Marching to the Beat of Their Own Drum
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?
Jazz Orchestra Plays After Eating Carolina Reaper's
Watch as this Jazz Orchestra attempt to play after eating a whole Carolina Reaper each. The reactions are priceless but the show must go on.
The International Rock Band Made Up of Over 1000 Members
What happens when you get 400 guitarists, 250 drummers, 300 bassists and 350 singers all to rock out as one? Well, Rockin'1000! See how this incredible band was made.
The Scrap Metal Robot Punk Band
Known as the The One Love Machine band it's a collection of robots made entirely out of pieces of scrap metal and assembled into a kick ass punk band.
Unbelievable Contrabassoon Sounds Like it Looks
You may be familiar with classical music but do you know what a contrabassoon is and more importantly have you heard it before? if not then this is what it sounds like.
Learn 100 Digits of Pi
Are you looking for an easier way to remember the first 100 digits of pi but can't make it stick? This catchy little song might just be the answer.
Lucas the Spider Starts a Band
Everybody's favourite animated spider starts his own one spider band in this adorable clip. Watch as he plays every instrument in a collage of musical skill.
A Professional DJ Explains His Job
We've all seen DJ's in action on stage scratching records, flipping switches and fiddling with nobs but what exactly do they do? Listen as DJ, producer, and founder of Fool's Gold Records, A-Trak explains what's going on.
The Science Behind Catchy Songs
We've all been infected by an ear worm at some point. A song so catchy you just can't get it out of your head. But what makes a hit song so catchy? Let science explain.
Powerful Japanese Taiko Ensemble Performance
Watch as this Taiko ensemble from the Senzoku Gakuen College of Music performs in a beautifully orchestrated and coordinated display of power and precision.