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Travis Barker and a scarily talented drummer collab on ‘Purge’ track – Alternative Press

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

[Photo by: Travis Barker/YouTube] Just in time for Halloween, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has teamed up with fellow drummer extraordinaire Ralph Nader (no, not that one) for a chilling new music clip.  The track, or “Drum Purge,” as Barker calls it, is a collaboration between drumming savant Nader and Barker, featuring the pair dressed identically, wearing masks that look as though they were pulled straight from The Purge film series,…

Travis Barker and a scarily talented drummer collab on ‘Purge’ track – Alternative Press

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

[Photo by: Travis Barker/YouTube] Just in time for Halloween, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has teamed up with fellow drummer extraordinaire Ralph Nader (no, not that one) for a chilling new music clip.  The track, or “Drum Purge,” as Barker calls it, is a collaboration between drumming savant Nader and Barker, featuring the pair dressed identically, wearing masks that look as though they were pulled straight from The Purge film series,…

BLACK SABBATH Drummer BILL WARD Hopes To Release New Music From DAY OF ERRORS Before Upcoming Tour – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward spoke about the upcoming tour from his new band DAY OF ERRORS during this weekend’s edition of his radio show “Rock 50″. The group, which was formed by Ward “in the desire to have my drumming spirit continue to live,” also features Joe Amodea on guitar/vocals and KILL DEVIL HILL singer Jason “Dewey” Bragg on vocals. Bill said (see video below): “I’m really excited,…

WEDO/Barenboim review – glorious Quixote makes for sublime tribute to lost love – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

This wonderful concert was the first of a pair given by Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra to raise funds for the MS Society in tribute to Barenboim’s first wife, Jacqueline du Pré, who died 30 years ago this month. The evening began with extracts from Christopher Nupen’s film Jacqueline du Pré: A Gift Beyond Words, a celebration of her talent and instinctive musicianship, recently shown on BBC Four….

Travis Barker and a scarily talented drummer collab on ‘Purge’ track – Alternative Press

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

[Photo by: Travis Barker/YouTube] Just in time for Halloween, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has teamed up with fellow drummer extraordinaire Ralph Nader (no, not that one) for a chilling new music clip.  The track, or “Drum Purge,” as Barker calls it, is a collaboration between drumming savant Nader and Barker, featuring the pair dressed identically, wearing masks that look as though they were pulled straight from The Purge film series,…

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra / Barenboim review – a glorious Quixote to take your breath away – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

This wonderful concert was the first of a pair given by Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra to raise funds for the MS Society in tribute to Barenboim’s first wife, Jacqueline du Pré, who died 30 years ago this month. The evening began with extracts from Christopher Nupen’s film Jacqueline du Pré: A Gift Beyond Words, a celebration of her talent and instinctive musicianship, recently shown on BBC Four….

Travis Barker and a scarily talented drummer collab on ‘Purge’ track – Alternative Press

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

[Photo by: Travis Barker/YouTube] Just in time for Halloween, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has teamed up with fellow drummer extraordinaire Ralph Nader (no, not that one) for a chilling new music clip.  The track, or “Drum Purge,” as Barker calls it, is a collaboration between drumming savant Nader and Barker, featuring the pair dressed identically, wearing masks that look as though they were pulled straight from The Purge film series,…

The Boyfriend Who Noodled on Guitar: A Horror Story – The New Yorker (satire)

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

It was dark and stormy as I traipsed up the steps to my boyfriend’s apartment, excited for our date night. But, as I reached the door, I heard the Sound: A muddled E note. Could it be? Lore had it that only the Devil’s boys play guitar when they know they have company coming, for such a thing is boring for others to watch! But when I flung open the…

Travis Barker and a scarily talented drummer collab on ‘Purge’ track – Alternative Press

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

[Photo by: Travis Barker/YouTube] Just in time for Halloween, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has teamed up with fellow drummer extraordinaire Ralph Nader (no, not that one) for a chilling new music clip.  The track, or “Drum Purge,” as Barker calls it, is a collaboration between drumming savant Nader and Barker, featuring the pair dressed identically, wearing masks that look as though they were pulled straight from The Purge film series,…

Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra etc CD review – wonderfully alive – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Anyone who heard the Bergen Philharmonic with its chief conductor Edward Gardner at this year’s Edinburgh international festival will pounce on this latest CD collaboration: a fierce, lucid account of Bartók’s last great masterpiece, Concerto for Orchestra (1943/5), which he wrote in exile in America. As ever with Bartók, the folk element is strongly present, here and throughout, in the Dance Suite (1923) and in the Rhapsodies Nos 1 and…

