Jim Root is working on a signature Charvel model

Jim Root has confirmed he’s working with Charvel on a new signature guitar. The guitarist shared the news on Instagram, posting several close-ups of the typically stripped-down Root-esque San Dimas – as well as one with Slipknot production coordinator Simon Robinson, who through their exchanges appears to have helped design …

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Genie Music targets the global online concert market with a new interactive communication platform for artists

AKMU Brother-Sister Group [AKMU member Lee Chan-hyuk’s Instagram] SEOUL – Genie Music, the online music services wing of South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, KT, has released a new platform that will enable real-time interactive communication between K-pop artists and the fans. Such non-face-to-face communication methods, including live trading, a real-time …

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“ESK” hits a kilometer home run in Fidelio

The Music Director in Action | Credit: Ugo Ponte by Beethoven Fidelio is not a thing. It is a “hybrid opera” of several elements, a marvelous mixture of Singspiel, romantic comedy, high drama, breathtaking tension, tearful lamentations and, in the finale, an overwhelming symphonic-choral celebration of life and freedom – …

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