After playing the violin in two moving orchestra performances as a student at the University of Maryland, College Park, Columbia resident Melanie Kuperstein decided to form a moving orchestra ensemble of her own, which has its debut concert at The Chrysalis at Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods in Columbia on Saturday evening.
Prince's “Welcome 2 America,” the first complete, previously unreleased record to come out since Prince died in 2016, offers a stunning glimpse at the depth, and quality, of what he left behind
Schmigadoon, starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key, is an essential musical comedy series. Our review here.
When Anthony Bourdain wrote his darkly hilarious memoir “Kitchen Confidential” in 2000, he was an anonymous Manhattan chef.
I have a fond memory of my band driving 2 hours to a gig in the summer of 2007 and listening to NOFX's I Heard They Suck LIVE! album. Except we fast-forwarded through all the songs — we had kind of gotten over NOFX by that point — and just listening to the hilariously vulgar talking parts (which of course, we had all memorized by then). — Read the rest
The bestselling author of Lullaby works her dangerous magic on her own family history in the first of a planned trilogy
The original Circuit groovebox developed something of a cult following thanks in large part to Novation’s relentless updates. So it was no surprise that the company decided to give it a proper sequel earlier this year. What was a surprise, though, was that along with the Circuit Tracks, Novation also announced the Circuit Rhythm, an entirely sample-based instrument. The Rhythm combines the simplified, screen-free workflow that made the Circuit so popular with a full-featured sampler and...
(Habibi Funk)With nods to Bob Marley, the Bee Gees and more, this compilation charts cross-cultural influence on north African and Middle Eastern acts
“For Free,” by David Crosby (BMG) David Crosby gets by with a little help from his friends, including Donald Fagen of Steely Dan and former Doobie Brother Michael McDonald, on “For Free
Questlove’s magnificent documentary of the forgotten 1969 Harlem Cultural festival gives moving context to rediscovered footage of Stevie Wonder, Mahalia Jackson, Nina Simone et al in their prime