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Music Timeline

Historical Music Timeline

I’m a sucker for things that show history in an easy-to-consume format, and I’m a sucker for music. So this project over on Google Research double-suckered me. It’s worth looking at the official blog post the Google-bots gave to understand how the thing works and what the numbers / images represent, but just poking around…

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The Wikidrummer

Fun With Truly Analog Drum Reverb

I’m always game for someone doing something old in a completely new way. We’ve gotten so accustomed to hearing reverb that we take for granted what it really is, in the real world. This guy takes a shot at reminding us.

Real Music: The Piano Guys

Real music still exists… And creative, new usage of one of the most understood and famous instruments of all time definitely qualifies as something that will get my attention. [youtube width=”600″ height=”365″ video_id=”n543eKIdbUI”]

Real Music: Eric Krasno & Chapter 2

Real music still exists… and this is a well-spent 15 minutes. [youtube width=”600″ height=”365″ video_id=”vQWq4nR02MA”]

Real Music: Marvin Gaye

This one is a little different from what I normally post as “Real Music” – but only because it’s a video of a vocalist without their backing track. They simply don’t make them like this any more. [youtube width=”600″ height=”365″ video_id=”87FjkqtK67o”]

Singing Together Synchronizes Heart Rates

From the “So there really is something to this ‘music unifying us’ department” comes research that shows that singing together synchronizes heart beats. Pretty cool stuff, music is important y’all. Check out the original article here.

Real Music Still Exists: Adam Ben Ezra

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The Beach Boys Without Auto Tune

Ever wondered what The Beach Boys sound like without the benefit of auto tune? Wonder no more. [youtube width=”600″ height=”365″ video_id=”E0jl6uRxgcA”]  

Video Creativity – Forward

There are times where amazing videos done by teams of highly skilled (and highly paid) professionals blow my mind. Then there are times where a few friends with a great idea and practiced, careful execution put together a video that blows my mind. I prefer the second type… this is a fantastic example of the…

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