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Parents Absolutely Should Force Their Kids to Take Music Lessons

Should children study violin—or rather, be <i>forced</i> to study violin? Or forced to study ballet? Mark Oppenheimer published a piece in <i>The New Republic</i> …

Flute

25 Photos of Glamorous Musicians Doing Regular Stuff

As anyone who’s spent any time with musicians can attest, they’re often not the most practical types. (Nor, for that matter, are most …

Music

Exclusive: 17 Downright Beautiful Electric Guitars from Famous Rockers

Like David Crosby, Jimmie Vaughan, and Robbie Robertson.<p><b>The electric guitar.</b> The thing can take you to heaven or beckon you toward the devil. Each one, if put in the right hands, imbued with the potential to make a legend. Van Halen, Crosby, Vaughan, Johnson, Santana, Nielsen, Allman — legends like …

The Rolling Stones by Gered Mankowitz – in pictures

As the Rolling Stones celebrate their 50th anniversary, veteran photographer Gered Mankowitz is selling his classic pictures of the band. Focusing on the years 1965-67, many of the 800 prints are previously unseen. The entire collection is up for sale as a whole, but those with smaller pockets will …

German Nightclubs After Everyone Has Left

It’s probably the thought furthest from your mind as you stumble out of the club in the early hours but who’s actually taken a moment to think about …

Hamburg

The 10 Sexiest Riffs in Music

How does one define “sexy”? Presumably, one starts by not referring to one’s self as “one,” and yet that boat seems to have sailed. Even so, I’m …

Reinventing MIDI For A Big Data World

Instead of giving up on MIDI, WaveDNA, a music software company, is trying to improve on the past and make the standard more useful.<p>“Our system …

Rock stars and their favourite foods - Telegraph