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Listen to Five of the World’s Newest, Wildest Instruments. What possesses someone to invent a new instrument?

Listen to Five of the World’s Newest, Wildest Instruments

Ask the finalists of this year’s Guthman Musical Instrument Competition, and you get different answers — among them boredom, curiosity, frustration. The creative impulse is often sparked by a question: What if a piano could sing? How does a guitar learn to play microtones? Listen to the world at Deep Note – Our legendary sound. Rhiannon Giddens Aims at 1800s America in Her Silkroad Plans. It was initially surprising news when it was announced in July that Rhiannon Giddens was taking over as artistic director of the cross-cultural music organization Silkroad.

Rhiannon Giddens Aims at 1800s America in Her Silkroad Plans

What did Ms. Giddens — a vocalist, fiddler and banjo player known primarily for helping revive the tradition of Black American string bands — have to do with Silkroad, an ensemble founded by Yo-Yo Ma to bring together performers and music connected to the ancient trade routes between East Asia and the Mediterranean? New Joni Mitchell Collection Captures Her Early Career Transformation. “You know, if you sing it pretty, like a lot of people that cover my songs will sing it pretty, it’s going to fall flat,” she reflects in the liner notes.

New Joni Mitchell Collection Captures Her Early Career Transformation

“You have to bring more to it than that.” A beautiful woman (as she’s identified, tirelessly, by industry men in the collection’s newspaper clippings and audio snippets) insisting that there was much more to her than just beauty was its own kind of subversion. So over these four years of remarkable artistic growth, we can also hear the thrill of a woman shrugging off the shackles of affably feminine likability and politeness.

In the liner notes, she quotes — of all spiritual gurus — the mantra of Thumper from “Bambi”: “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” Mark Knopfler on Guitars. RAY MANZAREK-RIDERS ON THE STORM. What is the slowest music humanly possible? 5 Minutes That Will Make You Love the Cello. In the past, we’ve asked some of our favorite artists to choose the five minutes or so they’d play to make their friends fall in love with classical music, the piano and opera.

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love the Cello

(2) Aretha Franklin’s musical genius in 2 songs. (2) We measured pop music’s falsetto obsession. (2) SPACES: Inside the Tiny Bedroom Where FINNEAS and Billie Eilish Are Redefining Pop Music. The Best Bass Drops of All Time - Studio 240 Blog. One of the hardest questions to answer for any basshead is, What is the BEST bass drop of all time?

The Best Bass Drops of All Time - Studio 240 Blog

I especially had a hard time trying to figure out the best way to answer this myself. (2) Billie Eilish and Finneas Break Down Her Hit Song 'Bad Guy' 2nd most recorded song in history -Girl from Ipanema. (1) The true History of The Traveling Wilburys - SUBTITULOS ESPAÑOL. Music Generators. The Darth Fader. The Lead Belly Foundation. There's A Reason Why You Still Love The Music From Your Teen Years. It's probably the latter.

There's A Reason Why You Still Love The Music From Your Teen Years

Psychologists and neuroscientists have recently determined that musical nostalgia isn't just a cultural phenomenon—it's wired in our brains. Even when your tastes progress past the Backstreet Boys, your brain is stuck on the formative years of your adolescence. In the era between your pre-teen years and early 20s, your brain is developing like never before, so it makes sense that the music you love during that time might be programmed in with the rest of your formative experiences. S Adventure Machine. When a generation loves a previous musical era: Millennials' recognition of 1960s-1990s songs is notable. Millennials' recognition of songs from the 1960s through the 1990s is relatively stable over this 40-year period, a team of researchers has found.

When a generation loves a previous musical era: Millennials' recognition of 1960s-1990s songs is notable

By contrast, their recognition of musical hits from 2000 to 2015, while higher overall than the previous era, diminishes rapidly over time. "The 1960s to 1990s was a special time in music, reflected by a steady recognition of pieces of that era—even by today's millennials," observes Pascal Wallisch, a clinical assistant professor in New York University's Department of Psychology and the senior author of the study, which appears in the journal PLOS ONE. While the researchers did not identify what explained the stable level of recognition for songs from the 1960s through the 1990s, they note that during this period there was a significantly greater diversity of songs reaching the top of the Billboard charts compared to 2000 to 2015 and 1940 to 1950.

OCEAN - John Butler - 2012 Studio Version. Patatap. Hans Zimmer - INTERSTELLAR⎪12 STRING FINGERSTYLE GUITAR. The Bass Walk: Abraham Laboriel. The Köln Concert. 1975 live album by Keith Jarrett The Köln Concert is a concert recording by the pianist Keith Jarrett of solo piano improvisations performed at the Opera House in Cologne (German: Köln) on January 24, 1975.[6] The double-vinyl album was released in 1975 by the ECM Records label to critical acclaim, and went on to become the best-selling solo album in jazz history, and the all-time best-selling piano album,[7] with sales of more than 3.5 million.[8] The Köln concert[edit] The concert was organized by 17-year-old Vera Brandes, then Germany's youngest concert promoter.[9] At Jarrett's request, Brandes had selected a Bösendorfer 290 Imperial concert grand piano for the performance.

The Köln Concert

Victor Wooten - Victor's Jam. 20 Amazing Basslines of All Time! (Instantly Recognizable) Chrome Music Lab. Ghosteen – Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds (Global Premiere) (2) "RIDICULOUS!" — OP-1 Sampling BFM Radio. Neuroscientists Discover a Song That Reduces Anxiety By 65 Percent (Listen) For One Violinist, Elevating Music By Black Composers Is A 20-Year Mission. Rachel Barton Pine's Blues Dialogues album and Music by Black Composers educational project are part of a mission that stretches back more than 20 years.

