Art of the Black Star

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Did you ever wonder who is behind the iconic art cover of David Bowie’s work, especially his last project: “Black Star” after release of which he left us, much too much too soon? It is the designer Jonathan Barnbrook. To the … Continue reading

From Here to Ear

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Imagine following situation: you sit at the dinner table, you chitchat with your host, some interesting, almost avant-garde sounding music in the background, and then you ask your host, preferably Celeste Boursier Mougenot: “What is this music?”. He opens the … Continue reading

Autorhythmic experiment

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Oh, nice. This is an experiment with particles in After Effects using Trapcode sound keys  & Mettle Shapeshifter by Ramiro AMK Fernandez. And he even composed the music by himself 🙂 The effects are beautiful!  

Music as a torture tool

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Hard to think something so profound as music, the pure emotion, could be used as a weapon. Unfortunately it is, it’s used for torture, also in the “civilized” societies. Here is an article von Dazed Digital on that subject: A history … Continue reading

Tom who Waits

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We think, all you need on a Thursday is a nice little interview from the past with Tom Waits singing some jaaaaaaz. Here he is on the Mike Douglas show it was the year 1976, the rest is history:

I Am Hardwell

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What do you do next, when you reached everything in the beginning of your twenties? The documentary by the Dutch director Robin Piree about the phenomenon behind the Robbert van de Corput a.k.a DJ Hardwell. “I am Hardwell – Living … Continue reading

EXHIBITIONism

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Rolling Stones got a extensive exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London running from April to September 2016. The members of the iconic band opened up their private archives to expose some unseen pieces which marked the music history. check it … Continue reading

How did he do that?

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Miles Davis’ fellow collaborators talked to “Uncut” about the making process of “Kind of Blue”, “Bitches Brew” and more. Miles Davis – the making of Kind Of Blue, Bitches Brew and more – Uncut Originally published in Uncut’s September 2011 … Continue reading

Crossroad on the Sesame St.

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Teach you’re kids a little bit about that extensive hip-hop history in showing them this Sesame Street video of “The Crossroads” by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony 😀 Starring: Grover as Bizzy Bone Elmo as Layzie Bone Cookie Monster as Krayzie Bone and … Continue reading