Coldplay Blasting to U.K. Top 10 With ‘Higher Power’

Expect “Higher Power” to enjoy a bump following Chris Martin and Co.’s performance of the song Sunday (May 9) on American Idol, and again at the top of the 2021 Brit Awards this Tuesday (May 11). At the summit of the chart blast is current No. 1 “Body,” by Tion Wayne & Russ Millions. Last Friday, the single lifted 4-1 to […]

How Operas Are Going Green

The coronavirus pandemic has challenged day-to-day norms in the opera industry. But while addressing those challenges, some houses have found new ways to tackle another crisis with potentially broader implications: climate change. One of them is La Scala, in Milan, which will install solar panels on the roof of its new office tower in December 2022 while further digitizing operations […]

Pearl Jam Have Launched a Huge Online Archive of Their Live Shows

Pearl Jam have launched a website featuring recordings from 186 of the veteran Seattle rockers’ live performances throughout the years, containing over 5,000 individual tracks. Recordings have been collected from nearly a decade and a half of the band’s shows, running between 2000 and 2014, and are accessible via the Deep hub on the band’s official site.Within the trove there […]

Royal Blood Splashes at No. 1 In U.K. With ‘Typhoons’

The Brighton pair lead a Top 10 crammed with new releases. Merseyside act The Coral snag a sixth Top 10 LP and highest-chart position in 18 years with Coral Island (Run On), new at No. 2. Mick Fleetwood & Friends’ live tribute Celebrating The Music of Peter Green (BMG) debuts at No. 3, just ahead of British singer Birdy, whose […]

Philharmonic Rethinks Significance of Bandwagon Concerts

There are no seats at the moment in David Geffen Hall, the New York Philharmonic’s home at Lincoln Center. There is no lobby, no stage, no stairs. The theater — currently in the midst of a long-delayed renovation — is a raw shell of concrete and steel; the only music within it, the shouts of workers and the deafening screech […]