The Malta Independent 16 December 2017, Saturday


The New Victorians crowdfund to make new music

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 09:13 Last update: about 17 days ago

Brilliant Maltese sister singing duo The New Victorians hope to take their new music to an ever-more international level with the help of a crowdfunding campaign on ZAAR. Funds raised via their...

Taylor Swift's 'reputation' is pure pop magic

Sunday, 26 November 2017, 15:03 Last update: about 26 days ago Associated Press

If you'd stop thinking about her reputation, you'd actually appreciate the musicality of Taylor Swift's "reputation." Sure, she named the album that so there will be blog posts and essays...

Go ahead, call it a comeback. Singer James Arthur does

Friday, 24 November 2017, 12:00 Last update: about 26 days ago Associated Press

It's time for James Arthur's next interview of the day and the soulful British singer gets up off a sofa at Sony headquarters, dutifully tucks away his phone and greets a visitor with his full...

Sam Smith's 'Thrill of It All' is a thrill indeed

Friday, 24 November 2017, 10:02 Last update: about 26 days ago Associated Press

When Sam Smith debuted on the music scene in 2014, he sang beautiful and searing songs about love lapses and loneliness. There are moments you'd feel sad for him, but then you'd remind yourself not to...

Dhani Harrison confident as father's son, free agent

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 12:00 Last update: about 26 days ago Associated Press

Put away your "here comes the son" puns. On his album "In Parallel," Dhani Harrison doesn't hide from - nor does he duplicate - the sounds of his late father, George Harrison. The younger...

As some New Orleans music stars fade away, others are rising

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 10:59 Last update: about 26 days ago Associated Press

New Orleans lost Fats Domino this week, but some of the city's old guard are still going strong. Dr. John turns 77 in November and plans a monthlong musical celebration. Irma Thomas, the...

Wayne Marshall conducts MPO’s first Gozo production

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 12:30 Last update: about 25 days ago

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra reunites with British conductor Wayne Marshall on 25 November for a Gozo concert which represents a historic first for the orchestra. The MPO frequently makes...

What's up with Bieber and his Hillsong Church pastor pal?

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 12:00 Last update: about 1 month ago Associated Press

The pastor who pals around with Justin Bieber and a bevy of A-list athletes while ministering to thousands of lesser-knowns at his megachurch says he's ready to speak truth to all those tabloid...

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