How do music festivals adapt to a pandemic? They Fest in Place, of course thumbnail

How do music festivals adapt to a pandemic? They Fest in Place, of course

Might beat car camping at Bonnaroo — WWOZ—one of the best US community radio stations—charts a temp path for festivals. Nathan Mattise – Sep 18, 2020 10:45 am UTC Ben Gibbard, I salute you for doing an at-home live-streamed concert every week from March through May as we all adjusted to the quarantimes.Like so many…

Amazon Song rolls out free podcasts, taking on Spotify thumbnail

Amazon Song rolls out free podcasts, taking on Spotify

DJ Khaled, Becky G, Will Smith and more are slated to produce exclusive Amazon Music podcasts. Amazon Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Taking aim at Spotify’s growing podcast empire, Amazon Music just unleashed its own flood of free podcasts, including upcoming and exclusive…

Apple Music may give a free upgrade to Apple One subscription bundle, report says thumbnail

Apple Music may give a free upgrade to Apple One subscription bundle, report says

Apple Music is the company’s subscription streaming music service, a rival to Spotify.  Angela Lang/CNET This story is part of Apple Event, our full coverage of the latest news from Apple headquarters. Apple One — a reported bundle of Apple subscription services that the gadget maker may be readying ahead of its Tuesday event — may become available…

This music video was shot entirely in Animal Crossing, and it’s great thumbnail

This music video was shot entirely in Animal Crossing, and it’s great

If you can host a popular talk show in Animal Crossing, why not stage an official music video there? Particularly when, as you’ll see in Sylvan Esso’s official “Ferris Wheel” music video, the results are excellent. It’s a delightful shot of summery goodness, even if it’s a little on the nose here and there. Don’t…

New Music for Summer 2020 thumbnail

New Music for Summer 2020

The band Puss N Boots, made up of singer-songwriters Sasha Dobson, Cat Popper, and Norah Jones.Photography by Danny ClinchIf you like Kacey Musgraves, you’ll love Brandy Clark She’s been the songwriter behind Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert and was nominated for a Best New Artist Grammy in 2015, so why is Clark’s time now? Because hers…

'Music helps us through all things': Metallica rocks virtual concert at drive-in theaters thumbnail

‘Music helps us through all things’: Metallica rocks virtual concert at drive-in theaters

Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY Published 6:02 a.m. ET Aug. 30, 2020 | Updated 9:40 a.m. ET Aug. 30, 2020CLOSE James Hetfield, 56, has been open about his addiction and alcoholism. His struggles were detailed in the 2004 documentary film “Metallica: Some Kind of Monster,” where Hetfield left the band to enter rehab in 2001. USA…