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IT TAKES TWO: A few weeks ago, visual artists and musicians Grant and Rachel Evans held the opening at the tiny ATH gallery for their combined exhibition “Patience Folding Waters: The Paper Works of Grant & Rachel Evans”. Last week they hosted a live artist talk about the exhibit. This week they will perform live […]

Bonehead ‘Feels Great’ After First Radia

Paul ‘Bonehead’ Arthurs is ‘feeling great’ after undergoing his first radiation treatment, following his diagnosis of tonsil cancer. The 56-year-old guitarist – who was a founding member of Oasis – is due to undergo 30 sessions of radiotherapy and two sessions of chemotherapy during his treatment, after telling fans last month he had cancer. He […]

Little Mix Struggling With Emotions On F...

Little Mix struggles to finish their songs without crying on their final tour before going on hiatus. Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall announced late last year that they would be taking an indefinite break from the band to focus on solo projects after their tour, which ends on Saturday. In an interview with […]

Joe Bonamassa – Music News

Joe Bonamassa was absolutely electrifying last night at the Royal Albert Hall. I have to say, having seen him more than a dozen times over the years, I’ve never seen him more relaxed, more at ease, or more in tune with his audience. And the packed crowd responded, giving his solos a standing ovation and […]

Brave Rival – Music News

I saw Brave Rival live three times and each time I came away a little more impressed. To say that I was eagerly awaiting the release of this album is an understatement.Unfortunately due to Covid the album, which should have been recorded in 2020, was only recently tracked but it looks like the wait was […]

Former Oasis Bonehead Star Reveals Cance...

Paul ‘Bonehead’ Arthurs has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer. The 56-year-old guitarist – who was a founding member of Oasis – confirmed the news via Twitter, explaining he was going to take a break from his music career while he undergoes “treatment”. He wrote on the microblogging platform, “Just to let you all know I’m […]

Drake was granted a restraining order ag...

Drake obtained a restraining order against a woman who allegedly stalked him on and off since 2017. The Hotline Bling hitmaker filed for the protective order against Mesha Collins in March and it was granted at a hearing on Tuesday, according to TMZ. The order prevents Collins from contacting Drake, his four-year-old son Adonis and […]

Music Notes: Jessie J, Post Malone, Cody...

and Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Janie’s Fund Jessie J is battling a cold and she admits it upset her because the experience is strangely new to her. Taking to her Instagram Story recently, she said in a hushed voice, “I can’t remember the last time I had a cold — I got sick and it […]

St. Louis musician Beth Bombara overcome...

Click to enlarge Beth Bombara Beth Bombara plays the Dark Room at the Grandel on Saturday April 23 For St. Louis-based musician Beth Bombara, “it’s always time to tour somewhere.” The phrase, first uttered by her husband and teammate Kit Hamon, made fun of Bombara, and she began using it as a catchphrase on her […]

Capitol CMG Appoints Phil Thornton SVP

Thornton Music director PHIL THORNTON is now vice president of the CAPITOL CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP, according to co-presidents BRAD O’DONNELL and HUDSON PLACHY. In this new position, THORNTON will focus on developing new business, signing talent and developing partnerships with labels, media and tours for CAPITOL CMG […]

Ways to motivate your child to practice ...

Post views: 136 When it comes to teaching anything to your child, you may encounter several challenges. More often than not, they find it difficult to concentrate on the learning material and sometimes lose interest. Even though they are learning music, you will often find them bored and distracted. It is therefore your duty to […]

Rising Philly Producer TrillestSince87 R...

TrillestSince87 Rising producer TrillestSince87 (TS87) has unveiled his brand new single, “OTW”, a collaboration with rapper Connor Evans. Hailing from the Philadelphia area, TS87 has been on the rise for several years now, building a career as a producer for other artists. After releasing his own single, “GET BUSY,” last year, he looks set to […]

Gwen Stefani reveals her vast plans for ...

Gabe Ginsberg/FilmMagic Gwen Stefani isn’t in the recording studio right now — she’s dusted off her green thumb and is getting ready for gardening season. The interpreter of “Slow Clap” seized her instagram story to show the transport of light bulbs lining the bed of the truck and joked, “I think we’ve had enough.” After […]

Ouch! Sir Elton John told Charlie Puth ...

Sir Elton John gave Charlie Puth a ‘wake-up call’ when he told him his music ‘sucks’. The ‘How Long’ hitmaker revealed he went out for a meal with the 75-year-old music legend when he told her the music he was making in 2019 “wasn’t good,” and he is grateful to the “Tiny Dancer” hitmaker for […]

Kacey Musgraves Has Willie Nelson’s Smok

Kacey Musgraves has a framed joint smoked by Willie Nelson on her wall. The country pop star revealed the eerie memory she had of walking with the 88-year-old music legend in 2014 while giving Architectural Digest a tour of her Nashville home. Showing the seal, she said, “It’ll stay there unless I have to break […]

Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus Break Silence o...

