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Since Ian F. Martin’s fascinating, breezy tour of the Japanese music scene is unapologetically personal it feels appropriate to take the same approach with this intro. Last November I spent ten days in Japan, and about half that time in Tokyo. Before heading over I did a little research, trying to figure out how I …

For more than eight months now, he has held a nation in the grip, topping the TRP rankings among NRIs around the world. And after the 12 hour Marathon of the Independence Day Grand Final, there will be a lot of people like me looking for something else to do on weekend nights. Indian Idol …

Improve Guy’s musical skills by finding all the notes with our Rustler guide If you’re aiming for the platinum trophy in GTA inspiration Cattle thief, you’re going to have to hunt down some collectibles. There are three types of collectibles in Rustler: Weapons, Horseshoes, and Musical Notes. In this Rustler guide, we’ll take a look …

The businessman who ran meatless food company Quorn for 10 years before retiring to revive a career in music is releasing his debut album. Kevin Brennan, the former managing director of Stokesley-based Quorn, swapped board notes for music notes last year when he stepped down to take on non-executive roles and spend more than time …

The Rady Shell on the downtown San Diego waterfront. Courtesy of the symphony As the season of the San Diego Symphony opens on August 6, culinary specialties will complement the sound of music at the new Rady Shell at Jacobs Park in downtown San Diego. Named the Shell Provisions, the culinary dish will feature chef …

I packed my bags for a trip I never expected to go, to a place I never imagined visiting. Three months earlier, on a Sunday evening in early January 2019, my 22-year-old daughter, Maggie, walked into our living room and sat on a loveseat facing my wife and I as we watched TV. “I’m getting …

Have you ever wondered why some people can’t study with music and why some can’t study without it? We have had many parents who have come to me asking why their children insist on studying with music when (parents sense it) it is so obviously distracting and not very conducive to learning. The truth here …

Over the past 100 years, music has played a vital role in the evolution of visual art styles. Music has been a source of inspiration for artists who aspire to produce pure and transcendent art. Music has also been used as an allegory, artists have discovered innovative and unusual techniques in their artistic approach by …

Google has introduced a new tool – Paint with Music – which gives you a unique experience. Launched in June this year, the platform offers an interactive experience, connecting two completely different but major art forms: painting and musical composition. How does it work, you ask? Powered by Magenta’s DDSP library (differentiated digital signal processing) …

Rajat Arora, a 24-year-old biotech student based in Delhi, laughed every time his best friend, a ukulele player, bragged about the benefits of music learning apps he had started taking lessons on. But Arora would shrug her shoulders saying they are no good. That was until the day his piano training establishment rolled back the …