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Hangtown Music Festival 2017 | Regional News Info and Review

On the weekend preceding Halloween, a tie-dye-colored witches’ brew of imaginative seasonal costumes worn by attendees and musicians, vibrant autumn hues, and a couple of dozen improvisational bands of psychedelic rock, progressive bluegrass, funk,...
Old folks music albums 2017

Old folks music albums 2017

Old dudes, rockin'.REUTERS/Mike Blake If rock-n-roll or old-school blues rock and its derivatives are your thing, the pickings these days are slim. Washy synthesizers and ornately produced rap dominate, which is fine. I'm...
Fort Rock music festival leaving Fort Myers for Fort Lauderdale

Fort Rock music festival leaving Fort Myers for Fort Lauderdale

Southwest Florida’s biggest rock festival is moving to another Florida “fort” — from Fort Myers to its new home in Fort Lauderdale. Organizers of the 5-year-old fest announced the news Thursday afternoon on Facebook, and...
Winter Classical-Music Preview | The New Yorker

Winter Classical-Music Preview

The symphony orchestra is the basic unit of American classical music: it requires more community buy-in than a chamber-music society, yet compared with grand opera—the ultimate international art form—it retains a...
Reporters could get booted from CMA Awards if they ask singers about guns, politics | Music

Reporters could get booted from CMA Awards if they ask singers about guns, politics

In Nashville, country singers have long been advised to keep their political opinions to themselves so they don't alienate fans. But after the Las Vegas massacre last month, when a gunman shot and killed...
Apple makes more revenue through services than major product sales

Apple makes more revenue through services than major product sales

Apple announced today that revenue from its services division came in at $8.5 billion in the past quarter, a 34 percent year over year increase. That revenue is now more than both iPad and...
Christmas music could be bad for mental health

Christmas music could be bad for mental health

  Christmas music supposedly gets us in the spending mood. Roberto Nickson / Unsplash If you've managed to avoid Christmas music so far, that's going to get harder now we've reached November. Get ready for more stores blasting out "All I...
Jorge 'Pepo' Ferradas on Driving Univision's Music Strategy Into the Future

Jorge ‘Pepo’ Ferradas on Driving Univision’s Music Strategy Into the Future

  When Latin media Giant Univision Communications decided to get serious -- and creative -- about music two years ago, the company launched a new division and turned to a veteran to guide it. Jorge...
2 guys from Wisconsin are behind some of biggest hits in pop music

2 guys from Wisconsin are behind some of biggest hits in pop music

Lucas Keller, who grew up in Greenfield, owns Milk & Honey, a talent management firm based in Los Angeles. Milk & Honey's songwriters and producers are behind some of the top pop hits.(Photo: Caleb...
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Apple Music added to Three’s Go Binge for unlimited streaming

From the end of November, Three customers will be able to use Apple Music on their phones without having to monitor their mobile data usage. Since July, Three’s Go Binge initiative has seen it team...