50 Greatest Guitar Solos Jimmy Page. Jack White. Jimi Hendrix: some of the music world's greatest ever axe-shredders (and that's only the Js). Fundamental to a band's sound, the guitarist can make or break a record and - if they're really something special - they can deliver a solo that elevates it to heights previously unimagined. Verbal Vomit: How to be a Hipster, Chapter 1 Hipster is a slang term that first appeared in the 1940s, and was revived in the 1990's and 2000's to describe types of young, recently settled urban middle class adults and older teenagers with interests in non-mainstream fashion and culture, particularly indie-rock, independent film, magazines such as Vice and Clash, and websites like Pitchfork Media. In some contexts, hipsters are also referred to as scenesters. Do you want to be a Hipster? Do you wish you could join those sparkling beautiful people that you see pedaling past your house? Well, throw your TV's away, buy yourself a sturdy canvas bag, talk about joining the Peace Corp and read this short guide on becoming what you've always dreamed of: A Hipster. There's an art to finding acceptable Hipster clothing. The local thrift store will be just fine for all of your needs.
Top Indie Downloads Indie is a particular sound that has little to do with past associations of independent music. Indie also encapsulates a musical philosophy. Many artists utilize alternative instrumentation, jangling guitars, and may borrow from disparate genres such as folk, dance rock, and hip hop.
Burning Man 2011 : About These Photos 2011 marked the 25th anniversary of Burning Man, and it really felt massive this time — from the huge crowds (nearly 54,000, according to reports) to the sheer size of Black Rock City, which was scaled up this year and was in fact so big that there were large parts of it I never got to see. There were many impressive installations, vehicles, camps and performances in 2011, but I found myself mostly drawn to the beautiful and creative people. This is reflected in the sizeable number of portraits in this year's set. It was an almost perfect year in every respect.
Scientists discover most relaxing tune ever A British band and a group of scientists have made the most relaxing tune in the history of man, an Mp3 of which is at the bottom of this article. Sound therapists and Manchester band Marconi Union compiled the song. Scientists played it to 40 women and found it to be more effective at helping them relax than songs by Enya, Mozart and Coldplay. 10 Weird and Wonderful Women Musicians "There is nothing new under the sun," said King Solomon. He obviously hadn't met Nina Hagen. Or any of the other women on this list, all musicians with talent, originality, charisma and intelligence––not to mention a wicked sartorial style! These women are all their own persons, confident in their individuality, wherever it may take them.
10 More Enigmas That Defy Explanation Mysteries What is it about the bizarre and mysterious that piques our curiosity? It entertains our sense of wonder and excites our imagination, for sure. How Dad's Music Indicates What You Listen To Today [INFOGRAPHIC] Do dads really have an influence on the musical tastes of their offspring? This amusing flowchart, created for Father's Day in honor of dads who rock, predicts the kind of music you prefer by the tunes your father listened to when you were growing up. However, as a parent, I realize that many times my influence on my teenager has an opposite effect. Top 100: Greatest Songs (of All Time) It’s hard to come up with a list of the 100 greatest songs of all time and not leave people out, or be called a “son of a bitch” and other unflattering things by your readers. Nevertheless, inStash goes where not even Rolling Stone magazine has dared to tread. While the famed music publication needed a top 500 to feel comfortable even undertaking such a task, inStash honors the legends of rockers past, country’s greatest crooners, and the songs of today with 100 must-haves for your iPod or MP3 player. Don’t think of this as a top 100 greatest songs so much as a 100 essentials. Ratings themselves are always subjective.
Top 10 Websites To Watch Movies Online For Free We all love the idea of watching movies with just your Internet connection and a computer and no strings attached. Although some of you may think that this is not legal, i would say "why not try something ill-legal today". There are lots of websites which provide to watch movies online, no need to sign-up and in few clicks you are into the movie arena.
Our animated maps in free access - The map as history The first Christian communities (1st century) This map is part of a series of 17 animated maps showing History of Christianity. 4 are currently available online Independence for India and Pakistan Multimedia Sixties 1968 Music - A retro nostalgia look at music 1968 Song of the year With an album behind them and an almost hit with Down on Me, Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin made a big splash at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, and the next year came the hit album Cheap Thrills with the big hit single Piece of My Heart and of course the unforgettable album cover by Robert Crumb. Piece of my Heart was so big a hit that Joplin left Big Brother to go on her own before the year ended Billboard Top 40 of 1968 1. Sittin On The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding 2.
10½ Favorite Albums of 2012 by Maria Popova By popular demand, here is a music equivalent to complement those favorite books of 2012 — a highly subjective and hopelessly non-exhaustive selection of the 10 or so albums on heaviest rotation this year, many of which you might recognize from past Literary Jukebox installments. My Head Is An Animal (iTunes; UK) by Of Monsters and Men Release date: April 3, 2012 Love This Giant (iTunes; UK) by David Byrne and St. Vincent The songs of summer Memorial Day Weekend fills us with restless anticipation of how we will spend the long, hot days ahead, but it also brings fond memories of summers past, each one marked by a ubiquitous song that still has the power to bring us back to that time. Travel through the last 100 years to discover which summer songs were either released or peaked in popularity during the summer of their respective years. Some are about the summer or the stuff of summer: parties, picnics, fleeting love, nostalgia or fun. Some have that summer feeling in sound alone.