Anastasia Tsioulcas

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YouTube, Apple and Facebook Ban Infowars, Which Decries 'Mega Purge'

Monday, August 06, 2018

Alex Jones' Infowars site accused the companies of censorship. Apple said, "We believe in representing a wide range of views, so long as people are respectful to those with differing opinions."


Spotify Pulls Some Alex Jones Podcast Episodes

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Citing its hate speech policy, Spotify has pulled episodes of the prominent conspiracy theorist's show. But it won't specify which episodes were deleted, or how many.


Cleveland Violinist Faces Further Fallout After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Monday, July 30, 2018

William Preucil, the concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, was suspended on Friday due to sexual misconduct allegations. He has now resigned from one of the nation's top music schools.


Cleveland Orchestra Suspends Lead Violinist After Sexual Misconduct Accusations

Friday, July 27, 2018

The suspension was announced Friday, the day after the Washington Post published a story about claims of sexual misconduct within classical music. Preucil is the Cleveland Orchestra's concertmaster.


SEC Settles Fraud Charges Against Fyre Festival Founder

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Billy McFarland, his companies and two of his associates have admitted defrauding $27.4 million from more than 100 investors.


Jay-Z's Made In America Fest Will Remain On Philadelphia's Streets

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

After contentious back-and-forthing in the press, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and the organizers of the music festival founded by Jay-Z say that the event will remain in its original location.


R. Kelly Responds To A Year Of Accusations With Denials In 19-Minute-Long 'I Admit'

Monday, July 23, 2018

In a new, 19-minute song, the R&B singer obliquely or directly addresses the many accusations and actions made and taken against him over the past year, lamenting the impact they've had on his career.


Jay-Z Spars With Philadelphia Mayor Over Planned Festival Move

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The festival, founded by Jay-Z in 2012, takes place on Philadelphia's streets. This week, Mayor Jim Kenney's office announced plans to move the event — sparking fury from the rapper.


Can't Catch Bruce Springsteen Live On Broadway? Watch Him On Netflix

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The Boss' Tony-winning, autobiographical, one-man stage show is coming to the streaming platform in December.


Pussy Riot Prevails Against Russia In European Human Rights Court Ruling

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The European Court of Human Rights' ruling — and the release of new music from the activist and punk collective — comes two days after members of the group interrupted the World Cup final game.


Pussy Riot Members Arrested For Rushing World Cup Field In Moscow

Monday, July 16, 2018

The activist and punk-music collective has taken responsibility for the four protesters who intruded on the tournament's final game. The four were transferred to district court on Monday.


Stories Of Wartime, Transformed Through Music

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Tortured and imprisoned under Saddam Hussein's regime, composer and oud player Rahim Alhaj — who resettled as a refugee in New Mexico — uses his work to tell true stories of Iraqis living through war.


Seeking Pay Equity, Female Flutist Sues Boston Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, July 05, 2018

The orchestra's top flutist, Elizabeth Rowe, says that she is paid substantially less than her closest counterpart — a man. Her suit may be the first filed under a new Massachusetts pay equity law.


New Orleans Pianist Henry Butler Dead At 69

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

One of the quintessential exponents of the city's rich, deeply layered and distinctive piano sound, Butler had battled advance-stage cancer since early 2017.


Nile Rodgers Named Chairman Of Songwriters' Hall Of Fame

Monday, July 02, 2018

The co-founder of ChicC, who has also worked with artists from David Bowie to Madonna to Daft Punk, will serve a three-year term.


Gennady Rozhdestvensky, An Influential Russian Conductor, Has Died

Monday, June 18, 2018

With work spanning much of the Soviet era, the conductor served as an important and prominent conduit between Russia and the West. He died Saturday at age 87.


Elvis Presley's Longtime Drummer, D.J. Fontana, Has Died

Thursday, June 14, 2018

The drummer who laid down the sound of rock and roll on tunes like "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Jailhouse Rock" died Wednesday at age 87. He had been the last surviving member of Presley's 1950s band.


This Year's World Cup Songs, Ranked

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

We judge a handful of exuberant stadium anthems written for the 2018 tournament. Will any of them prove as enduring as Shakira's "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)"? Or will they sink into oblivion?


Fleetwood Mac's 'Forgotten Hero,' Guitarist Danny Kirwan, Has Died

Monday, June 11, 2018

The guitarist who helped define the band's early, bluesy sound, but who was fired from the band in 1972 and was homeless for many years, died Friday at age 68.


Kesha Loses Appeal To Break Deals With Dr. Luke

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

An appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday that the singer, who says that the producer raped her and was abusive, cannot dissolve their business partnership through a countersuit.