170,000 people celebrate at Tel Aviv’s Pride parade

Tel Aviv (AFP) – Over 170,000 people took part in Tel Aviv’s Pride parade on Friday, a city spokesperson said, as the annual event inched towards pre-pandemic numbers. Revellers in colourful outfits celebrated in the sweltering heat, waving rainbow flags and dancing to electronic music as floats slowly drove through the streets of Tel Aviv, seen…

The pop song Brian Eno called “the sound of the future”

One of the most influential musicians of the 1970s and 1980s, Brian Eno was a revolutionary artist who helped to innovate contemporary British music throughout the late 20th century. Describing himself as a “non-musician,” Eno helped to herald in a new unconventional, conceptual sound to the industry, collaborating with the likes of Harold Budd, David Bowie,…

Before the Beatles dropped acid, a BBC workshop was creating far-out sounds

The BBC Radiophonic Workshop was created in 1958 to create new sound effects and music for BBC radio programmes. It would soon become a thriving and influential laboratory for sonic experimentation, with its influence touching the worlds of television and film scoring, experimental rock music, electronic music and beyond. This brief clip from the BBC…

Residente’s ‘This is Not America’ Music Video Won Grand Prize at Cannes.

Residente’s very political music video or his song“This Is Not America,” which features Ibeyi , took home the coveted Grand Prix for Entertainment Lions for Music awa rd on June 21. The award stands out because the Cannes Lion Awards bills itself as “the global benchmark for creative excellence,” and this win ​​makes Residente one of the first Latine artists to win the prestigious…

What is Vampr, the LinkedIn of the Music Industry?

Pronounced “vamp-er” not “vampire,” the app is for musicians (professional and amateur) looking to network, collab, and get their music to market. Calling all career musicians: You know when you’re hanging out with your normie buds who work nine-to-five jobs, and somehow they get to talking about online networking and “building” and all that boring…

Dancing in the metaverse: a conversation with Burning Man.

A chat with Colette Crespin, Burning Man Project’s Director of Virtual and Interactive Experiences As humanity switched to pandemic mode, some of the worlds’ largest gatherings went to the metaverse to keep their community alive. For the legendary Black Rock City event, that was the clue to go virtual. But how can we nurture those…

Florian Schneider and Kraftwerk helped shape the sound of modern music.

There are few bands whose influence was such that it can unequivocally be said that modern music would sound different without them. Kraftwerk, co-founded by Florian Schneider, whose recent death at the age of 73 was announced on May 6, was one such act. The band left an indelible imprint on the sound of popular music…