Marching to the Beat of Their Own Drum
The World's Largest Instrument is Buried in a Cave
Known as the Great Stalacpipe Organ it looks like a normal church organ but instead of metal pipes it uses the caves own stalactites to make the music.
The Sounds We All Know
How were these famous sounds created and why are they so powerful? Lets look at how sounds have been integrated into modern life to tell us more with so little.
Making Music the Mad Scientist Way
Leave it to a mad scientist to make awesome music using technology. It's not everyday you see a musician wearing a metal suit playing guitar surrounded my lightning.
How Disco Impacted on Pop Music
Love it or hate it but Disco music has it's place in music history. But did you know Disco is responsible for changing Pop music making songs longer.
How Rock Music Caused Lyrical Hysteria
Have you ever bought an album of music and seen one of those "explicit lyrics" stickers on it? Well the history behind it is pretty crazy.
Musicians Battle it Out in a Competitive Foursome
Watch as four ladies all battle for center stage in a musical competition that see's a battle of skills result in beautiful music.
Awesome Street Drummer Will Have You Rocking
This street drummer has to be one of the best. With some simple buckets laid out before him and raw talent he smashes away creating awesome beats.
What is the Most Feared Song in Jazz?
Jazz is for real musician's so when you hear there is a song many are scared to play you have to ask why? Lets take a look at why John Coltrane's "Giant Steps" is considered a right of passage.
Can You Play an Ice Instrument?
Playing an instrument takes years of practice and dedication so imagine trying to play one that's melting as you play it. Lets look at ice instruments.
How Auto-Tune Makes Bad Singers Good
Some of today's singers rely heavily on technology like Auto-Tune to make up for their lackluster voices. But just how does the technology work it's magic?
Whats the Difference Between Record, Song and Album Of The Year?
Every year the Grammy's celebrate the best in music with various categories recognized but do you know the difference between Record, Song, And Album Of The Year?
How the Amen Break Became Musics Most Sampled Loop
You've heard this sound a million times and it's called the Amen break. It is officially the most sampled music loop in history having been used by many of musics greats.
The Story Behind New Year's Eve's Song Auld Lang Syne
Auld Lang Syne is a song that is sung almost exclusively at midnight on New Year's Eve. But where did the tradition start and why do we keep singing it to this day?
Accordions Are Born in This Italian Town
The Italian town of Castelfidardo is the place to go if you're looking for a new accordion. This town has been making the musical instrument since the 1860's and still makes tens of thousands every year.
What Makes Shazam Tick Under the Hood?
Shazam is a popular music identifying app for when that ear worm just won't go away. But how exactly does it work under the hood?