Thursday, February 26, 2015
Prominent Taiwanese composer Tyzen Hsiao (蕭泰然) died at his home in Los Angeles on Tuesday after battling lung cancer for two years. He was 77.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
A nearly 200-year-old Philippine bamboo pipe organ, said to be the oldest and most complete in the world, has survived time, storms and wars.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Legendary jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, who mentored Miles Davis and Quincy Jones and played in the orchestras of both Count Basie and Duke Ellington and on “The Tonight Show,” has died. He was 94.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Ticket selling systems were unable to cope with intense demand for Taiwanese-language diva Jody Chiang's (江蕙) farewell concerts partly because they are built with low-demand operations in mind, according to an analysis by independent music news source Blow Media (吹音樂) said.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Britpop rockers Blur announced on Thursday they were to release their first album since 2003, inspired by the band's time in Hong Kong and singer Damon Albarn's trip to North Korea.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Veteran MTV executive Van Toffler says that he's leaving the network where he's worked for almost 28 years.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Pop diva Lady Gaga announced to the world Monday that she is getting married — to an actor she met making a video, in which she wore her mother's wedding dress.
Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, “It's My Party,” and followed it up with the hits “Judy's Turn to Cry,” and the feminist anthem “You Don't Own Me,” died Monday. She was 68.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Most of the time when you hear a Bon Jovi song in a store, it's playing over a loudspeaker. But Thursday night, around 100 lucky fans were treated to seeing the New Jersey-born rocker perform a bunch of his hits during an intimate acoustic set inside a Kenneth Cole store in Soho.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Steve Strange, the flamboyant lead singer of British pop band Visage who shot to fame with 1980s synthpop hit “Fade to Grey,” has died aged 55, his record label said Thursday.