Billy Ray Cyrus and Tish Cyrus decided it was “time to forge our own paths” when she began divorce proceedings last week. It was reported by TMZ on Monday that Tish filed for divorce from Billy Ray, her husband of nearly 30 years, in Tennessee last week. After the news broke, the estranged couple released […]

Daryl Hall, Todd Rundgren – Music News

Taking a short break from his longtime partner (John Oates), Daryl Hall embarks on a solo tour on his own and brings Todd Rundgren as a special guest. The show, which is more of a traveling version of Hall’s highly successful web program, “Live from Daryl’s House,” performed at the Orpheum Theater in Boston, Massachusetts […]

Music Notes: Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, T...

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Amazon Billie Eilishwas not disgusted happier than ever Missed the Grammy for Album of the Year, According to Winner Jon Batiste. He said Stephane Colbertthan before his album We are announced Sunday as the winner of the category, Billie and her brother FINISHEDturned around in their seats and said, “We really […]

Jade Thirlwall Drops Last Name for Solo ...

Jade Thirlwall would drop her last name when she launched her solo career. The Little Mix star is said to be planning to follow in the footsteps of Girls Aloud star Cheryl through Jade. An insider told The Sun newspaper’s Bizarre column: “Jade is doing everything to make sure her solo career takes off. “After […]

Gorillaz adds Turnstile and more to All ...

Gorillaz will be joined by Turnstile, Nia Archives and Willow Kayne at All Points East. Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett’s lively band will make their UK festival exclusive to London’s Victoria Park on August 19 and will be joined by some of the hottest acts around. Hardcore punks Turnstile, jungle star Nia and pop star […]

Pink Criticizes Music Magazine on Grammy...

Pink slammed Rolling Stone magazine for its recent Grammys best performance list. As the Grammys approach on Sunday, the magazine’s editors have released a ranking of the 25 “greatest Grammys performances of all time” featuring artists including Foo Fighters, Prince, Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift, Bob Dylan , Cardi B, etc. . Writing in the comments […]

Jon Batiste Wins Five Grammys at 2022 Aw...

Jon Batiste won five awards at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards. The 35-year-old musician was the big winner of the ceremony held on Sunday (03.04.22) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas – which was hosted by comedian Trevor Noah – including the album of the year for his 2021 smash ‘We Are’ […]

Grammys 2022: Ukrainian President Volody...

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky made a surprise appearance at the 64th Grammy Awards and sent a powerful message about the cost of freedom and the healing power of music. In a pre-recorded video, the president spoke from an unknown location in his country, which is being bombarded by […]

Brian May Feels ‘Frustrated’ Over Taylor

Brian May feels “so frustrated” by the death of Taylor Hawkins. The 74-year-old Queen guitarist was good friends with the late Foo Fighters drummer – who died on December 25 aged just 50 – and admitted he ‘feels bad’ that the musician lost his life at a relatively young age. and there’s a part of […]

Patti Smith plans to release her latest ...

Patti Smith plans to release one last album. The 75-year-old punk poet – who hasn’t released a record since 2012’s ‘Banga’ – has revealed she is working on material for her latest album. In an interview with The Guardian newspaper, she said: “I have plans and I’ve written a lot of songs. I would like […]

Lewis Capaldi Co-Writing With Snow Patro...

Lewis Capaldi is working with Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid on his new album. The Scottish superstar has co-written with a number of famous stars, including Bastille’s Dan Smith, OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder and JC Stewart, for his follow-up to his record-breaking debut album of 2019, ‘Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent’. And now it has been […]

One Week Later – Music News

After receiving accolades from the BBC Introducing for their latest album, Pop-Rock band One Week Later are back with their new single and video ‘The Right Way’ from their forthcoming album ‘ECLECTICA’, which is out now. Having written and recorded music together for over 10 years, Rich Smith and Jane Broughton from Staffordshire have already […]

Avril Lavigne: “Right now, I’m in rockst

Avril Lavigne joins Zane Lowe in the studio on Apple Music 1 to discuss her new album ‘Love Sux’, how a breakup inspired the album, songwriting, gratitude for her fans, career longevity, collaboration with Mark Hoppus, pursuing hobbies outside of music, and more. Avril Lavigne tells Apple Music that she “found her people” while making […]

Couple Bucks — Music News — GRIND Magazi

You just recently mapped to no. 6 on the UK iTunes Rap Chart with your (song) “Couple Bucks”. What does it do? It’s absolutely amazing. Being able to trace as an artist is a major achievement, so I’m happy to be able to achieve this goal. Tell us about your journey to get where you […]

