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Kinan Azmeh Brings The Magic Of Music To Summer Camp For … – NPR

Posted: Monday, August 28, 2017

Celebrated musician and composer Kinan Azmeh plays for students at the Refugee Youth Summer Academy. Deb Amos hide caption toggle caption Deb Amos Celebrated musician and composer Kinan Azmeh plays for students at the Refugee Youth Summer Academy. Deb Amos In Union, New Jersey, celebrated musician and composer Kinan Azmeh is playing for his toughest audience yet: a gaggle of refugee children, five to ten years old and newly resettled…

Winners: Who took home Video Music Awards? – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, August 28, 2017

Fifth Harmony arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 27, 2017, in Inglewood, Calif.(Photo: Jordan Strauss, Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Here’s who won at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. Winners in bold. Song of the summer Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi, feat. Justin Bieber, Despacito (Remix) Ed Sheeran, Shape of You Shawn Mendes, There’s Nothing Holding Me Back Demi Lovato, Sorry Not Sorry DJ Khaled, feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, Wild…

DJ Khaled’s baby’s VMA suit costs more than your rent – New York Post

Posted: Monday, August 28, 2017

Want to dress your child like DJ Khaled’s adorably natty 10-month-old? It’s gonna cost you nearly $2,000. The pint-sized Asahd Tuck Khaled arrived in his DJ daddy’s arm at the MTV Music Video Awards Saturday night in head-to-toe Gucci. The outfit — a jacquard taffeta suit embroidered with little monsters — consists of an $820 jacket, $580 pants and $275 leather shoes. Oh, and don’t forget the $35 socks. The…

MTV Video Music Awards 2017: What to watch for – CNN

Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017

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What you need to know for the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards – ABC News

Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017

This year’s MTV Video Music Awards is expected to be bigger than ever, with five stages, the largest number of performances and host Katy Perry expected to make an entrance like Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl. The 36th annual awards show is also shaking things up this year by doing away with gender-specific categories and replacing them with the more general Artist of the Year category. That means Kendrick…

Tech advances alter hierarchy of music industry – Financial Times

Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017

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Kinan Azmeh Brings The Magic Of Music To Summer Camp For Refugee Children – NPR

Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017

Celebrated musician and composer Kinan Azmeh plays for students at the Refugee Youth Summer Academy. Deb Amos hide caption toggle caption Deb Amos Celebrated musician and composer Kinan Azmeh plays for students at the Refugee Youth Summer Academy. Deb Amos In Union, New Jersey, celebrated musician and composer Kinan Azmeh is playing for his toughest audience yet: a gaggle of refugee children, five to ten years old and newly resettled…

Blac Chyna I’m Not Done with Mechie … Just Yet – TMZ.com

Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017

Blac Chyna hasn’t closed the book on bf Mechie, at least that’s the way it seemed Saturday night. Chyna and Mechie hit up the High Life Music Festival 2017 in San Bernadino, CA .. a celebration of hip hop and medical marijuana.  It’s a little surprising, after she dumped his ass when she found out he was texting and flirting with other chicks. She was smiling, flashing the peace sign…

Charlie Shrem’s Next Act? Helping This Blockchain Startup Disrupt Music – CoinDesk

Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017

Several blockchain startups have pursued taking on the middleman-heavy music industry, but still business-as-usual persists. But maybe not for long, with Slovenia gig-booking blockchain platform, Viberate, snagging two high-profile advisors – bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem and Pinterest chief scientist Dr. Jure Leskovec – to help the company figure out how topple the tower. Co-founded by Slovenia DJ and music composer, Uroš Umek, Viberate touts itself as a “digital agent,” using…

These Are The 5 Most Stylish Boxing-Inspired Moments in Music: Watch – Billboard

Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017

In honor of the highly-anticipated “fight of the century” this weekend (Aug. 26) in Las Vegas where undefeated boxing star Floyd “Money” Mayweather will face-off against Irish UFC fighter Conor McGregor, we’ve rounded up some of the best boxing-inspired style moments in music. 1. “Roar” by Katy Perry Katy Perry channeled her inner Rocky Balboa in a bedazzled tiger-striped sports bra and emblazoned silk boxing shorts during her 2013 MTV…

