Saturday, August 22, 2015
A Taiwanese musician is among the 25 awarded fellows of a U.S. government-initiated music diplomacy program, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced yesterday.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Johnny Depp didn't say a word as he stepped onto a small stage inside the Lucky Strike bowling alley. He just strapped on a guitar and started playing with the band.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Taiwan's rising star violinist Tseng Yu-chien (曾宇謙) will perform alongside the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra when the latter holds two concerts in Taipei in November.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Granville Automatic, a band with roots in Atlanta, is releasing its collection of songs inspired by Civil War battles, part of a related project to film videos of the songs on battlefields in the U.S.
Politically charged rapper Talib Kweli on Saturday released a musical indictment of capitalism and, true to his principles, he gave it away for free.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
By day, U.S. President Barack Obama enjoys the music of such artists as Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and the Bobs -- Dylan and Marley.
Canadian rapper Drake has broken his silence on a deadly shooting at an after-party for his music festival at a downtown Toronto nightclub 10 days ago.
Techno-punk rockers The Prodigy, who took the world by storm with their angry lyrics and controversial videos in the 1990s, want to be viewed as a British "national treasure."
Saturday, August 15, 2015
The heir of an Egyptian composer will take on Jay Z in U.S. court, saying the rapper had no right to use a flute sample in hip-hop classic "Big Pimpin.'"
Friday, August 14, 2015
Concert pianist Rueibin Chen (陳瑞斌), one of Taiwan's best-known musical exports, performed July 25 at the Orange County Summer Music Festival in the United States.