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Pink Floyd at Live 8.

Huge Moments in Concert Streaming History: Neil Young, U2, Paul McCartney and More

Oct 2014 16:31PM EDT

Fifteen years ago on this day Neil Young was having a pretty good if premature idea. It was the first of two days for his annual Bridge School Benefit Concert and Young had decided to try broadcasting the event live across the internet. How well it worked is debatable but he was definitely onto something.READ MORE

Richard Reed Parry, yMusic, Nico Muhly

yMusic Release 'Bladed Stance' Official Video Off 'Balance Problems' on New Amsterdam Records

Oct 2014 15:54PM EDT

yMusic have bestowed yet another gift from their sophomore effort "Balance Problems": the official video for "Bladed Stance," composed by Marcos Balter and from New Amsterdam Records.READ MORE

Young Fathers

Young Fathers Pulls Off Mercury Prize Upset over Favorites FKA Twigs, Damon Albarn and Kate Tempest

Oct 2014 08:43AM EDT

The Mercury Prize was awarded on October 29 and Music Times has to admit we were way off in our predictions. Although we were pulling for the debut album from FKA Twigs, the prize for the best album from the UK in the last year went to Scottish hip-hop trio Young Fathers for its own debut album, Dead, as reported by NME.READ MORE

Organist Cameron Carpenter to Perform Music for Horror Film ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’ at Symphony Center on Halloween

Organist Cameron Carpenter to Perform Music for Horror Film ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’ at Symphony Center on Halloween

Oct 2014 09:18AM EDT

Maverick organist Cameron Carpenter will perform his original macabre score to 'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari' during a screening of the classic silent film at Symphony Center on Halloween.READ MORE

Katherine Jenkins Sings Bizet's 'Carmen,' "Dreaming of the Days" (Ludovico Einaudi's 'I Giorni') from New Album 'Home Sweet Home' at SubCulture

Kath Jenkins Sings Bizet and Einaudi's "Dreaming of the Days" from 'Home Sweet Home' at SubCulture

Oct 2014 10:22AM EDT

Seriously, though, can Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins really sing opera? It's a curious line of inquiry everyone who has heard her asks. Eventually.READ MORE

Classicalite Q&A with Steven Blier of NYFOS on “Art Song on the Couch: Lieder in Freud’s Vienna”

Classicalite Q&A with Steven Blier of NYFOS on “Art Song on the Couch: Lieder in Freud’s Vienna”… the Song Recital

Oct 2014 10:04AM EDT

New York Festival of Song will present “Art Song on the Couch: Lieder in Freud’s Vienna,” a program of songs by composers who were Sigmund Freud's contemporaries, in New York on November 11 and a preview performance in Boston on November 9.READ MORE

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Announce Additional Shows in New York, Los Angeles and London; Festival Dates Coming?

Oct 2014 08:56AM EDT

There was a point when Lady Gaga was the hottest live act on the planet. Now she may have to add Tony Bennett to the bill to earn that status but we're certainly not complaining. The duo announced an extra trio of dates on Monday in support of their album Cheek to Cheek, according to Billboard.READ MORE

Herbie Hancock at the 2014 Great Night in Harlem event.

Herbie Hancock and Clark Terry Bring The Stars to 'One Night in Harlem' Event at Apollo Theater

Oct 2014 15:55PM EDT

It's tough to choose just one performer who was the main attraction at this weekend's A Great Night In Harlem event but Herbie Hancock was near the top. The legendary pianist was given the lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America during its annual benefit concert at the historic Apollo Theater on October on Friday.READ MORE

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

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