This morning, I attended my last mix in Toronto. I can’t tell you how awesome this new season of Dark Matter looks and sounds. Everything from the visuals to the soundscape to the music is incredible and an enormous ramp-up from the show’s first season. We have a lot of very talented people working on this show, […]
As the generalization of “World” and “African” music begins to fade, and the diversity of sounds found across the African continent begin to rightfully establish their individuality, there has never been a better time to explore the plethora of sounds from the cradle of civilization. One might even go so far as to describe the […]
If you like the Dixie Chicks, then you will really enjoy Runaway June! The country music trio is molded from the sound and influence of Natalie, Martie and Emily! Pure country pop, but in the old school sense of the term. Fiddle, mandolin and all! Their song Lipstick is a love tune that is SMART! Good lyrics! Great melody! [...]
Sounds like: Odesza, Lowself, Bonobo, Midoca Song: Mishegas - Home What's so good? Mishegas just earned themselves a new fan. There's something so gorgeous and transcendental about their shimmering brand of electronic music. Very similar to Odesza, it induces a blissful state of repose. "Home" is the perfect title for this track. Show More Summary
This weekend the streets of Detroit will once again fill with the sounds and fans of dance music for the Movement festival. To celebrate, we're highlighting artists playing the festival who have particularly unique or interesting sets...Show More Summary
The Story Behind The NSA Whistleblower's Unlikely Collaboration With An Electronic Music Legend.
NASA equipped the two Voyager probes with information about Earth in the form of Golden Records, analog discs that contained images, music, and the sounds of Earth. Forty years later, the probes are headed out of the solar system, possibly...Show More Summary
The hazy, twinkling guitar sound of Matt Mondanile has been a big part of Real Estate’s music ever since the New Jersey band formed in 2009. It won’t be a part of that sound any longer. The band has announced that Mondanile is parting ways from the band to focus on Ducktails, the solo project […]
Alter your music with a speaker designed to make digital tunes sound retro
Sounds like: Sampha, Daniel Caesar, Natty Reeves Song: Tom Misch - Watch Me Dance What's so good? The amount of music being released out of the UK at the moment is absolutely ridiculous. New Jorja Smith, Jordan Rakei, Alfa Mist, theShow More Summary
Researchers are studying the lowest vocal register used by chorus singers to better understand the emotional properties of music. This lowest register is called vocal fry, and it sounds a little bit like a growl or a croak. The technique has become popular in today's pop and country music. Show More Summary
The amount of things that go into making a movie work is almost unfathomable. One that very often gets overlooked, though, is sound—not music, sound. Every snap, crackle, and pop in a movie has been expertly crafted and this new supercut of sound in Star Wars: The Force Awakens provides just a taste. Read more...
Sounds like: moonboy inc., Felix Jaehn, Bakermat Song: LA View - Restless Heart (Ft. Charlie Grant) What's so good? It seems like there's good music coming out of everywhere. I guess people are realizing that content with excellent quality...Show More Summary
Nyle DiMarco and Peta Murgatroyd danced a perfect freestyle on Dancing with the Stars on Monday, May 23, 2016. Music was "The Sound of Silence" by Disturbed. Watch the video here:
Up on the second floor of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, you might hear the rising notes of opera faintly ringing from a card catalogue, or see people wearing headphones at the ends of the sheet music aisles.
Fun fact: Kendra Wilkinson has a music video out. Funner fact: it’s Lost in Space themed. In the video in question, Wilkinson is inserted into classic episodes of the 1960’s television show Lost in Space … for reasons. Yeah, we have no idea either. Said Wilkinson of the song, “The vibe is like, you know, ‘I’m not dead. […]
Lori Napoleon's switchboard synthesizers pay homage to the women pioneers of ambient electronic music.?
The latest episode of Apple Music’s OVO Sound Radio included this remix of Drake’s “Hype” featuring his former mentor Lil Wayne. Listen below @ the 99:18 mark. Continue reading
“Although we can regularly screen out the thoughts, sounds, images, memories, opinions and ideas of others as foreign and potentially noxious, it ain’t the same with music.”
Sounds like: Vimes, VOKES, Humans Song: BIYO - Bliss What's so good? From the musical hotbed of Nashville, Tennessee comes R&B-inspired artist Biyo. Though their electronic sound isn't the typical blues and garage rock we've come...Show More Summary