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Justin Timberlake

6 Artists Who Recorded Two Albums At Once: Justin Timberlake, Radiohead and More

Oct 2014 14:51PM EDT

Recording just a single album can be an incredibly difficult and time-consuming process (just ask Dr. Dre or Axl Rose), but these six artists took up the challenge (and succeeded) of recording two albums at once (or even more).READ MORE

Jack Bruce in 2007

Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dead At 71

Oct 2014 14:24PM EDT

Bassist Jack Bruce, who played with the Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker in the influential rock trio Cream, has died at the age of 71.READ MORE

Ethan Hawke will play Chet Baker in an upcoming biopic

Ethan Hawke Will Play Jazz Great Chet Baker In Upcoming 'Born To Be Blue' Biopic

Oct 2014 17:09PM EDT

Ethan Hawke is the last piece to the upcoming biopic for legendary jazz trumpeter Chet Baker titled Born to be Blue.READ MORE

Beethoven: probably knows his stuff.

Are Beethoven Fans Smarter? Are Lil Wayne Fans Dumber? Music Times Offers Insights to Rankings of Performers and Colleges That Listen to Them

Oct 2014 15:59PM EDT

According to musicthatmakesyoudumb.com, the brightest of us listen to Beethoven and Radio head while the dumber prefer to take in Lil Wayne and...jazz music? We offer some insights and just general thoughts about the findings.READ MORE

Bob Dylan in 2012

Bob Dylan's Unreleased Cover of John Lee Hooker's 'Tupelo' Surfaces [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 14:57PM EDT

Bob Dylan's previously unreleased "The Basement Tapes" will drop Nov. 4, and a cut of the singer covering John Lee Hooker's "Tupelo Blues" has surfaced in advance of the specialty package.READ MORE

Jack White

Jack White to Speak at Yale University about Paramount Records

Oct 2014 12:21PM EDT

Rocker Jack White will join music industry professionals and scholars at prestigious Yale University next week to discuss the history of Paramount Records.READ MORE

Cameron Carpenter

Classicalite Q&A with Cameron Carpenter on 'If You Could Read My Mind', His International Touring Organ and Working With Terry Riley

Oct 2014 09:18AM EDT

We recently caught up with celebrated organ virtuoso Cameron Carpenter last week in Berlin where he is touring in support of, You Could Read My Mind. His latest record quickly became the top-selling classical album in the U.S. To wit, he has recently completed a custom built International Touring Organ (ITO) giving him the mobility to attract modernity in classical music abroad.READ MORE

Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism and Music That Lives It: The Doors, Pink Floyd and...Drake?

Oct 2014 14:49PM EDT

Jean-Paul Sartre was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature 50 years ago, which he immediately turned down, citing that no author "should allow himself to be turned into an institution." A somewhat ironic argument considering the institution that his arguments have become in the world of philosophy. Although not the inventor of existentialism, Sartre was at the apex of the doctrine during its rise in popularity following World War II. Music Times gathered a few songs that can be seen as representing Sartre's thought process and we hope that all you philosophy majors will lay off if we blur some lines. This is dense stuff.READ MORE

Kenny G

Kenny G Visits Hong Kong Protests, Angers Chinese Government

Oct 2014 14:45PM EDT

Smooth jazz superstar Kenny G has come under fire by the Chinese government for his involvement in Hong Kong’s ongoing Occupy Central pro-democracy movement. As reported by the "South China Morning Post," the 56-year-old saxophonist made an appearance at the city’s main protest site, posing for photos with fans and sending out a tweet wishing for a peaceful resolution to the protests, which upset the Chinese government.READ MORE

Itamar Zorman

Classicalite Q&A with Violinist Itamar Zorman

Oct 2014 09:42AM EDT

Israeli violinist Itamar Zorman, winner of the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition, has been furthering his stellar young career with new recordings, prestigious bookings, and recognition, having received a 2014 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award and a 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant. As he prepares for his "Distinctive Debut" concert at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall on November 5, he took some time to speak with us about his background and career.READ MORE

Twin Cities Opera and Choral Composer, Stephen Paulus, Dies at 65

Twin Cities Opera and Choral Composer Stephen Paulus Dies at 65

Oct 2014 09:38AM EDT

A leading figure in Minnesota's classical composing circle and an author of nearly 60 orchestral scores, 10 operas and 150 choral pieces, Stephen Paulus has died. He was 65. The Twin Cities composer, who might be best known for his 1982 opera "The Postman Always Rings Twice," suffered a stroke last year that had been affecting his health up until he died Sunday, Oct. 19.READ MORE

Joyce DiDonato Performs Titles from 'Stella di Napoli' at Brooklyn's Gowanus Ballroom

Joyce DiDonato Performs Titles from 'Stella di Napoli' at Brooklyn's Gowanus Ballroom

Oct 2014 09:31AM EDT

Opera darling Joyce DiDonato brought classic opera to a surprisingly up-tempo showroom — or in this case, ballroom. Yes, DiDonato's performance at the Gowanus Ballroom in Brooklyn, where she sang off her new album "Stella di Napoli," was one to be remembered.READ MORE

Nick Prohn Orchestra

WATCH: Orchestra Plays Unforgettable Rendition of Rage Against the Machine's 'Killing in the Name' [VIDEO]

Oct 2014 15:03PM EDT

Perhaps the most badass orchestral project of all time is underway, and the creator is in need of financial backing. Nick Proch, a Phoenix-based composer, has been using his full, professional orchestra to pump out 1990s covers, and he wants to record a full album of rock hits. Right now, the only evidence we have of the project's legitimacy is a cover of Rage Against the Machine's "Killing in the Name," which rocks so much harder than anything else you will hear today.READ MORE

James Blake

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Oct 2014 10:46AM EDT

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new songs from James Blake, Beach House, LUH., Wilder Maker and more right here!READ MORE

Russian Bass, Ildar Abdrazakov, Performs in The Metropolitan Opera's Production of 'Prince Igor,' Opening September 22

Russian Bass Ildar Abdrazakov Stars in 'Le Nozze di Figaro' at Met Opera, Borodin's 'Prince Igor' Opening October 22

Oct 2014 09:25AM EDT

In the case of world-renowned, Russian-born bass Ildar Abdrazakov, 37, Italian opera has made him a premiere singer in the operatic world. A native of Ufa, capital of the Russian republic of Bashkortostan, Ildar now has taken his voice to a new level, and he will perform in the Metropolitan Opera's production of 'Prince Igor,' to open Oct. 22.READ MORE

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