Category: MUSIC

Jan 13, 2015

The Style Transformation of David Bowie in One Glorious Gif

The Style Transformation of David Bowie in One Glorious Gif

In celebration of David Bowie’s 68th birthday (8 January 1947), artist Helen Green created the glorious animated gif above to show the style icon’s transformations over the years. The gif is made up of 29 individual images from Davie Jones (during 1964, when he released his first single ‘Liza Jane’ with the King Bees)…

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Nov 17, 2014

Lady Gaga’s Keyboard Player Built an Awesome 360 Keyboard

Lady Gaga’s Keyboard Player Built an Awesome 360 Keyboard

PianoArc is a circular keyboard featuring 294 Keys with 3 contiguous eighty-eight note keyboards and 1 thirty note control section with a 3 pitch bend/mod per full keyboard section. The unique instrument is the brainchild of Brockett Parsons, who is currently on tour with Lady Gaga as her main keyboard player. To…

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Sep 13, 2014

These Adorable Grandmas Keep Accidentally Tagging Themselves as Grandmaster Flash

These Adorable Grandmas Keep Accidentally Tagging Themselves as Grandmaster Flash

Facebook’s ‘auto-tagging’ feature sometimes leads to unexpected results. For example, there are a growing number of grandmothers on Facebook who have accidentally tagged hip hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash in their status update when trying to sign off their message with a ‘Love Grandma’ or something similar. The hilarious results can be seen on Grandmaster…

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Sep 9, 2014

Dads at a One Direction Concert

Dads at a One Direction Concert

Photograph by Angelina Castillo / The Nashville Scene On 19 August 2014, mega popular boy band One Direction played their hits to a screaming throng of teenage fans at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee. On location to capture the extravaganza was photographer Angelina Castillo, shooting for the Nashville Scene. In between the moments capturing…

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Aug 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Railroad Sheet Music

Picture of the Day: Railroad Sheet Music

Artwork by Artur Bordalo Street artist Artur Bordalo aka Bordalo II, recently completed a series of artworks that incorporated railroad tracks. You can see the complete series on his Facebook page. In this particular version, Bordalo turned the tracks into a giant version of sheet music. The pieces were done on railroad tracks in…

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Jul 13, 2014

Kid Puts Up Poster for Free Piano Concert. Event Goes Viral and Hundreds Show Up

Kid Puts Up Poster for Free Piano Concert. Event Goes Viral and Hundreds Show Up

It all started when eight-year-old Dylan Spoering put a sign on his front lawn promoting his free piano concert on 12 July 2014. Neighbor and fellow musician Thomas Rehbein noticed Dylan’s sign and posted it to Facebook saying: “I have no idea who Dylan Spoering is, but he made this sign and put it…

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Jul 9, 2014

Famous Album Covers Superimposed onto their Actual Locations

Famous Album Covers Superimposed onto their Actual Locations

Bob Egan of PopSpotsNYC.com has an interesting hobby. He finds the real-world locations of famous album covers, fastidiously matches the distance and angle, and then superimposes the original onto a photo of present-day location. The Sifter first featured Bob’s fantastic work in 2012, roaming the streets of New York City. In this update we…

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