Bamboo Saxophones, unique wind instruments made from bamboo, odd music Carefully electronically tuned, Ángel Sampedro del Rio's Bamboo saxophones consist of segments of bamboo successively larger in diameter. This progression has now been demonstrated by acoustical studies as the most harmonically effective. The joints are extremely solid and resistant over time. They have keys that cover toneholes outside the reach of the fingers. Since 1985 he has developed and built this instrument, with equal attention to acoustic design and aesthetics. Their interior is protected against changes of humidity, frequent in all wind instruments. They use conventional sax reeds, which can be acquired in any good musical store in the world. The Bamboo sax is not an imitation of brass saxes, it is an instrument in its own right. Visit Ángel's Bamboo Sax website and other bamboo instruments at: www.unmundodebambu.com.ar
Olson Kundig Wins the Blank Space Architecture Fairy Tale Contest With a Science-Fiction Story about Seattle For three years running, Blank Space, an online design platform based in New York and Rome, has hosted an open design contest. It’s not a typical call for entries. Fairy Tales asks architects to come up with new tales about myths and magic. It’s an architecture storytelling contest. This year’s winner is Olson Kundig, a Seattle-based architecture firm, which took the contest’s prompt in an unexpected direction. Welcome to the 5th Façade, the winning entry in the Fairy Tales 2016 contest, is part of an ongoing investigation at Olson Kundig. The story follows an unnamed first-person protagonist (it’s the architect himself) as he explores Seattle, a city he calls home but no longer entirely recognizes. A myocardial infarction began midway through Act 1 of Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge at the Phoenix Playhouse. Our narrator discovers that many parts of the city are still recognizable, even some five or six generations removed from his first lifetime.
Blog Archive » Found Sounds: Frogs Found Sounds is a new SoundCloud community feature focusing on some of the most weird and wonderful sounds that can be found on SoundCloud. Count on new installments with some of our favorite sounds each Tuesday! Sure, many people are thinking about bunnies this time of year, but let’s be honest: they’re not animals that lend themselves to much recording. So instead of “rabbit,” the word of the week is “ribbit,” as these week’s Found Sounds feature frogs from around the world. Coming up first is a recording by Thomas Newton of the UK, who used his H4N field recorder while in Ranong, Thailand to capture some of the local frog noise. Frogs of Ranong by Stumbled Upon Sound Over at Sounds Captured in the UK, there’s a beautiful and high quality recording of frogs. Frogs, Recorded Using Stereo Pair Of DPA4060 Microphones by Sounds Captured In the United States, we’ve got a recording from the composer John Rose. Frog pond mp3 by albigenman That’s all for this week’s Found Sounds!
NoiseFX - Pedal Effects and Music Gear for Noise 30+ Awesome Free and Open Source Audio Applications List | Open Source community has great Audio Applications. We had featured 20 Audio Editors. Here is a best of the Audio Applications list that has, Audio Editors, Audio Sequencers, Stream Rippers, CD Rippers and much more. This list is constantly updated and comments, additions are most welcome. Thanks for commenting and helping us to grow the list. Also check out similar posts; Amarok – Rediscover music Amarok is a powerful music player for Linux and Unix, MacOS X and Windows with an intuitive interface. Ardour – Digital Audio Workstation Record Audio, Mix, Edit and Collaborate. Audacity – The Free, Cross-Platform Sound Editor Audacity® is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. Banshee – Music Player Play your music and videos. CDEx – Audio CD Extractor CDEx is a very popular Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor with more than 38 million downloads. Grip – CD Ripper/CD Player Grip is a cd-player and cd-ripper for the Gnome desktop. Jokosher – Multi-Track Audio Studio
The Bone Flute at zZounds What is a Bone Flute? The bone flute is one of the oldest known musical instruments in Western Europe. These flutes carved from bone appear to be between 43,000 and 82,000 years old. Dr. National Geographic: News article about the finding of the oldest bone flute in an Eastern cave. The Workings of the Bone Flute Many bone flutes have five holes, such as the bird-bone flute found scattered in a small plot of a cave in southern Germany. Oldest Musical Instrument Found: Magazine article about the earliest modern carved flute found in Germany.
Oiwa Island: a massive drawing within an inflatable vinyl dome by Oscar Oiwa all photos courtesy the artist The 2016 Setouchi Triennale officially kicks off in just 3 days on March 20, 2016. Now in its 3rd incarnation, the massive art festival, held across 12 islands, will include 68 new works by world-renowned artists, designers and architects. Expanding on his work previously created for the 2013 Triennale and housed within a gymnasium on Ibuki Island, “Oiwa Island 2” will be installed within a building once used as a soy sauce warehouse. New sections were added to the drawing, which will depict sky, forest and a small cottage on the sea shore. Related: The Naoshima Art Islands: A Spoon & Tamago Itinerary In addition, Oiwa will also have installed “The room inside of the room” on Ogijima: a mysterious space where the tatami floor is a wall, the tokonoma alcove is set into the floor, and where you look out through a wall that is like a ceiling. Pin It!
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