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Hello without Music

For his latest musicless music video, Mario Wienerroither takes on the Lionel Richie classic Hello, making what was already one of the creepiest music videos of all time even more uncomfortable to watch.

Paul McCartney Brings Down The House At Lollapalooza

When music festivals like Lollapalooza are hyper trendy (arm dyeing, anyone?) and fixated on the next hot thing, it makes it a little easier for the classics to come back and seem cooler than ever.  Sir Paul McCartney's headlining performance Friday closed out the first night of the three-day fest in Chicago in grand fashion. Show More Summary

Philip Glass: Words Without Music - A Memoir

Words Without Music: A Memoir Philip Glass 432 pages ISBN: 0871404389 Liveright 2015 While composer m: John Cage is the first name in contemporary classical music that most people will likely know, the music of composer Philip Glass is probably more likely to be the first sound of it the...

Great Job, Internet!: “Hello” without music basically makes Lionel Richie a stalker

Everyone knows the video for Lionel Richie’s classic song “Hello” is already a little creepy. But thanks to YouTuber Mario Wienerroither, it just got a whole lot worse. Wienerroither specializes in musicless music videos, where he removes the songs themselves but keeps in all the sound effects. Show More Summary

Lionel Richie's 'Hello' without music is hilariously creepy

Is it laughs you're looking for? If you thought the classic music video for Lionel Richie's 1983 mega-hit "Hello" couldn't get any better/worse, you are in for a sweet surprise, my friend This "Musicless Music Video" from Mario Wienerroither...Show More Summary

When surgeons listen to their preferred music, their stitches are better and faster

From classical to rock, music can be heard in operating rooms across the world. When plastic surgeons listen to music they prefer, their surgical technique and efficiency when closing incisions is improved, a new study shows.

8 Reasons You Should Listen More To Classical Music

Is it true that listening to classical music is actually good for you? Looking at some of the scientific studies... The post 8 Reasons You Should Listen More To Classical Music appeared first on Lifehack.

'Little Women' is Getting a "Gritty" TV Reboot

4 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women has been adapted into films, turned into an anime, and  performed as plays and a musical. But now, the beloved classic could get its most bizarre adaptation yet: A “hyper-stylized, gritty” televisionShow More Summary

The Tragedy Of iTunes And Classical Music

“When the developer Erik Kemp designed the first metadata system for MP3s in 1996, he provided only three options for attaching text to the music. Every audio file could be labeled with only an artist, song name, and album title. Kemp’s system has since been augmented and improved upon, but never replaced.” Robinson Meyer explains […]

Here Are Five Classical Music Gems From The AP’s Massive New YouTube Archive

From the Philadelphia Orchestra arriving for its first tour of Britain to the inimitable Thomas Beecham introducing a concert to Maria Callas’s notorious walkout from the Rome Opera’s Norma. (video)

The death of the composer

Robinson Meyer, in a piece for The Atlantic on the increasingly chaotic state of classical music on iTunes, points out that when the metadata system for MP3s was introduced, in 1996, it allowed for only three categories: artist, song name,...

Queen Latifah & Mary J. Blige Join NBC's 'The Wiz Live'

Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige have both signed on to star in NBC’s upcoming live production of the classic musical The Wiz, according to Entertainment Weekly. The ladies join Stephanie Mills, who starred in the original Broadway production of the musical as Dorothy. Latifah will be playing the role of the Wizard while Mary [...]

Dallas Morning News Classical Music Critic Takes A Buyout

Scott Cantrell’s departure will be the most significant one for the future of North Texas culture organizations — because of whether the DMN will pursue another shared-academic appointment or keep classical music reviewing a full-time staff position.

Back To The Future soundtrack to see anachronistic vinyl release — you know, in celebration of the future?

Well, I’m gonna be honest with you: I exclusively only EVER listen to music via the Apple Music app streaming to my Apple Watch. But according to this website called Modern Vinyl, the soundtrack to the classic 1985 film Back To the Future...Show More Summary

Star Wars podracing is pretty awesome in VR

Someone went through the trouble of recreating Star Wars' Tatooine for the Oculus Rift and it is awesome. In the demo appropriately named Tatooine, you can visit the cantina where a dance party is taking place with the classic musicShow More Summary

NEW MUSIC: Mercury Rev, Frank Turner, Hooton Tennis Club, Snooty Garbagemen, Field Music

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

New Music is brought to you weekly by Deadly Music!, which covers mostly indie/alternative music as well as electronica, ambient/modern classical, pop and anything really, really good. Mercury Rev – “The Queen Of Swans” Taken from t… The post NEW MUSIC: Mercury Rev, Frank Turner, Hooton Tennis Club, Snooty Garbagemen, Field Music appeared first on Towleroad.

Can you mix Tchaikovsky into a Brahms quintet?

It’s one of the biggest no-nos in classical music. Brahms represents form at its purest, Tchaikovsky represents raw emotion. They are polar opposites. To mix one into the other is anathema, right? Last night at the Bristol Proms, Daniel Hope and friends played alterante movements of Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence and Brahms’ String Quintet No. 2 […]

Four Box-Set Discoveries

6 days agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

CD box sets remain hot for classic jazz and R&B releases, since fans of the music like to hold something—anything—even if they have to take off their glasses and peer at the tiny type in the liner notes. Here are...       Related Stories Chet Baker: The Lyrical Trumpet  

Make Your Day Creepy With These Horror Audio Atmospheres

If you’re anything like me, you like having a bit of music or white noise in the background while you work. Somedays it’ll be some high energy EDM while others will see me listening to some gentle classical masterpieces. But there are also the days when I want to freak myself out a bit, to […]

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