The ZRI Project The ZRI project The Red Hedgehog Tavern, Zum Roten Igel, ZRI was the pub where Brahms drank and smoked, and would have heard the gypsies play. We used the name to represent our aim of learning more about the music we love by re-imagining the place it came from. Although, for the minute, ZRI are concentrating on Brahms, we will apply the ZRI principle to other composers in the future. A typical atypical audience Top Rap Songs of All Time Rap has always been a hit with Afro-Americans. Now, with names as diverse as Eminem, Fort Minor, Ludacris and 50 Cent giving some really great rap songs for all music lovers to listen to, rap music has cut across this barrier of race and is a very popular music genre among millions of people worldwide. Initially considered as just a fad, rap music has come a long way since the 1970s, the time when these songs became popular for the first time. Some of the best rappers have given such great music that they really deserve a place in the list of the greatest rap musicians. However, considering the quality of songs that have been produced by the rap music industry, to come up with top 10 songs can be quite a task.
Top 10 Free Ways To Discover New Music Online Bored with your music and want to discover some new bands or singers? There are two main ways you can do that online. You can use services which create music maps, allowing you to explore artists similar in genre to the artists you already listen to. Or you can use music blogs and websites that showcase independent or up-and-coming artists, whether the music is being reviewed, or posted by the musicians themselves. Alliance The Runes I know that I hung on Yggdrasil For nine nights long Wounded by spear Consecrated to Odin Myself a sacrifice to myself Upon that tree The wisest know not the roots of ancient times whence it sprang. None brought me bread None gave me mead Down to the depths I searched I took up the Runes Raised them with song And from that tree I fell. Runes you shall know, and readable staves, Very powerful staves,Very great staves Graven by the mighty one who speaks Carved by the highest hosts
100 Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music UPDATE 12/10/13: We’ve released a follow-up to this post with 100 More Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music. Prepare yourself for another dose of Monday roundup madness! It’s time for another crazily comprehensive, yet carefully curated, look at an entire industry–the music industry to be specific. This if the first in a two-part series on the music industry which will conclude next week. This week’s focus is on the consumer side of music. Below you’ll find the best resources for music fans including ways to discover new tunes, the best tools and services for creating a perfect music listening experience, tons of concert and live show resources, many ways to enhance Spotify, social tools for getting down with your friends, iPhone and Android music apps, music locker (cloud) services and finally some miscellaneous resources that you’re bound to love.
Songs that justify why I bought $800 headphones Mayhem, Metal and Massacre Requested by kobalt · Compiled by FuckYeahMetal \m/ (>.<) \m/ ROCK ON 01. Avenged Sevenfold - “Beast and The Harlot” - (City Of Evil) 02. Avenged Sevenfold - “Welcome to the Family” - (Nightmare) 03. The Nerve Mixtape With Robert Schwartzman The former Rooney frontman and general Hollywood man about town gives us a romantic playlist for the ages. by Alex Heigl Robert Schwartzman is best known for being the frontman of uber-California band Rooney, and yes, Jason Schwartzman's brother.
Celtic Knot Pumpkins There are eight elementary knots which form the basis of nearly all the interlaced patterns in Celtic decorative art. Two of the elementary knots are derived from a three-cord plait, and the remaining six from a four-cord plait. Before the Christian influence on the Celts (about 450 A.D.), the only known Celtic artwork consisted of geometrical patterns such as spirals, key patterns, and step patterns. It has been suggested that the Celts' religion prevented them from depicting the works of the creator, namely animals, plants, and humans.
51 New Bands That Will Make 2014 Awesome » When The Gramophone Rings First things first. Yes, we are fully aware that not all of the below are bands. But what else to use? ‘Acts’ give the whole thing an unwanted circus feel, ‘groups’ brings to mind X Factor categories and ‘musicians’ gives the whole thing a seriousness that our immaturity just can’t handle. Secondly, the wording is important once again.
47 Sites Every Recording Musician Should Visit In a recent “Open Mic” we asked you, “Which music-related sites do you visit regularly?” This article is a summary of the great suggestions given in the comments to that article. You can make the list even longer by commenting on this article. As you’re reading this article, Audiotuts+ needs no introduction. Several commenters mentioned Audiotuts+ - thanks for the support!
7 Alternatives to Pandora and Last.FM Whether you are annoyed by the ads on Pandora, the limited number of skips, or the abyss of cruel 30-second song teasers from Last.FM, many online listeners are growing weary of mainstream methods of hearing new music. While the Pandora algorithm is strong, and the Last.FM related artists tool is pretty useful, don’t fool yourself in to thinking that there aren’t other great ways to expose yourself to new music in the depths of cyberspace. Here are 7 alternatives to Pandora and Last.FM that will infuse your day with an uninterrupted stream of music that large record companies haven’t managed to squash under their thumbs yet. StumbleAudio StumbleAudio has a killer recommendation engine that works better for me than Pandora’s. Instead of “genomes”, StumbleAudio uses listeners’ favoritism as well as buying pattern data from online music stores to make suggestions.
path Becoming a WitchWitchcraft 101 So, you want to become a witch... These pages comprise a home study course written by myself. It includes excerpts from books as well as my own private practices. Top 8 Mixing Mistakes and How To Avoid Them Veteran engineer of Universal Mastering Studios West, Pete Doell Most recording musicians, engineers and producers are well aware what a difference mastering can make to our mixes. And as we’ve discussed in previous columns (such as Audio Mastering Basics: Taking Your Music That Extra Step), mastering is an art form in itself, and is best placed in the hands of a specialist. But even expert mastering engineers can only accomplish so much, and it’s largely dependent on the raw materials they’re given to work with. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the top mistakes people make in preparing their mix for mastering, with the help of veteran engineer of Universal Mastering Studios West, Pete Doell.