Drake's new album is the primary to stream 1 billion occasions in every week

We know, we all know — you are in all probability uninterested in listening to about Drake’s new album setting records and in any other case dominating the internet. However, that is one report that is value noting whether or not or not you care concerning the Toronto rapper’s newest tracks. Billboard has learned that […]

Bomba: The Enduring Anthem of Puerto Rico

Bomba: The Enduring Anthem of Puerto Rico

The Look The resurgence of a conventional Afro-Puerto Rican musical style owes one thing to formal experimentation. But some traditionalists worry that its roots are in danger. Photographs by Rose Marie Cromwell Text by Lauren Du Graf Produced by Eve Lyons July 7, 2018 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Drummers beat the goatskin covers of […]

A Waltz for a Soccer Game? This Composer Sets the World Cup to Music

A Waltz for a Soccer Game? This Composer Sets the World Cup to Music

“Football is a simple game,” the legendary Scottish soccer supervisor Bill Shankly as soon as mentioned. The sport, he added, is “made complicated by people who should know better.” He most likely had some extent: Two groups, two targets and a ball. Around such a easy framework, a multibillion-dollar world trade revolves, with the highest […]

Burning hot Portuguese cover of Sade's "Sweetest Taboo"

Burning scorching Portuguese cowl of Sade's "Sweetest Taboo"

In 1994, Brazilian singer Vânia Bastos launched this scorching cowl of Sade’s “Sweetest Taboo” sung in Portuguese. Most just lately, the monitor is included on the brand new compilation “Onda De Amor: Synthesized Brazilian Hits That Never Were (1984​-​94)” from Soundway data. If you’re keen on New Orleans-style piano or just subscribe […]

Who’s the Rock Star: Elton John or the President?

Who’s the Rock Star: Elton John or the President?

President Trump doesn’t categorical a lot affection for celebrities, which is unsurprising contemplating what number of of them have vocally, even profanely, repudiated his insurance policies. But one entertainer he can not appear to cease admiring is Elton John. He has repeatedly praised Mr. John in his books. He performs “Tiny Dancer” to heat up […]

Pianist Henry Butler dead at 69

Pianist Henry Butler useless at 69

If you like New Orleans-style piano or just subscribe to pleasure, the music of Henry Butler can be welcome in your house. Gospel, old style rhythm and blues, Caribbean-tinged jazz and, after all, that signature syncopated New Orleans sound made famend by musical luminaries like Jellyroll Morton and Professor Longhair–Butler may play all of it. […]

Looking to add songs from SoundCloud to your music collection? Here's how

Looking so as to add songs from SoundCloud to your music assortment? Here's how

Music discovery is a sizzling time period as of late, and whereas platforms like Spotify and Apple Music provide methods to seek out you new music to fall in love with, they have an inclination to lean towards established artists. SoundCloud, however, is house to a ton of up-and-coming artists who use the platform to […]

Boston Symphony Orchestra flautist files lawsuit over unequal pay

Boston Symphony Orchestra flautist information lawsuit over unequal pay

Boston Symphony Orchestra principal flutist Elizabeth Rowe is suing her employers for $200,000 in damages. The purpose: her closest counterpart within the orchestra, a person, is making a shitload more cash for doing nearly the identical rattling job as she does. Rowe’s lawsuit was filed at some point after the state of Massachusetts introduced its […]

Star Flutist Sues Boston Symphony Over Pay Equity

Star Flutist Sues Boston Symphony Over Pay Equity

According to the swimsuit, Ms. Rowe made a number of earlier makes an attempt to have her pay adjusted, starting in 2015. The orchestra not solely declined to equalize her pay with Mr. Ferrillo’s, the swimsuit claims, but in addition retaliated towards her for making an attempt to debate the difficulty publicly. Last December, in […]

Pomplamoose covers Hall & Oates' 'Rich Girl'

Pomplamoose covers Hall & Oates' 'Rich Girl'

Am digging this Pomplamoose cowl of the late-70’s hit “Rich Girl.” Lead singer Nataly Dawn writes that it is the band’s third Hall & Oates cowl. Here are the opposite two: You Make My Dreams Maneater Previously on BB: Pomplamoose covers other songs Tommy Lee Deep performs a stunning solo bass cowl of The Cranberries’ […]