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Music Performance Scholarships Reward Talent, Practice - U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Music Performance Scholarships Reward Talent, PracticeU.S. News & World Report (blog)For many students, that experience is the beginning of a lifelong passion for music. And if you're a high school or college​ musician, you know how deep that passion runs. And fortunately, whether you're a band g...[read more]

Latin Music Festival links with local heritage - The Daily Advertiser
The Daily AdvertiserLatin Music Festival links with local heritageThe Daily AdvertiserAnd one way to keep the Latin culture front and center in the hearts and minds of Latin Americans is to bring on the music: merengue, soca, Caribbean, salsa, and Cuban, to name a few, "so people can appreciate t...[read more]

At Carnegie Hall Opening, Delving Into Music's Layers - New York Times
New York TimesAt Carnegie Hall Opening, Delving Into Music's LayersNew York TimesSo, though the field of classical music faces challenges, things seem to be going well for Carnegie Hall. Wednesday's concert was the first of four from the Berlin Philharmonic. Last year, Mr. Rattle, 59, announced t...[read more]

Fans: Maroon 5's 'Animals' music video violent and 'disturbing' - Fox News
Fox NewsFans: Maroon 5's 'Animals' music video violent and 'disturbing'Fox NewsFans took to social media to express their outrage over Maroon 5's "disturbing" new music video where Adam Levine and wife Behati Prinsloo are covered in blood and having sex. The gory video for the band's song "Animal...[read more]

Music consumption helps drive UK technology sales by £11bn - The Guardian
The GuardianMusic consumption helps drive UK technology sales by £11bnThe GuardianBPI's chief executive, Geoff Taylor, said: “It is well-known that recorded music is one of the UK's most successful exports, but this study demonstrates that Britain's love of it also boosts our economy by generatin...[read more]

Kim Dotcom parts ways with Baboom: 'The music industry hates me' - The Guardian
The GuardianKim Dotcom parts ways with Baboom: 'The music industry hates me'The GuardianDigital music service Baboom has “severed all ties” with its founder Kim Dotcom, in an attempt to cultivate more positive relationships with the music industry. The former Megaupload boss launched Baboom in 20...[read more]

Florida Man Is Convicted of Murdering Teenager in Dispute Over Loud Music - New York Times
New York TimesFlorida Man Is Convicted of Murdering Teenager in Dispute Over Loud MusicNew York TimesA Florida man who shot an unarmed teenager to death during a dispute over loud music was convicted of first-degree murder on Wednesday after a jury rejected his claim that he fired his gun repeate...[read more]

Allies' 'Laid Black' Is The Sexiest Rock Music You Have Heard In A Long, Long ... - Huffington Post
Allies' 'Laid Black' Is The Sexiest Rock Music You Have Heard In A Long, Long ...Huffington PostWhile radio stations and stages today are dominated by pop, hip-hop and EDM, bands like Heavy English, Closure in Moscow and Dorothy prove rock music in 2014 is far from irrelevance. The newest band to...[read more]

Marty Stuart: Keeper Of Country Music's Cowboy Couture - NPR
NPRMarty Stuart: Keeper Of Country Music's Cowboy CoutureNPROut of love and necessity, Marty Stuart has become a country-music historian. His massive collection of country artifacts and memorabilia — guitars owned by Hank Williams and Johnny Cash, thousands of rhinestone and embroidered jackets d...[read more]

This Music Has No Borders: Scots-Irish Music In Appalachia - WBUR
WBURThis Music Has No Borders: Scots-Irish Music In AppalachiaWBURThe Scots who left their homeland and came to the United States by way of Ulster, carried with them their belongings. They also brought something that didn't need a suitcase: their traditional music. A beautiful new books charts th...[read more]