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Swaledale Festival welcomes young classical artists

EXCITEMENT is building in the North Dales as two of the best young classical artists come together to perform at the Swaledale Festival on July 15th this year. Captivating Australian mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and exceptional Scottish / Japanese guitarist Sean Shibe will perform duets from Dowland, Schubert, Britten and Debussy …

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Inside today’s virtual artist labels

Ex-factory New’s FN Meka factory Virtual artists are nothing new: Animation group Gorillaz, created by musician Damon Albarn and visual artist Jamie Hewlett, has sold the equivalent of more than 24 million albums worldwide (according to his label, Parlophone) and won a Grammy Award for the hit “Feel Good Inc.” …

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New music from three all-female ensembles

What Japanese Breakfast, Sleater-Kinney and Liz Phair have in common is, of course, the fact that they are all led by female singers, but they have all just released new albums as well, creating a buzz among their fans. At 54, Phair is the eldest of the three, and her …

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Giorgio Armani Men Spring 2022

The king is alive and well. Just after his men’s spring show which marked for the creator the return to the physical format, Giorgio Armani gathered journalists under a kiosk in the garden of his building on Via Borgonuovo in Milan to reassure them about his physical condition. Twenty days …

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50 years of the independent Chicago blues label

American Masters: Buddy Guy-Blues chases the blues Another Chicago blues flagship will premiere and air Tuesday, July 27 at 9 p.m. on WTTW and wttw.com/live. In 1971, a 23-year-old white hippie took a six-fingered bluesman with a cheap Japanese guitar and his two sidemen to a Chicago studio, making the …

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Faster Than Sound: Love Wheel Records Rolls In: Austin Music Pillar Mike Nicolai Sells Vinyl Records And Indoor Creature Parties At The Ballroom – Music

Love Wheeler, vinyl dealer: Mike Nicolai. (Photo by John Anderson) Right next to Burnet, North Austin stop Love wheel discs open at the end of April nestled between a nail salon and a hairdressing salon. Joe, the three-legged shop dog, greets vinyl customers in the cheerful green and orange shop. …

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