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‘One Love Manchester’

‘One Love Manchester’

The One Love Manchester concert was a unique event, in that the crowd had as much star presence as any of the formidable talents that took the stage. The warmth and fortitude of that community in the face of atrocity was caught by the cameras, to the credit of broadcaster BBC One. That an event of […]

Africa’s Legal Beat

Africa’s Legal Beat

Native drums have long been associated with Africa’s cultural roots, integral to the daily life and rituals of many communities. Its influence has spread worldwide, providing the launchpad for a multitude of music styles, among them jazz and rock and roll, all of which is widely recognized. Less known is the disruptive effect of colonial drumming […]

Rock Of Stages

Rock Of Stages

For nerds who love rock music, there are few careers as promising as engineering for a production sound firm. Clair Global is the largest, operating from headquarters in Lititz, PA, the company serves the needs of the live touring concert industry, festival and rehearsal clients, and broadcast and corporate projects. The company does everything from piano tuning […]

Interviewed by Paula in Billboard

Interviewed by Paula in Billboard

Conjuring faraway worlds and the forces of nature, composer Sarah Schachner’s evocative score for ‘Call of Duty Infinite Warfare’ will explode your idea of what videogame music sounds like. Click here to read the interview and listen to tracks.

David Bowie, Beat by Beat

David Bowie, Beat by Beat

By yardsticks like Dylan goes electric, David does disco was an unqualified hit, as seen on the Serious Moonlight tour, Philadelphia, July ’83. Flashy, buoyant and brash, it was somewhere between doo-wop and punk, and like all things Bowie, ahead of the beat.

Oasis Coming to a Screen Near You

Oasis Coming to a Screen Near You

Is there a screen big enough to contain the outsized egos of Brit rockers Noel and Liam Gallagher? We sure hope so! It’s hard to imagine a more amusing band: hair-obsessed as a Spinal Tapper, more argumentative than Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck. And their music? Sonic leaps in joyful bounds. Let’s just say, they are appropriately […]