The Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will be the 63rd edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest. It will take place for the first time in Portugal following the country's first victory at the 2017 contest in Kiev, Ukraine with the song "Amar pelos dois", performed by Salvador Sobral. The contest will be held at the Altice Arena in Lisbon and will consist of two semi-finals on 8 and 10 May and a final on 12 May 2018. The three live shows will be hosted by Filomena Cautela, Sílvia Alberto, Daniela Ruah and Catarina Furtado. Forty-three countries will participate in the contest, equalling the record of the 2008 and 2011 editions. Russia will return after their absence from the previous edition, and for the first time since 2011, no country will be withdrawing from the contest.
Flamenco is no longer limited to cante, guitar and baile. Instrumental offers are making their way. And with them, encounters between genres and diverse musical trends. Camerata Flamenco Project joins this fourth way with ‘Entre corrientes’, an album on which three instruments meet — piano, cello and flute; as well as three genres — flamenco, classical and jazz. Pablo Suárez, José Luis López and Ramiro Obedman are the soul of this group which, although it has started off as a trio, has the flexibility to “end up becoming a symphony orchestra”. But for the time being, on stages the project is growing with double bass, percussion, Antonio Campos’ cante and Concha Jareño’s baile.
At first glance the letters B-H-Y may not seem like much, but a little scratch at the surface would reveal three names of some of the most forward thinking, innovative and talented musicians of their time and beyond – Ronnie Baker, Norman Harris and Earl Young. Baker-Harris-Young, these three names are synonymous with Philly Soul and Disco and with good reason for no three people have had more input into shaping and defining disco as Baker, Harris and Young.
Anthrax is an American heavy metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by rhythm guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker. The group was considered one of the leaders of the thrash metal scene during the 1980s and is one of the "Big Four" thrash metal bands with Metallica, Megadeth, and Slayer; Anthrax is the only one of the four from the East Coast. As of April 2017, the band has released 11 studio albums, several other albums, and 26 singles, including collaborating on a single with American hip hop group Public Enemy. According to Nielsen SoundScan, Anthrax sold 2.5 million records in the United States from 1991 to 2004, with worldwide sales of 10 million…
Maestro Yan Pascal Tortelier celebrates his twenty five-year recording career and seventy-album discography on Chandos with this album of three of Roussel's most remarkable compositions. It follows a highly praised Birmingham concert with the same forces, namely the exceptional BBCPO and CBSO Chorus, and three revelatory soloists: Kathryn Rudge, 2017 BBC New Generation Artist, the young tenor Alessandro Fisher, joint first prize winner at the 2016 Kathleen Ferrier Awards, and François Le Roux, famous for his award-winning performances of French operas.
Prepare yourself for the powerful sounds emanating from the new Acid Mothers Temple The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. chapter! With a renewed and strong rhythm section featuring two young and extremely talented Japanese musicians Satoshima Nani on drums and Wolf, on bass and the one-of-a-kind vocalist Jyonson Tsu, the master guru Kawabata Makoto is clearly re-energized and totally in sync with his cosmos.