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  1. News - World - MUSIC

    Twenty years after his death, Kurt Cobain’s hometown keeps rocker’s legacy alive

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:14pm by AFP

    ... of Cobain's early death "is the sense of potential unfulfilled," she said. Cobain formed Nirvana in 1987 with bassist Krist Novoselic while at school in Aberdeen. Dave Grohl later joined ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Budding young composers develop creativity through music

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 12:13pm by Stephanie Lo

    ... Stephanie Lo What kind of music are young children likely to create? Junior Original Concert, an annual event organised by the Yamaha Music Foundation, provides a glimpse of their range. ... a week ago, co-organised by the Tom Lee Music Foundation. “[The JOC] is such a wonderful opportunity because you don’t see many chances being given to young composers – or any composers actually. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Asia fans to feel The xx factor

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 04:56pm by AFP

    ... and Oliver Sim, who started the band as a duo when they were 15-year-old school mates in London, and Jamie Smith – don’t exactly crave the spotlight. Their black-clad, statuesque stage presence led ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Sweet highs of a rap empire

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 05:04pm by Stephanie Akin

    ... and cocoa skin, was already a minor celebrity. She started her recording career while still a student at Washington Irving High School and topped the charts in the late 1950s with her guitar teacher ... School, to help her find some rappers. The mother-and-son team then drove around Englewood in her Buick recruiting Joe Jnr’s friends. They plucked Henry Jackson (later known as Big Bank Hank) from ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    The Clash: still selling records

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Michael Hann The Clash were one of the most successful English punk bands, and 36 years after their first release are putting out two new compilations, writes Michael Hann Hitsville UK Influential 1970s English punk band The Clash are preparing to release a pair of compilations at the end of summer. That a new Clash compilation and box set- the sixth and the third, respectively- can ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    The return of Disco

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... with dubstep and grime. "I can see it driving that uptempo disco sound to the forefront." Lennon is glad disco is finally being vindicated. "I see people I went to school with who used ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Eclectic shock: five of the best new Asian bands

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Clasper

    ... you to try. Last year the high-school students released a nine-track LP called Shanghai Void that sounded somewhere between Joy Division, Vatican Shadow, Nirvana and Jack Kerouac- all crunched ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    The Rite stuff: Igor Stravinsky

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... Composers from the 20th century, particularly those from the new classical school, had yet to get the official green light. Yet against all odds, The Rite found its way to the Chinese capital. ... by an orchestra who were mostly unfamiliar with it," recalls Benedict Cruft, then the Phil's associate concertmaster and now the dean of the Hong Kong Academy of the Performing Arts' school ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Jing Wang leads Hong Kong Philharmonic

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... Juilliard School in New York. Michael MacLeod, the orchestra's chief executive, says the direct appointment of a concertmaster without audition or involvement of orchestra members is within ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - MUSIC

    Alive and kicking in Roundworld

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... and be a bigot Terry Pratchett Despite his mother's pushiness, he underperformed at school. "I couldn't get on with the headmaster, and he couldn't get on with me." He is thankful, however, that he fell out with the head. It made him leave school at 17 to become a journalist on the Bucks Free Press, the perfect apprenticeship for a would-be writer. "Local ...




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