Roxy Music’s reunion tour is pretty much

Roxy Music, one of the greatest bands of all time, reunites for a North American and UK tour And, yes, it’s pretty much the best musical short story of all time. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act — which lasted in the Bay Area more than 20 years ago — is set to […]

Dua Lipa’s Album Is 50% Complete E! News

Dua Lipa’s third album is “50% done”. The ‘Levitating’ hitmaker is happy with the progress she’s made on the sequel to 2020’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ and she’s “very excited” about some of the songs she’s already recorded for the LP. Speaking to Sir Elton John on his ‘Service 95’ podcast, she said: ‘It’s starting to feel […]

Joey Kramer Takes A Break From Aerosmith...

Joey Kramer is taking a “temporary leave” from Aerosmith. The ‘Crazy’ hitmakers recently confirmed their ‘Deuces Are Wild’ residency is returning to Las Vegas for 24 shows between June and December, but have now revealed their drummer won’t be taking part in the concert series as he wants to spend more time with his family. […]

Born Healer – Music News

Between the multi-faceted genres of rock and blues, there are plenty of great bands plying their trade. So much so that it is difficult for a group or an artist to really stand out from the others. One band that stands out – for many good reasons – is Born Healer. Classic Soul tinged with […]

Larry McCray – Music News

McCray’s first new album in 7 years and it’s produced here by Joe Bonamassa and Josh Smith. The album features Joe Bonamassa, Warren Haynes, Joanna Connor and Reese Wynans. The result is a big, brassy Blues album with a strong Mississippi Blues beat. He’s got all the classic influences – The Three Kings, Luther Allison, […]

Critics’ Choice: Yves Tumor | Music new

Click to enlarge Screenshot Yves Tumor will give a show in Saint-Louis on March 25. In the video for at Yves Tumor latest single “Secrecy Is Incredibly Important to the Both of Them,” the visionary singer plays multiple roles, ranging from a trapped, panicked punk rocker to a sleek, writhing, bloodied businessman in the spotlight. […]

Lobby Boxer embodies the DIY philosophy ...

Click to enlarge ANTONY PATTEN Lobby Boxer knocked the house down during their recent Sinkhole show. On March 4, Lobby Boxer headlined the Sinkhole, alongside fellow DIY emo-punk legends Inches From Glory and Dialogue. The show drew huge crowds, filling the venue on far south Broadway near the Mississippi, across from an industrial river town […]

Critics’ Picks: Stuck With Kids, Pink St

Click to enlarge Songwriter Greg Obis leads Chicago’s Blocked through a set of elastic post-punk with the kind of sharp tone and delivery that can only be achieved after years of purposeful erosion. It makes sense, then, that Obis’ day-to-day work as an engineer at the Chicago Mastering Service would lead him to analyze and, […]

Was Childish Gambino’s pandemic album a

Have you ever forgotten that Childish Gambino released an entire ass album in the middle of the pandemic? We don’t blame you if you missed it. There was a GROUND passes when Donald Glover first surprised us with 15.03.20 – named after the date it surfaced as a looping stream on donaldgloverpresents.com. Pulled after 24 […]

Greta Van Fleet postpones her next show ...

Click to enlarge Photo: Alysse Gafkjen (L to R): Jake Kiszka, Josh Kiszka, Sam Kiszka and Danny Wagner of Greta Van Fleet. An upcoming show in Cincinnati has been suspended. Rockers Greta Van Fleet have postponed their March 29 show at the Heritage Bank Center in Cincinnati as guitarist Jake Kiszka continues to recover from […]

Machine Gun Kelly Announces Massive Aren...

Machine Gun Kelly is set to embark on the 52-date ‘Mainstream Sellout Tour’ The rapper-turned-pop-punk star drops his new album ‘Mainstream Sellout’ on Friday (25.03.22) and has now announced a huge spree in the global arena in support of the record. The North American leg kicks off in Austin, Texas on June 8 with support […]

Ed Sheeran and Camila Cabello Plan Ukrai...

Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello and Snow Patrol are among the artists confirmed for ITV’s concert for Ukraine. The two-hour televised fundraising event is due to air on March 29 and will see a host of major music stars come together to perform to raise money for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) humanitarian appeal ) for […]

Shawn Mendes Reflects on New ‘Reality’ A

Shawn Mendes has reflected on his new “reality” following his split from Camila Cabello. The Treat You Better singer took to Instagram on Friday to share his thought process behind the lyrics for an upcoming track, which is said to be about his ex-girlfriend. While playing a few piano keys, Shawn said, “A lot of […]

Critic’s Pick: Cannibal Corpse with Whit

NATE “IGOR” SMITH cannibal corpse If you were a fan of the over-the-top, rubbery-faced comedy in the mid-’90s, you’ve probably heard Cannibal Corpse without even realizing it. The Florida-based death metal band made an appearance in 1994 Ace Ventura: animal detective, in a scene that sees the film’s eponymous hero clumsily cut a carpet on […]

Critics’ Choice: Mister Goblin with Groc

Click to enlarge VIA ARTIST BANDCAMP Sam Rosenberg, aka Mister Goblin Just over four years ago, Maryland rock band Two Inch Astronaut announced an indefinite hiatus and dashed any hopes of a sequel to the band’s stellar 2017 album. Can you please don’t help. Instead, songwriter Sam Rosenberg continued his former band’s nearly decade-long tenure […]

ReWiggled: The 10 Best (& 5 Worst) Wiggl

All the hot potatoes (and not) of the Wiggles’ 27-track cover project. If you’ve been sleeping under a rock since COVID arrived: welcome to 2022! The Wiggles topped Triple J’s Hottest 100 with a Like A Version cover of Tame Impala’s “Elephant.” It was wild. What was less surprising was how quickly The Wiggles capitalized […]

Avril Lavigne thinks the music industry ...

Avril Lavigne thinks the music industry has improved for women. The 37-year-old star – who rose to prominence as a pop punk musician in the early 2000s with hits such as ‘Complicated’ and ‘Sk8er’ Boi’ – explained that it was ‘a lot harder’ to its peak compared to now. She said: “I think things were […]

Keith Richards: The Rolling Stones’ 1990

Keith Richards has admitted the Rolling Stones’ 1990 break was “necessary” to keep the band together. After their “Steel Wheels/Urban Jungle Tour”, the “Paint it Black” rockers took a brief break to work on solo projects, Keith releasing his second solo album with The X-Pensive Winos, “Main Offender”, in 1992. As the LP turns 30, […]

Two-hour live concert for Ukraine gets g...

ITV, STV and Livewire Pictures are teaming up with the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) and media and entertainment group Global to host a two-hour fundraising concert to raise money for the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal on Tuesday 29 March. Concert for Ukraine will bring together names from the world of music for a unique event spreading […]

Music Notes: Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Charli ...

Samir Hussein/WireImage Lady Gagakept his relationship with Michael Polanski quite calm, but she brought him as his date at two major public appearances on Sunday: the BAFTAs and the Critics Choice Awards. At the London BAFTAs, host Rebel Wilson awarded Polansky the “Best Plus One Award”. Gaga, sadly, went home empty-handed at both events. At […]

Gilbert O’Sullivan – Music News

Irish-born singer-songwriter Gilbert O’Sullivan had a fairly successful career and his songs spent a lot of time in the international charts of the 1970s and 1980s. Although he never stopped recording, O’Sullivan hasn’t toured the United States for over 40 years. This question is now moot, as O’Sullivan recently kicked off his current tour (titled […]

N-Dubz leaves the door open for reunion ...

N-Dubz star Fazer insists the band will reunite “when the time is right”. The group ‘Playing with Fire’ – also including Tulisa and her cousin Dappy – went on indefinite hiatus in 2011, but the 35-year-old rapper insisted the door was always left open for their return. Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper’s WIRED column, […]

Deftones bassist Sergio Vega quits – Up

Deftones bassist Sergio Vega has left the band. The 51-year-old replaced the late Chi Cheng as bassist in 2009, and after a promotional photo of the “Minerva” rockers posted on Spotify didn’t feature Sergio, he explained his decision to leave. Sergio suggested there was a dispute with his contract and whether he should be listed […]

RIP Country Songwriter Mike Dekle, and m...

REST IN PEACE: country songwriter from Athens mike decle passed away on Thursday, February 24. Though surely known to many by his day job as an insurance agent, Dekle’s songwriting career spanned four decades and several hits by major artists. He was, for a time, engaged in writing exclusively for Kenny Rogers. After this era […]

LCD Soundsystem is taking a break from t...

