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newtimes.co.rw - The role of online streaming platforms in boosting Rwanda's music industry
The role of online streaming platforms in boosting Rwanda's music industry
The New Times | Rwanda

Thanks to online streaming platforms such as Spotify, YouTube, Apple Music, SoundCloud and Audio Mack, musicians and content creators can now distribute their productions to a wider global audience. Eloi Muhoranimana, better known by his stage name…

phys.org - Science X staff - Looking for musical abilities in primates
Looking for musical abilities in primates
Phys.org

Songbirds share the human sense of rhythm, but it is a rare trait in non-human mammals. An international research team led by senior investigators Marco Gamba from the University of Turin and MPI's Andrea Ravignani set out to look for musical…

newscientist.com - colin.barras@newscientist.com - Haunting lemur songs have a rhythm similar to human music
Haunting lemur songs have a rhythm similar to human music
New Scientist

Eerie wails pierce the morning calm of lowland rainforest in eastern Madagascar and are soon joined by more. The haunting cries are the song of the indri – a critically endangered, metre-tall lemur. Now research suggests the primate's calls…

boingboing.net - Bob Knetzger - Follow the Music is a BIG book on the history of the music biz
Follow the Music is a BIG book on the history of the music biz
Boing Boing

The 1960's was a heady time for the music biz and Follow the Music: The Life And High Times Of Elektra Records In The Great Years Of American Pop Culture is a huge 441-page book—and a fantastic history of industry pioneer and Rock and Roll…

tulsaworld.com - Jimmie Tramel - Tulsa hosting Music Cities Convention in November 2022
Tulsa hosting Music Cities Convention in November 2022
Tulsa World

Global policymakers, music industry professionals, academics, brands and city leaders meet in Tulsa Nov. 2-5, 2022, for the 11th Music Cities Convention, described in a news release as the largest and most extensive gathering on the topic of music…

variety.com - Jem Aswad - Music Industry Moves: Laura Haber Launches Little Lion Management; Lara Fox Joins AEG Global
Music Industry Moves: Laura Haber Launches Little Lion Management; Lara Fox Joins AEG Global
Variety

Veteran artist manager Laura Haber has announced the launch of Little Lion Management, which sees her continuing to work with longtime clients First Aid Kit, Tove Lo, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The firm is “focused on a holistic, bespoke, and…

onlymelbourne.com.au - Come Together - The Music Of The Beatles
Come Together - The Music Of The Beatles
Melbourne

Returning to Rochford Concert Lounge this Saturday night! A fantastic night of classic Beatles hits by one of Melbournes leading interpreters of the Fab Four featuring Phil Smith, Gary Young, Cres Crisp and Nigel Davis. Here Comes The Sun, Let It…

ghanamma.com - ghanamma - The music industry is growing - Captain Planet
The music industry is growing - Captain Planet
Ghanamma.com

Entertainment of Saturday, 23 October 2021 Ghanaian afro beats singer and rapper Jeffery Sylvanus Dodji popularly known as Captain Planet in entertainment circles has mentioned that the Ghanaian music industry is growing. Speaking in an interview…

billboard.com - Leila Cobo - Why Regional Mexican Music's Biggest Stars Are Independent
Why Regional Mexican Music's Biggest Stars Are Independent
Billboard

This story is part of Billboard 's third annual package spotlighting the trends defining the independent music business. Within latin music, sales of regional Mexican repertoire as of Sept. 30 (including video streams) may still fall behind pop and…

abc.net.au - Al Newstead - Remi Wolf: Keeping music weird on her chaotic but supremely likeable debut album
Remi Wolf: Keeping music weird on her chaotic but supremely likeable debut album
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

You're going to struggle to find another record this year as wonderfully weird as Remi Wolf's impressive debut album Juno. Choose your one-of-a-kind moment: It name checks Conor McGregor and Robert DeNiro, there's an ode to Red Hot Chili Peppers…

billboard.com - Mia Nazareno - 3 HBCU Alums to Be Honored at 2021 ASCAP Women Behind the Music Event
3 HBCU Alums to Be Honored at 2021 ASCAP Women Behind the Music Event
Billboard

Motown's Jamila Thomas, Columbia's Phylicia Fant, and entertainment attorney Alicia Ferriabough Taylor, Esq. will be honored at ASCAP's 2021 Women Behind the Music event, which is set to take place on Wednesday (Oct. 27). In an event titled 'Women…

forbesindia.com - AFPRelaxnews - How music helped the world through the pandemic
How music helped the world through the pandemic
ForbesIndia

Time spent listening to music each week is 18 hours and 24 minutes, or the equivalent of 368 three-minute tracks. Music has never brought us more comfort than in these difficult times. A new study from the International Federation of the…

ndtv.com - Dolby X NDTV - Experience Dolby With Gadgets 360: Turn Your Smartphone Into a Music Streaming Powerhouse
Experience Dolby With Gadgets 360: Turn Your Smartphone Into a Music Streaming Powerhouse
NDTV

Good audio on your smartphone can make a huge difference in everything you do — whether that's playing a video game, watching a movie or a show, or listening to music or podcasts. And we're not the only ones to think so either — a…

247sports.com - Steve Robertson - BONEYARD: Bulldogs roll in the Music City
BONEYARD: Bulldogs roll in the Music City
247Sports

Mississippi State took another important step toward bowl eligibility on Saturday with a 45-6 shelling of Vanderbilt. Now 4-3, the Bulldogs need just two more wins to put themselves in a post season position. State has FCS opponent Tennessee State…

nytimes.com - Sam Jones - Madagascar's Got Talent: Lemurs That Sing With Rhythm
Madagascar's Got Talent: Lemurs That Sing With Rhythm
The New York Times

Our distant primate relative, the Indi indri, is a critically endangered species of lemur found only in Madagascar. These black-and-white primates are the weight of a small dog and look like a cross between a cat and a koala. And they sound…

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