Posts Tagged ‘Music’
These guys must have sold their souls to the Viral Video Devil, because they just keep creating internet hit after internet hit. Here’s OK Go’s latest masterpiece, “Last Leaf” -
I don’t know about you, but I’m craving some Toast Art right about now.
The birth of electronic music can be traced back to the EMS (Electronic Music Studios), a group of forward-thinking musicians in England who experimented with sounds and techniques to create a completely new genre. “What the Future Sounded Like” is an excellent documentary that profiles this group and the stunning achievements they made. If you’re a geek like me, you’ll love seeing all the vintage computers and mixing equipment that probably seemed incredibly futuristic at the time.
It’s fascinating how most of this music is so timeless and can still hold up today, decades later -
Two weeks after D-day, American Colonel Jack Tueller used his trumpet and the power of music to reach out to the last German sniper stalking him on the battlefield. What happened next might surprise you.
This is his story. (Warning: you might need some Kleenex.)
-via The Daily What
French music producer Breakbot’s latest single “Baby I’m Yours” has a stunning video directed by Irina Dakeva. It’s made up of over 2000 dreamy watercolor paintings…and the song is pretty good too. Enjoy:
Music Hack Day brings together computer programmers smarter than you or me to geek-out and develop music-related applications. The Swinger is one of the awesome hacks created at the event…it can make any song Swing. In a nutshell, it time-stretches the first half of each beat, and then time-shrinks the second half (it SORT OF makes sense to me, actually). Some of my favorite examples…
Guns N’ Roses “Sweet Child O’ Mine”
Police “Every Breath You Take”
Daft Punk “Around the World”
Journey “Don’t Stop Believin”