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New Music to Know: With a Washboard and Spoon, the Ben Miller Band Go ... - Radio.com News
Radio.com NewsNew Music to Know: With a Washboard and Spoon, the Ben Miller Band Go ...Radio.com NewsA washboard miked up and plugged in to be used as an electric instrument is not something you'd expect to see at a rock concert. But for the Ben Miller Band it's a regular staple — and crowd pleas...[read more]

Spotify's mesmerizing new map shows that music can be social again - Quartz
BillboardSpotify's mesmerizing new map shows that music can be social againQuartzAs I have previously written, the streaming music landscape is highly fragmented. No one has broken away with an unassailable lead, like Google did in search and Facebook did in social media. With its 40 million acti...[read more]

Music Site SoundCloud to Start Paying Artists - ABC News
SPINMusic Site SoundCloud to Start Paying ArtistsABC NewsSoundCloud said Thursday that it will start paying artists and record companies whose music is played on the popular streaming site, a move that will bring it in line with competitors such as YouTube and Spotify. Berlin-based SoundCloud boa...[read more]

Nicki Minaj's Anaconda Music Video Is ASStounding! And Would You Just Look ... - PerezHilton.com
PerezHilton.comNicki Minaj's Anaconda Music Video Is ASStounding! And Would You Just Look ...PerezHilton.comThis is EVERYTHING we thought it would be and more! Nicki Minaj has finally released her music video for Anaconda and it's absolutely perfect! Why? Uh, because it involves A LOT of her bado...[read more]

Music and shopping - The Economist
The EconomistMusic and shoppingThe EconomistEVER since Muzak started serenading patrons of hotels and restaurants in the 1930s, piped-in music has been part of the consumer experience. Without the throb of a synthesiser or a guitar's twang, shoppers would sense something missing as they tried on ...[read more]

THE GRADE: Teachers find a 'cool way' to sell music offerings - Bakersfield Californian
THE GRADE: Teachers find a 'cool way' to sell music offeringsBakersfield CalifornianBakersfield City School District music teacher Kyle Dooley as Superman comes to save Wayside Elementary School students from the Joker using music to defeat him. The BCSD music teachers visited elementary schools ...[read more]

When Music Saved Lives - Huffington Post
When Music Saved LivesHuffington PostAs a reward for their contributions to camp life, the orchestral musicians sometimes received preferential treatment. This included lighter work details such as copying music and repairing musical instruments. Some of the performers were assigned to ...and mor...[read more]

A Clever App That Lets You Make Music With Shapes - Wired
A Clever App That Lets You Make Music With ShapesWiredSo you can't read music. Or carry a tune. No big deal. If you've always dreamed of making music but can barely tell the difference between a treble clef and an ampersand, all is not lost. A new app, called Geometric Music, requires no real mus...[read more]

Violist doesn't play music, she invents it - Journal and Courier
Violist doesn't play music, she invents itJournal and CourierThe core vision of her new solo LP, “Knuckle Under” (Taiga), is an homage to Pavone's musical atheism — here I renounce the symphony, repertoire and sheet music, she seems to proclaim; here I perform music and perform the act of playing...[read more]

LG Music Flow speaker system takes your music anywhere, even out the door - CNET
Digital TrendsLG Music Flow speaker system takes your music anywhere, even out the doorCNETIf you're right in the middle of your favourite song but you've just got to leave the house, LG's new Music Flow system has you covered. The Music Flow sound bar, network bridge and wireless speakers connec...[read more]