$10,000 Flute Left in Cab Nine Years Ago Is Finally Returned

Then, last month, Ms. Slyker, who still works at Howl at the Moon as a musical director and performer, woke up to see a message on her phone from Brannen Brothers, the makers of her lost flute. “Why would they be calling me?” she thought. A company representative had been contacted by a music store in Boston, where a man […]

Little Mix Recruit Saweetie For New Cut of ‘Confetti’

“Confetti” is the title track to the group’s sixth and latest album, which peaked at No. 2 on the Official U.K. Albums Chart last November. It’s the fourth single from the LP and the followup to “Sweet Melody,” which gave the trio their fifth U.K. No. 1 in January. They’ve led the national albums survey on one occasion, with 2016’s […]

Classical Music Podcasts Begin to Flourish, at Last

Classical music has been surprisingly slow to embrace podcasting, a medium ideally suited to illuminate its sounds and stories. But something changed in the last year, with live performances on hold because of the pandemic and the music industry belatedly exploring new platforms: Classical and opera podcasts have begun to flourish. Established ones have evolved; “Aria Code,” hosted by the […]

Yours & Owls Festival Organisers Say Industry Is Working in a “Lottery System” After 2021 Event

The organisers of Yours & Owls Festival have talked about the added stress that came with putting together this year’s event amid the coronavirus pandemic and resultant restrictions. The Wollongong festival successfully took place over the weekend with a lineup that included the likes of Tones and I, Hockey Dad and many more. Wth a COVID-safe plan that meant punters […]

Crab ‘Masked Singer’ Exit Interview

Robin Thicke was close, suggesting former New Edition member and solo star Johnny Gill or perhaps Ray Parker Jr., while Jenny McCarthy thought it might be Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav and Nicole Scherzinger ended up being wayyy off base with her suggestion that it was either Kanye West or Keith Sweat. Ken should have stuck with his initial guess […]