Columnist Matthew Moyer takes a look at the work of the late Rozz Williams, front man for Christian Death, as well as a pivotal figure in the American gothic and dark alternative genres.
When the Iowa City Public Library (ICPL) launched its Local Music Project at music.icpl.org, a groundbreaking effort that makes the music of local musicians freely available to Iowa City library cardholders, it may not have expected the nationwide interest it received. The Project made waves around the country, getting the attention of librarian.net and other venues, despite being only a few weeks old. So far, there are 49 albums available, and the list is growing.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio, will open its Library and Archives to the public in a new four-story, $12 million facility on the Cuyahoga Community College Metro Campus, about two miles from the Museum. An invitation-only grand opening featuring a panel discussion, ribbon cutting, and reception will be [...]
The Library of Congress (LC) unveiled its online National Jukebox this week, and it has so far proved to be a popular treasure trove of turn-of-the-century recorded music. More than 250,000 streams have been played in just the first few days of operation, according to the LC. It’s an indication of a lot of early [...]