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Spotify takes aim at DJs, adds gapless playback and crossfade features

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European music streaming service has delivered an update to its platform that will allow users to take advantage of new gapless playback and crossfade features, ensuring that users can listen to tracks without silence between them. The update will be a welcome boost to fans of electronic and classical music...
Spotify takes aim at DJs, adds gapless playback and crossfade features

Bob Chilcott: The Seeds of Stars - review

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NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Choir/Chilcott(Signum Classics)Britain's Bob Chilcott has become a truly international figure in choral music in recent years, as this disc richly testifies, with 18 typically graceful and arresting pieces written for choirs in the Czech Republic, the US, Japan, Newfoundland and Germany, sung with warmth and commitment by...
Bob Chilcott: The Seeds of Stars - review

Welsh Radio Station Forced To Play Classical Music, English Songs After Royalty Talks Stall

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Another battle between artists' representatives and an outlet for these same artists to be heard has resulted in... one less place for these artists to be heard. Radio Cymru, the Welsh arm of BBC Radio, has cut its broadcast day by two hours and drastically altered its playlist after losing...
Welsh Radio Station Forced To Play Classical Music, English Songs After Royalty Talks Stall
Play this: 'Ludwig Von Beatdown' brings the joy of 'Johann Sebastian Joust' to your browser

Why we're watching... Rachel Zeffira

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The 29-year-old musician who plays all the instruments on her debut solo album and produced it herselfI've seen her before, but I can't place her. You know her from Cat's Eyes.I do? Yes, you know, that gothy-pop duo with Faris Badwan, lead singer of the Horrors. They made one of...
Why we're watching... Rachel Zeffira

Awesome piece about classical music and audience interaction http://bit.ly/cjfmKE via @gnat

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Awesome piece about classical music and audience interaction http://bit.ly/cjfmKE via @gnat

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

There. Counting this for the stringed instrument meme because pianos are typically stringed instruments. Even though mine is not. And I only do classical music, so that's what you get. Mozart's Fantasia in D Minor.

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There. Counting this for the stringed instrument meme because pianos are typically stringed instruments. Even though mine is not. And I only do classical music, so that's what you get. Mozart's Fantasia in D Minor.

Spotify welcomes new apps from Warner, Def Jam, Matador, more

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So, now that Rdio's got itself a fancy redesign, it's time for Spotify to fire back, right? The Swedish streaming service announced a new round of third-party apps, including selections from some big industry names, like Warner, Def Jam, Domino and Matador Records. The list also includes Classify, an...
Spotify welcomes new apps from Warner, Def Jam, Matador, more

Greatest and filthiest Muppet mashups

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Here's a collection of ten inappropriate and wonderful Muppet mashups -- I'm very fond of this Muppet Treasure Island/Sex Pistols "Frigging in the Rigging" mashup. Top 10 Muppet Mashups/Re-Cuts (Thanks, Brian!) Previously:djBC's Muppet mashups Muppetry of the Penis: Muppet-themed mashups Classical music performed by the Muppets: Ode to Beeker...
Greatest and filthiest Muppet mashups

Today's Scuttlebot: MySpace Reinvented Again, and Nothing Major

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Thursday, selections include the new MySpace, an online destination on visual culture and the perfect classical music app....
Today's Scuttlebot: MySpace Reinvented Again, and Nothing Major

Microbial music: Using sound to represent data from the deep blue sea

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Science and music, many would say opposite sides of the same coin. Unless you're DOE biologist Peter Larsen at the Argonne National Laboratory, who would probably argue your legal tender has been double-headed all along. While Larsen is more likely to be studying the intricacies of microbes than Miles...
Microbial music: Using sound to represent data from the deep blue sea

Burson Headphone Amp Review

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Burson Headphone Amp Review is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedI am by no means an audiophile. My ears don’t always even work properly. So, when Burson sent along the HA-160 Headamp to review, I knew that...
Burson Headphone Amp Review
Sonos Playbar: The best sound bar speaker yet -- but it'll cost you (review)
The very long tail - how magazines could make their archives sing

CONCERT REVIEW Copland conductorless, and Stravinsky interrupted

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By Shelley AckermanSTAFF WRITER With all of the drama and lack of a permanent conductor at the BSO, the orchestra found an opportunity to do something completely out of the ordinary for their concert series from January 21–24. The entire first half of the program consisted of different sections of...
CONCERT REVIEW Copland conductorless, and Stravinsky interrupted

Don't like classical music? You are wrong, and let these videos explain why

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While I can rub along with pretty much anyone, there is a stigma among folks my age that classical music is stuffy, sad, old-timey or generally unlistenalbe. Wrong! Classical tunes underpin the music you love. If you want to understand the basis for the opening of Metallica’s Master of Puppets,...
Don't like classical music? You are wrong, and let these videos explain why
Semantic analysis without the metadata: How Synapsify finds music in texts

The world’s hottest digital markets: a music map

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Record labels’ new-found enthusiasm for ending their iTunes dependence has created an opportunity for new digital music services. I picture the market like a game of Risk. Every week, the likes of Spotify, Rdio and Deezer are racing in to new countries with a new model — unlimited subscription access to...
The world’s hottest digital markets: a music map
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