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The Straits Times

A showcase of soulful Uighur rock music
The Straits Times
Known for his raspy, shredded vocals and raw emotional delivery, he may have broken into the mainstream performing in Chinese, but his concert was to showcase the rich, soulful rock music from his people, the Uighurs, one of the ethnic minority groups ...


The Register-Guard

Rock music comes from the Top Down on Tuesday, June 28
The Register-Guard
Portland lo-fi garage rock band Top Down is bringing their Silver Ashes Tour through Eugene on Tuesday, June 28. The band features two drummers, Fiona Campbell and Jay Gard, bassist and vocalist Chuck Struggler and guitarist and vocalist known as ...


VOX POPULI: Like it or not, rock music and politics have always mixed
Asahi Shimbun
Japanese rock musician Kiyoshiro Imawano (1951-2009) imagined a rock concert scene in his "psychedelic novel/essay" "Hinshi no Sugorokudonya." A young man and a woman, both rock music fans, drive to the annual Fuji Rock festival in their beat-up car.

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Nerdist

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker Talks Whether Rock Music is Dead (It's Not)
Nerdist
In the back of a day-dimming tour bus, parked on-site in Dover, Delaware for Firefly Music Festival, Kevin Parker is absentmindedly noodling on an unplugged electric guitar. Tame Impala's set is in a few hours, but the band's founder doesn't pull out ...


The 74

Charter Schools to Rock Music City as National Alliance Celebrates 25 Years of School Choice
The 74
Before the 4,000 conference attendees, school leaders, allies, and advocates, descend on the Music City, The 74 spoke to Nina Rees, president & CEO of the National Alliance, to get a preview of what to expect. The interview was lightly edited for ...

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A Journal of Musical Things (blog)

London, Ontario Has a Rock Music Camp…Just for Girls!
A Journal of Musical Things (blog)
London, Ontario Has a Rock Music Camp…Just for Girls! Growing up in a relatively small town in the nineties and early-2000s, I had few options for town-run summer camps. These were limited to sports camp, swim camp, and art camp. By the time theatre ...


John Lennon's Sex Appeal Is What Rock Music Needs Right Now
Flavorwire
Just when you thought it was time to pack up the outrage machine for the weekend, along comes one Art Tavana, a sort of sub-Lester Bangs creeper who his editors at the LA Weekly describe as their “angriest (and nerdiest) music critic”, and his column ...

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India Today

World Music Day: Looking back at the history of rock music in India
India Today
When the world was listening to The Beatles and The Rolling stones in the 60s, Indian Rock rolled into the picture with the Raga Rock; a style of music which involves the fusion of western with Indian music. Back in the day, bands that played rock ...


Sioux City Journal

Teens test rock music as potential career
Sioux City Journal
Minor Defect, a funk-punk group that includes, from left, Jose Gonzales, Jacob Miller, Mark Rensberger, Joel Beardsley and, behind, teacher Doug Davis, will be one of the bands showcased during the Sioux City Conservatory of Music's Rock Band Concert ...


Noisey (blog)

Creative Adult's Weird-Ass Rock Music Is "Charged" in Their New Video
Noisey (blog)
Be warned: if you're some kind of rock purist, you should probably close this window and fuck off back to your dad's record collection. That's because Creative Adult out of San Francisco seemingly make it a sport to see how hard they can fuck with a ...

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