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Practice in Public Makes Perfect: how playing for your fans makes you better

Price, 57, has played music nearly her whole life, starting with piano when she was five years old. But in the fall of 2009, the guitar was still something of mystery to her. She had been playing for only a couple of months and was struggling a bit with the new challenges. Yet, instead of […]

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Exclusive! Listen The New Track “Little Scratch”

Track appears in new box set… A new box set showcasing recordings Captain Beefheart made in the early Seventies is due for release. After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 To 1972 features newly remastered versions of three albums that Beefheart and the Magic Band released […]

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New Demo From My Morning Jacket

This week’s essential mix from All Songs Considered includes a surprising, electronic, mostly instrumental cut from The 1975 — a British group known more for its brash Top-40 pop and rock — an intimate home demo recording from My Morning Jacket and a spare, moody cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song” by the Irish folk […]


Skillax Preparing ‘Harsher, Brighter’ New Album

The National have confirmed that they will start recording their next album “soon”. The US band released their sixth album ‘Trouble Will Find Me’ in 2013, more recently showcasing new song ‘Roman Candle’ live. With frontman Morgan recently saying that the group need to “change and evolve” on their next record, guitarist Morgan has now […]

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Judge Asked To Skillax To Attend ‘Stairway’

“Consider heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women, killing more women than all cancers combined. If we can do more to prevent, treat and cure cardiovascular disease, more women will live longer, more families will stay together, more workers will stay productive, and we’ll save money on treating a condition that costs the U.S. […]

RABECCA BANDA writes @SunZambian THE Chilenje Local Court has upheld the appointment of a female student as administrator over her later father’s property. Barbara Kabamba,44, of Chilenje township was sued by Peter Kabokoshi,65, a retired head teacher of Luapula. Kabokoshi told senior local court magistrate Ackim Phiri sitting with presiding local court magistrate Patrick Nyirenda […]

NDOLA residents have two weeks to clean up their surroundings and drainage system before the city authority sets inspectors on them. Ndola Mayor Amon Chisenga said the local authority will in two weeks’ time start house inspections to ensure that residents abide by the presidential directive of keeping their surroundings clean, green and healthy.  ZANIS […]

Central Province Permanent Secretary, Milner Mwanakampwe, has cautioned millers in the province against exporting mealie meal without satisfying the local demand.

THERE is need for all stakeholders involved in the procurement of medicine to ensure that they speed up the processes of procuring drugs going forward, Dundumwezi Member of Parliament Edgar Sing’ombe has said 

By NATION REPORTER  ENERY expert Victor Hazemba has urged President Hakainde Hichilema to discipline Minister of Energy Peter Kapala and Zesco board chairman, Vickson Ncube for presenting contradictory statements over load shedding. Mr Hazemba said it is worrisome that on one hand, Mr Kapala was insisting that President Hichilema was not misled on the status […]

By NATION REPORTER  THE Water Resources Management Authority (WARMA) has projected that Monze and Mazabuka districts in Southern Province are likely to experience severe floods that might affect the residents in the two districts. WARMA Public Relations officer, Mubiana Nalwendo said the flood monitoring system shows the possibility of severe floods on the Magoye and […]

PATRIOTS for Economic Progress (PeP) president Sean Tembo says it is disrespectful for Government to negotiate debt restructuring with creditors through proxies such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other foreign nations instead of directly engaging them.

It is totally false, unfounded and malicious to peddle rumours that I have been fired for allegedly shooting my wife and Zambians should keep themselves busy with productive things than spending time gossiping about other people, Elvis Nkandu has said. Mr Nkandu has dispelled social media gossip that he has been fired for allegedly shooting his wife over a matrimonial misunderstanding, stating that the rumours were nothing but propaganda to compel President Hakainde Hichilema to dismiss him from government.

Unending Presidential trips are unnecessary especially that President Hakainde Hichilema had curtly condemned his predecessor, Edgar Lungu over the same and it is the expectation of Zambians that the head of State should have been thrift in managing the country’s resources, Saboi Imboela has said.

By ROGERS KALERO PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema and his new dawn administration have done little or nothing to motivate civil servants who voted for him on the promise of better conditions of service, Advocates for People’s Prosperity (APP) interim president Mwenya Musenge has said. Mr Musenge said it was unfortunate that the UPND had failed to […]

By ROGERS KALERO UPND is an incompetent government, which wants to save its face by blaming the Patriotic Front (PF) for its failures, opposition Patriotic Front (PF) Copperbelt media director Munalula Moola has said. Mr Moola said the UPND had realised that it was losing the support of the majority Zambians at a fast rate […]

By NAMO PHIRI THERE is need to come up with a different and less complicated way of accessing Constituency Development Funds (CDF) by the different constituencies going forward which will not involve long procedures at banks going forward, Green Party President Peter Sinkamba has said Mr Sinkamba said this would shorten the procedure that the […]

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