How data is transforming the music industry. Fifteen years ago, Steve Jobs introduced the iPod.
Since then, most music fans have understood this has radically changed how they listen to music. Less understood are the ways that raw information – accumulated via downloads, apps and online searches – is influencing not only what songs are marketed and sold, but which songs become hits. Decisions about how to market and sell music, to some extent, still hinge upon subjective assumptions about what sounds good to an executive, or which artists might be easier to market. LITTLE FEAT LOWELL GEORGE TRIBUTE - 1 OF 13. LITTLE FEAT LOWELL GEORGE TRIBUTE - 2 OF 13. Everloving Records. Streaming + Download Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. $9.99 USD credits released January 25, 2005 license all rights reserved.
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Soundtracks. Gear. Online music collaboration. Artistes. Festivals. Free music software. Labels. The Austin 100: A SXSW 2017 Preview Mix. Tkay Maidza is performing at this year's South By Southwest music festival.
Cassandra Hannagan/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Cassandra Hannagan/Getty Images Tkay Maidza is performing at this year's South By Southwest music festival. Every year, the SXSW Music Festival serves a daunting, days-long feast of sounds from around the world. Picked from a playlist that spanned more than a hundred hours, these 100 songs represent a broad and exciting cross-section of SXSW's many highlights.
As in previous years, The Austin 100 is just the beginning of NPR Music's SXSW 2017 coverage, so keep coming back to NPR.org/SXSW for full concerts, photos, videos, commentary and, of course, many more recommendations to come. The Austin 100 Playlist. The Black Gospel Music Restoration Project. Longplayer. The Barracudas Summer Fun. Die or D.I.Y.?: Milk From Cheltenham - " Triptych Of Poisoners " (Its War Boys ,£3) 1983. The Naked Choir. CHOIR OF THE YEAR 2016. Fair Organ Preservation Society. CYMATICS: Science Vs. Music - Nigel Stanford. Faking It - Cellist to DJ. Scaredy Cat Stinger 3 by Phillip R Spencer.
Calm, quiet, mellow, serene music ringtones. Continuator. Continuator The Continuator is a usable musical instrument combining techniques from interactive and automatic learning systems.
It learns and interactively plays with a user in the user's style. It is based on a Markov model of musical styles augmented to account for efficient real time learning of musical styles and to arbitrary external bias. The Continuator is an attempt to bridge the gap between two classes of traditionally incompatible musical systems: 1) interactive musical systems, limited in their ability to generate stylistically consistent material, and 2) music composition systems, which are fundamentally not interactive. The purpose of Continuator is to extend the technical ability of musicians with stylistically consistent, automatically learnt musical material. Stroke of Genius: How Derek Amato Became a Musical Savant. Derek Amato is one of only a few dozen known "sudden savants.
" Derek Amato hide caption toggle caption Derek Amato. How Sam Phillips Invented the Sound of Rock and Roll. For the next two years, Sun Studio continued to be Sam Phillips' laboratory.
While helping to launch the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis, Howlin' Wolf, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash, he remained the mad genius of sound. In 1954, Phillips acquired two state-of-the-art Ampex 350 tape recorders and started playing around with what we now call "slapback echo delay"—the echo that results when you record to one tape machine's record head while also recording the playback (usually the vocals) being played on another machine. The London Sound Survey featuring London maps, sound recordings, sound maps, local history, London wildlife. Converse Music. New York City psychedelia aficionados Whitewash have a knack for working within constraints.
The project began in 2012 when Jon (bass) and Sam (guitar) met at NYU and started playing along to Ween songs together. When Jon met Evan (drums) in jazz auditions, he convinced him to join them, and they started playing around with their sound with covers of Led Zeppelin, Mac Demarco, and Thee Oh Sees. Then Evan’s roommate Aram joined them, adding rhythm guitar to round out their sound, and they started composing and making demos as their sound matured into complex bedroom psych inflected with everything from bossa nova to noise rock.
World Sound Mix. Future Techniques: Native Sessions at ADE 2015. Listed: Hauschka's Abandoned Cities. Hauschka is a musician and composer from Düsseldorf, performing in what has been dubbed a "post-classical" vein, although he also has many fans in the electronica scene.
His new album Abandoned City, written and performed almost entirely on a treated piano, was inspired by the idea of cities that are no longer, or never were, inhabited. It is full of approriately elegiac beauty. Here he introduces the different cities with a paragraph about each. Elizabeth Bay A mining town in southern Namibia. Portable Speakers made out of everyday objects for your smartphone and electric guitar! Drones in Indian Music (Tanpura, Surpeti, etc.) The drone is an essential part of traditional Indian music.