LCD Soundsystem wants to take a break from the “cycle” of album tours. “Daft Punk Is Playing at My House” frontman James Murphy has shared a lengthy update with fans to explain their upcoming 20th anniversary mini-residencies, which include short venue tours in Philadelphia and in Boston after last year’s 7-date race in New York. […]

Florence + The Machine will release a “m

Florence + The Machine will release a ‘monstrous’ new single, ‘Heaven Is Here’, tonight (07.03.22). The new track from the Florence Welch-led indie band follows the recently released comeback single, “KING.” For ‘Heaven Is Here’, the 35-year-old star created choreography to accompany the song for the first time. Writing on Instagram, Florence shared: “‘Heaven Is […]

Shaman’s Harvest – Music News

It seems unbelievable that 5 years have passed since Shaman’s Harvest last released but their latest album ‘Red Hands Black Deeds’ was indeed released in 2017. “Rebelator” seems to be born out of extreme hardship and it certainly has the feeling of music coming from a dark, yet hopeful place. After ‘Red Hands…’ the band […]

GusGus at Eurovision, Ye Nod To Icelandi...

picture by Timothee Lambrecq You know La Vigne. We bring you the Icelandic news. We love our Icelandic music. So why wouldn’t we like to bring you Icelandic music news? You know that makes sense. GusGus asks Eurovision: “Is it true?” GusGus takes gas Well it’s true that our favorite electronic musical art collective is […]

Lewis Capaldi, Foals and Snow Patrol to ...

Lewis Capaldi, Foals and Snow Patrol will headline Latitude 2022. The ‘Somone You Loved’ hitmaker, ‘Wake Me Up’ band and Irish hitlists will head to Henham Park in Suffolk, England, for the annual music festival in July. Artists like Manic Street Preachers, Phoebe Bridgers, Little Simz, James Arthur, Rina Sawayama and Fontaines DC have also […]

Music News Digest, February 28, 2022

Friday, the SOCAN Foundationin partnership with Bandzoogleappointed Nuela Charles and Caveboy the winners of the second edition His Music Awards. They each received a grand prize of $5,000 during the virtual event. “The Her Music Awards are designed to celebrate and support female-identifying artists who are building momentum, as music makers on the verge of […]

Avril Lavigne Releases Pop-Punk Record L...

Avril Lavigne says Machine Gun Kelly and Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker “bring their own flavor and skill” to her new album, “Love Sux.” The 37-year-old musician returned to her pop-punk roots in her sequel to 2019’s ballad ‘Head Above Water’, which was released on Friday (25.02.22), and explained how the LP ‘sounds sonically […]

The Music at the Intersection will retur...

Click to enlarge PHILIPPE HAMER After facing COVID-related challenges in its first year, Music at the Intersection makes its triumphant return in September. After an inaugural year complicated by the ongoing nightmare of the COVID-19 pandemic, Music at the intersection Now officially aiming for 2022. Arguably the most ambitious music festival in Saint-Louis – and […]

Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC members appea...

Kevin Winter/Getty Images Tapping into people’s appetite for 90s nostalgia, 90s Con 2022 takes place next month in Hartford, Connecticut, and some of your favorite boy band members will be there for the occasion. street boys AJ McLean and Nick Carter and *NSYNCit’s Joey Faton will appear during the three-day convention, which runs from March […]

Sharon Watkins – Music News

February 23, 2022 (published) 2 hours Sharon Watkins releases the heartfelt pop ballad “Proud” on Friday, January 28, 2022 ahead of the full album. The Nottingham-based singer-songwriter shows it’s never too late to follow your dreams and define your passion after eight years of developing her indie-pop tracks and winning the UK […]

Custodian – Music news | Music-News.com

February 23, 2022 (published) 1 hour The north London-based rap artist Custodian is releasing his single ‘Rise’ on Friday January 28, 2022 on his independent label Nine to Five Entertainment. Flaunting its early successes, while elevating its community with words of empowerment and business ownership, the track takes us through a clever […]

Jewel Announces “Freewheelin’ Woman,” He

Image Credit: Dana Trippe After a break of seven years, Jewel returns to the music scene with a brand new studio album, freewheeling woman. According to the official press release, fans can expect to get their hands on the Grammy nominee’s new work on April 15. “The new album showcases Jewel’s boldest, most unbridled work […]

Mark Lanegan, singer of the Screaming Tr...

Image source: TWITTER/@BADLY_DRAWN_BOY Mark Lanegan, frontman of the Screaming Trees Strong points Mark Lanegan formed the Screaming Trees in 1984 in his hometown of Ellensburg. Originally a drummer, he said he was so incompetent that he had to become a singer. Iconic singer and frontman of the band Screaming Trees, Mark Lanegan died on Tuesday […]

Dave Grohl Planned ‘Bitter’ Foo Fighters

Dave Grohl wanted Foo Fighters to stage a bitter breakup before announcing a “Reunion Tour” two weeks later. The ‘Best of You’ rocker admitted he had a ‘fun plan’ to promote one of their future albums which would have seen all of the band members – including Taylor Hawkins, Pat Smear, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett […]

Kylie Minogue ‘Hesitant’ About Filming A

Kylie Minogue is reluctant to shoot amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The 53-year-old pop icon admitted that while the pandemic has presented new opportunities for performers, the live industry has been “hit hard” by the health crisis. She said: “On the one hand, the pandemic has opened up new worlds of possibilities in which we can […]

Olivia Rodrigo announces musical documen...

