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[WATCH] 'Cubanacán: A Revolution of Forms,' First New Cuban Opera in 50 Years

'Cubanacán: A Revolution of Forms' is indeed the first new Cuban opera in nearly five decades. Itself some twelve years in the making, this new production comes to fruition via American filmmaker Charles Koppleman to kick off the 2015 Havana ...

Lollapalooza 2015: Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence + The Machine Headlining in Chicago

Lollapalooza 2015 has announced its lineup, with Paul McCartney, Metallica, and Florence + The Machine filling the headliner positions. Among the other names at the top of the billing include Sam Smith, The Weeknd, Bassnectar, alt-J, Kaskade and A$AP ...

Arthur Russell Tribute at BAM to Feat. Scissor Sister Jake Shears, Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry and Dev Hynes

Following the release of Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell tribute album featuring Hot Chip, Sufjan Stevens, Phosphorescent, Blood Orange and 16 more via Red Hot Organization and Yep Roc; BAM is hosting an evening of performances in honor of the ...

5 Cases of Ted Cruz in Music: 'The Shining,' Miley Cyrus and Criticism in The Country Genre

Ted Cruz became the first of many Republican believed to be in pursuit of the White House during 2016, as he formally announced his name as a runner for the GOP nomination for the presidency. Scott Walker, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and several more ...

Stephen Cleobury on the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge—Live in Chicago

Devotees of the English choral tradition can hear the world-famous Choir of King's College performing live at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago on Tuesday, March 24. The concert is part of the Symphony Center Presents (SCP) concert series.

Leon Bridges: From Playing Coffeehouses to SXSW with White Denim [LISTEN]

Leon Bridges, Fort Worth, Texas native, went from washing dishes at a coffeehouse just months ago, to performing at SXSW and garnering popularity for his music on Soundcloud.

Producers, Mixers, Engineers to Get Digital Royalties in House Bill

A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives is being introduced in Congress this week that would give producers, engineers and mixers -- often times the unsung and forgotten heroes in the whole song-making process -- a piece of the digital ...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Bracket Challenge: Vote Who Moves On...Nine Inch Nails, Green Day, N.W.A. and More

Music Times combines March Madness and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony into a bracket-style tournament, where only your vote can decide who gets enshrined: Nine Inch Nails, Green Day, N.W.A.? Vote and check back next week for the ...

Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies' First Film from Director in 30 Years Not to Be Scored by John Williams

Tabloids everywhere are suggesting a scandalous Hollywood breakup as DreamWorks Pictures announced this week that composer John Williams would not be handling Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies,' the first time since 1985 that he wouldn't be scoring ...

5 Musicians That 'Borrowed' Fashion Personas: Lady Gaga, Liberace, and, yeah, Natalia Kills

This week's most viral, and most infuriating video from the music world comes from X Factor New Zealand, where judge Natalia Kills simply eviscerates contestant Joe Irvine for allegedly stealing his look from her husband, fellow judge Willy Moon. ...

Soprano Sarah Brightman Plans To Be First Diva To Sing on ISS Space Adventure, Spends $52 Million

Perhaps one of the world's most famous sopranos, Sarah Brightman, announced a while back that on Sept. 1 she will be on board Soyuz flight TMA18M bound for the International Space Station hundreds of miles above Earth. And now she discusses what that ...

Jay Z and Bruno Spoerri Split Royalties of 'Versus' 50-50 for Unlicensed Sample; Nothing on 'Blurred Lines' Penalty

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams were certainly responsibly for the biggest copyright infraction decision of the last week, which allowed Jay Z to get away relatively headline-free for his settlement with jazz performer Bruno Spoerri over the track ...

Dan Aykroyd Bringing 'Blues Brothers' Influence to Genre Imprint Under Blue Note Records Label

The Blues Brothers was more than just a comedic concept: Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi were real life fans of jazz and blues, and now the former is starting a blues label with Judy Belushi (John's widow) under the Blue Note label. The imprint will ...

Pi Day: Music Times Does Music by The Numbers, Featuring Metallica, Miles Davis, The Ministry of Sound and More

Happy Pi Day! We're taking the digits of Pi (or at least the first nine digits), 3.14159265, and coming up with a numerical album or song title for each. Check out numerical numbers from Metallica, Miles Davis, The Ministry of Sound and more.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Junkie XL Shares 'Mad Max: Fury Road' & 'Run All Night' Score Details

Junkie XL has been making waves in the film, TV and video game industries with a strong collection of soundtracks and scores already under his belt, despite starting his career as a touring musician beforehand. Forming partnerships with and assisting ...

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