Through epigram music 2022 promises to be a huge year for music; Building on the successes of 2021, there are plenty of up-and-coming artists to get excited about this year. Now that it’s February and we’ve had time to reflect on the chaotic music industry of 2021, we’re proud toRead More →

Music is a mood influencer like no other. From cold to thrilling, every occasion has a melody. Today we are looking for relaxing music. Welcome, music lovers. Feel stressed? Me too. Take a few deep breaths and relax – you’ve come to the right place. Today we’re going to replaceRead More →

With each passing year, the music continues to change and discover new sounds. 2021 has been no different, and artists continue to leverage popular social media platforms to their advantage, including the trendy app TikTok. A long list of artists has made waves over the 12 months, but these 10Read More →

Award-winning South African musical artist Rhandzu Lucretia US-based singer-songwriter and producer Will Diehl in concert Award-winning South African musical artist Rhandzu Lucretia South African and American musical artists meet for a virtual collaboration between World, Pop, Jazz – Xitsonga and English – for songwriting during the pandemic. Working remotely withRead More →

‘Blueprint’: Piano music by Nikolai Kapustin for Jazz Trio Frank Dupree, piano; Jakob Krupp, bass; Obi Jenne, drums (Capriccio) When I reviewed pianist Frank Dupree’s debut album of works by Nikolai Kapustin last year, Dupree previewed things to come. For his follow-up engagement with Kapustin, a Russian swing-influenced composer, DupreeRead More →

Photography: Brent McKeever PinkPanther PinkPantheress (who just won the prestigious BBC Sound of 2022 award) was still living in her freshman halls at UAL when her songs started exploding on TikTok. Surrounded by a general sense of mystery (she only recently showed her face in photos and has yet toRead More →

2022 is the year when Uganda’s entertainment industry fully reopens after nearly two years of lockdown. The expectation is high that it will be a year filled with bangers as artists return to the booth with some of them lining up music albums. MBU takes a look at the artistsRead More →

In a year where the music industry has been pretty inactive, a few musicians have shared their unique talents through exciting music albums. We take a look at the top 5 Ugandan music albums released this year! State the facts, 2021 has been a musically stale year. Other than aRead More →

There is no doubt that these are the best collections (including EPs) delivered in 2021 by Ghanaian artists. KiDi released the album ‘Golden Boy’ on June 23, 2021. The 14-track album preceded extensive promotion in anticipation of the album. The “Golden Boy” album is one of the best albums releasedRead More →

Meetings are always at the heart of music. Sometimes taking place between individuals or groups, and sometimes entire nations, it is through contact with humans that we learn to play and listen. We combine old ideas; new ones are emerging. Just about anything registered for the commercial market today couldRead More →

Photography: Lauren Engel, Atypikal Creative, Jim & Idle Cook of Cookhouse Media, Mark Nesbitt, Alex Kurunis; Graphics: Matthieu Cavallini November may seem a little premature to announce our list of albums of the year, but in the vein of short stays in Cambridge, we are announcing our favorites a bitRead More →

‘Amata slab Tenebre’ Anna Netrebko, soprano; Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala; Riccardo Chailly, conductor (Deutsche Grammophon) Soprano Anna Netrebko has always been more satisfying in person – her voice blossoms in the vast space of an opera – than on recordings, where her ultra-wide vibrato seems, in close-up, lessRead More →

Perhaps it was inevitable that Spotify and Shopify – with their similar sounding nicknames – would eventually join forces. Spotify on Wednesday announced a new partnership with e-commerce provider Shopify to allow artists to list merchandise directly on their profiles on the audio streaming giant’s platform. Any artist around theRead More →

Perhaps it was inevitable that Spotify and Shopify – with their similar sounding nicknames – would eventually join forces. Spotify announced a new partnership with e-commerce provider Shopify on Wednesday to allow artists to list merchandise directly on their profiles on the audio streaming giant’s platform. Any artist around theRead More →

SINGAPORE – With the pandemic affecting their shows and plans overseas, musicians in Singapore have turned to writing new songs and recording albums over the past year. Veteran singer-songwriter Ramli Sarip’s new album is his first to be released in Singapore since the mid-1980s, while the latest album from independentRead More →

We know how important it is to expose children to music from an early age. Plus, there are so many amazing children’s music artists who help kids grow in their early development. As we try to diversify our children’s media input, consider including more musicians representing BIPOC in their dailyRead More →

Chance the rapper, The big daySabrina Charpentier, Singular act IIBanks, IIIWillow, willow Welcome to Sound On, where we’ll highlight the albums and songs you should know each month, from hits that landed to tracks you might have missed. We’ll even tell you what moods each album conjures up, so youRead More →

Through Chris Jancelewicz, Globalnews.ca and Katie Scott, Globalnews.ca. May 1, 2018 10:10 AM There is so much talent in Canada, whether it’s comedy, acting, or… any art form, really. Over the past few decades, Canada has truly emerged as a musical powerhouse; it’s amazing how many times a canadian musicianRead More →

Fall is less than two weeks away and with it comes an unprecedented wave of country music album releases. Typically, the months leading up to the holiday season are popular for new albums, but never has that been truer than this year. By December, nearly 30 country albums have releaseRead More →

Think folk music and you think of acoustic guitars, singing with your finger in your ear, and sad, tragic stories of failed romance, all washed down with a mug of real ale. However, there is much more to it. From Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl ballad in the 1940s to theRead More →