Olivia Rodrigo is releasing a documentary film about her music. In OLIVIA RODRIGO: driving home 2 u (a SOUR movie), the Good 4 U singer will take her fans on a road trip from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles and perform all the tracks from her debut Sour album along the way. “For the […]

Kris Barras Band – Music News

The past two years have been a time for many bands who were about to ‘come out’ to take a deep look at what they are doing and where they can go in a world of Brexit and Covid. Sadly, a few have thrown in the towel, but when you’re an MMA cage veteran, I […]

Jazz evening on March 1; All Staters he...

While working on an article about an upcoming Algonquin music event, I learned of another piece of music news worth sharing. Jazz Evening – March 1 On the Tuesday after the break, Algonquin will hold its annual Jazz Night. The program brings high school jazz musicians together with jazz groups from Trottier and Melican colleges. […]

Cincinnati Music Festival back this summ...

Click to enlarge Photo: twitter.com/CincyMusicFest The Cincinnati Music Festival is scheduled to return in July 2022. the Cincinnati Music Festival will return this summer after being postponed multiple times due to COVID-19. The festival, headlined by Janet Jackson, Charlie Wilson and The O’Jays, will take place July 21-23, with an opening night by BJ the […]

The 1975 Will Return Live at Summer Soni...

The 1975 will make their live comeback at Japan’s Summer Sonic festival in August. Matt Healy and co – who are currently in England “writing, recording and mixing” their sequel to 2020’s “Notes on a Conditional Form” – will headline the festival in Tokyo and Osaka on August 20 and 21, after two years break […]

Julia Fox and Kanye West Break Up – Musi

Julia Fox and Kanye West have broken up after a brief relationship. Rapper Stronger and actress Uncut Gems started dating in early January, with Julia confirming the romance in an article for Interview magazine. However, the 32-year-old’s rep confirmed that the couple separated on Monday. “Julia and Kanye remain good friends and collaborators but are […]

New Lizzo Soundtracks Announce Google Pi...

Lizzo’s new song “If You Love Me” was featured in a Google Pixel 6 Super Bowl commercial. The ‘Truth Hurts’ hitmaker’s track was used in the promo that aired during Sunday’s Super Bowl LVI (13.02.22) – which saw the Los Angeles Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 – and highlighted how the Camera technology failed […]

Can we love humanity as we love music? ...

With the evolution of language and the growth of communication channels, we have probably become more adept at analyzing human beings than integrating them into our lives. Reuters file By Asha Iyer Kumar Published: Mon 14 Feb 2022, 21:39 The day Lata Mangeshkar left, it’s as if a whole generation of Indian music lovers had […]

Foals’ Jimmy Smith felt ‘lucky’ amid pan

Foals star Jimmy Smith thinks he got “lucky” amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The guitarist has lived in the United States for two years and he now feels “totally different, in a good way” than he did before the pandemic. Reflecting on the past two years, he explained, “I feel totally different, in a good way. […]

Kid Cudi Calls Kanye West a ‘Dinosaur’ A

Kid Cudi called Kanye West a “dinosaur” after the rapper announced he wouldn’t be appearing in “Donda 2.” Kanye, 44, took to Instagram to share a post which read: “Just to let everyone know Cudi won’t be on Donda because he’s friends with you know who. We all speak in the Billie language now.” He […]

Arlo Parks Says Madonna Inspired His New...

Arlo Parks’ new single was inspired by Madonna. The 21-year-old singer admits her breakup song ‘Softly’ was inspired by a number of different artists, including Madonna. Asked about the influences behind the song, she shared, “There was Mazzy Star, but there was also Objekt, this techno DJ. There was a bit of Madonna. There was […]

All We Want To Do Is Celebrate Sheryl Cr...

Ethan Miller/Getty Images Happy Birthday Sheryl Ravenborn sixty years ago today. Sheryl’s career spans three decades, 11 studio albums and nine Grammy Awards. She started singing commercial jingles in the 80s before landing a spot as a backing vocalist on michael jacksonin 1987. She didn’t get her chance until 1994, when she released her first […]

Adam Lambert: “You can’t please everyone

This weekend, Grammy-nominated Adam Lambert will be on our screens as part of the judging panel for ITV’s new primetime entertainment show Starstruck! He is also due to take the stage with Queen for 10 massive shows at London’s O2 Arena in June. Adam sat down with HUNGER Magazine to discuss how the music industry […]

Iggy Pop will receive the 2022 Polar Mus...

