Facts about MC Big Proof

Facts about MC Big Proof"If I was you, suicide would be a way of life. If you was me , you'd kill you." (Proof)Before I start talking about D12's gifted Mc Proof, I would like to thank and to give credit to the webmaster of the following Derty Harry website... Read More

The Three 8 Mile Battles

Three battles at the end of the 8 Mile movie made Jimmy Smith aka B. Rabbit a reputation in the rap arena. A real challenge for Jimmy Smith who was left with no voice at the beginning of the movie: a typical case of stage fright. People who are not... Read More

Dont Censor the Music and Artistic Expression

Ann Powers said: "Don't censor the music and artistic expression. Eminem's music, in particular the songs "Kim" and "Stan," is a continuation of a tradition in music and American art in general: the Gothic murder ballad, which has been with us ever since the blues or Appalachian folk music.... Read More

Downloading MP3s Made Easy

The MP3 movement started out with a huge audience of music enthusiasts on the internet. The MP3 digital music format has had, and will continue to have, a huge impart on how people, gather, listen to and share music.The MP3 format is a compression system for digital music that helps... Read More

Facts about Betty Kresin, Eminems grandmother

Betty Kresin, Eminem's grandmother from the maternal side , got married at the age of 14. She got six children from 3 different marriages. She first married Bob Nelson. She gave birth to her daughter Debbie in 1955.She accuses her first husband, Bob Nelson, of being verbally abusive.... Read More

Origins of the Mathers Family

Eminem's roots can be found in Scandinavia through his mother Debbie Nelson and in South Wales through his father Marshall Bruce Mathers II.But Eminem has mostly Scottish blood running through his veins. On both sides( maternal and paternal sides), Scottish roots can be found.Back to the 7 th generation on... Read More

Motorhead Inferno

Motorhead-"Inferno"-Review by Les Lewellyn When David Grohl of Nirvana and Foo Fighters fame release the sensational CD "Probot" this year it rekindled my metal tastebuds. For those of you not familiar with his project I'll explain. He recorded songs on which he played all instruments and he... Read More

Music Licensing

Music licensing can be a very confusing subject. My intent with this article is to give you enough details on what music licensing is and what are your rights to use music in advertising and / or video productions. A few months ago I was... Read More

Eminem: A Social Commentator

In an interview given to Musik Magazine in 2000, Eminem comments some of his lyrics: 'Please Lord, this boy needs Jesus/Help this child, help him destroy these demons/Please send me a brand new car and a prostitute while my wife is sick in the hospital'. What I'm trying to... Read More

Music Mini Course: Learn The Basics Of Reading Music On A Keyboard Instrument

Welcome to the wonderful world of music. As you begin reading this Music Mini Course it is fun to realize that you are also participating in a very important cultural aspect from around the world which has been going on for centuries. Did you know that pianos in some form... Read More

In The News:


CNN

Neil Young's Pono music player raises millions
CNN
(CNN) -- What happens when a rock 'n' roll legend promotes a music player in a world where the iPod, and its smartphone cousins, already dominate the market? If that legend is Neil Young and the music player promises higher-quality sound than any of ...
Neil Young's Pono becomes third most successful Kickstarter ever with $6.2mThe Guardian
Neil Young's Pono Kickstarter Raises Over $6 MillionRollingStone.com
Neil Young's Digital Music Project Raises $6.2 Million OnlineNew York Times (blog)
Gizmodo UK -Complete Music Update
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HipHopDX

Jay Z, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti to Announce Music Festival
Variety
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and rapper Jay Z on Wednesday are expected to announce a two-day music festival for Labor Day weekend in the city's Grand Park, a first-of-its-kind event underscoring the revival of downtown as a cultural destination.
Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festivalLos Angeles Times
Garcetti, Jay Z To Announce Plans For 'Made In America' Music FestivalCBS Local
Jay Z, Mayor Eric Garcetti Expected to Announce Music FestivalKTLA

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Just Jared Jr.

Cody Simpson's New Sexy 'Surfboard' Music Video — Watch
Hollywood Life
Cody Simpson is on a roll! From 'DWTS' to his new hit song, 'Surfboard,' the 17-year-old heartthrob has Hollywood wrapped around his finger —and someone else. He just released his brand new music video with real-life love, Gigi Hadid, and it's super sexy.
Cody Simpson debuts 'Surfboard' music video featuring model girlfriend Gigi HadidNew York Daily News
Cody Simpson Debuts 'Surfboard' Music Video - Watch Here!Just Jared Jr.
Cody Simpson Writhes Around With Stunning Girlfriend In 'Surfboard' Music ...Entertainmentwise
DigitalJournal.com -J-14 Magazine
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The Cleveland Orchestra and American music: Does it play enough? (Opinion poll)
The Plain Dealer
In the wake of a stern letter from local composers published this month by The Plain Dealer, music lovers around the region are taking stances on whether Cleveland's premiere ensemble is doing enough to represent its homeland. Some say no, but the ...

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How Much Of A Music Snob Are You?
BuzzFeed
Skipped over someone on a dating site because they have bad taste in music? ✓ Shamed a younger person for not knowing a musical reference that was before their time? ✓ Corrected someone for getting a minor fact about an artist wrong? ✓ Been annoyed ...


Review: Bryan Ferry rolls out Roxy Music tunes at Fox
San Jose Mercury News
Bryan Ferry delivered a dream night for local Roxy Music fans. The always-dapper crooner, who has peddled everything from 1920s jazz and the Great American Songbook to Bob Dylan covers and his own new compositions in recent years, decided to focus ...

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The 9 Real Country Music Stars of Our Generation
PolicyMic
Saving Country Music said her songs "claw mercilessly at your empathy." Rose breathes fresh air into a scene long written off as stale through the clarity of her vocal work and her brilliant, simple lyrics. She's also got some major indie cred — she ...

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Eastern And Western Music Meet In 'Palmer Woods Music In Homes' Performance
CBS Local
DETROIT (WWJ) – It's your chance to enjoy a unique musical performance in a historic Detroit neighborhood. An exotic mix of Western and Chinese classical music will be featured this Saturday, April 19, during the Palmer Woods Music in Homes concert ...


The Guardian (blog)

Why buy music you never intend to play?
The Guardian (blog)
As someone who once marched to the shop to buy Kula Shaker's debut album K, I know all about buying music that never ends up getting played. But what about music that never gets played because the buyer never intends to play it in the first place (yes, ...


Boston Globe

Celebrity Series announces 2014-15 season
Boston Globe
The veteran Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini, lionized for his technical brilliance but absent from Boston stages since 2010, will open the Celebrity Series of Boston's 2014-15 season, a lineup of music, dance, and spoken-word shows that balances ...

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Anglican Arrogance: Small-Minded Choirmembers

What is "Episcopal" music?We often hear people express concern about... Read More

Music and Healing: The Power of Meaningful Words and Music

We All Have a Favorite Piece of Music that Moves... Read More