Lady Gaga Triumphs at Clinton Concert

29th March 2012 (

The evening was filled with spectacular musical performances, including Stevie Wonder, Usher, K'naan, and Bono. There were no weak links in the musical lineup. Everyone was utterly fantastic.

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Syrian jazz bands

16th December 2011 (

Hundreds of Syrians continue to enjoy free jazz concerts at various venues in Damascus and other cities.

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26th October 2011 (

Even the most successful artists can provoke split opinions over their work, and the more prominent the star, the more certain the prospect of disagreement.

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Kings of Leon

12th August 2011 (

Kings of Leon fans were crestfallen on Monday when the band canceled their entire U.S. tour. Although the band said that lead singer Caleb Followill was "suffering from vocal issues and exhaustion," an insider close to the Grammy-winning trio tells Us Weekly the problem is deeper than that.

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Rapper Eminem back in No 1 spot

17th August 2010 (

Eminem has gone to the top of the album charts with Recovery for a third time. The US rapper pushed last week's No 1 album - The Suburbs by Arcade Fire - into second place.

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Shania Twain - Greatest Hits

8th July 2010 (

Shania's first ever greatest hits album is packed with 21 tracks featuring 3 brand new songs including the first single Party For Two.

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The Met Anoints a Guest Conductor

4th May 2010 (

The Metropolitan Opera, hobbled by the ailments of its maestro, James Levine, has moved to bolster its musical direction by appointing a principal guest conductor, only the second in its recent history.

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True Guitar Hero

15th April 2010 (

If you ask other guitar players, Beck has no equal. Though he has never enjoyed a profile comparable to those of Eric Clapton or Jimmy Page (like Beck, both veterans of the pioneering blues-rockers the Yardbirds), his mastery of the instrument can defy belief.

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Shoutin' Down the Aisles

Time Life presents a special introductory offer of Shoutin' Down the Aisles. Get lifted and inspired by traditional gospel classics, sung by the gospel greats of today! Includes songs from Shirley Caesar, Gladys Knight, Kirk Franklin and the Family, Vickie Winans and more!

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Harry Potter Sheet Music

Download sheet music from the Harry Potter films with our Harry Potter sheet music selections. With themes for the first three films composed by legendary composer, John Williams, the Harry Potter movies have been imbued with a magical tone perfectly suited to the material.

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The Greatcoats

19th February 2010 (

While he has spent time in New York and Los Angeles, to record the self-titled debut from The Greatcoats [MySpace], David Tenczar, songwriter and frontman, returned to his Austin roots to finish the record.

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The 2009 GRAMMY Nominees

19th January 2010 (

Edgy rockers, soulful singers, dancing teenyboppers, and eloquent rappers unite together for the Grammy Awards. Here are this year's nominees...

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Music and Your Body

13th January 2010 (

Research has shown that music has a profound effect on your body and psyche. In fact, there's a growing field of health care known as Music Therapy, which uses music to heal.

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A Wilhelm Scream

19th November 2009 (

Post-hardcore quintet A Wilhelm Scream formed in New Bedford, MA, in the mid-'90s. Playing gritty punk rock in the same vein as Hot Water Music and Propagandhi, the group has since toured all over the country...

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Tokio Hotel: A Music Mix Q&A

15th September 2009 (

A pair of twins who only just turned twenty are leading Germany's latest musical blitzkrieg. Bill and Tom Kaulitz are half of the emo-pop foursome Tokio Hotel, and with the release of their second U.S. album Humanoid this October, the European superstars seem poised to finally break into America's mainstream.

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DEAN Vendetta XMT Electric Guitar - Metallic Red

With three models to choose from, the Vendettas have string through body design, classic Dean V Ferrule pattern, dual Humbuckers, 25.5 scale, and solid paulownia bodies with a maple neck, a rosewood finger board and a vintage tremolo bridge.

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10th September 2009 (

Philanthropist, entrepreneur and superstar recording artist Jay-Z returns with The Blueprint 3, his eleventh studio release and the final installment in The Blueprint trilogy.

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Conductor Embraces His New York Moment

7 August 2009 (

If the fast-rising French-Canadian conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin was at all nervous about making his New York debut with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall on Tuesday night, he did not show it. This concert was one of the most anticipated of the summer season. Mr. Nézet-Séguin (pronounced nay-ZAY say-GHEN) can hardly keep pace with the invitations coming his way from orchestras around the world. That at 34 he had still not performed in New York was just a career quirk, and he embraced the moment, earning an immediate standing ovation. And this in a program that had only one crowd pleaser: Mendelssohn's “Italian” Symphony.

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Guitar Guru

Guitar Guru provides interactive song sessions designed to help teach you how to play your favorite songs on guitar.

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A Trio Turns Back to Making Jazz, Not Firewood

10 April 2009 (

Jeff Ballard and Larry Grenadier were in Europe last fall, on tour with the Brad Mehldau Trio, when they got the horrific news. Mark Turner, their partner in the dynamic post-bop band Fly, had sliced through two fingers of his left hand with a power saw while cutting firewood, severing nerves and tendons. Though typically low-key about his injury at the time — “I had an accident,” he wrote his band mates by e-mail — it was uncertain whether Mr. Turner, among the top tenor saxophonists of his generation, would ever be able to play again.

