The prolific Philly songwriter is still sifting through dozens of sounds and signposts in pursuit of indie pop beauty.
Harry Manx has been dubbed an “essential link” between the music of East and West, creating musical short stories that wed the tradition of the Blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas. His unique sound is bewitching and deliciously addictive to listen to. He appears at The Ruby Lounge in Manchester, on Sunday, 1st […]
Hear that? That's the sound of an exhausted team of reporters collectively high-fiving over the end of music festival season. Whether it was the lush green setting of San Francisco's Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival or the arid desert surrounding Las Vegas' Electric Daisy Carnival, we were...
With new innovations in sound being created daily, there are some genres of music that will never go out of style and have changed little since their inception. Blues and acoustic guitars will forever resonate with the majority of music lovers. Show More Summary
New England music's biggest sound and hottest band is coming to The Outlaw! Meet the undeniable power and quirk of Zip-Tie Handcuffs. The wild rock trio will close the first night of The Outlaw Roadshow New York at the Bowery Electric. Show More Summary
EDITOR'S NOTE: PLEASE USE THIS IMAGE AS SOCIAL MEDIA THUMBNAIL http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2015-10-05-1444080879-604462-IMG_2351.jpg With new innovations in sound being created daily, there are some genres of music that will never go out of style and have changed little since their inception. Show More Summary
Best-selling romance novelist Nicholas Sparks has sold his first half-hour comedy project. The Next Chapter, written by Austin Winsberg (Gossip Girl, The Sound of Music Live!), hails from Warner Bros. TV and Sparks’ studio-based Nicholas Sparks Prods. Show More Summary
Anyone familiar with the music business can tell you that it's hard enough to get a big band together for an occasional gig, let alone sustain it over an extended period of time. The time and effort involved in composing and arranging new charts, covering the cost of twelve or more musicians, and me... [ read more ]
With seven different stages and over 120 bands performing over three days, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival held in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park may sound much like many of the other annual music festivals throughout the United States each year. Show More Summary
Assembling the audio direction for a game like Destiny is no small task. You need deep knowledge of the game. Musical literacy. A creative eye and ear. And sizzling vegetables, styrofoam and big cats. C Paul Johnson leads the two-headed team at Bungie that's responsible for everything you hear in Destiny. Show More Summary
If you’ve got a phone, you’ve got to have a good set of headphones. We’re all looking for something different from the music makers we put into our ears, whether it’s studio quality sound, wireless convenience, or something that can survive a daily workout regimen. No matter what your needs, we’ve got you and your […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
image credit An interesting story about the history and possible origin(s) of a musical hook which consists of the phrase 'Who let the dogs out' in combination with the sound of dogs barking. The Presurfer
Sounds like: Tulpa, Swindail Song: Kasbo - I Don't Get What's so good? Music seems to be one of the best forms of mediation. Whatever you may be feeling, or what you're going through, you can trust in music to guide you to the other side, and hopefully you'll come out stronger. Show More Summary
Neil Warden – Adventures In Weissenborn Land (EP) (Deep Blue Music Productions: DBCD0915) Here’s one of those little gems that comes along ‘off the radar’ every now and then ... a quite lovely four-track ‘journey’ through the sounds of the Weissenborn lap steel guitar – performed by the talented Scottish player and writer, Neil Warden. […]
Hot Peas 'N Butter - Put Our Heads Together album cover For about a decade now, the New York-based group Hot Peas 'N Butter have turned out a half-dozen albums of original music most distinctively characterized by a blend of sounds that I'd describe as global in nature. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Hudson Mohawke, Oneohtrix Point Never, SBTRKT Song: Arca - Soichiro What's so good? The contrast within Arca’s music is nothing short of spectacular. If you’re unfamiliar with the 25-year-old Venezuelan producer, the crisp and sharply abrasive quality of his music is likely to leave you feeling shell-shocked when you hit play. Show More Summary
Welcome to the Music Roundtable, a blatant rip-off of TV Club’s TV Roundtable feature. Here, music writers and fans discuss recent reissues, hot new releases, or just records we like. For this installment, we’re talking about Paul McCartney’s early ’80s LPs Tug Of War and Pipes Of Peace, both of which just received deluxe LP and CD reissues. Show More Summary
It's a romantic story: A young woman, plucked from her arcane studies, reinvigorates a stagnant community with the power of her song. I'm referring, of course, to 20-year-old Kerstin Anderson, who plays Maria von Trapp in the revival of "The Sound of Music" beginning a national tour at the Ahmanson...
Instead of creating headphones strictly for the audiophile, PRYMA is setting their sights on the fashion-forward affluent buyer who wants to look just as good as their music sounds. Launched by World of McIntosh and made in Italy at the Sonus Faber fac... via JustLuxe.com
Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s Radar Podcast, author and entrepreneur Alistair Croll, who also co-chairs our Strata + Hadoop World …