Hamilton is unique in its use of complex rhyming lyrics. Joel Eastwood and Erik Hinton for the Wall Street Journal algorithmically break down the lyrics into sounds and then clusters… Tags: Hamilton, Wall Street Journal
Heroes of Toolik exists in order to be collaborative, to be a bunch of musicians bent on playing together, and in a way this signifies, for a bunch of adults, a commitment to an idea of music-making, an idea of music as a practice among people.
Light Opera Works' glitzy production of Mame looks great. And musically Mame, with its 32-member cast and 26-member full orchestra, sounds great. The score – arguably Jerry Herman’s most popular, and one that exemplifies the term showtunes at their finest – is given a strong reading both vocally and orchestrally. Recommended! (read John Olson's entire review....)
Sounds like: Kaytranada, Jordan Rakei, ESTA. Song: Sampology - Thicker Than Water (Ft. Tiana Khasi) What's so good? Aha, this is great. You're great. Life is dandy. And, all of it is made so much better by music. Not sweet chin music, or even your dad's music, but more specifically just this song. Show More Summary
R&B legend Ray Charles was no mere dilettante in the world of country. After the success of 1962’s groundbreaking, genre-bending Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music, he continued exploring the genre for years afterward, culminating with 1984’s “Seven Spanish Angels,” a duet with Willie Nelson that topped the C&W charts. Show More Summary
[...] inexpensive Bluetooth speakers or flimsy earbuds aren't much better, as they fail to give you a proper spectrum of sound that your music deserves. Consider quality Bluetooth speakers, finely crafted headphones and even a portable...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Bag Raiders, RÜFÜS Song: Satchmode - Undertow (Anden Remix) What's so good? Anden are two brothers out of New York. They make a wide variety of electronic music, and so far have remixes out spanning the range of progressive...Show More Summary
Tommy Faith, founder of the always entertaining and on point Australian music blog Sound Doctrine, started TEEF Records in 2014 and has since clocked up a string of cracking releases from relative newcomers Spirit Faces,... The post LISTEN: TEEF Records – Imperium In Imperio II appeared first on Who The Hell.
Sounds like: Leo Stannard, Jessie Ware, Joel Compass What's so good? Full disclosure: I'm a huge skeptic. This may be part of the reason I prefer finding music on my own as opposed to direct submissions. That said, I do listen to most...Show More Summary
Nina Sun Eidsheim in the book Sensing Sound: The composers whose work I believe [Juliana] Snapper's most resembles are not those who foreground the sounds of water, but rather those who work with sound in water. Major composers who deal...
Twenty two years ago today Portishead's debut album, Dummy, was released in the UK. Within a couple of months the record was inescapable if you ran with the right crowds. Still sounds as fresh, groovy and elegantly haunting as it did back then. What are you listening to tonight?
If you’ve ever listened to the Demi Lovato song “Stars” and thought it sounded a little familiar, you might be right. Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller of the band Sleigh Bells filed a complaint in California federal court on Monday that alleges Lovato’s track from her most recent album, Confident, ... More »
Though it’s still a young label, Exploding In Sound Records has quickly become the go-to chronicler of the Northeast’s independent music scene. Much like Merge or Matador in the early ’90s, Exploding In Sound has found bands in their early goings, becoming the launchpad for the likes of Speedy Ortiz, LVL UP, Pile, Porches, and many, many more. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Ty Dolla $ign, Chris Brown, August Alsina What's so good? While Frank Ocean is dominating the music conversation this weekend, there have been a number of top shelf remixes released, with Jeremih's "Pass That" one of the...Show More Summary
Doctors worry that the steady onslaught of booming music, especially through earbuds, can damage the hearing of a generation wired for sound. However, the affected will not realize it right away – not until hearing loss takes over years...Show More Summary
YouTube It's time for some music, after another totally whacked out week of political bad craziness, and what better way to soothe your soul than the sweet sounds of Amos Lee? From his new album Spirit. Vaporize (Official Video) Song...Show More Summary
ALMA Sounds is a meeting point between radioastronomy captured by the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and musical creations made from observations taken from the most important radiotelescope in the world. It arose from the recurring curiosity of artists and...
Deep Waters, the debut Rounder project for The Lonely Heartstring Band, may well be a precursor of what bluegrass music will sound like in the future. In a way I’ve yet to see accomplished as successfully before, they manage to incorporate a more complex harmonic […] The post Deep Waters – Lonely Heartstring Band appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
Why? If a traditional buzzing alarm clock or music aren't strong enough to wake you up, perhaps the sound of some home cooking will do the job. A company in Japan has created the Jikkalarm, reports Rocket News 24, and it's meant to mimic...Show More Summary
It’s been a major issue since American popular music first expanded its sonic territory from traditional country and folk songs: the cultural appropriation of sounds, and even entire pieces, that became more marketable (and thus lucrative) once they were performed by a “safer” white voice.