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RIP Tommy Ramone: your band captured the sound in my head – The Guardian (blog)

Posted: Saturday, July 12, 2014

And that’s it; they’re all gone. Joey, Johnny, Dee Dee and now Tommy. Even “the fifth Ramone”, Arturo Vega, is no longer with us. It seems so unfair: not only did the Ramones never achieve the commercial rewards to match their staggering influence upon the trajectory of rock’n’roll, none of their principals was even granted a long life – at 62, Tommy was the Ramone who reached the greatest age….

Eminem gig: Wembley Stadium says they were "aware of sound issues" as fans … – Mirror.co.uk

Posted: Saturday, July 12, 2014

Eminem performed to a packed out Wembley Stadium on Friday night, but lots of fans were left disappointed due to the poor speaker system. During the concert a tweet was sent from @wembleystadium saying they were aware of issues and had made adjustments. But judging by fans replies, people still weren’t happy. “We are aware of some sound issues from earlier tonight & have monitored & adjusted it where necessary….

Courtesy of the artist – NPR

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

i i hide captionSteelism is the duo of Jeremy Fetzer (left) and Spencer Cullum. Their debut full-length, 615 to Fame, will be out in September 2014. Courtesy of the artist Steelism is the duo of Jeremy Fetzer (left) and Spencer Cullum. Their debut full-length, 615 to Fame, will be out in September 2014. Courtesy of the artist Though its legacy as Music City is unshakable, Nashville might be ready for…

Girl Mauled by Raccoon Gets Man-Made Ear – ABC News

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

An 11-year-old girl mauled by raccoon as a baby is recovering from surgery to attach a makeshift ear that was grown on her arm. Charlotte Ponce of Spring Lake, Michigan, lost her right ear, nose and part of her lip in the 2002 attack. “The raccoon pretty much ate the right side of her face, all the way back to the ear,” Charlotte’s adoptive mom, Sharon Ponce, told ABC News…

Carrie Underwood’s ‘Music’ Receives Four Emmy Nods – RollingStone.com

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

<!– –> <!– –>  The Sound of Music Live, starring Carrie Underwood in the lead role of Maria, was nominated for four Emmy awards Thursday: Outstanding Music Direction, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special, Outstanding Special Class Program and Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special. Emmys 2014: ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ Nominated The live, three-hour broadcast of the classic…

Movie review: Music is the motivator in engaging ‘Begin Again’ – Salt Lake Tribune

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

It would be a miracle if “Begin Again” could reach the giddy heights, musically and dramatically, of writer-director John Carney’s breakout film, “Once.” But darn it if his new movie — another tale of two people from different backgrounds coming together through recording music…

He’s back! Garth Brooks announces new music, world tour – USA TODAY

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

Country music superstar Garth Brooks speaks at a news conference announcing his comeback plans on July 10, 2014, in Nashville.(Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP) NASHVILLE — He’s got 13 years to make up for, so Garth Brooks’ comeback is going to be big. Really big. He’ll kick off a three-year world tour soon, with the first date to be announced Monday. More details will follow within 10 days. “I’m very proud…

He’s back! Garth Brooks announces new music, world tour – USA TODAY

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

Country music superstar Garth Brooks speaks at a news conference announcing his comeback plans on July 10, 2014, in Nashville.(Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP) NASHVILLE — He’s got 13 years to make up for, so Garth Brooks’ comeback is going to be big. Really big. He’ll kick off a three-year world tour soon, with the first date to be announced Monday. More details will follow within 10 days. “I’m very proud…

Movie review: Music is the motivator in engaging ‘Begin Again’ – Salt Lake Tribune

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

It would be a miracle if “Begin Again” could reach the giddy heights, musically and dramatically, of writer-director John Carney’s breakout film, “Once.” But darn it if his new movie — another tale of two people from different backgrounds coming together through recording music…