Iggy Pop is a co-recipient of the Polar Music Prize 2022. The 74-year-old Grammy-winning punk legend and French chamber orchestra Ensemble intercontemporain are set to receive one million Swedish crowns (£83,060/$110,602) as part of the honour. The prestigious awards will be presented on May 24 at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm. The ‘Lust For Life’ […]

National’s Matt Berninger joins Caroline

Click to enlarge Photo: Chantal Anderson The National’s Matt Berninger The members of The National, originally from Cincinnati, have been busy lately. In January, guitarist Aaron Dessner supported Taylor Swift’s songwriting prowess during a dust-up with another musician. Now singer Matt Berninger is making headlines for a new collaboration. Berninger is featured on a new […]

Billie Eilish Named BRITS International ...

The BRIT Awards with Mastercard took place tonight in a sold-out O2 arena packed with fans, artists and industry guests to celebrate the achievements of UK and international artists over the past 12 months. The 42nd BRIT Awards were broadcast live on ITV and ITV Hub and streamed on YouTube for non-UK viewers, with a […]

Iggy Pop awarded the Polar Music Prize 2...

Iggy Pop, born James Newell Osterberg, the legendary godfather of punk, and Ensemble Intercontemporain, the world’s largest contemporary music ensemble, are today announced as the winners of the Polar Music Prize 2022, which marks the 30th year of the price. The award ceremony will take place on Tuesday May 24 in Stockholm at the Grand […]

Joe Jonas Teases New DNCE Music | Music...

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic DCED is back after a four-year break, promises the leader Joe Jonas. Talk to rolling stonethe ‘Cake By the Ocean’ singer revealed he was inspired to make new music while filming the upcoming Korean War movie Devotion. “I felt so inspired by the beautiful city I was in and the music I heard when […]

Lata Mangeshkar, legendary Indian singer...

Lata Mangeshkar was a Hindi singing icon, with over 5,000 songs in over 1,000 films. Lata Mangeshkar, the legendary Indian singer with a prolific and revolutionary catalog and a voice recognized by a billion people in South Asia, has died at the age of 92. The singer died of “multiple organ failure after more than […]

India mourns the death of “Melody Queen”

Sadness and deluge of tributes to the emblematic singer Lata Mangeshkar, who died at the age of 92. India will observe two days of national mourning following the death of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, the Home Ministry has announced. The national flag will fly at half mast as the Hindi singing icon is given a […]

Yoko Ono is a genius on Twitter

When Peter Jackson’s documentary series The Beatles: Come Back premiered in 2021 over Thanksgiving weekend on Disney+, the world got a new photo of Yoko Ono, the Japanese artist who married John Lennon and somehow got a bad rap thanks to a lot of untruths about her relationship with the group. Now Ono is gaining […]

$21 Million Concert Hall Planned in Lans...

Click to enlarge Courtesy of the City of Lansing Mayor Andy Schor announced a planned $21 million concert hall on Feb. 1. Lansing Mayor Andy Schor unveiled plans for a new $21 million, 2,000-seat concert hall called “The Ovation.” If built, The Ovation would be located in downtown Lansing at the southwest corner of South […]

Leigh-Anne Pinnock Signs Solo Deal With ...

Leigh-Anne Pinnock has signed a solo contract with Warner Records. The 30-year-old pop star – who rose to fame as a member of girl group Little Mix when they won ‘The X Factor’ in 2011 – has joined the label which is also home to Dua Lipa, Saweetie and Ed Sheeran. An announcement on the […]

Hardware Review: Mastro Valvola OFF1 Fuz...

Mastro Valvola from Italy burst onto the pedal scene a few years ago with their LFO tremolo, then earth-shaking LEM delay with 8 levels of modulated, ambient, wonderful, pitch shifting, inverted and lo sounds. -fi. Everyone I knew talked about it and had to have one. Mastro Valvola once again rocked the market with their […]

Sony Music launches songwriter program f...

Sony Publishing has launched Help for songwritersa program offering its global roster of songwriters and composers free access to confidential counseling services and wellness resources. Under the aegis of Featured Songwriters, a global initiative by Sony “prioritizing transparency and supporting our songwriters and composers in all aspects of their development”, Songwriter Assistance will offer 24/7 […]

Michael Bublé rocks Celine Dion’s TikTok

Celine Dion’s classic ballad “It’s all mine now” has recently trended on TikTok, and fellow singer Michael Bublé isn’t one to shy away from a challenge. Bublé is just one of more than 87,000 users who have been trending on TikTok. Trend participants lip-synch to the song, becoming progressively more dramatic as the music builds. […]

The Kooks Return With Three New Singles ...

