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Gugak in new forms and styles

Efforts to popularize gugak, traditional Korean music, are everywhere. At almost every palace or historic site, there is almost always some kind of free gugak concert. Young gugak musicians are churni...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:09

Kanye, Juanes enliven LA’s Made in America fest

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― A new outdoor music festival in downtown Los Angeles reflected the city’s diversity with a lineup that included rap, rock, punk, blues and Latin music. Kanye West, Cypress Hill, Weezer, Rise Against, John Mayer and Juanes were among Sunday’s performers.“This whole pl...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:09

Domingo to close iTunes fest

LONDON (AP) ― Placido Domingo will be the closing act at this year’s iTunes Festival in London. The famed Spanish tenor will perform Sept. 30 at the Roundhouse ― the last performance of a month-long, starry line-up, festival organizers announced. Deadmau5 kicks off the concerts on Monda...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:06

Festival to bring finest wind bands to Korea

A weeklong festival of wind music will take place next week, bringing together some of the world’s finest musicians in the field, such as German Brass. Set for Sept 12-18, the 5th Korea International...

Updated : 2014.09.01 20:23

Hip-hop moves as force in Ferguson

NEW YORK (AP) ― Rappers are making their voices heard in the Missouri city where a white police officer killed an unarmed young black man, channeling hip-hop’s earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice. “It’s really important to se...

Updated : 2014.09.01 20:22

Mariah Carey to hold first solo concert in S. Korea in 11 years

Mariah Carey will hold a solo concert in South Korea next month for the first time in 11 years, an agency said Monday.The pop diva will perform in Seoul's Olympic Park on Oct. 8 as part of her Asian concert tour to promote her 14th studio album, "Me. I Am Mariah ... The Elusive Chanteuse,"...

Updated : 2014.09.01 10:48

Made in America music fest rocks L.A.

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Thousands flocked to downtown Los Angeles’ inaugural outdoor music festival Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues. The Budweiser Made...

Updated : 2014.08.31 20:37

Eyelike: ‘Smokey & Friends’ duets nice, not vital

‘Smokey & Friends’ duets nice, not vitalSmokey Robinson“Smokey & Friends”(Verve Music Group) Smokey Robinson doesn’t want to be a relic and that‘s understandable. He deserves for people to know ...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:14

Megan Fox returns to Korea in a turtle franchise

Hollywood actress Megan Fox arrived in Seoul on Tuesday to promote the Korean release of action comedy film “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” Fox was joined by director Jonathan Liebesman and producer...

Updated : 2014.08.28 20:05

Prince to release new albums after record label bust-up

PARIS (AFP) ― U.S. pop star Prince will release two new albums at the end of September, his record label said on Tuesday, marking the end of one of the longest-running employment disputes in musical ...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:22

Chung Myung-whun traces his musical roots

Maestro Chung Myung-whun will hold his first-ever solo recitals as a pianist this fall, playing the complete Chopin ballades and other short piano pieces. The five-city concert tour, which includes a...

Updated : 2014.08.25 20:51

Bow down: Beyonce owns the Video Music Awards

Bow down: Beyonce was the reigning queen of Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. The diva closed the awards show with an epic nearly 20-minute performance. She was joined onstage by her beaming husband and daughter, which brought her to tears, amid the numerous rumors surrounding her marriage...

Updated : 2014.08.25 20:36

Stardium: One night, one venue, five different stages

Heineken Korea, the organizers that brought the Amsterdam-born annual house music festival Sensation to Korea for the first time in 2012, is gearing up to present its latest EDM production ― Stardium...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:01

Eyelike: Amy Grant shows another side with remixes

Amy Grant shows another side with remixesAmy Grant“In Motion -- The Remixes”(Sparrow/Capitol)Amy Grant never has shied away from experimentation and change. Having transformed herself from devout si...

Updated : 2014.08.22 20:25

Madonna clothing, lyrics to hit auction block

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ― Madonna memorabilia including nude photographs of the Queen of Pop will go on sale in November at an auction that will also include some of her most famous outfits and some of her lyrics.The Marilyn Monroe-inspired gown and jewelry that Madonna donned in her 1984 “Mat...

Updated : 2014.08.20 20:44