Marching to the Beat of Their Own Drum
The Music Figure Skaters Love the Most
At the Winter Olympics you'll hear all sorts of music played when figure skaters hit the ice but how did it all start and what are today's favorite songs? Lets go back in time from the days of live music to today's modern Olympics to learn more.
Making Music on a Furby Organ
This sick twisted man decided to create the perfect soundtrack for a horror movie with the help of some Furbies. Listen as he plays on his homemade Furby organ, it's as bad as it sounds.
Bringing Hip Hop to the Deaf Community
Meet Matt Maxey, having problems all his life with his hearing he taught himself sign language copying his favourite artists. Now he's helping others with hearing issues enjoy the music he loves.
Solresol is the Language of Music
Have you heard of a language made entirely out of music? Take a look at how one Frenchman created Solresol in an attempt to create a universal language using music as it's base.
Playing Music with British Bank Notes
It turns out the new £5 note can be used to listen to music on old school vinyl records. All you have to do is place the tip of the plastic note in the records grooves to hear it play.
Meet the Master of Metal and Classical Music
Back in the 80's Kip Winger and his band Winger were hair metal royalty but those days are over. Now Kip has turned his sights to another passion, classical music.
Why Waiting Music Sounds So Bad
We've all had to wait on hold when we phone a business and inevitably had to listen to awful music while we wait. But over time this quality of the music has gotten worse and there's no hope of it getting any better.
This is Why You Don't Fall Asleep at a Concert
This orchestra was performing a beautiful piece of classical music when someone in the audience woke up. Listen as the audience member wakes up much to everyone's delight.
You Really Need to Pucker Up to Play this Huge Flute
Take a deep breathe in and pucker up, it's time to blow this huge flute. These giants known as double subcontrabass, the subcontrabass and the contrabass are all members of the world's largest flute family.
Mesmerizing Harry Potter Theme Song Played on Glasses by Street Performer
Listen as this street performer plays the classic Harry Potter Theme Song on glasses. The haunting melody sounds incredible ringing from the glass harp surrounded by captivated strangers.
Enjoy the Sounds from the World's Newest Instrument
The Venova is the world's newest instrument designed by the folks at Yamaha. The wind instrument is a combination of a saxophone and recorder and looks like something out of a Star Wars cantina.
Musical Road's Aren't All They're Cracked Up to Be
There are certain stretches of California's highway that have special grooves cut into them that play music as you drive. The only problem is, they really suck.
View the World Through a Guitar
This mesmerizing video was shot with a camera in an acoustic guitar and captures the vibrations of the strings. The ever changing scenery and magical motion of the strings make for a captivating scene.
How Computers Know What Music You'll Like
If you've used any streaming services like Spotify you'll be familiar with their recommendation services. While some are way off there are those like Spotify's Discover Weekly that work pretty well and here's why.
Making Mad Music for Rick and Morty
If you've ever watched Rick and Morty you'll know there are some pretty out there ideas and at some point someone had to make music for those situations. That someone is composer Ryan Elder who has the task of making those strange requests a reality.