Learning to play guitar at age 50 – Reading Eagle

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Bryan Adams famously got his first real six-string in the summer of ’69. I waited until the summer of 2017. I had just turned 50, and a series of lucky events led to my possession of an electric guitar. (My best friend’s wife commented one day on the overabundance of guitars in their small Brooklyn apartment, and by the end of the discussion one was offered up to…

Travis Barker and a scarily talented drummer collab on ‘Purge’ track – Alternative Press

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

[Photo by: Travis Barker/YouTube] Just in time for Halloween, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has teamed up with fellow drummer extraordinaire Ralph Nader (no, not that one) for a chilling new music clip.  The track, or “Drum Purge,” as Barker calls it, is a collaboration between drumming savant Nader and Barker, featuring the pair dressed identically, wearing masks that look as though they were pulled straight from The Purge film series,…

Orchestra at Temple Square serves up Mozart, Sibelius for Fall Concert – Deseret News

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Crisp autumn evenings and tasty treats often go together, and the Orchestra at Temple Square on Friday served up generous portions of Mozart and Sibelius. Conducted by Igor Gruppman, the orchestra staged its annual fall concert before a capacity audience in the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square, beginning with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto no. 23 in A Major, showcasing the talent of young Russian virtuoso Arsentiy Kharitonov. The…

Florida Orchestra blazes through Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture | tbo … – TBO.com

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

TAMPA — Even people who aren’t music fans have heard of the 1812 Overture. Tchaikovsky’s booming showpiece lives on a mezzanine level of the mass mind, somewhere between Beethoven’s fifth symphony and Chopin’s Études. In the prolonged celebration of the Florida Orchestra’s 50th season, they picked something martial and glorious, reflective and effervescent for the second masterworks concert, hinting at the mood that should continue through May. They…

Review: Bernstein Brings Alan Gilbert Back to the Philharmonic … – New York Times

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Mr. Roukens, who at 35 is around the same age Bernstein was when he composed the “Serenade,” both nods to Bernstein and stays true to his own voice in “Boundless.” As Bernstein did, Mr. Roukens has explored cross-currents between popular and classical styles. Stretches of his 15-minute, three-movement score come alive with jazzy energy. And he draws short motifs from two of Bernstein’s “Anniversaries” for piano, written in tribute to…

Florida Orchestra blazes through Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture – TBO.com

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

TAMPA — Even people who aren’t music fans have heard of the 1812 Overture. Tchaikovsky’s booming showpiece lives on a mezzanine level of the mass mind, somewhere between Beethoven’s fifth symphony and Chopin’s Études. In the prolonged celebration of the Florida Orchestra’s 50th season, they picked something martial and glorious, reflective and effervescent for the second masterworks concert, hinting at the mood that should continue through May. They…

A Shop Visit With Luthier and Restorer David Eichelbaum – Acoustic Guitar

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

From the December 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM LEVY David Eichelbaum has a reputation as an instrument restorer who’ll do as little as possible. No, he’s not lazy. He’s as meticulous and hardworking as any luthier can be. His M.O. stems from one simple tenet—one that should be familiar to Buddhists and medical practitioners alike: Do no harm. “Sometimes,” says Eichelbaum, “due to the limitations of past repair techniques, some of the…

It ain’t free, babe: Dylan guitar expected to fetch $300K – Page Six

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

A guitar played by Bob Dylan at notable concerts in 1970s is expected to sell for more than $300,000 when it goes up for auction next month. Heritage Auctions said the 1963 Martin D-28 acoustic guitar that once belonged to the singer-songwriter will be offered up Nov. 11 in Dallas. Heritage says Dylan played the guitar through his set at George Harrison’s Concert for Bangladesh in New York City in…

It ain’t free, babe: Dylan guitar expected to fetch $300K – Page Six

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

A guitar played by Bob Dylan at notable concerts in 1970s is expected to sell for more than $300,000 when it goes up for auction next month. Heritage Auctions said the 1963 Martin D-28 acoustic guitar that once belonged to the singer-songwriter will be offered up Nov. 11 in Dallas. Heritage says Dylan played the guitar through his set at George Harrison’s Concert for Bangladesh in New York City in…

It ain’t free, babe: Dylan guitar expected to fetch $300K – Page Six

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

A guitar played by Bob Dylan at notable concerts in 1970s is expected to sell for more than $300,000 when it goes up for auction next month. Heritage Auctions said the 1963 Martin D-28 acoustic guitar that once belonged to the singer-songwriter will be offered up Nov. 11 in Dallas. Heritage says Dylan played the guitar through his set at George Harrison’s Concert for Bangladesh in New York City in…