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Stevie Wonder to perform classic album on rare tour in November

NEW YORK (AFP) ― Stevie Wonder will perform his classic album “Songs in the Key of Life” in full as he embarks on a rare tour across North America starting in November.The blind Motown legend will launch the 11-date tour at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Nov. 6 to play the 1976 do...

Updated : 2014.09.16 20:35

‘Conducting is sharing musical thoughts’

“Conducting is a ridiculous technique,” maestro Chung Myung-whun told a young man standing with a baton, looking tense and serious, in front of members of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturda...

Updated : 2014.09.14 20:16

Eyelike: Maroon 5 choose ‘V’ for victorious

Maroon 5 choose ‘V’ for victoriousMaroon 5“V”(Interscope Records)Maroon 5 must have made a pact with the devil to hit this high a ratio of memorable tunes on an album.On the band’s fifth effort, ...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:55

Korea In Motion Festival offers up to 50% off show tickets

Foreign tourists can enjoy up to 50 percent off on a variety of shows in Korea, including concerts, musicals, dance performances and plays during their stay. The Korea In Motion Festival, organized by...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:35

Musical all-stars take up McCartney in new album

NEW YORK (AFP) ― Bob Dylan, B.B. King and The Cure have all been covered extensively in their own right, but the artists have come together to interpret a giant ― Paul McCartney.On a new album that ...

Updated : 2014.09.11 20:13

Blur front man and fresh faces on Mercury short list

LONDON (AFP) ― Blur frontman Damon Albarn joined a diverse and obscure array of up-and-coming artists as the Mercury Prize on Wednesday announced an eclectic shortlist for best British or Irish album.Albarn was by far the most recognizable name among the nominees for best album with his d...

Updated : 2014.09.11 20:13

No surprise the surprise U2 album shines

Everything about U2’s new album is unexpected. Like it’s very existence, for one, after the Irish rock band dropped it on iTunes users Tuesday in a surprise move. Then there’s its intriguingly narr...

Updated : 2014.09.10 20:36

Jeff Bernat returning to Seoul for concerts

Up-and-coming R&B singer-songwriter and producer Jeff Bernat is making his way back to Korea with a special three-day concert series to be held in Seoul next month. Bernat is slated to perform three l...

Updated : 2014.09.10 20:35

Fab 50th: Friends say 1964 Beatles concert changed their lives

BALTIMORE ― It was important to look your best. After all, The Beatles were in town.For four 15-year-old girls preparing to head into downtown Baltimore for a rock concert, such matters were vital. W...

Updated : 2014.09.10 20:34

Eyelike: R&B singer Tank unbalanced on ‘Stronger’

R&B singer Tank unbalanced on ‘Stronger’Tank“Stronger”(Atlantic Records)Tank made a mark in R&B over the years for earnestly pouring his heart out on ballads such as “Maybe I Deserve” and “Plea...

Updated : 2014.09.05 20:01

(Photo News) EunB’s funeral

A mourner carries a picture of EunB of the K-pop girl group Ladies’ Code during her funeral service at Korea University Hospital, Seoul, Friday. EunB, whose real name is Koh Eun-bi, died in a car cra...

Updated : 2014.09.05 19:08

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