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Rolling Loud Miami 2020 Postponed Due to COVID-19

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Rolling Loud has postponed its 2020 Miami festival, set to take place May 8-10 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL, due to COVID-19 concerns. The festival has been rescheduled for February 12-14, 2021 (President’s Day weekend) with the original 2020 lineup, including headliners Travis Scott, Post Malone, and ASAP Rocky, as well as…

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Troye Sivan Shares New Song “Take Yourself Home”: Listen

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Australian pop artist Troye Sivan is back with a new single, “Take Yourself Home.” Sivan co-wrote the song with Leland, Tayla Parx, Oscar Görres, who also produced the track. (Görres previously produced Sivan’s “My My My!” from 2018’s Bloom.) Watch the lyric video for “Take Yourself Home” below. “‘Take Yourself Home’ is one of my…

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Free Download: Beethoven’s Sonata for Piano Four Hands in D

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‘Hill and Frith have done us a service’ This week’s free download is the first movement of Beethoven’s Sonata for Piano Hands, performed by pianists Peter Hill and Benjamin Frith and recorded by Delphian. The album was awarded four stars for both performance and recording in the April issue of BBC Music Magazine.  DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS: If…

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Courtney Barnett to Soundtrack Brazen Hussies Documentary

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Courtney Barnett and her Milk! labelmate Evelyn Ida Morris have signed on to write the music for an upcoming documentary called Brazen Hussies, a film exploring Australia’s Women’s Liberation Movement in the 1960s and ’70s. The film, directed by Catherine Dwyer, curates a selection of archival footage, photographs and personal accounts from Australian women’s rights…

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Wallace Roney, Jazz Trumpeter, Dead at 59 of COVID-19 Complications

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Wallace Roney, an accomplished jazz trumpeter who studied under and collaborated with the likes of Miles Davis and Art Blakey over a four-decade career, died this morning of complications from COVID-19, NPR reports. He had been admitted to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey last Wednesday, March 25. He was 59. Roney…

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Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Announce New Album, Share New Song: Listen

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Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever have announced their new album Sideways to New Italy. The Melbourne band’s new one is out June 5 via Sub Pop. They’ve released a video for their new song “She’s There.” Watch the Nick Mckk-directed visual below. “I wanted to write songs that I could use as some sort of bedrock…

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Ty Segall Releases New Harry Nilsson Covers EP: Listen

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Ty Segall has shared Segall Smeagol, an EP featuring covers of six songs from the classic Harry Nilsson album Nilsson Schmilsson. “I wanted to cover Nilsson Schmilsson for years, so I used the opportunity of being at home to cover my favorite cuts from the record,” Segall said. The EP is available as a free…

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Boston Calling 2020 Canceled

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Boston Calling 2020 has been called off due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival’s organizers announced the news today. “We are heartbroken; however, the health and safety of our audience, artists, partners, vendors, first responders, and staff are of the utmost importance to us, and we felt that this was the only acceptable way forward,” the…

Kings of Leon Share Video for New Song “Going Nowhere”: Watch thumbnail

Kings of Leon Share Video for New Song “Going Nowhere”: Watch

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Kings of Leon have shared a new song titled “Going Nowhere.” The track arrives with a black-and-white video featuring the group’s Caleb Followill, directed Casey McGrath and filmed live in Nashville. “Stay safe. Stay home. We will see you as soon as we can,” says the caption. Watch the moody clip below. In February, the…

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Watch Moses Sumney’s Excellent New “Cut Me” Video

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Moses Sumney’s single “Cut Me” has a new music video, directed and written by Sumney, who also stars in the visual alongside Emara Neymour-Jackson and Malachi Middleton. It begins with Sumney in the back of an ambulance as Neymour-Jackson and Middleton play trombones. The pair then judges and scores a dance routine from Sumney. The…

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Obituary: Krzysztof Penderecki

marzo 31, 2020 admin 0

Rating:  0 The Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki has died aged 86.  Penderecki was a revered avant-garde composer, who, as well as writing operas, symphonies and concertos, was committed to sacred music, using sacred texts as the basis for many of his choral works. Venturing beyond the concert hall, his music was also used in films…

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The best works by Krzysztof Penderecki

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Rating:  0 St Luke Passion (1962-66)  Penderecki’s epic work for three solo voices, narrator, three choirs, boys’ choir and orchestra is undeniably dramatic. Its power comes partly from a bold mix of styles, from the avant garde to its nods to the traditions of Bach and Palestrina.    Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (1960) This nine-minute…

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20 of the best Beethoven recordings of all time

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Rating:  0 1) For the symphonies, go for Karajan’s refined 1962 version with the Berlin Phil (DG).   2) Otherwise, Nikolaus Harnoncourt and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe offer freshness (Warner).   10 of the best arrangements of Beethoven’s music   3) Carlos Kleiber and the Vienna Phil are untouchable in Nos 5 & 7…

