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SWEET SOUNDS OF THE SPRING

Try to tune into the sounds of spring. To encourage all of us to get outdoors Jason Singh has vocally recreated the nation’s best-known songbirds. Before creating the album, he visited National Trust places which features birds and wildlife (including blackbirds and robins, woodpeckers, owls, frogs and crickets). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDDaCO32Ipg The Sound of Spring, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAn–Mu4Vgk is the album of compositions related ...

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SACRED SPIRIT – Chants and Dances of the Native Americans

Today thousands of individuals identify with various Algonquian people, one of the most widespread North American native language groups (historically prominent along the Atlantic Coast and into the interior around the Great Lakes). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TN-I2Ce6hVw Before Europeans came into contact, they lived by hunting and fishing. These people moved to locations of greatest natural food supply (often breaking into smaller units, ...

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TRADITIONAL AND MODERN JAPANESE MUSIC

Western classical music has a strong presence in Japan (one of the most important markets for this music tradition). Listening traditional Japanese music, you can discover, that it is quite different from Western music, as it is often based on the intervals of human breathing rather than mathematical timing. Japan is the largest physical music market in the world. The ...

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THE PLAN WAS TO BE TOGETHER FOREVER – After playing love story, you can feel you had heard it before

Their song “American Love Story” was also featured as the theme for the Netflix series The Ranch. Their second EP, Extended Play, was released in early 2016. The band was founded in 2013 and its name is short for Lancaster & Company. Lanco https://www.lancomusic.com/ is an American country music band, consisting of Brandon, Chandler, Jared, Tripp and Eric. “American Love ...

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ICELAND BY Björk, Sigur Rós and Múm

It’s impossible to deny the influence of the place, where Björk, Sigur Rós and Múm have developed their musical creativity, along with many others Icelandic musicians. From folk to jazz, to metal and rock, there is something in common – the desire of musical creativity of those, who live in Iceland. Create a special sound quality seems to be the ...

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ENGLISH FEMALE MUSIC SCENE

Shirley Collins is folk singer, contributor to the English Folk Revival of the 1960s and 1970s. She (and her older sister, Dolly) grew up in a family, which kept alive a great love of traditional song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wX_lIfH6hgI She likes music fairly simple, which allows you to think about the song, rather than telling you what to think. Her 1969 album ...

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LISTENING FAMOUS CHINESE SINGERS

The older generation of Chinese people from the Mao era, listen to old traditional songs like like opera, instrumental music, but Chinese music is influenced by many factors (from the Cultural Revolution to current day music genres). Also songs from the 1980’s (when Chinese rock was first introduced to China), is still trending today in addition to current pop. The ...

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AUSTRALIAN MUSIC ARTISTS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Brightest stars of history and those of 2017

http://www.ville-ge.ch/meg/musinfo_ph.php?what=pays=Australie&debut=0&bool=AND The distinctive themes of Australia’s bush music can be traced to the songs sung by the convicts who were sent to Australia during the early period of the British colonisation, but the music of Australia has an extensive history. Indigenous Australian music is a part of the unique heritage of history, which produced the iconic didgeridoo. Contemporary fusions of ...

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LATENT MUSICAL TALENTS EMERGED IN ICELAND

Instrumental music (in the usual sense of that term) didn’t exist. Due to Iceland’s isolation centuries of musical development (on the European continent), had gone unnoticed. When the new music found its way to Iceland, the population proved to be more receptive. Latent creative talents soon emerged. In the 1980’s, Icelandic music was on the world music map with the emergence of ...

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IN THE HIDDEN CHANNELS OF THE MIND – The musical surrealism

The surrealist aesthetic, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYxWRXIbWoU according to the flow of the unconscious, is based on the juxtaposition of meanings. The musical surrealism expresses psychic automatism, to express in any way vthe actual functioning of thought, outside of any aesthetic and moral. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e8hYLUAfGc The surrealistic events, including the critical rationality and the conscious liberation of the unconscious imaginative potentials, in order to achieve ...

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