Category Archives: Music

The First Black Enka Singer in Japanese History

Great Big Story Published on 29 May 2018 Jerome “Jero” White never imagined that he would one day grow up to be a star in the Japanese music scene. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he was first introduced to … Continue reading

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Everything we do is music | Milton Mermikides | TEDxGroningen

TEDx Talks Published on 7 Jun 2016 When you grow up as a kid feeling disconnected by society, connecting with music and science can be a magical discovery. What would happen if we could use science to find music in … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence and Music | Maria Iturriaga | TEDxBerkleeValencia

    TEDx Talks Published on 25 May 2016 With a very unique and international childhood, Maria had to learn the lessons of life very quickly. Through a funny and inspiring talk, she will share why she believes high emotional … Continue reading

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Taimane Gardner, the Ukulele Virtuoso | Taimane Gardner | TEDxMaui

TEDx Talks Published on 29 Dec 2014 This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Captivating ukulele virtuoso Taimane Gardner shares two performances: one, a frenetic, dazzling medley of recognizable classical tunes, and … Continue reading

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Canadian Musician Channels Jimi Hendrix During an Incredible Cover of ‘Voodoo Child’ on a Ukulele – Laughing Squid

Canadian musician and songwriterJames Hill, who has been called a ukulele virtuoso, channeled Jimi Hendrix in a incredible live cover of “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)“ Hill impressively shredded the lead without a single mistake and skillfully employed clever strumming techniques to give the song the fuller … Continue reading

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How to translate the feeling into sound | Claudio | TEDxPerth

How can a song – written by a perfect stranger – feel as if it were written about you? Composer/artist/producer Claudio explains her art, purpose and technique, and finishes with an exclusive unveiling of her new track: “I was a … Continue reading

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How Beethoven’s ‘mistake’ became one of our most famous tunes

The last movement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony gave us ‘Ode to Joy’, one of the most famous tunes of all time. But the composer initially thought he’d made a grave mistake with it. Source: How Beethoven’s ‘mistake’ became one of … Continue reading

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Finally, a Theremin for Rats – Atlas Obscura

With the help of human musician Dan Deacon, some rats have made a film soundtrack with it. Source: Finally, a Theremin for Rats

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Building the musical muscle

Charles Limb performs cochlear implantation, a surgery that treats hearing loss and can restore the ability to hear speech. But as a musician too, Limb thinks about what the implants lack: They don’t let you fully experience music yet. (There’s … Continue reading

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Here’s What It Sounds Like When You Hit A Snare Drum In A Nuclear Cooling Tower (It’s Super Cool) – Digg

Seattle band Thunderpussy recently filmed a music video in an abandoned nuclear power plant cooling tower, and producer Sylvia Massy couldn’t resist recording what a snare drum hit sounded like in the space. Source: Here’s What It Sounds Like When … Continue reading

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