The Peace of Classical Music If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Temporary blindness caused me to have a greater appreciation for music. My sense of hearing was heightened and sightless I could not read, write, paint, draw or watch the television. The experience helped me surrender to the present moment something I did not realise fully until years later. 100 Years Of Rock Music In Less Than A Minute Keeping up with the endless spawning of new sub-and sub-sub-genres of music can be hard. Just when you catch up with seapunk and witch house, they’re not cool anymore. Everyone’s already moved on to Nintendocore. To help you brush up on how rock music evolved into the many-tentacled beast that it is today, designer Brittany Klontz created an interactive infographic for ConcertHotels.com that maps 100 years of genres in less than a minute. It not only provides the names and birth dates of each style, but also offers sample songs allowing you to finally know what skiffle sounds like.
How to Survive a Lightning Strike: An Illustrated Guide The best way to survive a lightning strike is to avoid being outdoors in the first place. Use the 30/30 Rule: If, after seeing lightning, you can’t count to 30 before hearing thunder, get inside a building or car. Don’t go outside until 30 minutes after the last clap of thunder. Classical music - the infographics What's the right orchestral instrument for you? Want to take up a musical instrument but don't know which one? Scared that the instrument you've chosen - and have been spending all those hours practising - is not the right one for you? Our friends at CBC music have produced this very elegant (and very helpful) flowchart. Give it a go and tell us what you got. Music With a little help from Gracenote, Xbox Music fans can now unlock all of their favorite tunes and enjoy them across compatible devices. Gracenote powers the music recognition feature for the musiXmatch App, letting users hold their phone to the music to identify songs. With Gracenote, Amazon customers can identify and unlock their music collections in the Cloud, and sync them across devices.
Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music (often referred to as just Ishkur's Guide) is an online Flash-driven guide to electronic music created by Kenneth John Taylor of British Columbia. The guide is currently hosted by the Digitally Imported Internet radio site. Description History Taylor's inspiration for the guide was a challenge from a friend, and the first edition was created in "about two weeks" and on his website by the end of October, 2000. An abridged version was in the top 20 on Newgrounds briefly.
Song Meanings Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) Song Meaning: The song was written by Jörgen Elofsson, Ali Tamposi, David Gamson in September 2010 at the latter’s studio in Long Beach. 88 (number) Eighty-Eight is a refactorable number, a primitive semiperfect number and an untouchable number. It is also an hexadecagonal number. Since it is possible to find sequences of 88 consecutive integers such that each inner member shares a factor with either the first or the last member, 88 is an Erdős–Woods number. In base 10, it is a palindromic number and a repdigit.
Mood & Music Musical preference is unique to the listener. There are so many different cultures and personalities–which makes it quite difficult to decide what to listen to. In addition to different tastes in music, there are times and places where it may not be appropriate to play something. Welcome to Impro-Visor Last update: 15 May 2012 Version 5.16 is now available here: Please join the Yahoo! user group to download The Imaginary Book and user-contributed works.
Classical Composers Timelines These timelines show the lifetimes of 'classical' music composers who are moderately well-known, as defined loosely by whether I have heard of them. They are not intended to be exhaustive. Below is a list of approximate periods in 'classical' music (from the rec.music.classical FAQ): General Composers British Composers The timeline below shows composers who have directly influenced music in Britain, either by being British citizens, by moving to Britain and spending appreciable fractions of their lives there, or by making musically significant visits.
Pop music quiz: Name these recent Billboard hits by their first second. The first few seconds of a song have to set a tone and hook the listener. In those precious moments when your attention is fresh, you can usually register a song’s mood, grasp its tempo, and perhaps recognize the artist or the song itself. But what about a song’s very first second? Can you guess these 16 recent Billboard hits by just a couple of beats or notes? Let's find out. Glossary of BitTorrent terms Glossary Availability (Also known as distributed copies.) The number of full copies of a file (or set of files and directories) directly available to the client. Each seed adds 1.0 to this number, as they have one complete copy of the file.