Tag: music

Dec 8, 2014

A Christmas Carol from Captain Picard

A Christmas Carol from Captain Picard

Captain Picard and the Enterprise crew perform their rendition of “Let It Snow” written by lyricist Sammy Cahn and composer Jule Styne (1945). How engaging.

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Dec 6, 2014

Little Girl Dances Like Nobody’s Watching on a Subway Platform in NYC

Little Girl Dances Like Nobody’s Watching on a Subway Platform in NYC

Watch this little kid rock out to a great rendition of the Grateful Dead’s cover of “Me & My Uncle”. The musicians are Coyote & Crow and the impromptu dance party took place on the subway platform of Bedford Avenue station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York city.

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Dec 3, 2014

2014’s Biggest Pop Songs Mashed Into a Single Song and Video

2014’s Biggest Pop Songs Mashed Into a Single Song and Video

DJ Earworm is back with his annual mashup of the most popular pop songs of the year. The musician has become famous for his pop mashups and he’s been creating the annual track, which he calls the United States of Pop, since 2007. The most popular songs chosen each year are based on Billboard’s…

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Nov 10, 2014

Bird Mimics Chainsaws, Car Alarms and Camera Shutters

Bird Mimics Chainsaws, Car Alarms and Camera Shutters

David Attenborough travels to south Australia to listen to the incredible sounds of the Lyrebird. The birds are most notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment. Listen as this lyrebird not only mimics the sounds of surrounding birds but chainsaws, car alarms and camera shutters. The clip…

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Nov 7, 2014

Musician Builds Hypnotic Acoustic Instrument That Sounds Like a Synthesizer

Musician Builds Hypnotic Acoustic Instrument That Sounds Like a Synthesizer

Yaybahar is an electric-free, completely acoustic instrument designed by Görkem Şen. The vibrations from the strings are transmitted via the coiled springs to the frame drums. These vibrations are turned into sound by the membranes which echo back and forth on the coiled springs. This results in a unique listening experience with hypnotizing surround…

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Oct 29, 2014

Musician Plays Beethoven for Rescued Group of Old and Injured Elephants

Musician Plays Beethoven for Rescued Group of Old and Injured Elephants

Musician Paul Barton took his piano to the mountains of Kanchanaburi, Thailand to play for some very old, injured and handicapped elephants, especially a blind elephant named Plara (immediately behind the piano). For those curious, all the keys are made from synthetic plastic material. The song is Slow movement (2) from Beethoven’s Pathétique Sonata…

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Oct 29, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe Raps ‘Alphabet Aerobics’ on Jimmy Fallon

Daniel Radcliffe Raps ‘Alphabet Aerobics’ on Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy challenges hip-hop lover Daniel Radcliffe to rap Blackalicious’ tongue-twisting “Alphabet Aerobics,” and he nails it. You’re a lyrical wizard Harry! You can hear the original song below (released in 1999) with motion typography added to highlight the tongue-twisting lyrics.

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