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Disgraceland, hosted by Jake Brennan, is a no-holds-barred podcast that delves into the private, and sometimes violent, lives of popular musicians. Not even a year old, the program has already earned a place as #7 on the “Top Podcasts” chart released by Apple Podcasts.
You’ve heard it hundreds of times; the distant wailing that accompanies nightmares on the television screen. The not-quite-human sound has been haunting movie audiences and music lovers for more than forty years. It’s not a synthesizer, but the very real and unsettling call of the waterphone.
Introducing the offspring of a saxophone and technology, the Infinitone. This new take on the saxophone comes from American composer-inventor Subhraag Singh, who won the first prize for his invention at the 2017 Margaret Guthman New Musical Instrument Contest hosted by the Georgia Institute of Technology (USA).
The word “ocarina” comes from the Italian term for “little goose” due to its bird-like shape and nasal sound; it is also sometimes referred to as a globular flute.
In the latter part of the 20th century, a major shift in theater buildings took place when they progressively moved from being bastions of culture to urban connective and popular performing arts centers (PACs). Gala Systems Inc. has introduced technology capable of modifying an auditorium’s layout with just the touch of a button.