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CBS’ ’60 Minutes’ admits to faking Tesla car noise – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, April 07, 2014

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Springsteen Closes out Final Four Music Festival – ABC News

Posted: Monday, April 07, 2014

Bruce Springsteen took the stage holding basketball on the last day of a three-day music festival in Dallas for the NCAA Final Four. “This has something to do with basketball. Am I right?” he asked the crowd Sunday before he and the E Street Band launched into Van Halen’s “Jump” at the NCAA March Madness Music Festival. They followed that up with some of their own hits, including “Hungry Heart,”…

Performances overshadow trophies early on in 49th ACM Awards – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Monday, April 07, 2014

The first hour of the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony Sunday in Las Vegas was packed with performance segments from George Strait, Brad Paisley, a Blake Shelton-Shakira duet and Eric Church — nine musical numbers in all — before a single prize was handed out. It was tacit demonstration of the extent to which eye- and ear-popping production numbers have come to overshadow the announcements of awards…

CBS’ ’60 Minutes’ admits to faking Tesla car noise – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, April 07, 2014

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Losing a Few Hay Bales, Country Music Goes Mainstream – New York Times

Posted: Sunday, April 06, 2014

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In Brazil, music for the flaunters and the wanters – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Saturday, April 05, 2014

Column One The rap and hip-hop music that was born in the slums that ring Sao Paulo is becoming mainstream in the city’s elite clubs, such as Bar Secreto. (Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times) Funk ostentacao, or ostentation funk, is the…

A Time Capsule From A Soviet-Era Childhood – NPR (blog)

Posted: Saturday, April 05, 2014

i i hide captionMusic from the Suitcase: A Collection of Russian Miniatures Corey Hayes/Courtesy of the artist Music from the Suitcase: A Collection of Russian Miniatures Corey Hayes/Courtesy of the artist Violinist Yevgeny Kutik was born in 1985 in the city of Minsk, in what is now Belarus. When he was 4 years old, his parents decided it was time to leave the country and come to America. “We were…

March Madness Music Festival: live stream; what you need to know – Dallas Morning News

Posted: Saturday, April 05, 2014

LIVE UPDATES AND PHOTOS Click here if you’re on a mobile device. ATT&T LIVE STREAM 6:30 P.M. FRIDAY Can’t make it to Dallas? Watch the live stream of Eli Young Band and Jason Aldean starting at 6:30 p.m. CT on April 4 at uverse.com/blockparty. It’s going to be a busy weekend in D-FW as the NCAA Final Four festivities start taking place. Crowds are expected to begin streaming  into Downtown Dallas as the…

‘Godfather of house music’ Frankie Knuckles dies – CNN

Posted: Saturday, April 05, 2014

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Click through to see people who passed away in 2014. DJ Frankie Knuckles, a legendary producer, remixer and house music pioneer, died March 31 at the age of 59. Kate O’Mara, the British actress best known for playing Joan Collins’ sister on the 1980s show “Dynasty,” died March 30. She was 74. Ralph…

Check out Spotify’s all-black redesign, which adds a ‘Your Music’ section – Digital Trends

Posted: Friday, April 04, 2014

Spotify just introduced a new feature that makes rummaging through its 20 million tracks less of a chore. The streaming service’s new “Your Music” feature makes the process of storing and sharing whole albums and songs a lot less complicated. The previous version of this feature, called “Collections,” had its shortcomings. It prohibited users from saving full albums into their libraries, making it necessary to create a new playlist for…

‘Godfather of house music’ Frankie Knuckles dies – CNN

Posted: Friday, April 04, 2014

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Click through to see people who passed away in 2014. DJ Frankie Knuckles, a legendary producer, remixer and house music pioneer, died March 31 at the age of 59. Kate O’Mara, the British actress best known for playing Joan Collins’ sister on the 1980s show “Dynasty,” died March 30. She was 74. Ralph…

Bose aims for style with its Freestyle in-ear and SoundTrue headphones – Digital Trends

