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May 19: Tiger Lillies - The Devil’s Fairground

Yes, there was a wedding going on, and yes, I watched it on TV, like most other people. But in the evening, instead of going to a party, I went to Wilton’s Music Hall to see the Tiger Lillies performing songs from their new album. 93 more words


"Song for Duke"

I love “tribute songs” because they have such a direct and relevant meaning. “Song for Duke” by Judy Collins is one of the best “tribute songs” in my estimation, specifically because while Duke Ellington was never a significant component of my “music world”, the presentation here still created an emotional response over the loss.


Arctic Monkeys - 'Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino' Album Review

May the 11th marked a big day for Indie Rock fans all around the globe, with Arctic Monkeys new album ‘Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino’ being released – the sixth studio album, filled with very high expectations after the great success of 2013’s AM, which skyrocketed to number one in the worldwide album charts. 658 more words


The Production Project: Contextual Research and Market Analysis Task: Platforms and Audiences


Magazines that are considered to be tastemakers in the country music scene are Country Music Magazine (published once in every two months) who feature reviews, interviews and shine some light on new artists. 172 more words

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The Production Project: Contextual Research and Market Analysis Task: Labels, Scenes and Collectives

I’ve chosen to take a look at the grunge scene in Seattle between the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. Major acts associated with the Seattle grunge scene are Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Soundgarden, and the Melvins. 346 more words

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