Disgraceland: A Music and True Crime Podcast

Disgraceland: A Music and True Crime Podcast

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.

Haunting Sounds of the Waterphone

Haunting Sounds of the Waterphone

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.  

Flexibility as a Way for Performing Arts Centers to Better Fulfill their Mission

Flexibility as a Way for Performing Arts Centers  to Better Fulfill their Mission

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.

Wenger Sound Isolation and Virtual Acoustics Technology

Wenger Sound Isolation and Virtual Acoustics Technology

A frequent frustration of musicians is the difficulty of finding a quiet place to rehearse. Oftentimes, music practice rooms allow sounds from adjacent spaces to bleed through the walls if not properly constructed and designed. With SoundLok Sound Isolation Rooms from the Wenger Corporation, musicians have the ability to enjoy a practice environment that keeps unwanted sound from coming in to the room

The Evolution of Sheet Music

The Evolution of Sheet Music

The invention of printing capabilities had a profound impact on the music industry and on musical practices. Before mechanical publishing methods were developed, sheet music was hand written by only those with the knowledge, who could afford the material.

Evolution of Human Technology and Musical Instruments

Evolution of Human Technology and Musical Instruments

Music has been a staple of human culture since before the implementation of language; it is our oldest form of communication. As the species made advances in technology, so did the processes for making and storing instruments also evolve. This article will focus on three of the oldest instruments still in use today; the flute, drum, and members of the string family.