Tag: music

Sep 15, 2014

Producer Makes Song by Sampling Video Clips of Amateur Musicians on YouTube

Producer Makes Song by Sampling Video Clips of Amateur Musicians on YouTube

Kutiman is a producer that samples video clips of amateur musicians on YouTube and edits them together to create songs. Kutiman just released his latest single, Give It Up, off his upcoming album Thru You Too which comes out October 1st. Be sure to check out Kutiman’s YouTube page for more, where you can…

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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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Aug 14, 2014

Guy Plays Fur Elise in Various Styles While Waiting in Prague Airport

Guy Plays Fur Elise in Various Styles While Waiting in Prague Airport

While waiting for his flight at Prague Airport in the Czech Republic, piano player and musician Maan Hamadeh sat down at a public piano and played Beethoven’s famous Für Elise for an unsuspecting crowd in various styles and renditions. The unexpected performance was a treat for other passengers, I can’t think of a better…

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Aug 8, 2014

This is What a 3D Printed Saxophone Sounds Like

This is What a 3D Printed Saxophone Sounds Like

Olaf Diegel previews his incredible 3D printed alto sax design. The sax has 41 components excluding all the springs and screws. It is printed in nylon on a SLS machine and weighs less than a quarter of a real sax (575 grams vs 2.5 kg. A couple of the notes are slightly out of…

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Aug 5, 2014

Farmer Serenades Cattle with Trombone Rendition of Lorde’s Royals

Farmer Serenades Cattle with Trombone Rendition of Lorde’s Royals

The title says it all!

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Jul 25, 2014

How Playing an Instrument Creates Fireworks in Your Brain

How Playing an Instrument Creates Fireworks in Your Brain

When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What’s going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’ brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive…

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Jun 22, 2014

A Master Cellist and Street Dance Legend Get Together and Make Something Beautiful

A Master Cellist and Street Dance Legend Get Together and Make Something Beautiful

An incredible collaboration between master cellist Yo-Yo Ma and street dance legend Lil Buck. The performance, entitled The Dying Swan, was recorded by director Spike Jonze on his cell phone Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) was a child prodigy and was performing by age five. The artist has recorded 75 albums, won 15…

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