Major recording stars earned just 250 pounds for their efforts. The country and western star, Tammy Wynette, drove 500 miles from Nashville with her tour entourage just to take part.’Perfect Day’, BBC’s stunning corporate communication (yes you got that right, corporate communication) showing the range of music on offer to viewers and listeners, could never
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Michael Jackson had a patent. The title: Method and means for creating anti-gravity illusion. It’s a system that consists of a special shoe that has a hitch designed to attach to a projection in a stage. When the shoe engages with the component in the stage, the performer can lean forward beyond his or her
A Dutch family enjoy a song. If only the poor souls understood the explicit lyrics.
After some technical trouble getting her avatar to play the guitar (an audience member offers his), Suzanne Vega presents through her alter ego a rendition of her classic otherworldly fable, The Queen And The Solider, to an audience in the online world of Second Life.
I am a huge fan of experimental and generative music and I came across this novel concept. Instead of just playing music, this band uses their instruments to create video effects that match every note and chord. The result is a kind of multimedia performance you probably won’t see from anyone else but The Sancho
Mickaël Shrieve was only 19 when he played this fantastic drum solo at Woodstock, circa 1969.
Buffalaxed. It’s the term coined by YouTube user buffalax to describe his sounds-like translations – he subtitles this South Indian music video with what he believes it sounds like in English. Here’s “My Loony Bun is Fine Benny Lava.” Funny.
Bo Diddley was a pioneer of electric guitar playing, inventing his own tremolo effect and was also well known for popularizing “one of the foundational rhythms of rock and roll,” according to The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, called the “Bo Diddley beat.” The African-based 5/4 rhythm pattern, which Diddley used in his namesake