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Original Beatles Albums to Be Reissued

8 April 2009 (

Finally. After watching the Beatles’ company, Apple Corps, devote the last few years to developing a site-specific show in Las Vegas, a video game and a line of pricey memorabilia, Beatles fans are finally getting something they’ve been demanding for at least the last decade: sonically upgraded reissues of the group’s original British albums, in stereo and mono. Apple Corps and EMI announced on Tuesday that the much-postponed remasters would be released on individual stereo CDs and in two boxed sets — one stereo, the other mono — on Sept. 9, the same day the Beatles edition of Rock Band, the music video game, is scheduled for release.

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Neil Diamond and Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst to collaborate?

8 April 2009 (

Fred Durst and Neil Diamond ... blame Twitter for this musical match-up. Photograph: Graham Whitby-Boot/Matt Cardy/Allstar/Getty Neil Diamond and Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst are, er, tweeting. The travesty began when Diamond, singer-songwriter extraordinaire, suggested some books to fans on his official Twitter account. "2 book recommendations," he wrote. "Going Deep by Gary Smith – inspirational sports stories & The Soul of Nature by Herb Cohen – deep and fascinating." While most of Diamond's Twitter followers – and there are almost 7,000 of them – were busy reaching for their library cards, one particular fan sent him a message.

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Gameboyz in the Hood: Test Your Gadget Street Cred

3 April 2009 (

Long before nerdcore MCs established a niche by name-checking gear as geeky as the Commodore 64, hip hop artists were stocking their rhymes with more gadgets than a Best Buy. We submit: Back in 1988, Ice Cube bragged about his "little bit of gold and a pager" in N.W.A.'s "Fuck Tha Police." In 1991, De La Soul screened booty calls via answering machine in "Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)." In 1998, Tupac claimed that his foes were jealous of his mobile phone in "Changes." And there's plenty more where that came from. Test your street cred by selecting the right device to complete the lyrics below.

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Creating A Sizzling Music Album

If you have decided that you will be creating your music album then you definitely need to be aware of the financial constraints that you might have to face. The only reason why many singers fail to create an entire music CD is because they are not able to bring in so much funds especially if they have just stepped into this field. However, when you are determined to bring in some change and introduce and make yourself popular amongst people, then you should think of spending some money. Obviously, this like an investment, if you invest some money only then will you be able to reap a return out of that.

Music albums are mainly recorded in music studios. Music studios are usually present in most towns and cities. Each music studio has its own characteristics and will help promote your music album in their own way. Some of these music studios have links to radio stations while some have links to the film industry as well. In this way you can also get a chance of meeting clients.
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By Najam, 15 Apr 10

Some ways you can adopt to promote your band

Publicity is the main and most important factor for a band or a musician to get success in the world of music. Like any other aspect of life, there is tough competition in the field of music also. So, to get success in this field you must take various steps to promote your music. Just because of lack of promotion of music, many talented singers and musicians have failed. The main idea is to make your music reach the common people; and once they like your music you do not have to look back anymore. There are two main ways for promoting of music that you can undertake, the offline method and the online method. Online method of promoting a band or music is easier and more effective than the offline method.

While going through the online method of music promotion, the first step that you should take is joining a social networking website like Facebook, My Space or Twitter. In this websites, you can get to know hundreds and thousands of people from different countries.
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By Ponting, 03 Feb 10

What does it mean when the Church sings?

The serious study of the liturgical music of the Catholic Church namely Gregorian Chant, polyphony and those modern forms of music that are consonant with the Churchs liturgical spirit and tradition is of utmost importance in the education of a Church musician.

Catholic musicians must revere the treasury of sacred liturgical music. As the philosopher Dietrich von Hildebrand observed, we should fear to abandon the prayers and postures and music that have been approved by so many saints throughout the Christian era and delivered to us as a precious heritage. The illusion that we can replace the Gregorian chant, with its inspired hymns and rhythms betrays a ridiculous self-assurance and lack of knowledge.

The constant teaching of the Magisterium, underlined in the teaching of Vatican II, has reiterated that Catholics should receive the Sacred Liturgy, with its renowned tradition of sacred music, as food for the soul.
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By Riya, 08 Jan 10

Easy Learning Guitar Chords

If you want to learn to play guitar chords you can buy a chord dictionary. These books contain every chord known to man, most of them you will never use. There are two common kinds or chord - the major chord and the minor chord.

All western music is based on the major scale. Let's take a look at the C major scale: C D E F G A B C. On the piano these are the white notes but on the guitar we have to find the note patterns and find ways of remembering them.
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By Micheal, 28 Aug 09

What is Healing Music?

If you look on the Internet or go into your nearby audio store you're likely to find music labeled Healing Music. The section may include music for relaxation, meditation, stress reduction, pain relief or tapping into one's soul. There may be a variety of instruments or sounds from a forest or the ocean.

So what makes this music healing music?

Music has a way of stirring our innermost feelings and all of our senses, of tapping into parts of ourselves unlike anything else. Music is a universal language that has the ability to speak to us deeply and uniquely.

If you've paid much attention to how you respond to a variety of music, you may have noticed that some music seems to energize you, some music can move you to tears or spark a special memory of a time, place, food, or perhaps a certain person. Some music seems to make you relax, feel less stressed, and feel happier. And some music fills us with deep spiritual attunement.
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By Novartis, 19 Aug 09

Backstreet Boys back with new album

Backstreet Boys announced that it will release its ninth album, "This is Us," Oct. 6 on Jive Records. The lead single, "Straight Through My Heart," has just been released to radio and can be heard on the group's MySpace page.

The 11-track set follows the Backstreet Boys' platinum-certified 2005 reunion album "Never Gone" and 2007's "Unbreakable," which sold 1.7 million copies worldwide but less than 150,000 in the U.S.
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