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Music journalist discovers homosexual lo...

One of the greatest music composers of all time, Frédéric Chopin, was passionately in love with men – although historians previously viewed these relationships as mere friendships. Born in Warsaw in 1810, the composer became one of the greatest musicians of his time. He remains a national hero in Poland – a country strongly divided […]

‘Dream Come True’: Avery Co. Music Journ

Eight-year Newland resident Derek Halsey received his 10th International Bluegrass Music Award nomination in July, having written at least 40 bluegrass-related articles each year for more than a decade. Halsey is a freelance journalist who writes for Mountain timetable, Capital At Play in Asheville and the Grammy Award Recording Academy in Los Angeles, California. Since […]

Veteran music journalist Stuart Coupe is...

Never has there been so much attention to the courage and plight of the Australian roadie, thanks in large part to the significant contribution of Stuart Coupe and his 2018 book “Roadies: The Secret History Of Australian Rock ‘n’ Roll “. Throughout the book, Stuart carefully reveals what goes on behind the scenes and what […]

Iain Shedden, Music Journalist and Forme...

It was Shedden who interviewed Creation Records founder Alan McGee onstage at the Bigsound 2011 conference for an unforgettable speech that exuded McGee’s wit, sharp tongue and bitterness for the music business that brought him down. have made him rich and famous. The Scottish pair hit it off wonderfully and it was McGee who warmly […]

San Antonio pioneer music journalist Ron...

Music journalist and singer-songwriter Ron Young spent his final days at the hospice surrounded by family and friends and cradled by the local musicians he cherished. Young died Thursday morning of cancer. He was 67 years old. A musical columnist for the San Antonio Light and former contributor to the San Antonio Express-News, Young once […]

Pioneering local music journalist has di...

Pioneering local music journalist has died aged 64 Pioneer music critic Paul Williams died at his home in Encinitas on Thursday. KPBS cultural reporter Angela Carone said Williams was the founder of an influential music magazine called Crawdaddy !. Pioneer music critic Paul Williams, whose music magazine laid the foundation for publications like Rolling Stone, […]