Electronic music pioneers Daft Punk break up after 28 years – National

Grammy-winning electronic music pioneers Daft Punk have announced that they are breaking up after 28 years. The helmet-wearing French duo shared the news Monday in an 8-minute video called “Epilogue.” Kathryn Frazier, the band’s longtime publicist, confirmed the break up for The Associated Press. Daft Punk, comprised of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, […]

Phil Spector, convicted murderer, famed music producer, dies at 81 – National

Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81. California state prison officials said he died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. Spector was convicted of murdering actress Lana Clarkson in 2003 […]

Boston Dynamics robots dance better than you in unsettling music video – National

Boston Dynamics robots can do a lot more than run these days: they can mash potato, they can do the twist and they can dance (hopefully not on our graves after the uprising). The Massachusetts-based robotics company shot to the top of the YouTube charts this week with a spectacular — and slightly unsettling […]

Music motivates mounting movement in India as farmers reject govt proposals

From prayer and protest led by the Sikh community in Vancouver on Thursday and supporters taking to the streets in Toronto and in the U.K., an international show of support continues this week for India’s farmers, as the massive protest mounts over the deregulation of the country’s agricultural sector. Read more: ‘If we don’t […]

Music festival organizers in Belgium want to help with coronavirus vaccine rollout – National

With nothing on their agendas for months to come, music festival organizers in Belgium want to use their know-how to help the country’s coronavirus vaccination campaign. The Belgian government has set a goal of vaccinating about 70% of the country’s population, about 8 million people, when approved COVID-19 vaccination shots become available. Read more: […]