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Stereolab's Morgane Lhote Talks Video Games, Daft Punk and New Project Hologram Teen

Rachel Mason | Posted 06.13.2016 | Arts
Rachel Mason

Morgane Lhote, long-term Stereolab keyboardist during the band's pivotal years, releases solo material under the moniker Hologram Teen. Her new single...

5 Ways to Increase Brand Recognition

Brett Berhoff | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
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Brett Berhoff

Branding is one of the most POWERFUL tools in business. It always has been. In many cases, branding holds more power than that of a patent or trade secret. Strong brands are tough to beat.

It's Time to Make Nice With the Dixie Chicks

Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.29.2016 | Entertainment
Erin Ruberry

When the Dixie Chicks announced their 2016 tour, I got excited... then got carried away. I can't wait to welcome them back from a "Long Time Gone" in London, cry to "Cowboy Take Me Away" in Dublin and sing the ultimate female empowerment anthem, "Goodbye Earl," with my girlfriends in Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Finding Ashley Wallbridge

Johnny Nevin | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
Johnny Nevin

If you were ever trying to find Ashley Wallbridge, there would be a couple of places that you could look, although it would depend a lot on exactly wh...

How I Wrote a James Bond Music (in My Dream). The Rise of a Writer

Adeyemi Adetilewa | Posted 03.08.2016 | Entertainment
Adeyemi Adetilewa

This is not what you think it is.

7 Ways to Jump-Start Your Creative Mind

Brett Berhoff | Posted 03.02.2016 | Business
Brett Berhoff

What is most important in jumpstarting the creative mind is changing the pattern of behavior that we experience every day. The mind needs to be taken out of this routine, and allowed to be free to explore another path.

Where Is The Music Of 2016 Heading?

Lewis Fisher | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment
Lewis Fisher

The music of 2015 had its positives and negatives, but most importantly, it had a distinct trend for popular music especially. Garage, House and Electronica genres of music dominated the charts last year more than any other and to some it was a fantastic year of music.

How David Bowie Taught Us to Welcome Our Next Days

Daniel F. Le Ray | Posted 01.21.2016 | Entertainment
Daniel F. Le Ray

I listened to Blackstar twice on January 9, the day after it came out and a day before David Bowie died (it is still entirely surreal to type the words "Bowie died"). I listened to it a third time on January 11.

TuneRise Opens Contest in Search of the Next Big DJ or Music Producer

ScreenCraft | Posted 11.23.2015 | Arts
ScreenCraft

The teams behind ScreenCraft, Buffalo 8 Productions, and Bondit announced the launch of TuneRise, a global, digital talent discovery platform for unsigned music artists.

Together We Must Go Forward... in to the Night

Alan Miller | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics
Alan Miller

Our cities make us great : the freer they are - and more dynamic - the better off we all are. The past few days has demonstrated how we are living in a world where one has to take sides. Either one is for freedom, for social, economic and cultural interaction, for fun, for music, for life. Or one is against these things.

Sweet Soul Sugar Sista

Amalia Watty | Posted 09.04.2015 | Entertainment
Amalia Watty

Anguilla gave me life and made me who I am today. I got a full dose of gospel, soul and R&B music during my journeys to nearby islands where we would perform spiritual dance with our church group.

'Rudimental in Jamaica' for We The Generation!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

In 2013, they hit us with Home, which became a #1 debut album in the UK for this global-platinum selling electronic act Rudimental. Since then, we've seen them raising the desert temperature at Coachella and back-to-back statewide sold out shows.

Afrobeat(s): The Difference a Letter Makes

Robin Scher | Posted 03.01.2016 | Entertainment
Robin Scher

Afrobeats has the attention of the room, and with that the potential to provide the necessary platform for an artist to emerge with the power to inspire both a local and global audience with an infectious sound as well as a conscious message.

The BBC's DJ Cameo Talks About the Emergence of British #Grime‎ Music (Part 1)

Cecilia T. Capers | Posted 05.27.2016 | Black Voices
Cecilia T. Capers

In a time when rap luminaries‎ Kendrick Lamar and Wiz Khalifa are injecting energy into the American rap scene, other heavy hitters such as Kanye West and Rick Ross are helping to raise the profile of the urban, gritty sound of the indigenous British music genre known as grime.

Downton Abbey, Grantchester and Beyond: Q&A With Composer John Lunn

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.20.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If you want a spectacular score to accompany your British drama series, then look no further than John Lunn, the maestro behind the music for Grantchester, Little Dorrit, The White Queen, Shetland and Downton Abbey.

Instinct Music

Stephen Bardo | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts
Stephen Bardo

As I've started to explore more outside of urban radio and hip hop blogs for inspiring and interesting music, I've been pulled in what feels like a thousand different directions. Dozens of musical genres float in and out of my musical landscape on a daily basis.

New Music Review: Mark Maze, Uncomfortable Truths

Brandi Andres | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
Brandi Andres

The uncanny similarity of Maze's vocal intonation to that of the (former) King of Pop, Michael Jackson, is remarkable. There's a uniqueness to his voice that makes it easy to get wrapped up in.

22 Reasons To Be Glad Zayn Malik And His Cheekbones Were Born 22 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Jackie Oshry | Posted 01.22.2015 | Teen

I don't know about you, but Zayn Malik is feeling 22. For those of you oblivious to the day's trending hashtags, such as #ZaynYoureMySuperhero and...

60 and Going On Timeless: Happy Birthday Annie Lennox

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.01.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

I credit Annie Lennox as being the artist who first turned me onto the joys of pop music in the dawning of my teen years. So to celebrate Lennox's milestone 60th birthday (she's born on Christmas Day), I'm spotlighting one non-single from each of her 15-plus albums since 1981.

We Get It, You Don't Like Popular Music

Stephen Grant | Posted 01.12.2015 | Entertainment
Stephen Grant

I get it. You like Aphex Twin, Tourist, Gold Panda and Flying Lotus. These are names that people don't hear as often as say Taylor Swift and Beyonce, but don't act like you are above popular music. Enjoying less popular music does not make you smarter than everyone else. I'm not a genius, but I don't think intelligence works that way.

UK's Ruder Than Rude Boys: Rudimental!

Marlon Regis | Posted 11.30.2014 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

A few hours before another SOLD OUT show -- this time at Terminal 5 on Manhattan's westside, I had a very engaging conversation backstage with half of Rudimental's foursome -- Amir and Piers, who were casually kicking back in their dressing room.

Electrifying the Folk

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 11.08.2014 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

I've always loved European-style folk-rock, also known as electric folk: the application of electric instruments and rock techniques to traditional songs. It's a style you can find here in North America, as well as in Britain and Europe.

Zack Knight: Taking Risks, Touring, and 'Makin Em Mad'

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 11.05.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Benkovic

The British singer-songwriter has been touring around the United States for the last few weeks alongside Pakistani pop star Asim American Punjabi newcomer Amar Sandhu. This is a far cry from his original plans.

The Best Singles of the 1990s That Missed the Top 50, Part 2

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If some of these are unfamiliar, take a listen -- they might just change your life for the better as they did mine twenty some years ago.

FKA Twigs Is Not Alternative R&B

Stephen Grant | Posted 11.02.2014 | Entertainment
Stephen Grant

Twigs' desire to not blend in is the kind of quality stars are made out of. Whether you call her alternative R&B, punk or electronic, FKA Twigs is the future. She is an artist we should all be watching closely even if she does become the next Mrs. Robert Pattinson.