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Drury music professor honored for original composition - Springfield News-Leader
Drury music professor honored for original compositionSpringfield News-LeaderThe award is presented annually to a Missouri composer with the most outstanding choral composition, nominated and voted on by members of the Missouri Music Educators Association. Sharpe's piece was written in honor of t...[read more]

Day 1 of Music Midtown 2014 spotlights Iggy Azalea, John Mayer, Lorde and more - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
WXIA-TVDay 1 of Music Midtown 2014 spotlights Iggy Azalea, John Mayer, Lorde and moreAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)The forecast for Music Midtown 2014 was somewhere between sunny and crowded Friday afternoon. The two-day music festival, back for its fourth installment at Piedmont Park is exp...[read more]

Jane's Addiction saves Saturday's Sunset Strip Music Fest - OCRegister
Jane's Addiction saves Saturday's Sunset Strip Music FestOCRegisterThe crowd on Sunset Boulevard was sparse as gates opened for the seventh annual two-day Sunset Strip Music Festival at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The limited number of patrons on hand did check out acts on the Murs 316 side stage or duck...[read more]

Sound ExChange brings its brand of music to Fringe - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Sound ExChange brings its brand of music to FringeRochester Democrat and ChronicleThe buzzword “outreach” has long been synonymous with classical music organizations' efforts to be more relevant to the prospective audiences in their communities. For the Eastman-trained artists in SoundExChange — ...[read more]

The Conductors: Regional symphony leaders have serious music chops - nwitimes.com
The Conductors: Regional symphony leaders have serious music chopsnwitimes.com“I was brought up in a lovely but artistically fairly remote village in England, but, thank goodness, there was still good access to great music making because of the great work of the BBC,” says Robin Fountain, Music D...[read more]

85 Percent of Music Sales in Japan are CDs - Forbes
Forbes85 Percent of Music Sales in Japan are CDsForbesJapan, the world's second largest music market, is completely obsessed with CDs. In fact, of all music sales in the country, 85% are CDs, whereas in other countries, digital is the leader, or in progressive spots where streaming has now taken ...[read more]

Music City Food + Wine Festival delivers great taste - The Tennessean
WKMG OrlandoMusic City Food + Wine Festival delivers great tasteThe TennesseanStanding in sun and smoke and drenched in summerlike heat on the opening day of the second annual Music City Food + Wine Festival, pitmaster Patrick Martin of Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint and rocker Nathan Followill of the ...[read more]

Aphex Twin: 'His music is a perfect mix of mystery and adrenaline' - The Guardian
The GuardianAphex Twin: 'His music is a perfect mix of mystery and adrenaline'The GuardianA techno Time Lord who regenerates with each new release – always the same, always different – it helps that his music is impervious to fashion. Straddling everything from Stockhausen to Pain Jerk, disco to ...[read more]

Paul Morley: 'Pop belongs to the last century. Classical music is more ... - The Guardian
The GuardianPaul Morley: 'Pop belongs to the last century. Classical music is more ...The GuardianDuring the 1970s and 80s, I mostly listened to pop and rock music, when even the likes of Captain Beefheart, Henry Cow and Popul Vuh were filed under pop. However far out I went as a listener, though...[read more]

ULTIMATE FALL GUIDE TO MUSIC: New tunes from Prince, Taylor Swift, Nicki ... - New York Daily News
New York Daily NewsULTIMATE FALL GUIDE TO MUSIC: New tunes from Prince, Taylor Swift, Nicki ...New York Daily NewsThis fall will bring rare releases from some of music's most revered stars. Prince plans to issue his first new music in over four years, as will singer Annie Lennox, who's been absen...[read more]