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Girl power: How the fans whose tastes we've been most dismissive of may prove the most resilient

On Monday night, a terrorist bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, left 22 dead – including children (one as young as eight), and 59 injured. 1,036 more words


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10 Tracks From Prince’s Last 15 Years 

Pondering the underrated gems of the Purple One’s most overlooked era…

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This week the University Salford hosts it’s very own academic conference dedicated to the musician and artist, Prince Rogers Nelson.

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Pop Tunes for Marching Band

recommended by Ken T., Band Education Specialist

Starboy arr. Ishbah Cox, Grade 3-4
Recorded by The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk, here is an energetic stands tune that skillfully passes the melody from section to section. 274 more words

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thinkin bout you

it’s nearly the one year anniversary of the pulse nightclub shooting, and that alone is its own event to me and something i’ve written about extensively. 472 more words


TRACK REVIEW: 'Malibu' - Miley Cyrus

Four years after her notorious MTV Video Music Awards performance Miley Cyrus returns with a gloriously characterless new track ‘Malibu’.

Gone is the hideously brash nakedness and sexuality that has accompanied Cyrus since the release of 2013’s ‘Bangerz’ and in comes a dangerously dull throwback to 2009 ‘Party in the USA’ Cyrus without the massive chorus to back it up. 183 more words


51 Weeks: 51 Songs From The Past: Week 21: Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'

Technically, I’m not here. If you read last week’s post for this feature (which was all about summer holidays), you’ll know that I’m away this week and that there is somebody new in the driving seat of Hugh’s music time machine. 448 more words


Everything you need to know about K-POP! 

Hey everyone! So I’m guessing you watched The Billboard Music Awards last night and saw that BTS won Top Social Artist! I was so happy for them I hope this opens the door for more K-pop stars to come to the US! 290 more words

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