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Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
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The 50 Greatest Jazz Albums…Ever At the end of any year it’s a great time to look back and so we’ve decided to attempt to come up with a definitive list of the 50 Greatest Jazz Albums of all time. Impossible, you are probably thinking, and it probably is, but rather than just thinking of our favourites we decided to take a good look through the web to see what other lists there are and combine our findings. As usual we expect many of you to disagree, sometimes strongly, but as usual we will love hearing from you. It took us several days of searching but here it is, the 50 greatest… 50. Thelonious Monk - Genius of Modern Music vol.1 & 2. 49. "Le présent d'abord" : Florent Pagny invite Maître Gims sur son nouveau single Crédits photo : Montage Pure Charts Bestimage Un an après "Habana", écoulé à plus de 130.000 exemplaires grâce aux singles "Encore" ou "Mais où s'en va la vie", Florent Pagny planche actuellement sur un nouvel album, attendu en septembre. Le 14ème album studio de sa carrière. Pour surprendre et rester dans la course, l'artiste a eu envie de changement. « Je suis en pleine élaboration. Je pense que je vais aller chercher des sons plus modernes » confiait-il à RTL en décembre dernier. "Le temps est comme toujours bien trop court" En effet, après une tentative manquée de faire un album avec RedOne, l'artiste de 55 ans ans confirme ici son envie de rajeunir son répertoire et son public, sans doute pour faire fructifier son exposition dans "The Voice", ainsi que son besoin de se mettre en danger musicalement tout en comptant sur le savoir-faire de l'un des artistes les plus populaires du moment. Ecoutez "Le présent d'abord" de Florent Pagny :

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. The resulting chord chart will display applicable chords for the selected key. Click a chord: ... and you will hear a cheap computer generated guitar playing the chord. Drag & Drop: - Chords from the chart into the progression timeline. - Rearrange Chords in the progression. - Remove chords from the progression. Roll the Dice: ... and a random chord progression will appear in the timeline. The numbers below each chord in the progression refer to the number of "beats" the chord will linger for. The "Rake Speed" refers to the speed of a single "strum." The main chart areas.

Android RoboSpice with GoogleHttpClient In this post we will examine an example app in which we make a RoboSpice request using GoogleHttpClient. The github repo is here. Dependencies First, we need to grab the RoboSpice dependency JARs from the repository repo. git clone Inside of 1.4.11/robospice-google-http-client are the JARs we need to include in the project. We will also need one JAR from the Google-Http-Lib source. Classes We are going to create a few files: BaseSpiceActivity import com.octo.android.robospice.JacksonGoogleHttpClientSpiceService; import com.octo.android.robospice.SpiceManager; public class BaseSpiceActivity extends Activity { private SpiceManager spiceManager = new SpiceManager(JacksonGoogleHttpClientSpiceService.class); @Override protected void onStart() { spiceManager.start(this); super.onStart(); } @Override protected void onStop() { spiceManager.shouldStop(); super.onStop(); } protected SpiceManager getSpiceManager() { return spiceManager; } } Fin

This is What Michael Jackson Sounds Like in Quechua Even the youngs think Quechua is cool. After the language was translated for a book, a song, and given a shoutout by a fútbolero, we started thinking that Quechua was having a sort of moment. Perhaps the biggest sign of this is that a 14-year-old girl named Renata Flores sang a Quechua version of Michael Jackson’s “The Way You Make Me Feel.” The Ayacuchana sings the tune at the Vilcashuamán ruins, as guitars and a Peruvian cajón play. According to La Republica, the video is part of the Asociación Cultural SURCA, which works to get the youth to learn the importance of Quechua. Plagiat: La condamnation de Calogero confirmée en appel La cour d’appel de Paris est restée sourde aux arguments de la défense du chanteur. La juridiction a confirmé la condamnation de Calogero pour « contrefaçon ». Elle estime que sa chanson Si seulement je pouvais lui manquer (écouter ci-dessous) présentait effectivement de fortes similitudes avec l’œuvre d’un autre compositeur, a révélé mardi une source judiciaire. Condamné en première instance, l’artiste avait fait appel de la décision. Calogero était poursuivi par Laurent Feriol, compositeur, fin 2001, d’une œuvre intitulée Les chansons d’artistes (écouter ci-dessous) et déposée à la Sacem (Société des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs de musique). Laurent Feriol avait fait procéder par un expert à une comparaison des deux œuvres, puis saisi la justice, qui lui a donné raison.

