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By Chris Kaergard and Nick Vlahos of the Journal Star

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The Revolution Against Campus Sexual Assault -- The Cut

“Want to meet at my dorm? Less carrying for me.”

Emma Sulkowicz, a.k.a. the international sensation “mattress girl,”

bayreuth's classical music resources: Berliner Philharmoniker Rediscovered 1951-53 Philips

COMPACT DISC 1 [50'26]

Symphony No.35 in D major K.385 "Haffner"
I. Allegro con spirito
II. Andante
III. Minuetto
IV. Presto
March in D major K.249

Ariadne auf Naxos – Strauss (live broadcast): 4 June, 7pm

Link to video: Glyndebourne 2013: Ariadne auf Naxos trailer

Mudhoney. Photograph: Emily Rieman

The Perfect American, London

No other contemporary opera…

Christopher Purves as Sir John Falstaff. Photo: Tristram Kenton


Act I Scene 1

This concert will be followed at 10pm by the first of three recitals of Britten's and Shostakovich's chamber music by the Belcea Quartet with pianist Katya Apekisheva. The second concert in this series – featuring Britten's Third Quartet – will be at 10pm on Saturday, the third – including Britten's First Quartet – at 11am on Sunday morning.



[new music roundup] 9.2.14

A few of my favorite new releases this week…

Blonde Redhead//Barragán [

Holiday weekends are never the most robust for new releases, but some exciting albums did make the schedule this week. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates points out the third release from

Available on: Joyful Noise

Earlier this year I spoke to Jad Fair, who recounted the run of dates that his band, Half Japanese, played supporting Nirvana on tour in 1993. Nirvana had just followed up the breakout

video: TOPS – "Way To Be Loved"

video: TOPS – “Way To Be Loved”


Thoughtful electronica is available in abundance right now. Sometimes, it can even be a bit too thoughtful - which is why it’s great to stumble upon a band who are able to marry ethereal, star-gazing textures with a playful, pop sensibility. Enter

Extremely psyched to have one of our favorite pop bands in the world right now taking over the site today: say hi to

Farm Aid 2014

(Photos: © Paul Natkin/Photo Reserve, Inc.)

In the year 2014, the only thing more tired and predictable than mainstream rock is the perpetual reports of its demise. But then, the gatekeepers of tradition n…

CROWBAR: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Montreal Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CROWBAR‘s September 17 performance at Les Foufounes Électriques in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be seen below.

CROWBAR: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Montreal Concert Fan-filmed video footage of CROWBAR's September 17 performance at Les Foufounes Électriques in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be seen below.

New Orleans, LA masters of sludge Eyehategod just announced

Ricardo Lemos — Salt Cathedral: Oom Velt EP

Nicolas Losada and Juliana Ronderos used to be called Il Abanico, and they made sour, frothy guitar pop, whipping tension into meringue peaks. The set up was straightforward-rock-band, and you could hear hints and flecks of

The release of UK producer TC bass fueled party starter “Get Down Low” caused outbreaks of chaos to unfold at festivals and clubs across the globe as acts like Skrillex, Zeds Dead, Flux Pavilion, Excision and more rinsed the single in their sets. Now the track receives a new twist thanks to emerging mysterious Montreal producer

“NYC trio Blonde Redhead have been crafting their brand of ethereal synth pop for 20 years since a chance meeting by Milanese…

Marcia Ball on Americana Music Show #208


Over at the Americana Music Show web site, Marica Ball plays tracks from The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man and talks about her piano inspirations and the golden triangle.

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Elvin Bishop hasn't always been about the blues, but he's always been around the blues.

San Jose, CA – Blues-rocker guitarist/singer AC Myles' new studio recording, 'Reconsider Me', groups songs that outline his musical development and his maturing into one of the more valid guitarist an…

Avery Dey Interview: Imaani

AD:  Hi and thank you for taking the time to speak with me.

Imaani: No, thank you. 

AD:  So I know you’re busy...we’ll jump right into it.  Are you currently working on a new CD?

From - "0611" Cat Quarter - 1971 - CBS

Good Hammond based Teutonic progressive jazz rock/fusi…

T.I. Reveals Paperwork: The Motion Picture Tracklisting

T.I. fans are clamoring for his upcoming album,

In the new video, director DJ Scoob Doo compiles footage of the current Lil Wayne and Drake tour. There are also some quick shots of Mike Tyson and Michael Jordan. Maybe that is part of the tour visuals? The main takeaway is that we should all have Supreme robes.

After revealing the official cover art in August, T.I. returns with the deluxe cover and tracklisting for his forthcoming ninth album,

[PREVIEW] L.A. Love (La La) [Fergie]

All videos, photos, music and any other form of media are posted on this blog ONLY for p…

Sep 19th, 2014 //

Comeback Queen!

And she’s back! Fergie unveiled the first taste of comeback single

Truth In Shredding: Joe Chawki: desert island albums... if it was a band he's be doing a lot of cooking!

Joe Chawki who is competing to become a Jamplay instructor, gives you an understanding of his deeper knowledge and eclecticism for the position by listing his top 95 album. You can vote for Joe one the

PEARL JAM‘s Mike McCready, former GUNS N’ ROSES bassist Duff McKagan and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS/CHICKENFOOT drummer Chad Smith performed a cover version of

Reggaeton Star Wisin Debuts as Restaurateur

Wisin, formally half of the reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel, is diversifying with the inauguration of a 130-seat, retro-chic-themed restaurant in this San Juan suburb,

From selling cell phones at a store in New York City to Billboard Latin award-winning success, Prince Royce is living the dream.

“Como Fito Páez y Andrés Calamaro, Cerati se acomodaba en su papel de solista en el rock nacio…