15 years the annual Pop Conference, happening next weekend at MoPOP and the Hyatt House, has proved that famous quote wrong again and again. The Pop Conference is a strange amalgamation…

New theory may explain the ‘music of the meteors’ – Science Magazine

Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017

A meteor streaking over Yosemite National Park in 2016. By Katherine KorneiApr. 14, 2017 , 8:00 AM For centuries, some observers have claimed that shooting stars or meteors hiss as they arc through the night sky. And for just as long, skeptics have scoffed on the grounds that sound waves coming from meteors should arrive several minutes after the light waves, which travel nearly a million times faster. Now, scientists have proposed…

An ear-blowing history of LeBron James’ rivalry with Lance Stephenson and the Pacers – For The Win

Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017

LeBron James will meet Lance Stephenson, Paul George and the Indiana Pacers in the postseason once again this year. It’s a reunion of sorts, as James took on the Pacers in three consecutive postseasons while with the Heat. “We’re ready for this,” George said via The Indianapolis Star. “We’re playing great basketball right now. Everybody has a clear understanding of what needs to be done and individually what they need to…

Within Trump’s inner circle, a moderate voice captures the president’s ear – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017

As power struggles and ideological battles engulfed the White House, an unlikely player is exercising new influence on the direction of President Trump’s administration. Gary Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs president, is capitalizing on his new position as director of Trump’s National Economic Council to push a centrist vision and court bipartisan support on some of Trump’s top agenda items such as tax reform and a $1 trillion infrastructure plan. The…

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