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A Self-Guided Walking Tour Through Manchester’s Musical History — THE SLIDER

A lot of the music I regularly used to listen to in my younger years came from the city of Manchester. Joy Division, New Order, The Fall, The Buzzcocks, The Smiths, The Stone Roses, The Happy Mondays and Oasis all … Continue reading

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Never Forget

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How Music Can Be Better For You Than Sex and Chocolate: Deanna Choi at TEDxQueensU

Deanna Choi is a violinist and an undergraduate psychology student at Queen’s University. Her talk mixes live performance with a presentation on the psychological benefits of music.

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How to build a thriving music scene in your city

How does a city become known as a “music city”? Publicist Elizabeth Cawein explains how thriving music scenes make cities healthier and happier and shares ideas for bolstering your local music scene — and showing off your city’s talent to … Continue reading

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A Hand-Drawn Animation of Merging Faces and Morphing Bodies by Daniel Zvereff

Brooklyn-based artist Daniel Zvereff works in a combination of drawing, photography, and videography and all three come into play in a animated short. The three minute long film is a music video for Norwegian singer-songwriter Okay-Kaya’s song “Emulate”. It is a departure … Continue reading

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The voice of the natural world

Bernie Krause has been recording wild soundscapes — the wind in the trees, the chirping of birds, the subtle sounds of insect larvae — for 45 years. In that time, he has seen many environments radically altered by humans, sometimes … Continue reading

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The unexpected beauty of everyday sounds

Using examples from birdsong, the natural lilt of emphatic language and even a cooking pan lid, singer-songwriter and TED Fellow Meklit Hadero shows how the everyday soundscape, even silence, makes music. “The world is alive with musical expression,” she says. … Continue reading

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Why It’s Impossible to Tune a Piano

Pianos can’t be perfectly tuned – it’s a mathematical fact! Thanks to http://www.audible.com/minutephysics for supporting MinutePhysics. Equal tempered tuning: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equal_t… Just Tuning: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_in… Harmonics: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmonic

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CHINA//LANE – Jon Obsworth

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