Musicovery NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2015 This is how we listen: Take 12 months, a few thousand albums and pan for gold. We sift for works that are definitive and for sounds or songs that cross boundaries, make connections, teach us something new. We allow ourselves to be swept away, to be seduced, to be fooled by a good new trick or an old one produced with grace and confidence. 2015 was a year in which the fractures in the music industry's bedrock became everyday geography — a no man's land of streaming, downloads, CDs and LPs, with plenty of skirmishes and territory disputes. It was also one in which sales records were not just broken but demolished. Despite all that, it was still just as easy to find great albums and just as hard to narrow them down to 50. This list of our favorite albums of the year (published alphabetically) includes hip-hop that reckons with our incandescent political moment and the foundational ideas that shaped our nation. Advisory: Some of the songs on this page contain profanity. BOMBA ESTEREOAmanecer

Virginie Despentes : « Devenir lesbienne, c’est perdre 40 kilos d’un coup » L’auteure et réalisatrice vient de publier le dernier tome de sa trilogie « Vernon Subutex ». Pour « La Matinale du Monde », elle retrace son parcours aux expériences extrêmes et se confie sans tabou. LE MONDE | • Mis à jour le | Propos recueillis par Annick Cojean Je ne serais pas arrivée là si… Si je n’avais pas arrêté de boire à 30 ans. La vie, c’est comme traverser plusieurs pays. Quand avez-vous commencé à boire ? La première fois, j’avais 12 ans, je m’en souviens parfaitement. Pour la griserie qu’il procure ? Oui.

Rhiannon Giddens Speaks For The Silenced "This instrument right here, born in Africa, but then made in America and then altered by white America — that's the story of so much of our music," Rhiannon Giddens says of the banjo. John Peets/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption John Peets/Courtesy of the artist "This instrument right here, born in Africa, but then made in America and then altered by white America — that's the story of so much of our music," Rhiannon Giddens says of the banjo. Rhiannon Giddens' new solo album, Freedom Highway, is an exploration of African-American experiences, accompanied by an instrument with its own uniquely African-American story: the banjo. Giddens notes that the modern banjo draws from the African instrument known as the akonting, which is made from a gourd. Giddens says the banjo seemed like the perfect fit for her album, which includes songs based on slave narratives, as well as a song she wrote in response to police shootings of young black men. Interview Highlights

Délicat et touchant. Mais une grande chanson de révolte. Comme "Imagine" peut l'être aussi, sous ses atours douceâtres. "Imagine" chie sur les religions et les politiciens. Y a rien de plus beau qu'une bombe déguisée en comptine. Turning The Tables: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women Oumou Sangare performs at the Africa Music festival in Delft, Netherlands, in August 1993. Frans Schellekens/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Frans Schellekens/Redferns/Getty Images Oumou Sangare performs at the Africa Music festival in Delft, Netherlands, in August 1993. This list, of the greatest albums made by women between 1964 and the present, is an intervention, a remedy, a correction of the historical record and hopefully the start of a new conversation. 150. In the late 1970s, women across America sat in circles, speaking and listening intently. 149. Alicia Keys graduated from high school at age 16 with a scholarship to Columbia University. 148. Some will say jazz, in a word, is improvisation. 147. In the early 1980s, when so much in the "new music" realm sounded jarring and almost self-consciously difficult, Meredith Monk took a different tack with Dolmen Music. 146. Today, Patty Griffin is best known as an all-time great American singer-songwriter. 145. 144.

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