Meet Three Labels Changing the Sound of Electronic Music in Thailand | Bandcamp Daily

Though a swift shutdown from late March through the end of July protected the country from a massive viral outbreak, COVID-19 nevertheless hit Thailand’s tourist-reliant economy hard. According to estimates, tourism accounts for up to 20% of the country’s GDP, and though many clubs and live music venues re-opened in August, the absence of international … Read more

Undiscovered, Notable, & Highly Addictive New Music Releases – 1/15/2021 – Country Music Chat & Sway

Who’s ready to head into the NEW YEAR with a weekend full of new music from country artists? Today, the country music scene was treated too many new releases including releases from artists like Tim McGraw, Tyler Hubbard, and Blake Shelton. In this special series, we are highlighting the catchiest, heartfelt, and replay worthy releases … Read more

Elvis Presley’s Graceland launches $100 VIP virtual tours of the music icon’s Memphis mansion | Daily Mail Online

Elvis Presley’s Graceland is offering the chance to go ‘behind the ropes’ at his Memphis mansion after launching ‘VIP’ virtual tours for the first time as tourists stay away amidst the coronavirus pandemic.  The hit US attraction, which was bought by the musical icon in 1957, usually attracts between 500,000 to 700,0000 tourists a year … Read more

Lose the earbuds. Ditch the phone. How to get the most out of your music

At some point during the pandemic, we’ve all sighed some variation on Willie Nelson’s timeless lyric: “Hello walls. How’d things go for you today?” Some moments were better than others, Willie. Battling fear, anxiety, rage, mourning and another furious wildfire season, during the most harrowing moments many of us desperately lurched into recorded music’s ever-loving … Read more

Waitangi Six60 concert promises bright future for te reo Māori music – NZ Herald

The future of mainstream te reo music appears bright if Saturday night’s Six60 concert in Waitangi is to be believed. Nearly 14,000 music lovers packed out the Waitangi Sports Grounds in picturesque conditions to witness one of the biggest music productions in the world currently, headlined by Six60 and featuring Drax Project, Troy Kingi and … Read more

Actor Wendell Pierce Secretly Filmed a Play in Detroit. This Is The Music That Got Him Here. | WDET

The University Musical Society production of “Some Old Black Man” is part of a new digital artist residency with acclaimed actor Wendell Pierce. He joined CultureShift to talk about the play and the music that has influenced him throughout his career. An experiment in how to bring live theatre back during the pandemic is taking place in … Read more