Henri Dutilleux; composer of expressive orchestral music
Mr. Dutilleux’s position in French music was proudly solitary. Between Olivier Messiaen and Pierre Boulez in age, he was little affected by either, although he took an interest in their work. Ravel, Roussel, Bartok, and Stravinsky clearly mattered to …
Field Day, Haim, Metz: this week’s new live music
The practicalities of the event are often a little more haphazard: as much as it is by great music, the character of Field Day has been equally defined by hipsters in Capri pants queuing up for oversubscribed tents where the sound can leave something …
Clubs picks of the week
Spearheading the fresh paint’s trial by bank holiday sweat is the sleek but effortlessly persuasive techno of Naples pioneer Marco Carola. Deetron continues to prove himself more than Bern’s answer to Derrick May, with his forthcoming album on Music …
Sony’s Cute Speaker Ball Is Music to our Ears
Sony’s Cute Speaker Ball Is Music to our Ears. 540. Shares. Share. Tweet. Share. What’s This? Sony-bluetooth-2-of-4. Me-yay. By Pete Pachal 2013-05-24 17:09:40 -0400. Mashable Choice highlights the products and services we’ve tested and would …
LeAnn Rimes Reminds Us She’s Just A Girl! Watch Her Music Video HERE!
LeAnn has debuted her music video for her new song Just A Girl Like You which shows us a very different LeAnn than we’ve been seeing on Twitter! The upbeat singer let her vocals do their thing while dancing around and having fun in her rocking new …
10 things you might not know about classical music
Wednesday is the 100th anniversary of one of the oddest events in the history of classical music — the near-riot in Paris during the premiere of Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring.” The modernist score for ballet shocked and disturbed the audience …
New York Times
Farewells Present and Foreseen, and Welcomes Extended to Collaborators
New York Times
When Romanthony died earlier this month, word of the news took almost two weeks to reach the dance music community that he’d been so vital to. But that wasn’t a surprise for this house music producer and singer, who’d move in and out of reclusive …
8 Best Music Videos of the Week
In this week’s top music video picks, we take a journey through icy blue Scandinavian waters, 1960s dance numbers, and the depths of the Internet. From hip-hop to electronic and indie rock, and featuring artists like The Presets and Atmosphere, see …
Friday Night Music: Arcade Fire Does the Clash
New York Times (blog)
Friday Night Music: Arcade Fire Does the Clash. No particular reason, but found this running through my head at the end of a crazy day. Some love it, some hate it; but the dedication and respect are something to watch.
Memorial Day weekend kicks music festival season into high gear
Detroit Free Press
Fans won’t have to travel far to get their fill of live music this Memorial Day weekend, as nearly 20 festivals — from Baltimore to Monterey, Calif. — will offer bands galore on their stages. It’s just the start of a summer of sounds with dozens of …
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Summer Music Festival Preview 2013TIME
Sasquatch! 2013 kicks off this weekend at The GorgeSMI (Seattle Music Insider)
Electronic music comes to Grand Park with summer Sunday Sessions
Los Angeles Times
But while Hollywood dance shows often come with bottle service and difficult door policies, Sunday Sessions aims to make dance music feel civic and democratic. “I want kids and parents to be able to come and dance there,” Castillo said. “We really did …
Deadmau5 Previews New Songs
Deadmau5 hit Ultra Music Festival and Lollapalooza Brazil this spring, and during breaks from a Las Vegas residency he’s been active on SoundCloud, previewing five tracks in the past month alone. Most recently, the Grammy-nominated producer has …
Mariah Carey’s ‘#Beautiful’: Miguel Reveals Naughty Hashtag Meaning!
He chalked it up to the superstar diva’s musical vision. “She has so much foresight and she was all about the sound and it being different and standing out,” Miguel explained. “And I think that she’s always been that way — she’s always created music …
How two music lovers blocked out the sounds of Spain’s economic crisis
Madrid (CNN) — When Marco Torremocha was laid off last year as a health and safety technician on construction sites — another victim of Spain’s deep economic crisis — he wanted to put his severance pay into a sound investment. An American friend …
The Week in iOS Apps: Music all around you!
Like music? Like making it? Discovering new artists? Figuring out who the heck is singing that song on the TV commercial? We’ve got you covered in this week’s roundup of new and updated iOS apps.
Music Streaming Service Rhapsody Releases New And Improved iPhone AppAppAdvice