'Every time we play is a victory': police crackdown on live music in Russia – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:24 ‘It’s almost like during the Soviet Union, when bands used to have their gigs in secret’ – these are the words of one half of experimental electronic duo Ic3peak. The group has been caught up in a crackdown on popular music Läs mer…

‘We’re not scared’: bands defy Russian crackdown on ‘political’ music

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Russia For the electronic duo Ic3peak and their fans, even a half-finished show is like a victory Play Video 1:24 ’Every time we play is a victory’: police crackdown on live music in Russia – video Six hours before they are due to play Läs mer…

Nick Cave: cultural boycott of Israel is 'cowardly and shameful'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nick Cave Musician says boycott is ‘partly the reason I am playing Israel – to stand against those who shame and silence musicians’ Nick Cave, who has defended his decision to perform in Israel. Photograph: Ullstein Bild/Getty Images Nick Cave has elaborated on his Läs mer…

Isha Ambani wedding: Beyoncé and Hillary Clinton jet to India for nuptials

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; India Days of lavish celebrations are taking place to mark the marriage of the daughter of India’s richest man Hillary Clinton (C) poses with Isha Ambani (L) and her mother, Nita Ambani (R), ahead of wedding celebrations in Udaipur. Photograph: Reuters Celebrities including Beyoncé, Läs mer…

Aileen MacArdle obituary

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Other lives Music Aileen MacArdle playing the harp at BBC Northern Ireland Service in 1946 My mother, Aileen MacArdle, who has died aged 93, had a distinguished career as an orchestral harpist, and for 30 years was an influential harp teacher in Wales and Läs mer…

Top boys’ choir embraces a new carol amid the changing times

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer UK news Innovative director will retire after King’s 100th Christmas broadcast King’s College Choir rehearse A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images King’s College Choir, renowned for its live broadcast to the nation on Christmas Eve, is facing Läs mer…

Here Are the Nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The 2019 Grammy nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards were announced on Friday morning, with Kendrick Lamar and Drake leading the nominations. Other strong nominations include Cardi B, Janelle Monae, H.E.R., Brandi Carlile, and Kacey Musgraves. While fans won’t find out who the winners Läs mer…

Amy Winehouse on tour as a hologram: Chips with Everything podcast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jordan Erica Webber explores the sometimes controversial world of holograms, from lessons taught by absent academics, to celebrities returning to the stage, even after their death How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know In November 2018 Imperial College Business School announced Läs mer…

Brooklyn rapper sues makers of Fortnite over claims video game stole his moves

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fortnite Rapper 2 Milly says the dance known on Fortnite as ‘Swipe It’ is taken from his ‘Milly Rock’ Chance the Rapper and actor Donald Faison have also complained about the game Fortnite, a fight-to-the-finish video game, quickly became one of the most popular Läs mer…

Here’s Your Guide to the Movie References in Ariana Grande’s ‘Thank U, Next’ Music Video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Leave it to Ariana Grande to capture the essence of the teen rom-com with her music video for “Thank U, Next.” In the highly anticipated video released on Friday, Grande pays homage to films like Mean Girls, Legally Blonde, Bring It On and 13 Läs mer…

Jay-Z Takes Jabs at Kanye West With a Fiery New Rap Verse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jay Z has made more of his feelings about Kanye West known on a new Meek Mill track. Jay Z raps a number of lines on the new “What’s Free” track featuring Rick Ross Meek Mill’s Championships that appear to address Kanye West’s news-dominating Läs mer…

Poppy Makes a Case for a New Kind of Artificial Pop Star

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When Poppy says she’s from the Internet, you believe her. She doesn’t seem quite like a human being, even when you’re sitting directly across from her: her eyes are wide and doll-like, her posture fixed, her sentences often delivered in a distant third-person. It’s Läs mer…

The Viral Challenge to Avoid the ‘Little Drummer Boy’ Song Can Help Make the Holidays Harder

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; This viral challenge is a little different than most: instead of jumping on a trend and sharing content online, participants are trying to actively avoid doing something. That something, in this case: hearing the song “Little Drummer Boy,” a holiday season classic tune that Läs mer…

Taylor Swift Says She’s ‘Ecstatic’ to Be Switching Record Labels

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; After 13 years with the same record label, Taylor Swift made a bold business move on Monday, announcing her switch to Republic Records, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group, leaving behind her longtime home at Big Machine. But where Swift’s move really matters is Läs mer…