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· April, 2014

Stories about Music from April, 2014

AC/DC Call It a Night After 41 Years

  16 April 2014

Daryl Mason pays tribute at The Ostrahyun blog to iconic rock band AC/DC following reports that they will retire after 41 years. More than a month ago, founding member, rhythm guitarist, co-producer and co-songwriter Malcolm Young had a stroke, which left a blood clot on his brain. Confirmation may come...

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What Now for Jamaica's Vybz Kartel?

  5 April 2014

One blogger will make you think about the Vybz Kartel murder trial in a new way, offering a glimpse into Jamaican society and suggesting what Kartel's next move might be.

Jamaicans React to Vybz Kartel Sentencing

  4 April 2014

Active Voice compiles a selection of choice tweets about the sentencing of Jamaican dancehall star Vybz Kartel, which “will give you a feel of what the mood was like today at the Supreme Court and outside it.”

Jamaica: Vybz Kartel to Face Additional Charge

  4 April 2014

Even though he has already been sentenced to life imprisonment for murder, Jamaican dancehall performer Vybz Kartel is to face the courts on a charge of perversion of justice related to the case. Jamaican View reports.

VIDEO: ‘Happy’ in El Salvador

  2 April 2014

Salvadorans have created their own version of the song “Happy” by Pharrell Williams. Blogger Mildred Largaespada praises the video on her Facebook page [es]: It's beautiful. And yes, as in real life, this is also real: During most of the day, women and men of El Salvador are happy rather...

Delayed Construction Works in Brazil Fuel “(un)Happy” Video

  1 April 2014

The contagious feeling triggered by Pharrell Williams’ viral music video “Happy” inspired citizens of Porto Alegre, Brazil, to take advantage of the fact that their city holds the Portuguese word for “happy” in its name — but rather to express what's making them unhappy. The video shows people dancing joyfully in front...

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