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Sophie Okonedo & James Harkness Join Fable Pictures’ ‘Country … – Deadline

Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Sophie Okonedo and James Harkness have joined the cast of Faye Ward’s much-anticipated comedy-drama Country Music, which has just begun shooting. They will join stars Jessie Buckley (Taboo, War & Peace) and Julie Walters (Billy Elliot, Paddington 2) in the tale about a young singer from Glasgow who dreams of making it to Nashville. Peaky Blinders helmer Tom Harper, one of the hottest directors coming out of UK at…

Celestial Sound Waves Reveal Surprising Solar Changes – Space.com

Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017

The celestial music released from the sun suggests that its outer layer has grown weaker over the years, according to new research from the United Kingdom.  The sun releases sound waves, and like a musical instrument, the structure of the sun informs the way the sound waves are shaped. Scientists can study the sun’s oscillations by listening to the frequencies that make up the sound signal, thereby…

Colorado Teen Hears ‘Crunching Sound’ as He Awakes to Bear Biting His Head – NBCNews.com

Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017

WARD, Colo. — A teen staffer at a Colorado camp fought off a bear after waking up Sunday to find the animal biting his head and trying to drag him away. The 19-year-old woke up at around 4 a.m. to a “crunching sound” with his head inside the mouth of the bear, which was trying to pull him out of his sleeping bag as he slept outside at Glacier View…

On the Charts: DJ Khaled’s ‘Grateful’ Repeats at Number One – RollingStone.com

Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017

DJ Khaled held onto the top spot for a second straight week as the producer’s all-star Grateful sold another 70,000 total copies to remain at Number One. Grateful becomes the first album since Kendrick Lamar’s Damn. in May to notch consecutive Number One weeks. Related ’4:44′ Producer No I.D. Talks Pushing Jay-Z, Creating ’500 Ideas’ “I saw that he … wanted to say more and wanted to say some things…

Crackdown Chills Hong Kong’s Indie Music Scene – New York Times

Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017

Policy experts say that Mr. Hui’s troubles at Hidden Agenda, the beating heart of Hong Kong’s “live house” indie music scene, illustrate how zoning and performance rules in this city of 7.4 million are so restrictive that they impede artistic expression and cultural development. Photo Hui Chung-wo, the owner of Hidden Agenda, left, with Lee Ho Lan, a concertgoer. Mr. Hui said that he did not expect the rules governing…

Camping teen awakens to ‘crunching sound’ as bear bites his head – CNN

Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017

(CNN)A camp staffer at a Christian summer camp in Colorado has been hospitalized after he was woken up early Sunday morning by a bear chewing on his head. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2017/05/25/bear-attacks-hunter.hln’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_17′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ’100%’,frameHeight: ’100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170525074416-bear-attacks-hunter-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170525074416-bear-attacks-hunter-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170525074416-bear-attacks-hunter-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170525074416-bear-attacks-hunter-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170525074416-bear-attacks-hunter-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170525074416-bear-attacks-hunter-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170525074416-bear-attacks-hunter-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist ===…

MUSIC ON MAIN CONTINUES – Rapid City Journal

Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017

Brandon Jones performed at Music on Main Street on Wednesday, July 5 at Harley-Davidson Rally Point. This Wednesday is Christmas in July. The movie, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” will show at 5 p.m. followed by the sounds of 35th & Taylor. In addition to the concerts on Wednesdays, every week at 6 p.m. there will be a Mountain Bike Race, hosted by Xtreme Dakota Bicycles, that will start and…

UK music industry gets boost from 12% rise in audiences at live events – The Guardian

Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017

More people than ever are flocking to watch live music, with attendance at concerts and festivals at an all-time high. A new report found that there has been a 12% rise in audiences at live music events over the past 12 months, bringing £4bn in to the UK economy and providing a welcome boost for the music industry. UK Music’s study, Wish You Were Here, found that audience numbers had…

Teen bit in head by bear wakes up to "crunching sound" – ABC News

Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017

A teen staffer at a Colorado camp fought off a bear after waking up Sunday to find the animal biting his head and trying to drag him away. The 19-year-old woke up at around 4 a.m. to a “crunching sound” with his head inside the mouth of the bear, which was trying to pull him out of his sleeping bag as he slept outside at Glacier View Ranch 48 miles…

On the Charts: DJ Khaled’s ‘Grateful’ Repeats at Number One – RollingStone.com

Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017

DJ Khaled held onto the top spot for a second straight week as the producer’s all-star Grateful sold another 70,000 total copies to remain at Number One. Grateful becomes the first album since Kendrick Lamar’s Damn. in May to notch consecutive Number One weeks. Related ’4:44′ Producer No I.D. Talks Pushing Jay-Z, Creating ’500 Ideas’ “I saw that he … wanted to say more and wanted to say some things…

