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The 10 Products That Shaped Music History

If we take a global view of the history of music, we find that over the last 100 years or so technology has driven the art form more than many realize. That said, if it wasn’t for a number of products that represented real advances, music would not only sound different today, but be delivered … Continue reading The 10 Products That Shaped Music History

The History Of The Humbucking Pickup

If you’re around electric guitars at all (and who isn’t), you’ve probably encountered your share of Gibson electrics with a humbucking pickup. But did you ever wonder how the humbucker came about as compared to the much simpler single coil ones that Fender used? There’s more to the story than you might think, but this … Continue reading The History Of The Humbucking Pickup

Pedals: The Musical, where pedals sing to you about their history, is an actual thing

The age of YouTube channels about stomp pedals now has its own… well, not quite Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat so much as its own Red, White and Blaine. But it is historically accurate. The post Pedals: The Musical, where pedals sing to you about their history, is an actual thing appeared first on CDM … Continue reading Pedals: The Musical, where pedals sing to you about their history, is an actual thing

Google Launches ‘Music, Makers & Machines’, Showcasing The History & Legacy Of Electronic Music

The site is designed to be a immersive resource, with more than 200 online exhibitions. It features an extensive archive of photos, videos, 360° tours and 3D scans, along with editorial features delving into scenes, sounds and iconic cities.… Read More Google Launches ‘Music, Makers & Machines’, Showcasing The History & Legacy Of Electronic Music

Erica’s modular Dada Noise System II dives into joys of joysticks, history of Dada

With a panner that can be flown with a joystick – even for surround sound – and loads of other inventions, Erica Synths and Liquid Sky’s Ingmar Koch are boldly going deeper in Dada. The post Erica’s modular Dada Noise System II dives into joys of joysticks, history of Dada appeared first on CDM Create … Continue reading Erica’s modular Dada Noise System II dives into joys of joysticks, history of Dada

ASCAP Connects Music and Black History Month

One of America’s leading performing rights societies, ASCAP, is highlighting the countless contributions of Black songwriters, composers, innovators and music icons with an in-depth Black History Month campaign. Kicking off February 1, the month-long campaign will feature a dedicated webpage spotlighting a different group of Black change-makers each week, with Read more… The post ASCAP … Continue reading ASCAP Connects Music and Black History Month

Top 25 Australian History Podcasts You Must Follow in 2020

Top 25 Australian History Podcasts Contents [show] ⋅About this list & ranking Australian History Podcasts In Black and White The History Listen Forgotten Australia Living History with Mat McLachlan Australian Naval History Podcast Kick to Kick Murder in the Land of Oz Shrine of Remembrance The Zest Is History True Blue History Podcast Collected: Stories from the … Continue reading Top 25 Australian History Podcasts You Must Follow in 2020

New Album, San Francisco Moog: 1968-72, Documents Psychedelic ‘Missing Link’ In History Of Electronic Music

While the album was not released in its day, one has to wonder how much influence McKechnie’s performances – and the performances of other West Coast pioneers – had on the explosion of psychedelic electronic music experimentation in the 70s.… Read More New Album, San Francisco Moog: 1968-72, Documents Psychedelic ‘Missing Link’ In History Of … Continue reading New Album, San Francisco Moog: 1968-72, Documents Psychedelic ‘Missing Link’ In History Of Electronic Music

Detroiters launch an Underground Music Academy; dig into the history and support their efforts

Legends Mad Mike and Wajeed have an idea to build support for communities of marginalized music makers – right in the heart of Detroit. That effort might have gotten upstaged by the election, so now is the perfect time to dig in – and recall some of Detroit’s own history. The post Detroiters launch an … Continue reading Detroiters launch an Underground Music Academy; dig into the history and support their efforts