Category Archives: Music

Entertainment, News and More In Focus Now

If you only have a few minutes, swing by Entertainment and News In Focus…interesting, unusual, informative, odd, useful, inspiring or just plain fascinating offerings from the worlds of music, writing, filmmaking, photography, theatre, interactive, virtual reality, technology, art and more…

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Christina Aguilera Teaches Singing – Online Series


From the Masterclass series of online learning programs for filmmakers, actors, singers, writers and more comes “Christina Aguilera Teaches Singing”. The class features 23 video lessons and exercises where you can learn everything from Christina’s vocal warm-up exercises to the techniques she uses in studio and on stage. From the Masterclass description:
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Vinyl – Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger HBO Drama


Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger’s rock drama “Vinyl” premiered on HBO February 14th, 2016. The 10-episode series follows a New York music executive working for the fictional American Century Records in the late 1970s, hustling to make a career out of the city’s diverse music scene. Scorsese directs the pilot episode. “Vinyl” was renewed for a second season at HBO after only one episode had aired, just days after the series’ debut.
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Film Music Nominees & Winners of 2013

We began adding the song or score to many of the 2013 film previews. That led to compiling this list of film music that has already been recognized this awards season as a nominee or winner for best score, composer or song…you can read the awards seasons updates here.

Rather than limit the list to only the awards organizations nominees or winners, we have also included composer’s or performer’s music recognized by other notable online organizations that publish yearly ‘best of’ polls or votes for the film music category.

There are many films that might not get ‘awards’, but they may have individual elements that really stand out…like the music. We’ll add more to the list in the coming weeks.
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