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In Defense Of Schlock Music: Why We Love/Hate It - WBUR
In Defense Of Schlock Music: Why We Love/Hate ItWBURNew York Magazine and Vulture.com music critic Jody Rosen defends the kind of over-the-top, sentimental songs that Journey, Lionel Richie, Billy Joel and Prince made famous. He writes, “Schlock, at its finest, is where bad taste becomes great ar...[read more]

Flutist Sonora Slocum continues family tradition of making music - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Flutist Sonora Slocum continues family tradition of making musicMilwaukee Journal SentinelWhen Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra principal flutistSonora Slocum takes the stage with the MSO, releases a downloadable EP recording as she did this summer, or appears on the Frankly Music series, as she will...[read more]

Kate Bush Returns to the Concert Stage - New York Times
SPINKate Bush Returns to the Concert StageNew York TimesMs. Bush's music starts with illustrations of motion: In her skyscraper voice, which has inevitably lost some top end, and her precise phrasing, which has grown more relaxed; in the sequential movement and radical key changes of some of her ...[read more]

Chris Lane's music video featuring hometown of Kernersville premieres on CMT - myfox8.com
Chris Lane's music video featuring hometown of Kernersville premieres on CMTmyfox8.comKERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Country music singer and Kernersville native Chris Lane's music video premiered on CMT Wednesday, featuring shots from his hometown. FOX8 took you behind the scenes in May of the music video...[read more]

T-Mo adds 6 services to Music Freedom, but not Google Play Music yet - CNET
GeekWireT-Mo adds 6 services to Music Freedom, but not Google Play Music yetCNETThough other carriers have linked streaming services to their subscriptions before, T-Mobile, the nation's fourth largest wireless carrier, hoped its unique take -- taking the data element out of the mobile music-list...[read more]

Music Midtown 2014 schedule announced - Access Atlanta (blog)
Music Midtown 2014 schedule announcedAccess Atlanta (blog)Jack White will share headlining status with John Mayer the first night of Music Midtown. Related. View Larger · Eminem photo. Getty Images. Eminem and Zac Brown Band are the big name attractions for Saturday night of MM. View Larger · Igg...[read more]

Bow down: Beyonce owns the MTV Video Music Awards - Noise
Idolator: All About The MusicBow down: Beyonce owns the MTV Video Music AwardsNoiseBow down: Beyonce was the reigning queen of Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards. The diva closed the awards show with an epic nearly 20-minute performance. She was joined onstage by her beaming husband and daughter whi...[read more]

Two Seasons' Worth of World Music - New York Times (blog)
Two Seasons' Worth of World MusicNew York Times (blog)Two organizations that present world music have announced their schedules for the coming season, and between them they offer a large sampling of the world's traditional music forms as well as contemporary styles with distinctive regional accen...[read more]

André 3000 Is Moving On in Film, Music and Life - New York Times
New York TimesAndré 3000 Is Moving On in Film, Music and LifeNew York Times“I wanted André for the role, beyond the music, because of where he was psychologically — his curiosity about the world was a lot like Jimi,” said John Ridley, the film's writer and director, who also wrote the screenplay ...[read more]

Giant YouTube Music Monetizer AdRev Names New President - Billboard
BillboardGiant YouTube Music Monetizer AdRev Names New PresidentBillboard"I'm very excited to be at the forefront of how music is monetized, and to be joining such a fast-moving, forward-thinking organization," Felsen tells Billboard. Felsen had been president of CD Baby, the online independent m...[read more]