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 »

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 »

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 »

Virtual Lessons: Keeping the Music Alive!

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Hi everyone, We are all in the midst of a challenging season of life right now. With COVID-19 spreading across the globe, each of us have had to adjust to a new, temporary reality of mandated home sheltering, limits on supplies from grocery stores, and social distancing from friends and family. But, through all of… Read more »

Chemistry and Confidence in Music Performance

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A musician is a performer, and usually a performer is in some way an actor, there is a show that has to be given to an audience, but no one is born super confident, and it’s no secret that playing in front of a large crowd is an obvious reason to be nervous, insecure and… 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 »

How To Teach Music Online

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While it’s getting more common to use the internet as a way to connect with students in many areas, it can still be a bit strange for teachers that are not used to doing online sessions, even more so if it’s a music lesson, due to the fact that there is a lot of techniques… Read more »

The Dark Side Of The Music Industry

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People that embrace music as an essential part of their lives, that is, as their job, end up in uncomfortable places that may make them think differently about something they used to love. This is not strange or new, and it happens with every form of art that gets involved with marketing, sales, and large… Read more »