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Art & Design &Music | 08 Mar 2014

Ears Have Eyes

Vinyl Cover Art – Champions of vinyl, The Electric Recording Company have been meticulously recreating rare vinyl LPs, making perfect copies of the originals without digital interference.LPs out of a North London Studio. This video provides a fascinating insight into the artisan skill and techniques used in reproducing the packaging in a purely analogue way, […]

Music | 20 Aug 2013

The Birdman

A fascinating look at an eccentric music shop keeper in NYC With CDs, VHSs and old cassette tapes stacked head high, Rainbow Music is a hoarder’s paradise. This short film beautifully captures something that is fast disappearing from our world, small shops run by individuals who do it because they love what they’re selling, passing […]

Music | 22 Apr 2012

Magic of Contralto

Adele’s music has the power to please. We turn to neuroscientists in vain to understand why. What explains the magic of Adele’s song? Though personal experience and culture play into individual reactions, researchers have found that certain features of music are consistently associated with producing strong emotions in listeners. Combined with heartfelt lyrics and a […]

Books &Music | 17 Mar 2012

The Power of Art

Changing Lives – Gustavo Dudamel, El Sistema, and the Transformative Power of Music.. The story of conductor extraordinaire Gustavo Dudamel, and the music education program, El Sistema, that led him to success. When Gustavo Dudamel, at the age of twenty-eight, ascended the podium at the Hollywood Bowl for his inaugural concert as conductor of the […]

Music | 23 Feb 2011

Music of Humanity

Music is the poetry of the air. Humanity’s musical treasures — Beethoven piano sonatas, Schubert songs, Mozart symphonies and the like — come to life in performance. But they truly survive as black marks on a page, otherwise known as scores. Now a Web site founded five years ago by a conservatory student, then 19 […]

Books &Music | 13 Jan 2011

Art of Bossa Nova

Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records) bring you this amazing new deluxe hardback 12″ x 12″ book, 200 pages, 100s of stunning absolutely killer Bossa Nova sleeves from Brazil plus loads of historical, cultural and social text as well as biographies on loads of the artists! Bossa Nova And The Rise Of Brazilian […]

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