Thursday, February 29, 2024

Music

Popcast (Deluxe): Is TikTok Done? 4 Crises Holding the App Back

This week’s episode of Popcast (Deluxe), the weekly culture roundup show on YouTube hosted by Jon Caramanica and Joe Coscarelli, includes segments on:What made TikTok so addictive and effective in the pastThe introduction of TikTok Shop and the...

Donna Summer’s Estate Sues Ye for Sampling ‘I Feel Love’

When Ye and Ty Dolla Sign asked last month for permission to sample Donna Summer’s 1977 song “I Feel Love,” the disco singer’s estate firmly told them no. Yet when their joint LP, “Vultures 1,” was released weeks...

A K-Pop Star’s Lonely Downward Spiral

The K-pop star looked utterly drained. Her face scrubbed of makeup, Goo Hara, one of South Korea’s most popular musical artists, gazed into the camera during an Instagram livestream from a hotel room in Japan. In a fading...

In Justin Peck’s ‘Illinoise,’ Dance On and Feel It

Justin Peck was around 17 when he first heard the Sufjan Stevens album “Illinois,” an epic paean to the state, nearly two dozen tracks brimming with orchestral indie rock, dense, lyrical wistfulness and sometimes obscure local history. This...

Toby Keith and His Complexities

Subscribe to Popcast!Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon MusicThe country music superstar Toby Keith, who died this month at 62, was best known for the songs he released in the wake of 9/11 — especially his big, brawny...

Meet Olivia Rodrigo’s Guts World Tour Openers

▶ Listen on Spotify, Apple Music or YouTube3. Remi Wolf: “Grumpy Old Man”Thank you, Olivia Rodrigo, for picking the 28-year-old alt-pop star Remi Wolf as one of your openers and reminding me how much I loved her zany,...

Jaap van Zweden to Lead French Orchestra After New York Philharmonic

The conductor Jaap van Zweden does not leave his position as the New York Philharmonic’s music director until later this summer.But his post-New York plans are already taking shape. In January, van Zweden officially began a five-year term...

Pankaj Udhas, Bollywood Singer and Maestro of the Ghazal, Dies at 72

Pankaj Udhas, a singer from India whose soulful renditions of ghazals, or lyric love songs, were a cornerstone of many Bollywood films over his decades-long career, died in Mumbai on Monday. He was 72.His death was announced on...

Sean Combs Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Music Producer

Sean Combs was sued on Monday by a music producer who accused the hip-hop mogul of making unwanted sexual contact and of forcing him to hire prostitutes and participate in sex acts with them.The latest misconduct allegation against...

Olivia Rodrigo’s Fans Show Up to Her Guts World Tour in Force

Olivia Rodrigo shot to pop stardom pretty much overnight: Her first single, “Drivers License,” rocketed to No. 1 in January 2021 while most of the world was still in coronavirus lockdown, making her the youngest artist to debut...
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US Public Holidays 2024

Immense excitement and joy is adjoining the New Year. Individuals worldwide anticipate fresh out of the box novel...
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