Oxygen 88 - the new MIDI keyboard from M-Audio
M-Audio, a pioneer in the development of compact MIDI keyboards, has released a new MIDI keyboard - the 88-key graduated USB MIDI controller with a hammer mechanism. What does this…

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Trumpet - a musical instrument
The trumpet (Italian tromba, French trompette, German Trompete, English trumpet) is a brass musical instrument of the alto-soprano register, the highest in sound among brass. A natural pipe has been…

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Rock posters: classics of the genre
"Tattoo You", The Rolling Stones, 1981. A promotional poster created by Peter Corriston, whose authorship is the legendary cover of Led Zeppelin's album "Physical Graffiti". A poster in support of…

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Rumors, myths and legends about musicians.

One of the most enduring legends is the legend “Paul is Dead,” according to which Paul McCartney died in 1966 and was replaced by a clone. McCartney himself in response to these rumors in 1993 released the “live” album “Paul Is Live”, whose name can also be translated as “Paul is alive.”

According to rumors, which of the musicians just did not wash their stomach. Particularly famous was the case of Rod Stuart, who was once allegedly urgently taken to a hospital with abdominal pain caused by … an overdose of seminal fluid, and even obtained from sailors. The singer escaped the embarrassing situation with a joke: in his book Rod. Autobiography ”, he wrote that he was never washed his stomach neither from the semen of the sailors, nor from any other. Continue reading

Interview with Hurts

From the very beginning of their career, opinions about Adam Anderson and Theo Hutchcraft are diametrically opposed: some love them for aesthetics and pop music for a wide audience, others hate them for the same reasons. Moreover, they are invariably impeccable in matters of style and fashion. This is recognized even by haters.

At the beginning of your career, we heard from you, “Do not leave! Never give up, because it is such a wonderful life!” On your third album, “Surrender” even the name itself hints at submission. Before or before whom are you capitulating?
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We were the last rock stars: a collection of Noel Gallagher’s best sayings

The king of rock and the witty master Noel Gallagher over the past decades has provided all music publications with invaluable news material. We decided to recall the best of his statements …

About Hip Hop Stars at Glastonbury
“Glastonbury usually comes to listen to guitar music, and even when the organizers throw something strange, you think,” Kylie Minogue? “But I’m not going to put up with hip hop on Glastonbury. It’s wrong.”

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Me and the Muse: Interview with Bobby Gillespie
Primal Scream is releasing a new album, "Chaosmosis", and their leader talks about the songs and eras that spawned him. 53-year-old Bobby Gillespie is the lead singer of Primal Scream,…

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Impressionism in music
Impressionism (French: impressionnisme, from impression - impression), the direction in art of the last third of the XIX - beginning of XX centuries. The application of the term "impressionism" to…

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Styles in music
Style is the sum of all the elements and techniques used in music, its “final” look. The concept of style includes harmonic, melodic, polyphonic and rhythmic material, methods of its…

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Efficient singing
Each musical vocalist must learn one rule: singing is sacred! Most problems associated with voice are caused by a lack of understanding of the importance of warming up the ligaments.…

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