It is vital today, more perhaps than ever, to understand how certain groups operate the social networking media revolution through the music of Hip- Hop.
A simple black rectangle with rounded corners, an elastic page-holder, and an internal expandable pocket: a nameless object with a spare perfection all…
Ringo Starr has a wider impact on contemporary music than one would think at first glance.
If you’ve really got nerve and talent, you dive into the music world head on. Such is the life of Inara George.
Sometimes a performance can be so deep-going that the listener wants to save the experience in his/her soul and not hear it again.
If there is a Baroque composer whose music adapts to a techno-classical style, it must be Vivaldi, the point well proven by the Finnish contemporary opera group Opera Scala.
Having stayed away from the USA for long periods of time, a singer, guitar player and song writer Eric Bibb now keeps his base in Helsinki, Finland.
The tracks may repeat each other, but the artistic quality of the music is high, and the material realized with an infallible consistency.
Looking for Baroque music that shines both in terms of melody and treatment of harmony, but isn’t too “serious”?
Michael Vincent Waller plays with modal scales to paint impressionistic landscape images.
Working with sound and visuals in different contexts/forms, Martins Rokis is exploring multimodality of human perception via installations, performances or multichannel systems.
A (2013) is a new collaboration between visual artist Sami van Ingen and sound artist Petri Kuljuntausta.
vib || sub is a sound installation by sound artist Jari Kauppinen. The installation was exhibited in Galleria Akusmata 17. – 24. April.
Composer, singer, Grammy-winner Eva Dahlgren has written four children books. Once again dogs occupy the main roles. But what have dogs and kids to do with Eva’s music?
Markets are saturated with rectangular boxes, delivering more or less identical sonic performance, which is why SES Audio believes build and looks is what makes speakers different..
This loudspeaker addresses not just the never ending aesthetic battle between home electronics and interior design, but also the problem of building loudspeakers…
My personal 2011 Award for the most innovative audio product goes to the design team en&is’ Megaphone loudspeaker. It’s a loudspeaker and a…
I know pretty well that an audiophile can, at any time, indulge him or herself in petit pleasures. Fortunately, audiophilia is protected by the god of small delights.
What Marcel Proust did 100 years ago with his pen, William Kentridge is doing now with his five-channel video installation: searching for the time.
It’s always a spiritually elevating experience to attend a poster exhibition. Unfortunately they aren’t that common. Rare art is equally underrated as poster art.
It’s never too late to acquire a new audio dream. That is, it’s never too late to buy a turntable and a whole analogue music playback system. Why bother? Why? Because the vinyl sound is magical. It’s pure and natural. It’s 100% music. That’s why.
It is worrying that, against all odds, audio amplifiers of all kinds, try to drive the loudspeaker with the voltage instead of current, claims Finnish electronics engineer Esa Meriläinen in his recent book Current Driving of Loudspeakers.
“Music forms an important part of my thinking although I would stress that I never play music when I create…”
What would it be like if you finally found musical nirvana, and with the equipment you already had!
Long live transparency!
“The wisest of these discerning audiophiles will listen to their music through vacuum tune amplifiers, and they shall stand apart among the rowdy rabble.” David Manley, California, 1989
The more wellness there is in the listener’s brains, the better the body feels.
Some people like to write, some other to do more concrete things with their hands. Transcendent Sound’s Bruce Rozenblit, the founder of likes both.
This book gives an utterly informative view of a legendary audio brand. It’s by no means a nifty PR piece but candidly revealing and thorough business history.