Tuesday Dec 10
Sunn O))) & Ulver - "Eternal Return"
American drone wizards Sunn O))) and Norwegian progressive/post-everything/modern-classical band Ulver have more or less moved "metal" as far from its conceptual base as any artists in the genre's history, so it's fitting that they'd team for a collaboration to further fuck with the possibilities of heavy/loud/epic/atonal sound.
Tuesday Dec 10
What Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones can teach you about running your business
What does your conservative, private company have in common with aging rock 'n' roll icons unwilling to hang it up? More than you might think! I've attended 500 concerts and watched the great bands sustain their talents and delight their fans for decades - and I think they have a lot to teach family businesses.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Hold Steady are starting a fun club to benefit Jersey Mike's children
The Hold Steady is starting fan club, with a portion of members dues going to benefit the children of Jersey Mike -- Mike Van Jura -- who revitalized Harrisburg's music scene before dying last year at age 36. May 12, 2007 was one of them.
Centre Daily Times
Wicked Knee-jerk reaction: Medeski, Martin and Wood percussionist...
From left, Billy Martin, Marcus Rojas, Steven Bernstein and Curtis Fowlkes are "juke-joint band" Wicked Knee.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Britney Spears May Retire After Her Britney: Piece Of Me Las Vegas Residency!?
Can you hear that?! It's the sound of a MILLION pop music hearts breaking! In a new interview, Britney Spears confessed she may retire after her 2 year stint in Vegas is dunzo! The Work singer and momma explained she may be ready to have a real family life, away from the spotlight, once her contract expires: "I might [retire], who knowsa .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Dude Re-Uploads the Same Video of Himself to YouTube 1000 Times and It's Really Trippy
In 1969, composer, professor and sound artist Alvin Lucier released "I Am Sitting In A Room," for which he taped himself reading a section of text, then re-recording the recording over and over again.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
S/2 London presents "A New Objectivity: The Dusseldorf School of Photography"
Candida Hofer, Playfair Library. Color coupler print, mntd, 60 x 60 cm. Executed in 1998, this work is of an edition of 6. SothebyA's SC 2 presents A New Objectivity: The DA1 4sseldorf School of Photography A- a selling exhibition of important works by some of the greatest photographic artists working today.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
WA composer wins Glanville-Hicks post
Recorder virtuoso Genevieve Lacey will announce Hope as the winner at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music tonight as part of the annual Peggy Glanville-Hicks address.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
A little composition for 100 electric guitars
Nov. 15--The electric guitar has been a central part of the musical landscape for half a century, but only in small numbers -- it's not often you get to hear more than the two or three that make up the standard rock-band lineup.
NEWBlogDoctor Who: The Night of the Doctor rewrites history
Steven Moffat does it again. With just over a week to go before the Day of the Doctor 50th anniversary special, we have the Night of the Doctor.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
WTAQ-AM Green Bay
Fans pay tribute to rocker Lou Reed at N.Y. memorial
Hundreds of fans gathered at a public memorial in New York on Thursday for rocker Lou Reed, the frontman of the 1960s band The Velvet Underground who died last month of liver disease at the age of 71. As music blared from speakers at the outdoor memorial on the terrace at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, fans danced, sat and listened to ... (more)
Salt Lake Tribune
Kirby: Sorry if I spammed you, Satan got my email
In Sacrament meeting last Sunday, a stake leader counseled us to toss our computers into the street and run over them with our cars.
Moogfest tickets on sale today, daytime lineup announced
If you missed your chance at the super-budget locals-only Moogfest tickets earlier this fall , your moment has arrived.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Inside Bay Area
100 guitarists will perform 'Secret Rose' in Richmond
On Sunday, the Paris-based composer conducts the West Coast premiere of "A Secret Rose," his massive five-movement post-minimalist opus for 100 electric guitars, bass and drums.
Download: Jensen Sportag "Rain Code (Fennesz Remix)"
Nashville synth-pop/R&B project Jensen Sportag has a knack for expanding the boundaries of typical radio-friendly sounds beyond their proportions.