"I think it's probably taken him this time to come up with something he felt was interesting," ponders Unger-Hamilton. "I've never met anyone as hard on himself over what he wants to do. They have musical rules which I don't understand - they're theirs, which makes it hard to make a record. The thing about Geoff - in fact all three of them - is the pain they put themselves through to make the music. That's where it comes from: from obsession." … [Read more...] about ‘He takes it very seriously and thinks the world’s going to end at any minute. In a musical sense he’s very dark’
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Celebrating the 10th anniversary of their slacker-rock debut Crazy for You, California rockers Best Coast released a new version of hit “Boyfriend” on Bandcamp for one day only on August 7. Not only does it have sharper guitars and more reverb on Bethany Cosentino’s vocal, it changes the pronouns of the song to be more inclusive. “I realized that it had a whole new meaning than the one it did when I first wrote it,” Cosentino wrote in a note to fans, referring to queer Best Coast fans who latched onto the song. “The experience of this song through the eyes of the LGBTQ+ community of Best Coast fans, is truly the way I want it to be experienced.” All proceeds from the song will go to LGBTQ suicide prevention organization the Trevor Project. … [Read more...] about The Best Music to Buy This Bandcamp Friday
'I really admire how you actually act in order to support what you believe. Most of the people only talk much but do little. Keep my fingers crossed that the vaccine works. Stay safe,' another person tweeted out in support. … [Read more...] about Andrew Lloyd Webber, 72, receives experimental coronavirus vaccine as part of Oxford trial as he says he’ll ‘do anything to get theatres open again’
upGrad has launched a latest music video on how individuals now have extra time in hand and can use it meaningfully to enhance their professional growth, at large. This is new to the upGrad’s upskill anthem #AageKiSoch which was launched last month.upGrad through its marketing effort is trying to shed the stereotypical perception of education brands being serious. These two sets of videos (last ones and this one) bear testimony that creativity, storytelling is at the center of our marketing communication. It has used animated graphics - a treatment possible without any shoot and yet a visual treat, the company said.Arjun Mohan, chief executive officer, India, upGrad, said, "The remote working model have left working professionals with time on hand, which if not steered in the right direction, will lead to other physical and psychological side effects like lethargy, monotony, and lack of interest in work, etc. Students, who have recently graduated from college are also sailing on … [Read more...] about upGrad continues to encourage youth with ‘Aage Ki Soch’ during lockdown
It’s not clear why the brain likes music so much in the first place, although it clearly does. Interestingly, there’s a specific spectrum of musical properties that the brain prefers. Experiments by Maria Witek and colleagues reveal that there needs to be a medium level of syncopation in music to elicit a pleasure response and associated body movement in individuals. What this means in plain English is: music needs to be funky, but not too funky, for people to like it enough to make them want to dance. … [Read more...] about Does music really help you concentrate?