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(image) Demand for homegrown contemporary music is sweeping Africa and driving a creative boom in an industry otherwise battered by falling CD sales and rampant piracy. A recent study of the entertainment sector by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) accountants showed rapid earnings growth in many African countries, fuelled largely by live performances by local artists. "Consumers are increasingly wanting local content," Vicki Myburgh, a PwC director who conducted the study released last month, told AFP.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:02 -0400The performer shares her photo diary from last Saturday before making her way back to Indio for weekend two.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:53:39 -0400ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Warner Bros. Records is about to unveil two projects by the late megastar Prince that include previously unreleased material.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:04 -0400Paramount and Appain Way have acquired the book 'Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'N' Roll.'
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:44:26 -0400iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending October 20, 2016:
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:37:39 -0400Carnegie Hall's Ensemble Connect visits a middle school in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:27:11 -0400The fellows of Ensemble Connect show middle schoolers how music can reflect emotions and tell stories.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:25:48 -0400Carnegie Hall's Ensemble Connect holds a special interactive performance for a middle school in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:40:23 -0400"Prince 4Ever" is set to be released Nov. 22.
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(image) The announcement, made a week after a tribute concert in Prince's native Minnesota meant to offer closure after his sudden death on April 21, comes as his estate steadily moves forward on a business plan for his vast holdings. Warner Brothers Records said it would next month issue a 40-track greatest hits collection, "Prince 4Ever," with an attached 12-page book of photographs. Long known to fans, with Elvis Costello even covering it, "Moonbeam Levels" was never officially released.
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(image) Yes, they have good food too.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:00:19 -0400"Animation has been a traditionally white male place," said Disney XD's Marc Buhaj on the industry's need to diversify.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:13:29 -0400The musicians of Ensemble Connect wrap up an interactive performance at Saratoga Bridges, an organization helping adults with developmental disabilities.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:12:42 -0400The musicians of Ensemble Connect perform a piece and ask the audience to relive the inspiration behind the music.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:09:12 -0400The musicians of Ensemble Connect hold an interactive performance with the audience at Saratoga Bridges, an organization helping adults with developmental disabilities.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:04:02 -0400Plus, get reviews of the latest albums from Suzanne Vega, Mike Doughty and more.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:21 -0400This will be his first time performing on the AMA stage.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:43 -0400Current SME CEO Doug Morris will transition to the role of chairman in April.
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(image) Tool blew the minds of many a teen through the 90s with some of the trippiest music videos ever made, and their frontman Maynard James Keenan seems to be keeping that trend alive in this new video from his other musical project Puscifer. The song is called The Arsonist, and the clip features Maynard, Ronda Rousey, and a couple of the UFC’s other top female fighters battling a gigantic Godzilla-like Donald Trump monster. The video starts out with Maynard James Keenan challenging Ronda Rousey to a fight, and the stakes are … er … interesting.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:31:16 -0400MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Music Man Square in the hometown of "The Music Man" creator Meredith Willson is floundering.
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(image) Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like The Weeknd, Danny Brown, and Maroon 5, plus brand new streaming music from Leonard Cohen, American Football, Cloud Nothings, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic
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(image) "Love for Sale: Pop Music in America" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), by David Hajdu
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:28 -0400"I'm a star 'cause I made it/ I'm rich and I'm famous/ Donald Trump said to 'grab'm by the pussy."
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(image) Third Man Records, the independent record label founded by "The White Stripes" frontman Jack White, has produced a music-themed coloring book, set to go on sale in the US this weekend. The book, revealed on Instagram, features a fictional record company -- dubbed "Manny's Top Tunes" -- and explores "how a vinyl record is made," with the product slated to hit shelves at Third Man's Nashville storefront from Saturday, October 15.
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(image) NEW YORK (AP) — Following Bob Dylan's win for the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, the singer-songwriter's music has increased by more than 500 percent on Spotify.
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(image) Various artists, "The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: Celebrating Mac and His Music" (Concord Records)
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(image) Jonny Fritz, "Sweet Creep" (ATO Records)
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:45:32 -0400It's the singer's first online class featuring 20 lessons.
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(image) Music app Shazam has joined forces with Vadio, a music video platform that drives digital engagement, for a partnership which will enable the addition of music video channels to the service. The tie-up will allow hundreds of millions of Shazam users globally to stream specially curated music video channels directly in the app via Vadio-powered technology, which make it possible for people to consume music video content through the sites and apps they already use. Commenting on the deal, Fabio Santini, Chief Product Officer for Shazam said: "We continually look for new ways to expand the ways in which our users can discover music...We want to give fans a great reason to spend more time with Shazam by giving them access to a rich and immersive music video experience.
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(image) David Bromberg Band, "The Blues, the Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues" (Red House)