Four college students pursuing music industry careers have been awarded $10,000 each in scholarships, through the Live Nation/House of Blues Music Forward Foundation 2019 Scholarship Program.
Music Expo in association with Sound On Sound Magazine announces the first round of speakers and exhibitors for its’ upcoming Nashville conference. Making a return for the second year, the multi-city conference series for music makers will be hosted by SAE Institute and take place on Saturday, Sept. 21st.
Music Expo brings together Grammy-winning producers and engineers, music industry taste-makers and leading technology brands. These conferences feature panel discussions with industry professionals, workshops, live demos, and keynote presentations on music technology, business, and creation. The event is hosted by SAE Institute. “Music Expo is becoming the place for the audio and recording community, and […]
Now even beginners can take lessons from Harry Connick, Jr. The Grammy and Emmy Award winning musician has joined the team at Playground Sessions app-based piano instruction. Connick’s lessons will be available to anyone in the world beginning January 14. Playground Sessions, co-created by Quincy Jones, is an encouraging platform that simplifies the process of learning for all levels of students.
On December 10, “Bohemian Rhapsody” became the most-streamed song of the 20th century. The song, initially released as a single by Queen on October 31, 1975, has seen over 1.6 billion streams globally.
The United Nations’ cultural agency, Unesco, has inscripted reggae—a uniquely Jamaican musical tradition—into its collection of important cultural practices around the world.
Having opened on November 9 at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), The Electric Guitar: Inventing an American Icon exhibit shares the story of how the electric guitar was invented.
The piece, one of the few works arranged and performed at Auschwitz to remain in tact, is titled “The Most Beautiful Time of Life” (Die Schönste Zeit des Lebens).
A customer insight report from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) recently found that 38% of consumers are still obtaining music illegally.