The theme for this year’s Winnipeg New Music Festival is “Breaking New Ground” and from a musical stand point, that is exactly what will be seen and heard from February 6th to the 12th, 2010 in Winnipeg, Mani-toba Canada. The yearly festival includes what is to be an incredible live concert by composer & electric guitarist, Tim Brady, on the final evening. This unbelievable orchestral performance features Brady on electric guitar playing alongside the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and a jaw dropping 20-piece ensemble of electric guitarists…all on one stage!
All That Remains, Gemma Ray, Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs, Spinnerette, Illa J and State Radio are among the diverse mix of self-released and independent label talent named by Music Resource Group (MRG) today as Winners in The 9th annual Independent Music Awards (The IMAs), the influential awards program for independent bands and fans.
Juanes will receive the BMI President’s Award at the 17thannual BMI Latin Awards slated for March 4, 2010 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. Hosted by BMI President & CEO Del Bryant and BMI Assistant Vice President, Latin Music Delia Orjuela, the private, invitation-only ceremony will recognize the songwriters and publishers of the past year’s top BMI Latin songs played on American radio and television.
A new mp3 file format designed to help combat privacy? A new type of digital music file was unveiled on Friday that is being touted as the successor to the MP3 file. Dubbed MusicDNA, the files contain embedded additional content including lyrics, videos, news updates and album artwork.
Slip your iPhone inside this piece of gadgetry and start rockin'
Live Nation, Inc. and Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. today announced that they have reached agreements with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and with the Canadian Commissioner of Competition, clearing the way for the merger of the companies. Upon closing, the company will be renamed Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. to reflect the combination of Live Nation's concert promotions expertise with Ticketmaster's world-class ticketing solutions and artist relationships.
Born from a love of tone and a passion for innovation, Taylor Guitars has expanded the possibilities of guitar voicing in its new model, the Baritone 8-String. With a bold, fresh sound, the Baritone 8-String broadens the tonal spectrum, giving players a rich musical palette that promises to uncork new inspiration of musical harmony.
No longer reserved exclusively for the professional broadcaster, Holophone is now making its PortaMic 5.1 and PortaMic Pro camera-mountable surround microphones, both currently shipping, available to the M.I. market. Using the company’s patented design, both PortaMic models allow users to simply capture, from a single point source, a discrete surround recording during live performances, events and even in-studio surround sound tracks, providing a 3D immersive play-back
This year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive, Film and Music Festivals and Conferences offer unparalleled opportunities for personal and professional growth for global participants at the24th edition of the event to be held in Austin, Texas from March 12 through March 21, 2010.
OK GO posted an open letter about their inability to allow their videos to be embedded in blogs and on web sites. It's a good read. The label needs every penny!