For One Violinist, Elevating Music By Black Composers Is A 20-Year Mission

(2) The Making Of Ariana Grande's "thank u, next" With Social House & TBHits. Kyra Gaunt: How the jump rope got its rhythm. DubStep Cube. Bassnectar interview w/ MoBoogie part 2 in Denver - 9/11/07. RHYTHM "FOLI" THERE IS NO MOVEMENT WITHOUT RHYTHM, ORIGINAL VERSION. thomas roebers and leeuwenberg. Broadcast Yourself. (2) 'Where Are U Now': Bieber, Diplo and Skrillex Make a Hit. THE 10 LEVELS OF JAZZ GUITAR. Back with the real Beatles: the White Album reviewed - archive, November 1968. Understanding "Hurt"

Johnny Cash - Hurt. Understanding Toto's Africa. Samurai☯ Trap & Bass Japanese Type Beat ☯ Lofi HipHop Mix. Music box. Sound Composition: Rainy_evening_1. Online Grey Noise Generator. ♥ With headphones, it's like a warm hug for your ears. ♥ As a tinnitus sufferer I have found sleep difficult and have spent many long tedious nights lying awake without relief.

Online Grey Noise Generator

Then I happened upon your site one night when, in desperation, I was trying to find a masking sound that would help me get some rest. To be able to customise a sound that actually works for me has been bliss. I now call my personal sound my 'Velvet Lullaby' and it is wonderful. ♥ I love putting this on underneath my mp3's - makes the nuances of certain songs sound crystal clear. . ♥ I've been having trouble focusing on math work, but playing this noise is the background has helped me a lot!

The BBC is letting you download more than 16,000 free sound effect samples from its archive. There can be few organisations that have used more sound effects than the BBC, so there’s bound to be great interest in the news that the corporation has now made more than 16,000 of its FX available for free download. These are being released under the RemArc licence, which means that they can be used for “personal, educational or research purposes”. Masakela Music, Infused With Sorrow and Joy click 2x. Interview: Jacob Collier (Part 1) (22) Imagination Off the Charts: Jacob Collier comes to MIT.

Hugh Masekela, Trumpeter and Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies at 78 click 2x. Stylophone Business Card. How Ed Sheeran Made ‘Shape of You. Skiffle Craze: An Interview with Billy Bragg. Speed Up Your Hearing. We surf the net with our eyes, ears and fingers. Eyes offer the largest conduit and while podcasting and audio books just use ears, the ears are best suited for hands-free operation. In addition -- a big plus -- we think better when active because more blood gets to our heads. Also, listening at faster speeds causes a listener to focus more intently on what's being said. Listening at normal speed is then like watching football played at a walking pace.

Podcast playback is a process that can be adjusted for speed and pitch correction to prevent the chipmonk effect. You should know that automatic pitch control does exist, just not on portable players. You can convert an audio file to play faster, with pitch correction, and to be smaller so more podcasts fit on a portable player. BitListen - Bitcoin Transaction Visualizer. Tape Tapping. The Making Of A Masterpiece - Bohemian Rhapsody.

Queen - Memorable Live Moments. Key Chords. Key Chords app generates guitar chord progressions automatically. Use it free online, or get the app for Mac, Windows or iOS (iPad) - Click on a chord to preview how it sounds. - Drag and drop to arrange the chord progression - Tweak the settings to control the playback speed Or role the dice and Key Chords will automatically generate a nice sounding progression. Select a Key: Select a key and choose a the major or minor scale. Plink by DinahMoe. Electromechanical instruments + rocks: Rock Band. How to make homemade slide whistles Bamboo, PVC pipe, wood, or even a carrot! Slide whistles can be made from all sorts of materials, and are fun to make, play, and learn physics with.

In this episode of Homemade Science, teacher Bruce Yeany shares his ... The Indian Shankar Drum Ganesh Machine !! Leonard Cohen: A Baffled King Composing Hallelujah. A Brief History of the Minimoog Part II. Turning The Tables: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women. Oumou Sangare performs at the Africa Music festival in Delft, Netherlands, in August 1993. The Making of Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro. 100 Greatest Beatles Songs. And The Bass Walks On. 100 legal sites to stream and download free music. Music is life, I never found anyone who’s life isn’t influenced by Music. Music-Map - The tourist map of music.

OP-1 Sampling Tropic Thunder "I'm a Dude" How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins. Sotomayor - Cielo (Live on KEXP) A different way to visualize rhythm - John Varney. To learn more on circular perceptions of rhythm with specific reference to African music, read this paper and then watch this Five(ish) Minute Drum Lesson on African Drumming. How has drumming played an essential role in African culture? What do specific rhythms represent? Find Your Vocal Range In 1 Minute.m4v. Online Drum Machine. Museum of Endangered Sounds. The Nostalgia Machine.

Ennio Morricone - The Ecstasy of Gold - theremin & voice. Best Classic Rock 2 (Full Songs) - Classic Rock. 6 Ways Drumming Heals Body, Mind and Soul. From slowing the decline in fatal brain disease, to generating a sense of oneness with one another and the universe, drumming's physical and spiritual health benefits may be as old as time itself. The most important 6 seconds in musical history. & Here's Some Awesome.

Carol maker. Seaquence. Musicovery. Are musical tastes cultural or hardwired in the brain? Bouncy Balls - Bounce balls with your microphone! Makey makey drums on Scratch. The Sacred Geometry Of Music. Music Harnesses Emotion to Drive Evolutionary Behavior.

Bobby McFerrin hacks your brain with music. TAO 大祭2. Marconi Union - Weightless.