A portion of a Gamasutra interview with composer Lena Raine GS: What thoughts went into creating the music for the harrowing climb that is Celeste? What makes a song feel appropriate to this kind of play experience to you? Raine: MyShow More Summary
Google loves using sequencers as a way of teaching folks how to make music, and it's a neat toy to put on its homepage every now and again. The repository for all of these experiments is Chrome Music Lab, a suite of kooky music-makin' tools for budding musicians. And now, the company has added Song Maker, a way for you to craft your own basic tunes. Source: Song Maker
"All I need in this life of sin is me and my sheet mask" (that's how that Tupac song goes, right?). Unfortunately, masking - while an undeniably heavenly experience - doesn't come cheap. Most options range from $3 to $10 a pop, and if you're masking once or twice a week, all that cash can add up. Show More Summary
This is a collection of the finest non-hit pop songs from the 16 year history of this site. (Well, actually, one legit hit made it through because it fit in nicely.) It’s basically nothing but world-class bangers. You can experience it as an Apple Music playlist, a Spotify playlist, or as an expanded download version […]
Next month, we'll finally get to hear the self-titled debut from August Greene, the new supergroup trio that features Common, Robert Glasper, and Karriem Riggins. The three of them have plenty of experience occupying the places where jazz, rap, and pop intersect, and it makes sense for them to be making music as a trio…
One of my favorite things about In a Poem Unlimited is the variety of voices on it. Here is a song from each of the singers who contributed to the album. Each of these special people have many years of experience and plenty of releases behind (and ahead) of them. Use your preferred search engine and go down a rabbit hole! -- Meg Remy / U.S. Girls Continue reading…
The rock icon's charged take on 'Hear My Train A Comin' ' is included on a new album featuring 10 previously unreleased recordings.
Queen Naija’s “Medicine” may not be the first song ever recorded by a YouTube celebrity — who could forget Jake Paul’s experiments with sound? — but it’s definitely one of the better ones. Since starting a YouTube channel with her husband, Chris Sails, in August 2016, the 22-year-old Michigan native ... More »
In a new interview with Billboard, musicians Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern shared some details about the experience of having their hit song “Best Friend” featured in Apple’s iPhone X ad that debuted this past fall. more…
Any Grey's Anatomy fan knows by now that watching the show is an emotional experience in and of itself. And between all of the breakups, car accidents, plane crashes, active shooters, and bomb scares, the only thing that makes witnessing...Show More Summary
A group called Choir! Choir! Choir! recently put on a show in NYC where they taught the audience to accompany them on a song, in this case, David Bowie’s Heroes sung by David Byrne. Byrne wrote up the experience in his online journal: What happens when one sings together with a lot of other people? A couple of things I immediately noticed. Show More Summary
British born, Sweden based songwriter/producer Gongkreeper returns with the absolutely stellar new track “No Doubt” which is the first in a series of songs and videos in which he accounts his experience of moving to the beautiful and bleak climbs of Scandinavia. Production on the track comes from heavyweight US-based Soundcloud producer LSL, and “No […]
In an asteroid belt near Jupiter, there is a planet named Eliza McNitt. Its namesake is a 26-year-old filmmaker making her Sundance debut this week with the 13-minute virtual-reality experience “Spheres: Songs of Spacetime,” which plunges participants into a cosmic collision of two black holes....
EXCLUSIVE: The deepest darkest corners of the universe are unveiled in the new trailer for Eliza McNitt’s Spheres: Songs of Spacetime, the first installment of three in an episodic series will be released on the Oculus Rift in 2018. Making...Show More Summary
To find longevity as an artist, one must have growth, and no one is a better example than Justin Timberlake. On Justified, he was a bad boy. On FutureSex/LoveSounds, he was a cool guy. On The 20/20 Experience, he’s a gentlemen. He continues to reinvent himself while still breaking new ground in mainstream pop music […]
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What you may know: U2's new album, Songs of Experience, came out in early December. What you may not know: Bono apparently almost died while making it. That's per a new interview with Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner in which the U2 frontman doesn't reveal exactly what happened, but notes...
(University of California - San Francisco) New UC San Francisco research finds that although young male songbirds are genetically predisposed to sound like their fathers, enriched early experience with a foster-father can overcome this genetic destiny. Show More Summary
All this month, Danish producer Trentemøller has been posting short remembrances about some of his favorite tracks from his own discography, and he's ended this little experiment with an entirely new song in celebration of the holiday season called "On A Cold Christmas Night." Here's what he had to say about it: Merry…
Here is a movie of innocence and experience, a glorious song in which warmth and compassion triumph over ironical miserabilism.... The post The Other Side Of Florida Disney Land You Never Saw appeared first on Lifehack. A 6-year-old's summer courting mischief and adventure with her friends, and bonds with her mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World.