Joss Stone named reggae artist of the year

Joss Stone named reggae artist of the year
Joss Stone has been named as the top reggae artist of the year, according to Billboard magazine. The publication has revealed that the British singer’s latest album, and first reggae-inspired effort, ‘Water For Your Soul’ has topped the year-end …
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Reggae Industry To Ban Homophobia
The Jamaican reggae industry will refuse to release records or stage concerts featuring homophobic content after striking a deal with gay rights campaigners. In return for the concession, gay rights groups represented by the STOP MURDER MUSIC COALITION …
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We’ve seen astronomers get trippy before, but never like this: a team at Georgia Tech’s Sonification Lab has converted data collected from a pair of stars by NASA’s Kepler into the six second melody looped above. Why? Well, because a band called Echo..
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The band Yes taps keyboardist’s son, tribute artist

The band Yes taps keyboardist’s son, tribute artist
When the progressive rock band Yes comes to the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, three members of the classic lineup guitarist Steve Howe, bass player Chris Squire, drummer Alan White will take the stage with two new Yes-men. Oliver Wakeman will …

Watch 1,000 Musicians Cover David Bowie’s Rebel Rebel All at the Same Time
but Rockin’1000, also includes violinists and keyboardists on its roster even a few bagpipers. The band rose to fame in 2015 with a cover of Foo Fighters ” Learn to Fly “, which they hoped would persuade the band to visit Cesena. It worked …
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Stylistic II/V7/I Voicings For Keyboardists
Covers all styles of comping, from basic and fundamental approaches to modern! A complete collection of II/V7/I voicings for jazz keyboard, starting with simple diatonic voicings and progressing into more harmonically rich and diverse voicings with …


Grammy winning artist passes knowledge, passion for mariachi to local students

musicGrammy winning artist passes knowledge, passion for mariachi to local students
The orchestra hall at Lubbock High School was filled with the distinguishable sound of mariachi music Wednesday, Feb. 5, as students showed off their best skills to guest instructor Jesus “Chuy” Guzman with a rendition of “Los Laureles.” Guzman …
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Sophie Ellis-Bextor Returns To The Spotlight
The 37-year-old singer chose Puerto Vallarta to frame her 2017 return due to the regions luscious landscapes, unique culture, vibrant colours, Mariachi musical beats and friendly locals. It is perhaps why all of the production talent involved throughout …
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A Night of Mariachi Music
Mariachi Fresno State will have an hour long performance tonight at 8 p.m. in the Music Building Concert Hall. The band will showcase a romantically themed concert billed “Noche de Amor,” or “Night of Love,” for Valentine’s Day. Tickets are $ 15 …
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Drumcode Artist Dustin Zahn Just Launched a DJ Interviews Podcast

musicDrumcode Artist Dustin Zahn Just Launched a DJ Interviews Podcast
The second podcast, also released today, shines a light on one of the American rave scenes most enigmatic figures, Kurt Eckes (aka DJ Jethrox), the founder of the cult-like Drop Bass Network, whose tough-as-nails acid and hardcore releases offered a …
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Never before seen videos of Plymouth rave scene in the 90s are revealed
Kev, who joined the RAF at 17 and went on to be a firefighter, said his addiction of filming Plymouth’s raves came from the reaction of the crowds, meeting famous DJs and groups, and watching people dance in a specially-created environment which he …
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Massive Attack’s Tricky Rounds Out A Big Week By Releasing A Solo LP
Joined by DJ Milo and drummer Luke Harris, Tricky showcases his wide ranging vocal abilities from cherubic croons to growling raps. The vinyl release of … Brooklyn’s live techno trio on their debut LP ‘Agony Planet’—and bringing DIY punk culture to …
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Artist Feature: New spin on film photography

trendArtist Feature: New spin on film photography
Jack Harper: I really just do photography, for the most part. And before I actually decided to go to UC, I was debating whether or not to go to film school. I always just really liked the idea of photography, especially because it is hard to manipulate …
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McPherson College photography students featured in exhibit
McPHERSON — Eight student photographers from McPherson College will be featured in a new exhibition at a McPherson coffee house. Many pieces have been included in major regional exhibitions, including the 5 State Photography …
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Cook County commissioners vote down 000 photography contract for embattled
Cook County commissioners on Wednesday voted down spending an additional $ 37,000 on a photographer for Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown, the latest sign that the embattled veteran politician is not on the best of terms with her colleagues. Brown has …
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Braddock-bred R&B artist Landon Thomas gains momentum with a song in Me and

musicBraddock-bred R&B artist Landon Thomas gains momentum with a song in Me and
How does a Pittsburgh R&B artist go from performing at a suburban Moose Lodge to being featured in an award-winning film? Landon Thomas can tell you. In 2014, Thomas, 23, received an email from former Shadow Lounge owner Justin Strong saying there …
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Tamia Celebrates 20-Year Career at New York’s Irving Plaza: Live Review
Aaliyah famously claimed “age ain’t nothing but a number,” a sweet sentiment, but not a truthful one: women in R&B mostly get attention if they are young — or Beyoncé. In the past, Tamia … Both regretful oldies were catnip for the crowd. Tamia …
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Charlie Brown is still spinning tunes ‘On the Beach’
On jukeboxes and nightclub dance floors, vacationers would hear and dance the shag to the same R&B songs year after year. Over time, those songs became a canon. Weiss was one of the key players in establishing that canon, thanks to his curation of …
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