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Locker Room Sound Bites: Jets-Titans – newyorkjets.com

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Selected quotes from the Jets’ and Titans’ locker rooms at MetLife Stadium following the Jets’ 7-3 preseason-opening victory Saturday night: Head coach Todd Bowles on his three QBs’ 65.7% completion accuracy…“Those are some things we have to build off of. There are some things we got better at. They controlled some things that we can look forward to getting better at once we watch the film. For the most part,…

Devon businessman makes hilarious Sound of Music inspired video – Devon Live

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

A Devon businessman is proving to be an online sensation after making a humorous video inspired by The Sound of Music to promote a free music event he is hosting over the August bank holiday. Robert Braddick, the owner of Braddicks Leisure in the seaside village of Westward Ho! near Bideford, has swapped his usual smart attire to look like Julie Andrews’s nun character in the classic cliff top scene…

London thinks classical music can help tone down crime – New York Post

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Scotland Yard plans to pump classical music into a north London housing project to quell violence — but New York City won’t let Beethoven walk the beat. Adam Weber, the constable in charge of law and order at the notorious Broadwater Farm estate in Tottenham, was inspired to use calming tunes as a crime-fighting tool following a pilot program in the London Underground, where music was piped into 40 stations…

‘Hindrance Became The Power’: Passion Pit’s Angelakos On Music … – NPR

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit initially exchanged his new album Tremendous Sea of Love for tweets supporting the #weneedscience Twitter campaign. It became available to stream July 28. Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of the artist Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit initially exchanged his new album Tremendous Sea of Love for tweets supporting the #weneedscience Twitter campaign. It became available to stream July 28. Courtesy of…

‘Hindrance Became The Power’: Passion Pit’s Angelakos On Music And Mental Health – NPR

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit initially exchanged his new album Tremendous Sea of Love for tweets supporting the #weneedscience Twitter campaign. It became available to stream July 28. Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of the artist Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit initially exchanged his new album Tremendous Sea of Love for tweets supporting the #weneedscience Twitter campaign. It became available to stream July 28. Courtesy of…

‘Hindrance Became The Power’: Passion Pit’s Angelakos On Music And Mental Health – NPR

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit initially exchanged his new album Tremendous Sea of Love for tweets supporting the #weneedscience Twitter campaign. It became available to stream July 28. Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of the artist Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit initially exchanged his new album Tremendous Sea of Love for tweets supporting the #weneedscience Twitter campaign. It became available to stream July 28. Courtesy of…

Get ready to upgrade over receiver sound quality – CNET

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

I review many integrated amplifiers and receivers, but it’s been ages since I covered a matching preamp and power amplifier. So when I was offered the PS Audio Stellar Gain Cell DAC stereo preamp ($1,699, £1,700) and Stellar S300 power amp ($1,499, £1,500), I quickly accepted. They’re available in silver or black finishes, both feel substantially built, and they’re designed and assembled in PS Audio’s factory in Boulder, Colorado. The…

‘Hindrance Became The Power’: Passion Pit’s Angelakos On Music And Mental Health – NPR

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit initially exchanged his new album Tremendous Sea of Love for tweets supporting the #weneedscience Twitter campaign. It became available to stream July 28. Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of the artist Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit initially exchanged his new album Tremendous Sea of Love for tweets supporting the #weneedscience Twitter campaign. It became available to stream July 28. Courtesy of…

How making music for a comedy is totally different than making it for a drama — and the surprising similarities – Business Insider

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Impact 24 The 90s are so hot right now, and the creators of “Wet Hot American Summer” took advantage of that with “Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later,” which made its debut on Netflix last week. “10 Years Later” takes place in 1991, while the original 2001 film, and the first Netflix series “First Day at Camp,” take place in 1981.  While the absurd spirit of the out-there comedy remains in “10…

What Happened to the Negative Music Review? – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

If you rely on reviews to decide what books to buy, movies to watch or restaurants to visit, you may have noticed something strange when it comes to pop music: Negative reviews have become extremely rare. Between 2012 and 2016, Metacritic, a website that aggregates critics’ reviews for music, films, television and video-games, gave just eight out of 7,287 albums a “red” score—a designation that means reviews were “generally…

