TRACK 1 "Up in the Pine" From Heather Woods Broderick's Glider WESTERN VINYL Liner notes: Prepare for liftoff (or vertigo) on this shimmering fusion of visceral, ethereal sounds, featuring acoustic guitars, murmuring synths, and swirling...Show More Summary
It's tough to make orchestral score music sound unique without getting in the way of the visuals, but Marcin Przyby?owicz and Mikolai Stroinski do a great job of putting together interesting musical ideas that really compliments the art form. Show More Summary
“If you had programming skills, you could re-associate number 60 with any sound – real or imagined – from the plink of a woodblock to the bleep of a computer. In the most basic sense, this is what Chafe does. With a free, open-source, downloadable program for music called ChucK, he transforms eye-glazing data: clarinets […]
Stop. Hey. What’s that sound? That sound? It’s Brian Wilson and Al Jardine harmonizing on “Good Vibrations.” It’s the Glimmer Twins, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, sharing a mic during “Satisfaction.” It’s Neil Young, a few months shy...Show More Summary
“Instead of going to music school, I studied design.” Wiggle, wob, drum, pads, and scan are new gestural instruments that seek to cut the distance between an idea, making a move with your body, and a sound. Think you could draw a doodle...Show More Summary
It looks like Pin Art or Pinscreens – those moldable frames full of pins popularized in the 80s. But the result is something that lets you dig your hands into sound and musical structures in new ways. It looks expressive and, let’s be honest, really fun. Show More Summary
So Apple Music is here, and thanks to iCloud Music Library you can now potentially free up a ton of space on your phone and store your music in the cloud and stream it anytime and anywhere you want. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Unfortunately it is proving to be something of a battery drain. Show More Summary
Dave Bass, NYC Sessions (Whaling City Sound) In the 1970s when pianist Dave Bass thought that a broken wrist had ended his career, he dropped out of music and into law school. Eventually, he became deputy attorney general of California. Through the years Bass continued to play, but not publicly until he agreed in 2005 […]
Photo Credit: S. L. Young It's late on a Friday afternoon with lots of people rushing around at the beginning of their weekend and I was one of them too... until I heard the delightful sounds of music coming from a singer who caused me to quickly stop and pay attention. Show More Summary
Against the backdrop of a beautiful Sound of Music type village, this fellow sent a wheelbarrow 15 meters into air. It did not achieve escape velocity, but it did make a perfect landing. Read the rest
We’ve got chills. They’re multiplyin’. The seldom boring Andy Rehfeldt recorded this revamp of You’re the One That I Want from the musical Grease with a sound that’s sure to make ears bleed, and ’50s and ’70s sentimentalists weep.
The sound of children rapping pulses from a tent on the Mall — not the music you expect when you visit the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, which started up again Wednesday and continues through July 5. The hip-hop comes courtesy of Radio Ucamara, 98.7 on your dial if you happen to live along the Ucayali and Maranon rivers, which […]
When it was first announced back in May, Spotify's new Running feature sounded like it was going to let runners just open the Spotify app and go. No more playlists and getting bored of the songs after a week. No more fumbling with your head down, tapping the wrong button on the screen to find songs that match your run's intensity. Show More Summary
I have never seen ‘The Sound of Music’ (I refused to go and see I on principle, during the months when it incessantly occupied the biggest Cinema in Oxford, week after week after week) or ‘Mary Poppins’, and wouldn’t take...
'Despite the prominence of visual expression in contemporary hip-hop, many art historians, curators, and critics often frame hip-hop primarily as a musical genre or employ analytical approaches derived from the study of hip-hop's sonic iterations." -- Krista Thompson, Shine: The Visual Economy of Light in African Diasporic Aesthetic Practice (216)
The streets of New Orleans' French Quarter will be filled with the sounds of brass bands and soulful singers as New Orleans honors native son Louis Armstrong in July and August.
Apple Music just launched, but we're not going to talk about that OR Taylor Swift. Instead we've got smart speakers, recalls, and sequels galore in this installment of Sound Guys Monthly.
CRACK magazine’s Anna Tehabsim pens a love letter to Bristol, the hardcore home of parties and brand new sounds.
Imagine listening to music through a speaker that is the equivalent of a sonic electron microscope—reproducing detail in a recording on what seems to be a molecular level (if sound can be imagined to exist in material form) and yet painting an aural wall-to-wall picture as if with a one-haired sable brush. Show More Summary
NBC's Smash is clinging to life after a one-night performance of "Bombshell," the musical within the show about Marilyn Monroe, was recently revealed to be in development as a full-blown stage musical. And it sounds like some of the original cast is on board! Megan Hilty, who played Ivy Lynn, vying... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Megan Hilty Smash