Florida divers, snorkelers submerge for reef music festival – ABC News

Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2017

A local radio station’s broadcast underwater in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary on Saturday attracted about 400 divers and snorkelers who listened to music and announcements advocating reef preservation. The Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival at Looe Key Reef, part of the world’s third-largest living coral barrier reef, featured four hours of music custom-programmed by station WWUS for subsea listening. “We have a captive audience down there,” said Bill…

In the Battle for Music Chart Supremacy, DJ Khaled and Nielsen Reign, But Can the Game Be Goosed? – Variety

Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2017

Back before Nielsen introduced SoundScan in March 1991, the Billboard album chart was compiled by having retail assistants fill out paper forms by hand listing the store’s best sellers. Some 26 years later, the digital age has ushered in a time of quantifiable, instant data with which a music company can track even the most granular of metrics in the blink of an eye — or a click of the…

Silicon Valley family announces its San Francisco departure with epic music video – SFGate

Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2017

The Muller family is leaving San Francisco for Amsterdam in August. They announced their move to friends and family with a self-produced music video. Media: Thor Muller When the Muller family was ready to announce their departure from San Francisco, they decided to do so in four-part harmonies. “We’re not moving to the Presidio or Oakland or Stockton,” begins the four-minute music video, produced by and starring the Mullers.  After…

Cellist duets add pleasing diversity to chamber music festival concert – mySanAntonio.com

Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2017

Caption Close The married cello duo of Anthony Ross and Beth Rapier displayed their remarkable musicianship throughout Saturday night’s second program of the 2017 Cactus Pear Music Festival. Ross and Rapier, who head the Minnesota Orchestra’s cello section, started the concert with a series of mixed-genre duets — arrangements of arias from Mozart operas “Don Giovanni” and “La clemenza di Tito,” Egbert Gismonti’s “Agua e Vinho,” a piece titled “Carinhoso”…

Acrobat Dies Before Green Day’s Set at Music Festival in Spain – RollingStone.com

Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2017

An acrobat died after plunging over 100 feet while performing a feat prior to Green Day‘s Friday night headlining set at Madrid, Spain’s Mad Cool Festival. Related Green Day Talk Trump, ‘American Idiot’ Legacy, Band’s Future The punk-rock trio on entering middle age, crafting the perfect set list and the rigors of life on a tour bus The acrobat, Pedro Aunión Monroy, was performing an aerial stunt from inside a…

Acrobat Dies Before Green Day’s Set at Music Festival in Spain – RollingStone.com

Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2017

An acrobat died after plunging over 100 feet while performing a feat prior to Green Day‘s Friday night headlining set at Madrid, Spain’s Mad Cool Festival. Related Green Day Talk Trump, ‘American Idiot’ Legacy, Band’s Future The punk-rock trio on entering middle age, crafting the perfect set list and the rigors of life on a tour bus The acrobat, Pedro Aunión Monroy, was performing an aerial stunt from inside a…

Acrobat Dies Before Green Day’s Set at Music Festival in Spain – RollingStone.com

Posted: Saturday, July 08, 2017

An acrobat died after plunging over 100 feet while performing a feat prior to Green Day‘s Friday night headlining set at Madrid, Spain’s Mad Cool Festival. Related Green Day Talk Trump, ‘American Idiot’ Legacy, Band’s Future The punk-rock trio on entering middle age, crafting the perfect set list and the rigors of life on a tour bus The acrobat, Pedro Aunión Monroy, was performing an aerial stunt from inside a…

Prince’s Music Videos Are Back Online – NPR

Posted: Saturday, July 08, 2017

A still from Prince’s video for “Let’s Go Crazy.” YouTube hide caption toggle caption YouTube A still from Prince’s video for “Let’s Go Crazy.” YouTube Official music videos for five songs from Prince’s iconic album Purple Rain appeared on YouTube and Vevo Friday, the latest event in a general expansion of the availability of the Purple One’s music since his death more than a year ago. An official Prince channel…

Guantanamo concert for US troops features band whose music was once blasted at inmates – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Saturday, July 08, 2017

“People assume we should be offended that somebody in the military thinks our song is annoying enough that played over and over it can psychologically break someone down,” he said. “I take it as an honour to think that perhaps our song could be used to quell another 9/11 attack or something like that.”  He later apologised. Mr Slahi, who was released after being held for 14 years without charge…

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