Maroon 5 will take the stage during the halftime performance at this Sunday's Super Bowl LIII. They will follow in the footsteps of some of the most popular artists of their generation. The risks of putting on a bad performance are poor reviews and mocking memes that populate search...
In the year 1075, Mahmud Kashgari wrote Divânu Lügati't-Türk, the first comprehensive dictionary of Turkic languages. In this book was the first historical mention of a military band: the “nevbet”, a prototype of Ottoman military bands known as the Mehtaran. These Mehter groups, first mentioned in the 13th century,...
Puerto Rican musician Rene Perez Joglar AKA Residenté, who founded one of Latin America's most influential rap groups Calle 13, traces his global ancestry in the newly released documentary Residenté. After taking a DNA test, Residenté embarks on a global adventure to record his latest album, visiting blood countries...
DNA usually stores genetic material, however, researchers from the University of Washington, Microsoft and Twist Bioscience -- a company that specializes in DNA synthesis -- have now hijacked the functionality of DNA molecules to store audio recordings. In this process, binary code is converted into the language of DNA...
"Auld Lang Syne": Traditional Scottish New Years Eve Song Scots                                 English Should auld acquaintance be forgot,               Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind?               and...
ROBERT NESTA MARLEY (2/6/45 - 5/11/81)   The teacher, she say, "Who can talk, talk; who can make anything, make; who can sing, sing!" And me sing. There are those who play music for kicks. I am not the kind of artist who plays for kicks. I do not go out...
"Hertz" (Hz) is the scientific term that defines one vibrational cycle per second. Musical notes are recognized and named by the frequency in Hz which they emit: for instance, classic middle A has a natural tuning of 432 Hz. This number is highly significant in the numerical dynamics of...
Music speaks to people’s emotions. Sometimes the simplicity of a good beat is enough to put a happy little bounce in your step. Music is the art that takes what you are feeling inside and distills it into bite-sized chunks to devour. And at its very best, music transcends...
On Sunday, February 17, from 9 to 11 pm ET/PT NBC will host The Elvis All-Star Tribute, a two-hour star-studded event. It will showcase the music industry’s biggest names as they perform a selection of Presley's most well-known songs. Blake Shelton is the host of this special evening as a...
For years, the rock band KISS has brought their fans concerts full of fire and lights. In fact, there was never a dull moment for their diehard fans to enjoy. The members of the KISS band have conquered and built fantastic music as well as a brand name every...