Category Archives: Music

The Science of Dubstep | James Humberstone | TEDxOxford

The theme for TEDxOxford in 2016 was “find X”. In his talk “the Science of Dubstep”, James Humberstone proposes that if this and future generations are going to “find X”, every nation needs to revolutionise education and develop cohorts of … Continue reading

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Young, gifted and giving back

Award-winning cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, donates thousands to old secondary school. Source: Young, gifted and giving back

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The Apprehension Engine: An Instrument Designed to Play the Music of Nightmares

Movie composer Mark Korven   wanted to craft the perfect sounds for horror movies, but the instruments he needed didn’t exist, and he was tired of using the same digital samples. To produce the original effects needed for evoking breathtaking moments of … Continue reading

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Buffalo String Works on Vimeo

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Notation Knives: Listen to Cutting Edge Music From the Renaissance | Colossal

It’s not exactly musical chairs, but this Renaissance-era cutlery can carry a tune at any table setting. Dating back to the 16th century, these extremely rare knives are engraved with musical scores complete with lyrics. On one side is a … Continue reading

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The Eight Chord Trick – Pianodao

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/71327734 Looking for a creative start point for composing and improvisation? via The Eight Chord Trick — Pianodao

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(23) O Clube da Esquina II – YouTube

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Handmade Steel Drums by Dmitrii Gubarev

A new type of instrument created by musician, designer and engineer Dmitrii Gubarev based in the Ukraine. Source: Handmade Steel Drums by Dmitrii Gubarev

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Tennyson – Like What (Official Video)

Tennyson said, “We asked Nikita to listen to the song “Like What” by Tennyson, and to describe what came to mind as she listened. Afterwards, we filmed everything she described. Nikita has been blind since birth. This film is a … Continue reading

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NHK Blends Toto

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