IDKHOW, Drew Holcomb, Peter Holsapple, Museumgoer and More Release Christmas Music After Black Friday

[Updated] The Christmas music season starts in October. That’s when major labels and artists who hope for a seasonal hit get their music to market, and history bears out that logic. People may complain about Christmas coming too soon, but there have in the past been enough fans of Christmas music to help Pentatonix, Michael Bublé, Andrea Bocelli and more go gold in two and a half months in the 2000s.

Steve Roach Goes to Work

[Updated] The stars of the music that once found themselves ambivalently under the “new age” umbrella gathered last May in New Orleans for the ZMR Awards. Few if any in attendance care for the genre label, which is a catch-all for “New Age, World, Ambient, Electronic, Solo Piano, Relaxation, [and] Instrumental” music, as the Louisiana-based Zone Music Reporter’s website announces.

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