Japanese and Koreans work long hours. They get very little time off, including weekends. Their lives are stressful and they need a good way to fight that stress. That’s where karaoke comes in.
The Canadian poet and novelist turned epic songwriter has died. In a music career that spanned nearly five decades, Leonard Cohen wrote more than 20,000 recordings of his songs have been made by folk singers, like Judy Collins and Tim Hardin, and later by performers from across the pop music spectrum, among them U2, Aretha Franklin, R.E.M., Jeff Buckley, K.D. Lang, and Elton John.
During the intermission of the October 29 Metropolitan Opera performance of Guillaume Tell, audience member Roger Kaiser tossed a white powder into the orchestra pit.
The 2017 NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards will honor Aerosmith co-founder Joe Perry and his producer Jack Douglas. The NAMM Foundation announced October 27 that Perry will receive the Prestigious Les Paul Award given on behalf of the Les Paul Foundation to honor individuals who have set the highest standards of excellence in the creative application of recording technology in the spirit of audio pioneer and musician Les Paul.
If the numbers are right, the sound will be right. The piano can be thought of as a numbers machine, a calculator if you like. Think in terms of shapes, patterns and numbers. Encompassing these three aspects is the musical interval
On August 23rd, Roland announced a 24-hour online music festival: “The Future. Redefined.” Over 30 new Roland products are scheduled to debut during the streaming event taking place in eight major cities around the world on September 9th.
As musicians, a lot of focus and practice goes into our musical aptitude. But what about our health — both mental and physical?