It is found in classical music (both North and South), folk music, and even many film songs. Sometimes, it is provided by special instruments and instrumentalists; at other times, it is provided by special parts of the melodic instruments. Even many of the percussion instruments are tuned in such a way as to reinforce the drone. Regardless of what provides the drone, it serves a vital function. BBC Radio 3 - Max Richter - Sleep. Help Is Coming. R.E.M. To Trump: Go Fuck Yourself. Electronic Dance Music News & EDM Reviews. Beatport. Mixcloud - Making radio better. ICCA Finals Archives - Varsity Vocals. The National Museum of Computing.
Harkive.org - The World Is Listening... again. Electric Pedals - Human Powered Disco. Music Documentary (From 1988): Macintosh, MIDI & Music. BEATBOX BATTLE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – INTERVIEW – SHOWCASE – FREESTYLE – TUTORIAL. Beardyman: The polyphonic me. Imogen Heap Performance with Musical Gloves Demo: Full Wired Talk 2012. Mozart's Dice Game. Björk: biophilia: solstice app tutorial. Discover Mixfader: the world's first connected DJ crossfader! "The Rational Keyboard" by Fritz Obermeyer. A comeback for the humble cassette? - Features - Music - The Independent. His nonplussed response was delightful.
We were witnessing the obsolescence of technology at first hand, right there; as we explained how it worked it almost felt like we were experts on an episode of Antiques Roadshow. (Although sadly in the item in question was worth almost nothing.) Two brothers, Benny and Rafi Fine, have seen the viral potential of this kind of thing, and have recently started a series on YouTube called Kids React To Technology. Their latest film features the baffled responses of a group of children to the Sony Walkman; the cassette format makes virtually no sense to them, and it's not hard to see why. While vinyl has experienced a hipster resurgence in popularity – 780,000 albums were sold last year, the highest tally since 1997 – the cassette, with its stern instructions to "spool to end of tape before playing other side", looks hilariously retro.
MFP1350 - Gospel Songs & Spirituals for Little Children. BBC Radio 4 - In Search of the Black Mozart, Episode 1. Sleevage » Music, Art, Design. Amanda Palmer: The art of asking. Boil the Frog. Boil the Frog lets you create a playlist of songs that gradually takes you from one music style to another.
It's like the proverbial frog in the pot of water. If you heat up the pot slowly enough, the frog will never notice that he's being made into a stew and jump out of the pot. With a Boil the frog playlist you can do the same, but with music. You can generate a playlist that will take the listener from one style of music to the other, without the listener ever noticing that they are being made into a stew.
How does it work? To create a Boil The Frog playlist, just type in the names of two artists and a playlist will be generated that takes you gradually, step by step, from the first artist to the second artist. Keep Streets Live! - Campaigning for a Vibrant and Spontaneous Street Culture. About the Virtual Choir – Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir. The Virtual Choir is a global phenomenon, creating a user-generated choir that brings together singers from around the world and their love of music in a new way through the use of technology.
Singers record and upload their videos from locations all over the world. Illinois. BAROQUE.ME. BBC Radio 4 - Short Cuts, Mixtape: musical stories from the past seven series of Short Cuts. BizDaily: The Vinyl Revival - BBC Business Daily. KissThisGuy.com - The Archive of Misheard Song Lyrics. International Society of Musicians for Artwhistling. Ode to Billy Joe (Lesson) The Glass Bead Game. 1927. BBC Radio 4 - Hunting for Prince's Vault. Soundscapes of the Nile valley: ‘Rock music’ in the Fourth Cataract region. Thai Elephant Conservation Center - Art & Culture - Thai Elephant Orchestra. The Thai Elephant Orchestra began with a simple question: "If elephants can make beautiful paintings, why can't they make music? " (And by the word 'music' was meant not a circus elephant playing a huge toy piano but rather serious, beautiful music worthy of the attention given to human music.)
Trying to answer this question led Dave Soldier and Richard Lair to embark on designing, making and buying the massive musical instruments needed. Grizzly Beatz - Buy Beats Online. Iran: ‘Half Moon’ – film about women’s right to sing. They jump into an orange mini bus and begin the search for a female singer who will join their company – which is not easy in a country where women are not allowed to sing in front of men.
The Benefits of Cold Coffee: A Music Review. UK Musicians Wanted - Search Local England Musician Classifieds : BandMix.co.uk. BBC Two - Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South. Hyperreal Music Archive. A Young Person's Guide to the Avant-Garde [LTMCD 2569] Various Artists. WolframTones: An Experiment in a New Kind of Music. Create your own songs online. Free Music Archive. First notes for 639-year composition.
Freesound.org - Freesound.org. Hospital radio. Typical hospital radio studio Hospital radio is a form of audio broadcasting produced specifically for the in-patients of hospitals. It is primarily found in the United Kingdom, hospital radio has been found to be beneficial to patients lifting their mood and aiding recovery.
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