The Life and Works of Lili Boulanger

Lili Boulanger

In 1913, Lili Boulanger became the first woman to win the coveted Prix de Rome, a composition prize previously won by the likes of Claude Debussy and Hector Berlioz. She died five years later at age twenty-four. Although her compositional…

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Flashback Review: Satan’s Rats – What A Bunch of Rodents

Satan's Rats - What A Bunch of Rodents

The story of Satan’s Rats begins in Evesham, Worcs, U.K. with four guys and some very average 1977 demos that sound like muffled, Saints-tinted classic rock. But What A Bunch of Rodents tacks these recordings of historical interest onto the…

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How Argentina’s Iconic Rock Band Soda Stereo Was Born

Soda Stereo rock band

Mention Buenos Aires and most will associate it with football and its gods, Evita Peron and Weber’s sketchy musical, and the stirring vision of 2 lone figures dancing tango. Very few would associate Buenos Aires as thriving with a national…

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Purposeful Songwriting: Critical Planning

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Writing a manual on songwriting is like writing a manual on love. The conflict between artistic passion and rational instructions is paradoxical; nobody can become a great songwriter by relying on a do-it-yourself guide. Indeed, some artists’ styles are such…

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Kanye West Releases New Track ‘Lift Yourself’

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A new release is coming from Kanye West. The track is titled “Lift Yourself” and the rapper shared it with fans on Twitter. It sounded like a new music, but actually looked like a joke track. The shared song starts…

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The Folk Music of Italy: Cradle of the Classics

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Italy has been famous for its great classical music since the Renaissance period of the sixteenth century. It is interesting to know that Italian folk music influenced classical pieces and classical pieces have influenced Italian folk music. The opera house…

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Overview Of Alice Cooper Albums In 1990s

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By the time the 1990s came around it had been quite a ride for Alice Cooper. He had started in the 1960s as the lead singer of a band called “Alice Cooper.” That group became stars and then he became…

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Katie Price Cancels Theatre Royal Brighton Show Citing Mum’s Illness

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The show of Katie Price scheduled at The Theatre Royal Brighton will be canceled and it has been confirmed from the Facebook page of the theatre’s rep. The representative wrote on the Facebook wall, “Unfortunately due to unforseen family circumstances…

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Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner Seeks Apology Over T-Shirt Design Controversy

Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner have lately sparked controversies over their T-shirts design featuring their own faces over images of cultural icons including Ozzy Osbourne, slain rappers Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G., Pink Floyd and The Doors. The pricey T-shirt…

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Nicki Minaj Announces To Be Most Awarded Female Rapper

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj confirms she is the queen of rap citing her awards. The Queens native said she is the most awarded female rapper in the history. Despite he wading into the feud between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, and beef…

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