Joel Krutt

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Download of the Week: Ēriks Ešenvalds

You want beauty? I've got beauty.<p>I first heard a track from <i>The Doors of Heaven</i> back in 2015 when John Atkinson visited the barn about which I wrote, …

A (brief) history of the Justice League – in all its incarnations

1 of 23<p>1960: FIRST APPEARANCE<p>The original seven heroes— Aquaman, Batman, Flash, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, Superman and Wonder Woman—battle …

Trey Spruance - Kronos' Fifty for the Future Composer Interview

John Coltrane - A Love Supreme only once in own concert (1965)

15 Best Cajon Reviews 2018 – Best Cajon Brands

Best Cajon & Best Cajon Brands<p>The instrument we are going to talk about is an interesting and significant one. It has a really remarkable history and …

Female composers are making great strides. The classical music world isn’t helping them. ​

The headline looks like a spoof: “There’s a good reason there are no great female composers.” The article beneath it eviscerates the outputs of Clara Schumann (“a dud”), Fanny Mendelssohn, Amy Beach and Dame Ethyl Smyth — wondering, basically, who could be bothered to listen to such inferior …

The Arts

If Music Sends Shivers Down Your Spine, You Have a Special Brain

If a good beat sends shivers down your spine, you may have a unique brain. According to research published by <i>Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience</i>, people whose bodies respond to music have structurally different brains than the rest.<p>In these individuals, the auditory cortex communicates more …

The Brain

1971 Vox product catalog

<b>Source: http://www.voxshowroom.com</b> Image: The Vox Showroom. License: All Rights Reserved.<p>“The Vox Discotape Unit made creative use of the cabinet and …

Typography

The Pianist Vikingur Olafsson on Why Philip Glass Matters

Vikingur Olafsson, who is widely considered Iceland’s pre-eminent pianist, hasn’t had music lessons since he graduated from the Juilliard School in 2008. He has taken part in a master class here and there, but these days, he says, he learns more by simply listening to his own recordings.<p>“The way we …

The Arts
Flute
Synthesizers

Take a Cruise With Music’s Uncoolest People

Dave Weigel’s ‘The Song That Never Ends’ chronicles the genesis of progressive rock—the bands, the music, and the fans of 45-minute pop songs. But it …

8 of the best single-channel guitar amps for pedals

Introduction<p><b>In this - arguably the second golden age of guitar amplification - it seems practically every guitar-related whim is catered for.</b> …

Tom Petty

Ten Records that Blur The Line Between Electronic and Classical Music

Murcof x Vanessa Wagner by Pierre Emmanuel Rastoin.Considering how closely aligned electronic and classical music have been for decades—from …

Piano

A Compiled List of Collective Nouns

A group of ants is called a colony.<p>A group of aunts is called a book club.<p>A group of sparrows is called a host.<p>A group of men named James is called late-night hosts.<p>A group of millennials who look different is called a marketing campaign.<p>A group of millennials who look the same is called a brunch.<p>A …

Game of Thrones

Animation Space GIF by Sarah Zucker

Animation

5 jazz versions of pop songs you really should hear

Don’t dig jazz? Want to understand the music but struggle to “get” it? Or just clueless about where to start your jazz journey?<p>We (might) have the …

Pop Music

An introduction to the electric sound of Miles Davis

April 26, 2016 In Features, Lists<p><b>Navigating the complex landscape of Miles Davis’ electric years in 10 crucial records.</b><p><i>Kind Of Blue</i> might be biggest …

Robert Christgau on a Wave of American Epics

The Dean of American Rock Critics takes on the 'American Epic' soundtrack, a new Mahalia Jackson collection, a gospel guide, and a jug band blues retrospective.<p><i>The self-proclaimed "Dean of American Rock Critics," Robert Christgau was one of the pioneers of music criticism as we know it. He was the</i> …

Miles Davis's Birthday: Better with These Jazzy GIFs

Watch an endless jazz band for the digital age in these GIFs.<p>If Miles Davis were alive today, what would be his go-to reaction GIF? These are the kinds of thoughts that occur to us on what would have been the Prince of Darkness's 91st. Assuming he kept up with the latest in digital communication, …

ANNETTE PEACOCK - Real & Defined Androgens

Jump Start Your Creative Process with Brian Eno’s “Oblique Strategies” Deck of Cards (1975)

The likes of U2, Coldplay, and David Bowie can afford to hire producer, artist, and thinker Brian Eno to shake up their creative processes. You and …

Hear 2,000 Recordings of the Most Essential Jazz Songs: A Huge Playlist for Your Jazz Education

If you were to ask me “What is jazz?” I wouldn’t presume to know the answer, and I’m not sure any single composition exists to which one could point …

Free Synth For Mac & Windows – Spiral Generator

Spiral Generator is a free software synth for Mac & Windows that is based on a 'fractal spiral' algorithm. … Read More Free Synth For Mac & Windows – …

Synthesizers

Ableton built a free browser playground to teach how music works

I think there’s a common myth that music production tools somehow take away from the need to understand music theory. I’d say exactly the opposite: …

Music Production

Experimental | Smithsonian Folkways Magazine

Artist Spotlight<p>Mimaroğlu’s music, with its daring experimentation, encourages us to question the status quo and dream about new ways of …

Allan Holdsworth, Groundbreaking Guitarist, Inspiration To Peter Frampton, Joe Satriani Et Al, Dead At 70

Allan Holdsworth, the rock and jazz guitar virtuoso who was best known for his work with Soft Machine and numerous other jazz-rock and progressive …

Guitar

Two classic Terry Riley albums receive vinyl reissues through Beacon Sound

Minimalist composer Terry Riley has delivered more than his share of legendary recordings over his long and prolific career. Now, Beacon Sound has …

Ride the Feedback: A Brief History of Guitar Distortion

Or, how one of music's happiest accidents went on to shape countless careers and spawn entire genres, from rock 'n' roll to experimental noise<p>The discovery of guitar distortion just may be one of the happiest accidents in modern music history. Born the bastard child of dysfunctional amplifiers, its …

Guitar