Warner Music Group Marketing Veteran Beth Appleton to Depart

Appleton has worked in the music industry for 25 years, starting with EMI in London and transferring to Australia for the first time in 2000. She returned to the U.K. to work for Richard Branson’s V2 label and Universal Music before joining Warner Music Australia in 2011, in the role as director of marketing. An honoree in Billboard’s Women In […]

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Choral Music

In the past, we’ve chosen the five minutes or so we would play to make our friends fall in love with classical music, the piano, opera, the cello, Mozart, 21st-century composers, the violin, Baroque music, sopranos, Beethoven, the flute, string quartets, tenors and Brahms. Now we want to convince those curious friends to love choral music — the gorgeous sound […]

John Oliver Called Joe Rogan “A Fucking Moron” For Spreading COVID-19 Misinformation

John Oliver has spared no feelings on Joe Rogan, calling the podcast host “a fucking moron” for spreading COVID-19 misinformation on his hugely successful podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience. Last month, on the podcast, Rogan caused up huge controversy when giving his thoughts on who should be getting the COVID-19 vaccine. “If you’re like 21 years old, and you say to […]

Republican Lawmaker Block Vote to Honor TJ Osborne

That was, until Jeremy Faison used his power as the Chair of the House Republican Caucus to block the resolution. Faison gave only a curious reason for his combative stance: “We have some concerns,” he told the floor. By doing so, Faison ensured the resolution won’t pass. That particular committee, notes the Tennessee Holler, is now closed for the year. […]

Dodie Can’t Resist Sharing. It’s Made Her Music Soar.

Dodie — the English songwriter Dorothy Miranda Clark — uploaded her first original song, “Rain,” to YouTube in 2011. “I’ve loved attention ever since I was a kid,” she said on a video call from her home in London. Connection has been a driving force in her life ever since. By the mid-2010s, Dodie (her childhood nickname) had secured a […]