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ATTILA Releases Music Video For Brand New Single “Clarity” – WATCH
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ATTILA Releases Music Video For Brand New Single “Clarity” – WATCH

ATTILA shared a brand new single called “Clarity” on March 19, giving fans the first taste of new music since the release of their single “Cancelled.” Both songs are set to appear on their yet-to-be announced ninth studio album, which the band continues to work on and will serve as the follow-up to their 2019 album, Villian. “Clarity / Just make it make sense to me. / Clarity / I know I’m good enough. Know I’m more than good enough / I’m not who I want to be / But I’m good enough to make you feel complete / All the things you hate about me, make me too good for you,” Attila frontman Fronz sings during the chorus of the track. Produced by Andrew Wade, the track is about “a toxic environment and emerging with a new sense of self worth.” The band continued to explain, “Ap...
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The Musical Human by Michael Spitzer review – a wide-ranging global history of music | Books

Music has been a lifeline during this year of Covid, but we haven’t all dabbled in drumming or taken up the trombone. Instead we’ve sparked up Spotify, soundtracking our constricted lives with a mood-changing playlist of uplifting beats or chill-out classical. This surge in listening has been little comfort to professional musicians, struggling while live venues are shuttered. Lockdown has boosted streaming by 22%, but with digital distributors keeping the lion’s share of the proceeds, some artists have found themselves delivering takeaways and stacking shelves. As Michael Spitzer points out, this shift towards isolated listening is only the latest stage in a transition from active participation ...
WATCH: Anthony Ramos’ New Music Video ‘Say Less,’ Featuring In the Heights Co-Star Melissa Barrera
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WATCH: Anthony Ramos’ New Music Video ‘Say Less,’ Featuring In the Heights Co-Star Melissa Barrera

Anthony Ramos, soon to be on big (and small) screens in the upcoming In the Heights movie, has released a new single, "Say Less." The song is written and performed by Ramos, with his In the Heights co-star Melissa Barrera joining him on screen for the music video; watch above.Ramos' career has quickly taken off after creating the roles of John Laurens and Philip Hamilton in the original Broadway cast of Hamilton in 2015. He's been seen on screen in films including A Star is Born, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and Trolls World Tour, and released albums in 2018 and 2019.Ramos stars as Usnavi in the upcoming In the Heights film adaptation, hitting theatres and HBO Max June 11, alongside Barrera as Vanessa. He is also reportedly in final...
Tencent Music Entertainment Group Launches Charity Album “Stars and Wishes” on World Autism Awareness Day
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Tencent Music Entertainment Group Launches Charity Album “Stars and Wishes” on World Autism Awareness Day

In China, children with autism are commonly referred to as "children of the stars". In the album "Stars and Wishes", Chen Linong uses music to give an encouraging voice to autistic children, with the warm lyrics in the song "Ten Thousand Sparkles": "We will guard the love in our hearts, and radiate warmth every minute. Lighting up a colorful life for you and accompanying you, getting through this together."  Universal Music Group, the music publishing company under which Chen Linong is signed, will publish and promote this single worldwide. "I believe that music has the power to heal hearts," said Chen Linong. "I am pleased to join TME's charity project and work with talented children, leveraging music to contribute to social welfare. Autism requires long-term rehabilitation, and thus...
Music Industry Exec Lawsuit Dismissed
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Music Industry Exec Lawsuit Dismissed

In Todd Moscowitz v. Theory Entertainment LLC (C.A. No. 2019-0780-MTZ), the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (the “Court”)  narrowed the claims in a lawsuit challenging the buyout of a music industry executive’s ownership interest in a record label he co-founded. Todd Moscowitz, a music industry executive (“Moscowitz”) co-founded Theory Entertainment LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Company”) with an initial investment of $500,000 in exchange for 25% of the Compan...
Your Ultimate Guide to Live Outdoor Music in the St. Cloud Area
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Your Ultimate Guide to Live Outdoor Music in the St. Cloud Area

