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U.S. Supreme Court declines plea of ban on religious music at N.J. schools

“Silent Night" and other religious songs will remain off the program at holiday concerts in South Orange-Maplewood schools after the U.S. Supreme Court declined today to take up a plea of the district’s ban on celebratory religious music. The nation’s … Continue reading

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Bamboo Instrument Keeps Tradition Alive

After school every day, some 50 Indonesian children and teenagers between the ages of three and 17 meet at this workshop. They train themselves and play a traditional bamboo musical instrument called the angklung. It started out with just a … Continue reading

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Apple changes tune on music downloads

APPLE is allegedly talking with the major record labels about a subscription music service that would give customers unlimited access to songs for a monthly fee. Apple iTunes boss Eddy Cue was on the phone with music executives recently trying … Continue reading

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How trendy variants to the regular string quartet

Classical Quartet Traditional Quartet comprises flute, violin, viola and cello. The alternative of the first violin with a flute creates a lighter tone to the band as woodwind instruments do. The sound of the flute can also travel additional thus … Continue reading

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Taylor Swift Mine Music Video Teaser

Taylor Swift Mine Music Video Teaser – Taylor Swift will go throughout the ups and downs of a relationship with Toby Hemingway in her new music video for her single “Mine.” She has teased fans with shots from the video, … Continue reading

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MTV Unveils Music Meter: A Hot 100 for the Social Media Age

Today, MTV launches its Music Meter, a new artist ranking service aimed at turn over traditional music charts. Rather than simply track CD sales (who buy those anymore?) and radio airplay, Music Meter ranks the top 100 artists bubbling up … Continue reading

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MGMT to winner the Future Music Festival

New Yorkers MGMT are set to winner the Future Music Festival with their psychedelic sound. By Craig Mathieson. Most days now, it’s far easier to be in MGMT. The panic-stricken highs and unforeseen lows of 2008, when the New York … Continue reading

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Jeremy Camp to star in new web series

Award winning entertainment company, Paulist Productions, is pleased to announce its new venture in the rapidly expanding world of internet television with the brand new web series, Tyler’s Ride. Acclaimed Christian singer, Jeremy Camp joins the cast in his acting … Continue reading

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Family Force 5 New EP “Dance or Die&quot

On the brink of a highly anticipated sophomore release, Family Force 5 revs up with brand new material on iTunes, including both a three-song EP Dance or Die available this coming June 3rd, as well as Blingin’ Blogs Volume 1, … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga rules MTV Video Music Awards 2010

Washington, (ANI): Pop star Lady Gaga took the MTV Video Music Awards by storm as she won in eight of the 14 categories in this year’s event. The categories in which Gaga took the moon man home are Video of … Continue reading

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Toronto’s Marian Cheney awarded music teacher of the year

Toronto citizen Marian Cheney has received the teacher of the year award from MusiCounts, a musical education charity. For the past 20 years, Cheney has taught at Queen Victoria Public School in the Parkdale neighbourhood in Toronto’s west end. Her … Continue reading

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Barlowgirl to launch “Million Voices” Fall tour

Fervent Records’ sister rock trio BarlowGirl is excited to announce their Million Voices fall headlining tour with fellow Christian artists Jimmy Needham and Brooke Barrettsmith. Starting in Texas on September 10, the tour will run through mid-November and focus on … Continue reading

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Sound Spectrum G-Force with Music visualizes

Music visualizes have long been with us in well-known products such as Windows Media Player or Winamp, more newly these have also found there way onto phone, mp3 players and other such devices. G-Force provides the vital elements for visuals … Continue reading

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Sanctus Real lead singer Matt Hammitt to release solo album

Multiple GRAMMY-nominated, Dove Award winning Sanctus Real lead vocalist Matt Hammitt announces the release of his first solo album, Every Falling Tear, on Sparrow Records Sept. 13. Organically sparked by the rich joy and pain of life over the last … Continue reading

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Update on: Red involved in serious car accident

Rock band Red was involved in a serious vehicle accident Tuesday, November 27, 2007, at approximately 6:30 AM CT. The band was heading west on Interstate 24, less than 20 miles from Nashville, Tenn., returning home from a concert in Hilton Head … Continue reading

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A Music hallway rock to Its Own Beat

There is regularly a moment early in any concert at Barge music when even spectators who have spent many evenings inquiry music in this transformed coffee barge find themselves speculate why they couldn’t have found amazing to do on dry … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN HOLLYWOOD The New Album 2010

Captain Hollywood (Tony Harrison) called The Pioneer Of Eurodance will release a Greatest Hits Album on 12 May 2010. He will be a special guest on the DJ Bobo Fantasy Tour where he wil announce and present his new album. … Continue reading

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Lori Peters parts ways with Skillet

According to a recent blog entry at Skillet’s MySpace page, lead singer John Cooper reports that longtime drummer Lori Peters has recently left the band on good terms. Here’s John’s report: Hey Panheads! We are out on tour bringing the … Continue reading

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Google plans to launch music service: Report‎

The Wall Street Journal reported that Google Inc is planning to launch an online music downloading service tied to its search engine a move that would pit it against Apple Inc and its popular iTunes site. Google’s plans are still … Continue reading

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Pillar bassist Michael “Kalel” Wittig leaving group

Longtime bassist for Grammy nominated and Dove Award winning hard rock band Pillar, Michael “Kalel” Wittig recently announced that he will leave the group to pursue other opportunities. Among his new ventures are artist management/marketing/consulting company JMA Music, and Stars … Continue reading

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Delirious Breaking up in 2009

Delirious has announced on their website that they will be breaking up in 2009. According to the press release the decision came about because of Martin Smith’s desire to be released from the band to pursue other interests and spend … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Mat Kearney Part 1

Part 1 of a series in which Mat Kearney talks about the making of his new album City of Black & White.

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Michael Tait to join Newsboys!

After 22 years and more than 2000 shows, newsboys frontman Peter Furler will no longer front the band in concert. Michael Tait will be touring with the band as lead singer with Peter making special appearances throughout the year. Peter … Continue reading

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