10 Days at the Salzburg Festival, Music’s Disneyland – New York Times

Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017

Better, yes, but not appreciably different. Salzburg is still driven by stars. Kissin, Pollini, Argerich, Mutter, Rattle and more parade through. The soprano Anna Netrebko has been the festival’s queen since 2002, and this year she sang a stylish Aida. Plácido Domingo is a perennial, and he drew an adoring audience but sounded weary in that concert version of “I Due Foscari,” enlivened only by Michele Mariotti’s conducting. The Vienna…

Jerry Lee Lewis Doesn’t Get Country Music Hall of Fame Snub – Billboard

Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017

Jerry Lee Lewis is one of the early pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll music, but he doesn’t understand why his contributions to country music haven’t been recognized by the Country Music Hall of Fame. Now 81, Lewis said that when he first came to Nashville from Louisiana, he was advised to pick up a guitar instead of playing the piano. “I was trying to get a record out and get…

Mother Go is an audio-first novel that harkens back to the golden-age of sci-fi – The Verge

Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017

In James Patrick Kelly’s new novel Mother Go, a young woman makes her way across the solar system, trying to flesh out an identity for herself, made all the more difficult by the fact that she’s a clone of a famous space explorer. It’s a wonderfully exuberant space opera, and it’s something of an experiment: it’s only available as an audiobook. Set in the 22nd century, Mother Go follows Mariska…

Inflation, jobs, manufacturing data expected to push low-volume stock market around – MarketWatch

Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017

Seasonal light volume is expected to make for a volatile week as a wealth of economic data is released regarding inflation, jobs and manufacturing following the Kansas City Federal Reserve’s central-banker conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Stocks finished higher on the week Friday, snapping a losing streak, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average …

Brain Mapping Guides Surgeons In Removal Of Musician’s Tumor … – NPR

Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017

After surgeons removed a tumor from Dan Fabbio’s brain, they gave him his saxophone — to see whether he’d retained his ability to play. A year after his surgery, Fabbio is back to work full time as a music teacher. YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption toggle caption YouTube/Screenshot by NPR After surgeons removed a tumor from Dan Fabbio’s brain, they gave him his saxophone — to see whether he’d retained…

This Music Teacher Played His Saxophone While In Brain Surgery – NPR

Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017

After surgeons removed a tumor from Dan Fabbio’s brain, they gave him his saxophone — to see whether he’d retained his ability to play. A year after his surgery, Fabbio is back to work full time as a music teacher. YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption toggle caption YouTube/Screenshot by NPR After surgeons removed a tumor from Dan Fabbio’s brain, they gave him his saxophone — to see whether he’d retained…

Toyota Safe and Sound app threatens teen drivers with parents’ music – CNET

Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017

“Safe & Sound,” or cruel and unusual punishment? Toyota Mom and Dad have a new tool for keeping their teen drivers safe: embarrassing music. According to Advertising Age, Toyota’s new app, Safe & Sound, will let parents hijack teens’ Spotify listening with music of their choosing if any one of a host of dangerous driving habits is detected.  If the young driver picks up a phone with this app installed…

One Montreal Festival’s Dedication To Sound Throws The Rest In Sharp Relief – NPR

Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017

Kara-Lis Coverdale will be performing “VoxU,” which required a unique space and special acoustic consideration at MUTEK. Courtesy of Kara-Lis Coverdale hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Kara-Lis Coverdale Kara-Lis Coverdale will be performing “VoxU,” which required a unique space and special acoustic consideration at MUTEK. Courtesy of Kara-Lis Coverdale Generally speaking, music festivals are not for audiophiles, or even those seeking an experience sonically faithful to an artist’s intent….

Taylor Swift’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ Video to Debut at the MTV VMAs: See a Sneak Peek! – PEOPLE.com

Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017

Taylor Swift‘s music videos are always epic, and the one for her new single “Look What You Made Me Do” will likely be no different. The star gave her fans a sneak peek of the upcoming Joseph Kahn- directed video on Good Morning America hours after releasing the song, which is her first solo single in three years. The sneak peek featured flashes of her upcoming video, including a shot of…

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