Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:01:00 GMT
TWO people overdosed and more than two dozen people were found with drugs on the first day of a major music festival in Sydney’s southwest. Thousands of revellers have not let the rainy weather deter them from attending day two of the Secret Garden ...
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 03:09:00 GMT
WHEN the Olde Kings Music Hall met its end on August 17, 1975, Jonathon Ayres wrote to The Advertiser to express his sadness and regret that Adelaide had lost forever one of its greatest treasures. He wrote: “On taking overseas visitors to the Olde Kings ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:30:00 GMT
Easy listening and upbeat music may have a hidden dark side, new research has suggested. Scientists have found that listening to happy music can increase people's willingness to hurt other people and bend what they deem morally acceptable. They say the ...
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:30:00 GMT
WHEN you can count among the year’s highlights a Scandinavian heavy metal tribute band playing in the Z Ward at the former Glenside mental hospital, you know you’re in a slightly non-traditional business. But Lisa Bishop, general manager of Music SA ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:47:00 GMT
The Austin music industry isn't whole. The business underlying "The Live Music Capital of the World" stands bifurcated between its lucrative festivals (SXSW principally, but Austin City Limits, Fun Fun Fun Fest and others, too) and, as studies have found ...
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:12:00 GMT
More boutique arts and music events in Adelaide are revitalising the sector and providing platforms for new performers. But festival organisers said their growth potential was being crippled by some of the complex regulations which had an impact on smaller ...
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 04:19:00 GMT
To prepare for the role of Sebastian — the hardheaded jazz preservationist in Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land,” which is nominated for a record-tying 14 Oscars at Sunday’s Academy Awards — Ryan Gosling says he spent three months learning to play ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:31:00 GMT
Jay Z made headlines yesterday for news of his plans to launch a venture fund, but he’s not the only one marrying music and tech this week: today Techstars Music revealed the inaugural class of startups for its brand-new program. The accelerator, an ...
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Pregnant singer Beyonce on Thursday pulled out of performing at California's Coachella music festival in April, citing doctor's orders. The Formation singer, 35, who is expecting twins, will however headline the event in 2018, organizers said in a statement.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:33:00 GMT
The 1980s gave birth to the music video, but the mix of popular music and video broadcast directly into lounge rooms across the world had a profound impact on the teenagers watching it. A pop song can change the world. It seems like a silly notion, but ...