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Roger Daltrey responds to hypocrisy accusations over Brexit music visa letter

Roger Daltrey responds to hypocrisy accusations over Brexit music visa letter

Roger Daltrey responds to hypocrisy accusations over Brexit music visa letter Roger Daltrey responds to hypocrisy accusations over Brexit music visa letter Asked by a Sky News reporter whether Brexit would be “bad for British rock music”, Daltrey responded: “No. What’s it got to do with the rock business?” When the journalist asked, “How are you going to tour in …

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Phil Spector, Famed Music Producer and Convicted Murderer, Dies at 81

Phil Spector, Famed Music Producer and Convicted Murderer, Dies at 81

Phil Spector, Famed Music Producer and Convicted Murderer, Dies at 81 Phil Spector, Famed Music Producer and Convicted Murderer, Dies at 81 For Mr. Lennon, he produced “Imagine” and, in part, “John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band” and “Rock ’n’ Roll.” He worked with Mr. Harrison on the album “All Things Must Pass” and “The Concert for Bangladesh,” a live triple album …

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Lana Del Rey clarifies comments around Donald Trump, accuses music media of taking quotes ‘out of context’

<p>Lana Del Rey clarifies comments around Donald Trump, accuses music media of taking quotes ‘out of context’</p>

Lana Del Rey clarifies comments around Donald Trump, accuses music media of taking quotes ‘out of context’ Lana Del Rey clarifies comments around Donald Trump, accuses music media of taking quotes ‘out of context’ Lana Del Rey has sought to clarify some recent comments she made about Donald Trump, claiming they were taken “out of context” by music publications reporting …

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Will Glastonbury happen? Behind the scenes with the people working to save our summer music festivals

<p>Festivals like Glastonbury require months of planning</p>

Will Glastonbury happen? Behind the scenes with the people working to save our summer music festivals Will Glastonbury happen? Behind the scenes with the people working to save our summer music festivals O ne of the last people you’d expect to inform you of Glastonbury Festival’s apparent cancellation is Mel B. The Spice Girl caused a brief moment of chaos …

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How the Author of ‘Ragtime’ Taught an Aspiring Writer to Hear the Music

How the Author of ‘Ragtime’ Taught an Aspiring Writer to Hear the Music

How the Author of ‘Ragtime’ Taught an Aspiring Writer to Hear the Music How the Author of ‘Ragtime’ Taught an Aspiring Writer to Hear the Music This is when it happened: As I read “The Waves,” I started to “hear” language as if for the first time. It was as though a window flew open, and the sounds of the …

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More than 100 UK music professionals sign open letter calling on government to save live festivals

<p>More than 100 UK music professionals sign open letter calling on government to save live festivals</p>

More than 100 UK music professionals sign open letter calling on government to save live festivals More than 100 UK music professionals sign open letter calling on government to save live festivals In an open letter with more than 100 music industry signatures, the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee MPs have written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak asking him to …

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Suzi Analogue Wants Black Women in Experimental Music to Never Compromise

Suzi Analogue Wants Black Women in Experimental Music to Never Compromise

Suzi Analogue Wants Black Women in Experimental Music to Never Compromise Suzi Analogue Wants Black Women in Experimental Music to Never Compromise The Black Lives Matter protests of 2020 put renewed pressure on the music industry to scrutinize its long-troubled relationship with race. It’s a business that has relied on Black talent onstage without investing in Black executives behind the …

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The Royal Academy of Dance: From Music Hall to Ballet Royalty

The Royal Academy of Dance: From Music Hall to Ballet Royalty

The Royal Academy of Dance: From Music Hall to Ballet Royalty The Royal Academy of Dance: From Music Hall to Ballet Royalty “It is absolute nonsense to say that the English temperament is not suited for dancing,” Edouard Espinosa, a London dance teacher, said in 1916. It was only a lack of skilled teaching, he added, that prevented the emergence …

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Bassam Saba, Renowned Proponent of Arabic Music, Dies at 62

Bassam Saba, Renowned Proponent of Arabic Music, Dies at 62

Bassam Saba, Renowned Proponent of Arabic Music, Dies at 62 Bassam Saba, Renowned Proponent of Arabic Music, Dies at 62 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Bassam Saba, a prominent Lebanese musician who promoted Arabic music in the West before coming home late in his career …

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How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War

How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War

How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War In October, with “Chromatica” having registered as a modest hit, Grande’s own new album, “Positions,” leaked online before its official release. Cordero, who liked Grande well enough but found her new music to be lacking, shared a link …

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