Judge Drops Complaint Aimed at Taylor Swift in Groping Case Brought by DJ – New York Times

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Ms. Swift said Mr. Mueller had lifted her skirt and grabbed her rear while posing with her for a preconcert photo session in 2013. Lawyers for the defendants have said that Andrea Swift and Mr. Bell acted properly to protect Ms. Swift as well as other young women who might face a similar situation. Photo Shannon Melcher, a former girlfriend of David Mueller, a Denver radio host who Taylor Swift…

Taylor Swift: judge dismisses DJ’s case against pop singer – The Guardian

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

A judge on Friday threw out a Denver radio host’s case against Taylor Swift in a trial that delved into their duelling lawsuits over whether he groped her during a backstage meet-and-greet and whether she and her team ruined his career. US District Judge William Martinez determined that the pop star could not be held liable because David Mueller failed to prove that she personally set out to have him…

Judge Throws Out DJ’s Case Against Taylor Swift in Groping Trial – Variety

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

A judge has thrown out David Mueller’s case against Taylor Swift, according to the Associated Press, arguing that the radio DJ has no proof that her allegations of groping cost him his job. The highly publicized trial had raged on for the past four days, with Mueller suing Swift for $3 million, and the megastar countersuing for a mere $1 — in order to prove a point about sexual assault….

‘Hamilton’ Is Known For Its Music, but What Did Alexander Hamilton Listen To? – New York Times

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

And while rap aficionados and theater nerds have exhaustively cataloged the rich referential web of Mr. Miranda’s “Hamilton” score, little attention has been paid to the show’s engagement with the music that Alexander Hamilton would have known in his lifetime. My Shot Video by Lin-Manuel Miranda – Topic American Revolutionary Song: Chester – William Billings Video by Ian Berwick If the show’s creators had decided to “go there” to 1776,…

Music festivals line up in path of solar eclipse – USA TODAY

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE If you’re hoping to catch a glimpse of August 21’s solar eclipse, buyers beware. Buzz60 Solar eclipse(Photo: hadzi3, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Hundreds of events across the country will celebrate the Great American Eclipse, but a few are adding a little extra something — music. Music festivals will kick off an entire weekend of eclipse mania leading up to the big event Aug. 21. At least five are lined up in the…

Ed Greene Dies: Emmy-Winning Sound Mixer & Audio Consultant Was 82 – Deadline

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Edward J. Greene, a 22-time Emmy-winning mixer in television production and postproduction and longtime Cinema Audio Society board member, died August 9 in Los Angeles. He was 82. “The Sound community has lost an icon,” said Cinema Audio Society President Mark Ulano. “And the CAS Board has lost the voice of someone who held a vast knowledge of the history and evolution of live sound recording. Ed was a mentor to many of…

Judge Dismisses DJ’s Lawsuit Against Taylor Swift – PEOPLE.com

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

  A Denver judge has dismissed the case brought against Taylor Swift by former radio host David Mueller who claimed the pop star essentially ruined his career. U.S. District Judge William Martinez said on Friday in court Mueller has insufficient evidence to prove the pop star got him fired, PEOPLE confirms. Swift got visibly emotional in the courtroom after the ruling. Mueller had sought $3 million in damages from Swift. His…

Sony/ATV: No. 1 Music Publisher in the US for Five Consecutive Years – Variety

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has been named the No. 1 music publisher in the U.S. for the 20th consecutive quarter — five full years. The rankings are compiled every quarter by Billboard and are determined by music publishers’ market share of the top 100 U.S. radio airplay songs for the previous quarter, according to Nielsen Music data and song splits compiled by the Harry Fox Agency. The most recent survey covers…

‘Hamilton’ Is Known For Its Music, but What Did Alexander Hamilton Listen To? – New York Times

Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017

And while rap aficionados and theater nerds have exhaustively cataloged the rich referential web of Mr. Miranda’s “Hamilton” score, little attention has been paid to the show’s engagement with the music that Alexander Hamilton would have known in his lifetime. My Shot Video by Lin-Manuel Miranda – Topic American Revolutionary Song: Chester – William Billings Video by Ian Berwick If the show’s creators had decided to “go there” to 1776,…

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