Posted: Friday, April 04, 2014

Bose today announced a new trio of headphones that will likely deliver the consistently high-quality audio that consumers have come to expect from the Massachusetts-based company, but Bose also seems to be aiming for superior comfort and  pleasing aesthetics with this release. The undeniably popular company has revealed via press release its FreeStyle in-ear/earbud hybrid pair of headphones and the stockier SoundTrue pair, available in both on-ear and over-ear styles. The FreeStyle…

Spring cleaning: Tidy up your music collection – CNET

Posted: Friday, April 04, 2014

Jason Cipriani/CNET I’ll be the first to admit my music collection is less than organized. To be honest, I hate dealing with it. I despise going file by file, renaming, adding the album title, track number, and so on. It’s a hassle. With that said, organizing your music collection is something that needs to be done. Once you get a system down, it’s easy to continue down the path of…

When UK pop was born: the 18th century – The Guardian (blog)

Posted: Friday, April 04, 2014

Every morning, I start my day with coffee, and opening Spotify on my laptop. After a good-natured dispute with the children about whether to listen to Louis Armstrong, Bach or Pharrell Williams, music pours into the kitchen. On the bus to work, I tune into Radio 3 or listen to 6 Music podcasts on my phone. During the day, I encounter music in shops and cafes, in the reception area…

‘Godfather of house music’ Frankie Knuckles dies – CNN

Posted: Friday, April 04, 2014

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Click through to see people who passed away in 2014. DJ Frankie Knuckles, a legendary producer, remixer and house music pioneer, died March 31 at the age of 59. Kate O’Mara, the British actress best known for playing Joan Collins’ sister on the 1980s show “Dynasty,” died March 30. She was 74. Ralph…

‘Godfather of house music’ Frankie Knuckles dies – CNN

Posted: Friday, April 04, 2014

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Click through to see people who passed away in 2014. DJ Frankie Knuckles, a legendary producer, remixer and house music pioneer, died March 31 at the age of 59. Kate O’Mara, the British actress best known for playing Joan Collins’ sister on the 1980s show “Dynasty,” died March 30. She was 74. Ralph…

What you need to know about the March Madness Music Festival in Dallas – Dallas Morning News

Posted: Friday, April 04, 2014

It’s going to be a busy weekend in D-FW as the NCAA Final Four festivities start taking place. Crowds are expected to begin streaming  into Downtown Dallas as the NCAA March Madness Music Festival starts on Friday. Here’s everything you need to know:   Music: See all the set times for the weekend’s concerts. FRIDAY: AT&T Block Party: Jason Aldean, Eli Young Band, Jack Ingram, The Wild Feathers JASON ALDEAN…

New Music To Know: Betty Who Makes Dance Music You Can Cry To – Radio.com News

Posted: Friday, April 04, 2014

By Shannon Carlin Jessica Anne Newham is not the next Miley Cyrus. Nor is she the next Beyoncé, Katy Perry or Robyn, though she gets a kick out of people telling her she could be the love child of the latter two. No, Newham is Betty Who, an Australian-born singer who earned a degree in pop music from Boston’s Berklee College of Music and feels a lot of weird emotions when she sees Usher. “I got the…

‘Godfather of house music’ Frankie Knuckles dies – CNN

Posted: Friday, April 04, 2014

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Click through to see people who passed away in 2014. DJ Frankie Knuckles, a legendary producer, remixer and house music pioneer, died March 31 at the age of 59. Kate O’Mara, the British actress best known for playing Joan Collins’ sister on the 1980s show “Dynasty,” died March 30. She was 74. Ralph…

‘Godfather of house music’ Frankie Knuckles dies – CNN

Posted: Thursday, April 03, 2014

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Click through to see people who passed away in 2014. DJ Frankie Knuckles, a legendary producer, remixer and house music pioneer, died March 31 at the age of 59. Kate O’Mara, the British actress best known for playing Joan Collins’ sister on the 1980s show “Dynasty,” died March 30. She was 74. Ralph…

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