UNDATED -- After a very quiet year last year, music venues, bar patios, and other outdoor spaces are planning to once again have a full season of outdoor live music.Here's a look at where you can go to watch some live entertainment this year while enjoying the great outdoors at the same time.SUNDAY-- Music in the Gardens.  Every other Sunday, June 13th through August 22nd-- Ultimate Sports Bar & Grill.  4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. May through the fall WEDNESDAY-- Summertime By George.  Every week starting on June 9th-- Wood Fired Wednesdays.  Every week starting on May 19th through September 8th-- Ultimate Sports Bar & Grill. 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. May through the fallTHURSDAY-- Sauk Rapids Park.  Every week starting on July 1st through September 2nd-- Green Mill.  6:00 p.m. until 9:...
New Music Series in Bellevue to Debut in April, Streaming and Outdoors
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New Music Series in Bellevue to Debut in April, Streaming and Outdoors

The new music series is making its debut in Bellevue. Bellevue Beats Music Series is happening from April 7 through October 27. Bellevue Downtown Association is reigniting Downtown’s music scene with a free concert every Wednesday. Shows begin steaming on Wednesdays in April, and transition to outdoor in-person in July for Summer Sessions. Some of the local artists performing during the music series include Brian Butler, Allison Presinger, Debbie Miller, Tomo Nakayama, and Adrian Xavier. The venues will be located at Brio Apartments, The Bellevue Collection, Common Wealth, Kilroy, and The Spring District. All performances are done by local artists in the Bellevue and Seattle area. To stream concerts, visit the website. For more information, visit Bellevue Downto...
Works by musicians with UAB ties featured in Birmingham Art Music Alliance project – News
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Works by musicians with UAB ties featured in Birmingham Art Music Alliance project – News

The double CD “Alabama String Quartets” features original music by composers living in Alabama — including Matthew Scott Phillips, Brian Moon, Chris Steele and Monroe Golden — performed by Amernet String Quartet. A new musical project spotlights original music by Alabama composers, and features musicians including University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty and alumni. “Alabama String Quartets” is a two-CD set of music composed for chamber music’s most “classical” of sub-genres, the string quartet, and its expression in the hands of living composers from the Deep South. The music is recorded by the acclaimed Amernet String Quartet; the album is presented by the Birmingham Art Music Alliance. Each piece is an original work by a composer living in the state of Alabama, “which ...
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School of Music tuba professor named inaugural David P. Stone Chair

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Velvet Brown, professor of music in tuba and associate director for equity, diversity and inclusion in the School of Music, has been named the inaugural David P. Stone Chair in the School of Music, an endowed position created through an estate gift from the late Penn State alumnus and donor to attract and retain world-class faculty. “My School of Music colleagues and I are thrilled to receive the David P. Stone Chair and that the first recipient is to be Professor Brown,” said David Frego, director of the School of Music. “Velvet is a true global artist and educator. Her five-year plan for the use of the proceeds from the endowed chair will enhance the mission of the school and the college.” Brown, who joined the Penn State faculty in 2003, enjo...
National Aviary to benefit from virtual country music concert ‘All Together For Animals’
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National Aviary to benefit from virtual country music concert ‘All Together For Animals’

TribLIVE's Daily and Weekly email newsletters deliver the news you want and information you need, right to your inbox. A national music event on Wednesday evening will benefit the National Aviary on Pittsburgh’s North Side. “All Together For Animals,” a virtual concert, will help members of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, a non-profit that collaborates with zoos and aquariums in conservation, education, science and recreation. The Aviary is one of more than 240 facilites represented by AZA. Singer-songwriter Brad Paisley, who grew up near Wheeling, W.Va., will perform, along with Old Dominion, Ashley McBryde, Wynonna Judd, Riley Green, Jessie James Decker and Shy Carter. The event is at 8 p.m. on Wednesday. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased here. Half of ticket s...
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