Marching to the Beat of Their Own Drum
Recorded Music History by the Grammy's
The Grammy's are awarded every year to the best in the music biz with an iconic statue in the shape of a gramophone. Take a look back at how the gramophone became the symbol of the recording industry.
Classical Music Masters Unite for the Perfect Mix
Watch and listen to what happens when you take famous classical musical pieces from various well known classical artists and mash them up. While we might be used to it with today's music the classical mix fits beautifully together.
How the Hip-Hop Air Horn was Born
If you've listened to any Hip-Hop over the past few years you'll probably hear an air horn. Meet the man who brought the sound from reggae and Jamaican dancehall music and introduced it to the world of Hip-Hop.
How Seinfeld's Iconic Theme Song was Born
Seinfeld is one of the greatest TV shows ever and it's iconic theme song is a classic. But how did it come about and who created the iconic tune?
The Classic Music Chord for Christmas Songs
When it comes to Christmas songs there is a common thread you'll find between all all of them and it's a chord. This Christmas chord can be found in song as far back as Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" to Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas is You"
The Ultimate Guitar for a Shotgun Wedding
If you thought music was loud before imagine what happens when you make a guitar out of a shotgun. That's right, a shotgun guitar will make any Hillbilly wedding a night for cousins to remember.
Replace Your Sound System with an Oscilloscope
While most people would leave the humble oscilloscope in a science class room this guy decided to have some fun. Watch as 3D objects are made into sound files and played on the oscilloscope.
Mozart's "Magic Flute" has a Secret
One of Mozart's most famous pieces called the "Magic Flute" has some secrets believed to be tied to Free Masonry. Take a closer look at an opera that has more than meets the eye.
808 Documentary Trailer
808 is a documentary that looks at the infamous TR808 drum machine and it's impact on the music world.
Making Headphones is a Family Business
The Grado family have been making quality headphones since 1964 and are considered one of the best by artists like John Mayer, Spike Jonze and members of Aerosmith.
The Four Seasons by Vivaldi
Vivaldi's Four Seasons is one of the most recognizable tunes in classical music but why is it so popular and loved by so many?
Get Low with the Octobasse
The Octobasse is a huge instrument invented by French violin maker Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume. It was designed to make a low end rumbling noise with the lowest note below the threshold of human hearing.
Keep the Music Playing with Ping Pong FM
Ping Pong FM takes playing music to a new level. The game requires you to play ping pong at the right tempo in order to play a song. Slow down or drop the ball and the music stops.
The Orchestra that Plays with Vegetables
An orchestra in Vienna, Austria have been giving live performances using vegetables as instruments. For the past 18 years this group has been buying fresh produce, turning it into instruments and performing. At the end of the performance the vegetable scraps are made into a soup and given to the audience.
Young Musicians Living in a Retirement Community
A retirement community has a system that allows young musician's to live free of charge in exchange for performing recitals and concerts for the older residents.