The Kooks have announced their sixth studio album. Luke Pritchard and co had planned to go on hiatus in 2018, after an extensive tour around the world in support of their “Let’s Go Sunshine” LP. However, Luke couldn’t disconnect from the music – not only did he and his wife Ellie Rose kick off their […]

Aotearoa concerts for the weekend

The summer grace period for local gigs is well and truly kaput now that red light restrictions are in place across Aotearoa. Our current red era means that safely seated and spaced out shows can still take place where My Vaccine Passes are used, with a maximum capacity of 100 physically distant attendees (plus the […]

Full Tilt Sydney event canceled due to C...

Promoters say they have ‘no longer any confidence in any of the state governments’ after being forced to cancel their events in Sydney and Adelaide. Following the postponement of its Melbourne and Brisbane legs and the cancellation of its Adelaide event, the Sydney edition of Full Tilt has been axed due to NSW Government COVID […]

Mica Millar – Music News

self released (label) January 28, 2022 (published) 1 d Mica Millar uses classic gospel and soul to break out of modern funk. Preacher Man is not only Millar’s latest effort, but the single also serves as a prelude to things to come. The Manchester singer is set to make her album debut […]

Help Support UTR in 2022 – Donations/Sub

Two years into the Covid-19 pandemic and the Aotearoa music community is facing a new wave of restrictions on live events due to the emergence of Omicron, prompting the cancellation of festivals including The Others Way and the postponement of many national tours. Red light restrictions seek to remain in place for the immediate future, […]

Music News Digest, January 27, 2022

Popular indie rock band from Ontario The Elwins part ways, citing the difficulties of touring in the pandemic era. They broke the news on social media, with drummer Travis Stokl recounting then The Canadian Press the call came after band members agreed it was “hard to make a living” with the dragging pandemic and venues […]

Spencer Eliott – Music News

Great progressive music is more than an endless burst of notes, performed like a few dozen chained scale exercises. With the truly elevated progressive album, the notes fade into the background and a whole new three-dimensional space emerges. The effect is like a magic eye image (Gen Z’s go for that reference). You stop following […]

Lady Gaga reveals how gambling allowed h...

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Lady Gaga is still falling apart Gucci House and how she channeled Patrizia Reggianithe woman who was found guilty of organizing the murder of her ex-husband, heir to Italian fashion Maurizio Gucci. The “Applause” singer also revealed why she turned to acting in the first place, saying it helped her escape a […]

Alicia Witt’s ‘heart is broken’ after he

Alicia Witt’s “heart is broken” after the tragic death of her parents last month. Robert Witt, 87, and Diane Witt, 75, were found dead at their home in Worcester, Massachusetts on December 20 by police conducting a welfare check on behalf of the actress and her cousin . The Walking Dead star confirmed their deaths […]

Aotearoa Music Community Covid-19 Resour...

Announcement of the red light on Sunday by the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has resulted in tighter restrictions for concerts across Aotearoa, directly impacting our music community and prompting many festival events and tours to be postponed or cancelled. Tāmaki Makaurau concert-goers will be made familiar with the new restrictions – including live events can […]

Jana Kramer Breaks Down in Tears at Chri...

Jana Kramer cried during her christening ceremony over the weekend. The singer took to Instagram on Sunday to share footage from her baptism at Cross Point Church in Franklin, Tennessee. The clip shows her bursting into tears before she is about to be submerged in water, and in the accompanying caption, the mother-of-two reflects on […]

Olly Alexander’s Admits He Argued With H

Olly Alexander says he and his Years & Years bandmates have always argued over the “direction” of the band. Last year it was announced that Olly, 31, had parted ways with Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Türkmen and would be moving forward with Years & Years as a solo project and Olly admitted that time in […]

Demi Lovato organizes “burials” for thei

Rich Fury/Getty Images for Global Citizen Demi Lovato is ready to embrace a whole new era in his life and career. The “Confident” singer hinted to fans on Thursday that they might be moving away from pop music. Share a group photo of them sitting with the producer brown scooter along with other members of […]

From The Jam – Music News

For some of us who went to see From The Jam perform at the Corn Exchange in Cambridge on Saturday, it was our first indoor gig after the pandemic restrictions were lifted – and what a great “Start!” back to live music! (pardon the pun). From The Jam’s rescheduled 40th anniversary tour to the release […]

The Mixtape! Features Dolly Parton, Avr...

Dolly Parton: Simply Awesome by Jennifer Aniston. Period. New Music Fridays are an exciting, yet daunting prospect for any music lover. It’s essentially a weekly holiday where fan-favorite artists and new faces drop their latest offerings for the world to hear, flooding streaming services and digital retailers with an onslaught of aural goodies (and if […]