David Bowie Archive Secured By London’s V&A MuseumAlamy Stock PhotoSpread the loveDavid Bowie will be the subject of a major new permanent exhibition centre in London. From 2025, the archive will be made available to the public, from fans to school children and researchers, through the creation of The David Bowie Centre for the Study of Performing Arts at V&A East Storehouse, in Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The acquisition and creation of The Centre has been made possible thanks to the David Bowie Estate and a generous donation of £10m from the Blavatnik Family Foundation and Warner Music Group. Major gift and donation to help @V_and_A secure David Bowie’s archive for the nation: Over 80,000 items spanning six decades of the cultural icon’s career to be made available to the public for the first time. A spokesperson from the David Bowie Estate, said: “With David’s life’s work becoming part of the UK’s national collections, he takes his rightful place amongst many other cultural icons and artistic geniuses.
Stormzy, Lizzo, Maisie Peters & More Release Amazon Original Christmas TracksPhoto: Jason Richardson/Alamy Live NewsSpread the loveStormzy, Lizzo and Maisie Peters are among the artists who are releasing new Amazon Original tracks for the Christmas season. To start streaming these new Christmas classics, click hereStormzy has released an Amazon Original Orchestral version of Firebabe featuring Jacob Collier and Debbie, recorded at Abbey Road Studios. Meanwhile, Maisie Peters’ new festive Amazon Original track Together This Christmas, soundtracks the official trailer for Prime Video’s heart-warming UK Original British comedy movie Your Christmas Or Mine? Amazon Music have also today released the official soundtrack to Your Christmas Or Mine?, available exclusively to Amazon Music customers for the next year. A full list of new exclusive Amazon Original holiday songs for 2022 can be found below.4 months ago Dig!
Hayley Williams And Wet Leg Talk Misogyny In MusicAlamySpread the loveHayley Williams of Paramore and Wet Leg have spoken about the problems facing women in music on a new podcast. It’s so frustrating.”Hayley Williams went on to speak of the sexism she’s faced in her own guitar-playing career. “I don’t even play guitar on stage, I don’t even dare,” she admitted. “Because I love to play guitar but I don’t know if I could handle… man. “I don’t even really think about my gender at all, when we play the music especially.2 months ago Dig!
Jake Wesley Rogers Announces ‘Peace, Love & Pluto’ US TourPhoto: Sipa USA/Alamy Stock PhotoSpread the loveRising pop artist Jake Wesley Rogers announces Peace, Love & Pluto Tour, his first headlining tour of North America. The announcement comes a week after the arrival of Rogers’ critically acclaimed ‘LOVE’ EP. To mark the occasion, a visual for the latter accompanied the EP release, offering fans a peek at the pop powerhouse’s creative process. At The Disco during the North American leg of their Viva Las Vengeance Tour, which winds up in Chicago on Oct. 28. With his unique vision and indelible voice, Rogers will bring his wholly original brand of whimsical pop to fans across North America in 2023.5 months ago Dig!
Here are some University alumni who’ve made strides in the music industry by receiving the honor of a Grammy nomination or a win. With eight total Grammy nominations in the gospel category, Smallwood’s inspirational records like “Live,” “Testimony,” and “Portrait” continue to be celebrated as classics. Clark remains a legend in both the gospel and secular industry, evident in her work being sampled by artists from Rev. By 1980, Jessye Norman received her first Grammy nomination, preceding 14 more nominations and four wins in the following years. The connections he would make through touring and engineering work would eventually lead him to begin mixing for Jay-Z in 1999.1 month ago The Dig at Howard University