Tag Archives: music

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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An Intricate Circuit Board Formed with Thousands of Miniature Modeling Clay Pieces by Tim Easley

For a recent commission from indie record label Albert’s Favourites, London-based designer Tim Easley created an intricate circuitboard completely out of plasticine clay. The finished work measures approximately 20 inches square (50 x 50 cm) and took the artist about 80 … Continue reading

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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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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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Mechanical Rock Band by Neil Mendoza

A rock band consisting of electromechanical instruments that makes music by throwing rocks through the air, slapping them and making them vibrate. Source: Mechanical Rock Band by Neil Mendoza

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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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Back to my roots – Hacienda Classical review

Take a world-class forty piece orchestra, add two revered house music DJs, and challenge them to recreate the heady Madchester clubbing days of the late 80s and early 90s. On paper, it sounds risky.  In real life, against the stunning … Continue reading

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Day 216. Manchester

Day 216. Manchester https://ambientpostcard.wordpress.com/2016/04/02/day-216-manchester/

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It’s probably best to start with the question, “What is Klezmer”?

Historically, Klezmer is the musical tradition that arose from the wedding music of the Ashkenazi Jews in Eastern Europe. To listen to, think folk music with the mysterious sounds of Eastern European modal melodies that make you want to get up … Continue reading

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