I am an instrumentalist. It's part of my musical identity and is becoming more fascinating to the mainstream and average listener. I truly believe when we look back on 2016, we will have witnessed the rebirth of live instrumentation, Funk, and Jazz into mainstream music.
If some of these instruments sound more like noisemakers than music-makers, just wait until your kids start playing real instruments.
Recently I had the chance to talk with composer Jozef van Wissem. I discovered his work after Sacred Bones sent me his score for the film Partir To Live, which is in collaboration with Domingo Garcia-Huidobro of Föllakzoid.
When I asked him what he did, his answer ignited another kind of magic -- his journey as a talented musician to the world renowned orchestra. How could I resist interviewing him?
The machine puts out hundreds of sparks per second, which work like a sound wave. Changing the frequency of the sparks, changes
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It's hard to escape Daft Punk's hit single 'Get Lucky.' The song is pretty much overplayed at this point, so we appreciate
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If you didn't know what a kazookeylele was before (we sure didn't!), prepare to have your mind blown. OK, now let's get real
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I must be crazy. I know that I have a great fiddle but, somehow, 11 years later, I also know that this isn't my final instrument. I am looking for my own beautiful Guad like Bernie still dreams about. I am looking for my final viola...
Even though the idea started from one loving gesture towards one person, it has grown to affect countless lives and bring happiness to people across the globe.
This small music group faced that exact problem during a recent performance, and handled it in pretty much the best way possible
The Getty Museum's exhibition "Paris Life and Luxury" is a chance to experience the opulence which filled the parlors of
When it comes to creation, there is never really a right time or place; what it takes is initiative. Music student Ben Meyers
In less than two years, Music Unites has grown exponentially and expanded a number of its programs. The New York-based non
"I work full-time and work on Marching Mountains on the side," he says. "I'm fortunate in that I've done well enough in my