Yves Tumor Shares New Song “Romanticist/Dream Palette”: Listen thumbnail

Yves Tumor Shares New Song “Romanticist/Dream Palette”: Listen

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Yves Tumor has shared a new single from the artist’s upcoming album Heaven to a Tortured Mind. Listen to “Romanticist/Dream Palette” below. Heaven to a Tortured Mind is out April 3, and follows 2018’s Safe in the Hands of Love. The new album includes previously-released singles “Gospel for a New Century” and “Kerosene,” the latter…

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Pink Siifu Announces New Album NEGRO

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The L.A.-based rapper Pink Siifu has announced his next album. It’s called NEGRO and it arrives on April 9. Check out the album’s tracklist below. NEGRO follows Pink Siifu’s breakthrough 2018 album ensley. Since then, he’s released the im still. EP, Bag Talk (with YUNGMORPHEUS), Syrup (with Ahwlee as B. Cool-Aid), Black Sand (with AKAI…

Mac DeMarco Launches Web Series With Bizarre Trailer: Watch thumbnail

Mac DeMarco Launches Web Series With Bizarre Trailer: Watch

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Mac DeMarco, Jerry Paper, and more appear in a bizarre new trailer for the launch of Eternal Family, an “artist-run membership experience and a place to try out new ideas.” Mac appears in front of a tape reel, his face seemingly smeared in vaseline for a segment titled “Advanced Studio Recording Techniques.” Watch the full…

Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker Covers John Prine’s “Summer’s End”: Watch thumbnail

Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker Covers John Prine’s “Summer’s End”: Watch

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Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker has shared a cover of John Prine’s “Summer’s End,” a track off the musician’s 2018 record The Tree of Forgiveness. Prine was recently hospitalized for COVID-19 symptoms and his family described his condition as “critical.” In the caption of her video, Lenker wrote, “I’m beyond grateful for the gift of his…

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No Age Share New Song “Feeler”: Listen

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Los Angeles duo No Age have shared the music video for a new song called “Feeler.” The visual is directed by Kersti Jan Werdel, who said she “wanted to make something that felt honest to the experience of being an adolescent just before entering adulthood.” Watch below. “Feeler” is the second offering from No Age’s…

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serpentwithfeet Announces Apparition EP, Shares New Song “A Comma”: Listen

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serpentwithfeet has shared “A Comma,” a new song for Adult Swim’s ongoing Singles series. Check it out below. “A Comma” is set to appear on a new EP called Apparition, due out in late April. It was produced by Wynne Bennett, who has worked with Janelle Monáe, Twin Shadow, and more. serpentwithfeet’s latest album, soil,…

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Inventions Announce New Album, Share New Song: Listen

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Inventions—the duo of Matthew Robert Cooper (aka Eluvium) and Explosions in the Sky’s Mark T. Smith—have announced their next album. Continuous Portrait arrives digitally May 29 via Temporary Residence Ltd. Inventions have also shared the LP’s “Outlook for the Future.” Hear the song below and scroll down to find the tracklist and a preview of…

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The 1975 Postpone Album Again and Reveal Tracklist

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The 1975 have, once again, pushed back the release of their new album Notes on a Conditional Form. The record, which had previous release dates of February 21 and April 24, is slated to drop on May 22. Along with the release update, the 1975 have revealed the NOACF tracklist and announced that one of…

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Montreux Jazz Festival Makes Dozens of Historic Concerts Available for Free

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The team behind Switzerland’s Montreux Jazz Festival is making dozens of performances from the fest’s history available to watch for free. The offerings include concerts from Nina Simone (1976), Lou Reed (2000), Johnny Cash (1994), Marvin Gaye (1980), and Wu-Tang Clan (2007). Learn more below and check out the concerts at Stingray Qello. The 2020…

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The Weeknd Shares Three New Songs: Listen

marzo 30, 2020 admin 0

The Weeknd has shared three new songs on the deluxe edition of After Hours. “Nothing Compares,” “Missed You,” and “Final Lullaby” have been added to the LP as bonus tracks. Hear them below. After Hours arrived March 20, marking the Weeknd’s follow-up to My Dear Melancholy, and Starboy. The Weeknd has released multiple music videos…

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Larry David Appears on Ezra Koenig’s Time Crisis: Listen

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Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig and co-host Jake Longstreth have started running weekly episodes of their Beats 1 show Time Crisis via FaceTime. During this week’s episode, regular TC guest Cazzie David called in to the show. During her call, her father Larry David—the icon behind Curb Your Enthusiasm and Seinfeld—barged into his daughter’s room, told…