Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:40:00 GMT
The writer of the international hit 1234 and a former member of The Avalanches are among the first time nominees for the awards recognising composers for film and TV. Sally and Darren Seltmann are hardly music industry novices: she a highly credentialled ...
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:13:00 GMT
(CNN)Stanley Dural Jr., a Louisiana music legend whose stage name was Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68. As an ambassador of Louisiana roots music, Dural traveled the world with his accordion, a ton of stage swagger and a deep love for his family and ...
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 02:46:00 GMT
New Zealand researchers have restored the first recording of computer-generated music, created in 1951 on a gigantic contraption built by British genius Alan Turing. Turing's computer paved the way for synthesisers and modern electronica Songs generated ...
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT
THEY rocked out at festivals and in the pubs in their youth and now parents are finding family-friendly radio, bands and festivals to enjoy with their children. There is a growing music market which caters for parents who still want to enjoy live music and ...
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:10:00 GMT
Digital properties have quickly worked their way from novelty products to serious award show contenders (and winners) in only a matter of a few years, which is an impressive jump that many brands and artists wish they could replicate. Companies like ...
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:00:00 GMT
The latest figures from the Recording Industry Association of America show "massive growth" in paid subscriptions. Paid subscription revenue for streaming music is up 57 percent in the first half of 2016 in the United States compared with a year ago ...
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:44:00 GMT
He is most famous for cracking the Enigma code, in a move that is said to have shortened WWII by two years and saved up to 22 million additional lives. But Alan Turing also pioneered the use of computers for making music. Now, 65 years after the first ...
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 13:24:00 GMT
American honky tonk singer-songwriter looks back at the Opry and how it has changed. NASHVILLE — Trailblazer Jean Shepard, a Country Music Hall of Fame member, a member of the Grand Ole Opry for more than 60 years and one of traditional country music ...
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:01:00 GMT
This post was co-written with Imogen Heap. Artists can finally get what they deserve. Anyone who follows the music industry knows of the tussles between artists and those who rely on their creative output. The traditional food chain is a long one: between ...
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:46:00 GMT
Prior to streaming sites positioning themselves as the go-to place for fans to consume their favorite album, musicians without major label backing had two ways of distributing their music to the world: either convince local mom and pop stores to stock a ...