What Is 8 Bit Music?

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There is somewhat of a genre that has been on the internet for quite sometime now, mostly as versions of other songs transforming them into a “videogame” like soundtrack. Older videogames such as the ones on Supernintendo and the Sega Genesis had everything recorded through a synthesizer, so music was all made with one instrument… Read more »

Experimental Musical Instruments

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These days we’ve come to understand and learn how to play instruments that have been around for many years, some as old as flutes and drums, others a bit more new like the violin and the piano, to the more modern ones such as electric guitars, synthesizers and computers. The origin of how every instrument… Read more »

Music And Chemistry

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Maybe you could think it’s a stretch, to believe that music and chemistry can be related to eachother. We know mathematics and music are very intertwined in many ways but how could it work with the science of the elements? In 1865 there was a proposition made by John Newlands which consisted in dividing 62… Read more »

Musicians Side and Solo Projects

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We usually see musicians having different musical projects at a time, or a few at the same time, this is not only interesting for listeners as they get to enjoy different music from their favourite artists, but the musicians themselves experience different things while working with different people or in different ways. This allows them… Read more »

Spaghetti Western Music

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When we think about cowboys, it’s hard not to hear that classic western music inside our heads, the whistles, well placed guitars, banjos, harmonicas and much more. The truth is that all of this comes from spaghetti westerns which became a big thing around the 1960s. These westerns were special, they were produced and directed… Read more »

History Made In Isolation

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While today’s context gives us a very negative view on isolation, sometimes it has proven useful and interesting to some artists out there who willingly chose to distance themselves from the rest of the people in order to work on music and record an album like that. Radiohead – Ok Computer (Made in Isolation) Radiohead… Read more »

Punk in the Soviet Union

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Every big movement touches every corner of the world eventually, it didn’t reach the Soviet Union that fast, but punk certainly found a home in the youth of that place in the late 70s. At the moment there were two choices to go with be disco or be punk. The obvious choice for most young… Read more »

The Origin Of Rock Audience

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One thing is the origin of a specific genre of music and another is its crowd or audience, which have the big cultural repercussions on their hands, as it happened with rock. There is a need to make this particular difference because there are indeed too many genres of music to remember, there are so… Read more »

Is The Computer A Musical Instrument?

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There are many different posistions when it comes to technological advancement in music, some praise how far we’ve come, others reject the modern methods as inferior ways to make music, but there is no denying that computers are a big part in music today in many ways, the question in this article is, can we… Read more »