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85 Percent of Music Sales in Japan are CDs - Forbes
Forbes85 Percent of Music Sales in Japan are CDsForbesJapan, the world's second largest music market, is completely obsessed with CDs. In fact, of all music sales in the country, 85% are CDs, whereas in other countries, digital is the leader, or in progressive spots where streaming has now taken ...[read more]

Music Midtown Day 2 rocks with Eminem, Gregg Allman, BoB and more - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Music Midtown Day 2 rocks with Eminem, Gregg Allman, BoB and moreAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)So, depending upon your tolerance for immense crowds, both elements pointed to a successful Music Midtown 2014. For about 10 hours on Saturday, 15 acts were staggered among the three stages in Pied...[read more]

ROCK MUSIC MENU: Is Kiss' Gene Simmons right about 'Rock is Dead' claim? - The Delaware County Daily Times
ROCK MUSIC MENU: Is Kiss' Gene Simmons right about 'Rock is Dead' claim?The Delaware County Daily TimesHe went on to detail how music piracy is the main reason, but then brought up a statistic that is hard to argue with. After name checking a bunch of artists from 1958-1983 whose legacy is still ...[read more]

Aphex Twin: 'His music is a perfect mix of mystery and adrenaline' - The Guardian
The GuardianAphex Twin: 'His music is a perfect mix of mystery and adrenaline'The GuardianA techno Time Lord who regenerates with each new release – always the same, always different – it helps that his music is impervious to fashion. Straddling everything from Stockhausen to Pain Jerk, disco to ...[read more]

Paul Morley: 'Pop belongs to the last century. Classical music is more ... - The Guardian
The GuardianPaul Morley: 'Pop belongs to the last century. Classical music is more ...The GuardianDuring the 1970s and 80s, I mostly listened to pop and rock music, when even the likes of Captain Beefheart, Henry Cow and Popul Vuh were filed under pop. However far out I went as a listener, though...[read more]

ULTIMATE FALL GUIDE TO MUSIC: New tunes from Prince, Taylor Swift, Nicki ... - New York Daily News
New York Daily NewsULTIMATE FALL GUIDE TO MUSIC: New tunes from Prince, Taylor Swift, Nicki ...New York Daily NewsThis fall will bring rare releases from some of music's most revered stars. Prince plans to issue his first new music in over four years, as will singer Annie Lennox, who's been absen...[read more]

Jug bands play music from down home - The Courier-Journal
Jug bands play music from down homeThe Courier-JournalThe smell of grilled meat and beer and the gently amplified acoustic music of a jug band filled the air during the National Jug Band Jubilee in Louisville on Saturday. People gathered on the banks of the Ohio River at the Brown-Forman Amphithe...[read more]

Quartet plays at the intersection of medicine and music - Boston Globe
Boston GlobeQuartet plays at the intersection of medicine and musicBoston GlobeThe quartet started with a more modest goal. Four musicians and mental health professionals thought it would be fun to bring music to the Ether Dome at Mass. General. The steep amphitheater is a legendary space in medi...[read more]

IHeartRadio Music Festival Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Coldplay [Video] - Guardian Liberty Voice
Guardian Liberty VoiceIHeartRadio Music Festival Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Coldplay [Video]Guardian Liberty VoiceFriday night at the iHeartRadio Music Festival, Taylor Swift gave an amazing 5-set performance, concluding with Shake It Off from her best-selling album 1989. It was the only song f...[read more]

Dunn faces second trial in loud-music murder case - Florida Today
Florida Times-UnionDunn faces second trial in loud-music murder caseFlorida TodayBoth began arguing about loud hip-hop music blaring from the SUV at a Jacksonville gas station on Nov. 23, 2012. Dunn testified that he thought Davis threatened him with a shotgun or stick-like weapon, so he opened f...[read more]