Carrie Underwood’s ‘Music’ Receives Four Emmy Nods – RollingStone.com

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

<!– –> <!– –>  The Sound of Music Live, starring Carrie Underwood in the lead role of Maria, was nominated for four Emmy awards Thursday: Outstanding Music Direction, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special, Outstanding Special Class Program and Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special. Emmys 2014: ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ Nominated The live, three-hour broadcast of the classic…

The New Sound Of Young Nashville: 3 Country Artists To Watch – NPR

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

i i hide captionSteelism is the duo of Jeremy Fetzer (left) and Spencer Cullum. Their debut full-length, 615 to Fame, will be out in September 2014. Courtesy of the artist Steelism is the duo of Jeremy Fetzer (left) and Spencer Cullum. Their debut full-length, 615 to Fame, will be out in September 2014. Courtesy of the artist Though its legacy as Music City is unshakable, Nashville might be ready for…

How Music Affects Your Productivity – Fast Company

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words. It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity–but does music itself help one to create? This is an important question to examine, because music has increasingly become apart of the modern-day work session. The soldiers of yore may have faced insurmountable odds to the sound…

He’s back! Garth Brooks announces new music, world tour – USA TODAY

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

Country music superstar Garth Brooks speaks at a news conference announcing his comeback plans on July 10, 2014, in Nashville.(Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP) NASHVILLE — He’s got 13 years to make up for, so Garth Brooks’ comeback is going to be big. Really big. He’ll kick off a three-year world tour soon, with the first date to be announced Monday. More details will follow within 10 days. “I’m very proud…

He’s back! Garth Brooks announces new music, world tour – USA TODAY

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

Country music superstar Garth Brooks speaks at a news conference announcing his comeback plans on July 10, 2014, in Nashville.(Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP) NASHVILLE — He’s got 13 years to make up for, so Garth Brooks’ comeback is going to be big. Really big. He’ll kick off a three-year world tour soon, with the first date to be announced Monday. More details will follow within 10 days. “I’m very proud…

Charlotte Ponce: Surgeon begins removing ear from her arm in rare surgery – The Muskegon Chronicle

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

ROYAL OAK, MI –A surgeon this morning began removing the ear that has been taking shape on Charlotte Ponce’s forearm, so he can transfer it into place on the side of her head. The 12-year-old girl from Spring Lake showed no sign of nervousness going into the eight-hour operation on Thursday, July 10 – just excitement about what it will mean. “She said she couldn’t wait to get her ear…

Russell Simmons’ ADD52 Partners with Samsung’s Milk Music to Develop New … – Billboard

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

Music veterans Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind are partnering with the world’s leading smartphone manufacturer to help develop new artists. Russell Simmons, Steve Rifkind, Brian Robbins Launch All Def Music Label Through Universal ADD52, the A&R platform of Simmons, Rifkind and film director/producer Brian Robbins’ All Def Music, has partnered with Samsung to release a single a week through Milk Music, the digital music service available on the company’s Galaxy…

He’s back! Garth Brooks announces new music, world tour – USA TODAY

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

Country music superstar Garth Brooks speaks at a news conference announcing his comeback plans on July 10, 2014, in Nashville.(Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP) NASHVILLE — He’s got 13 years to make up for, so Garth Brooks’ comeback is going to be big. Really big. He’ll kick off a three-year world tour soon, with the first date to be announced Monday. More details will follow within 10 days. “I’m very proud…

He’s back! Garth Brooks announces new music, world tour – USA TODAY

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

Garth Brooks performs at the 48th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 7, 2013.(Photo: Chris Pizzello, Invision, via AP) NASHVILLE — The wait is over. Country superstar Garth Brooks, who retired from music in 2001, announced today that he’s returning with a new record deal with Sony Music, a world tour and digital sales of his catalog. The 52-year-old musician revealed the news in a…

3 Days of Peace, Music and a Concierge – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

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How to Transfer Music From an iPhone to a Computer – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

In this edition of #AskWSJD, reader Mark Acevedo of Los Angeles asks how he can move more than 800 orphaned MP3s from his iPhone to his computer. Since they aren’t backed up on any computer, or synced to the cloud via Apple ‘s $25-per-year iTunes Match,…

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