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Video Of The Week - African Singers Use Music To Raise Ebola Awareness

By Meera Dolasia on December 8, 2014
Video Of The Week - African Singers Use Music To Raise Ebola Awareness

Though the initial panic caused by Ebola appears to have subsided, the disease is still alive and well in the West African countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. As of December 3rd, the dreadful ailment has infected 15,000 people and claimed 6,202 lives. The frustrating part for experts is that most of these deaths could have been avoided had the locals been aware of the necessary precautions.

"Listening Tree" Brings Back The Fun Of Discovering New Music

By June Liu on September 27, 2014
"Listening Tree" Brings Back The Fun Of Discovering New Music

Thanks to services like iTunes, Spotify and Pandora, most people have given up the quest of discovering new music and instead chosen to depend on ready-made playlists or recommendations made by others. Now thanks to the "Listening Tree", music lovers can re-discover the pleasure of unearthing their own musical gems.

App Turns Mindless Humming Into Real  Music

By Meera Dolasia on May 15, 2013
App Turns Mindless Humming Into Real  Music

If you are like most people, at some point or another you have been caught humming some mindless tune which might even be catchy enough to be a super hit if only, you could turn it into a musical composition - Now thanks to a brilliant app called ScoreCleaner, you can!

London Taxi Turns Street Sounds Into Sweet Music

By Meera Dolasia on October 1, 2012
London Taxi Turns Street Sounds Into Sweet Music

On September 21st and 22nd, some lucky residents of London were treated to an unusual sight and some sweet sounds - A black taxi fitted with 67 speakers belting out some great music. However, the sounds emanating were not from the driver's personal music selection, but the bustling city's street noise turned into music.

And You Thought Your School Concert Was Long!

By Meera Dolasia on December 14, 2011
And You Thought Your School Concert Was Long!

Let's face it, concerts can get a little boring especially, if one has to sit through an hour-long chorus or orchestra performance that they are not part of. So, you can only imagine how much patience it would take to listen to a concert that will go on for 639 years!

Want To Improve Your Music Skills? Take Up Boxing!

By Meera Dolasia on December 10, 2011
Want To Improve Your Music Skills? Take Up Boxing!

What does playing musical instruments have to do with boxing? A lot according to James VanDemark, a professor at the Rochester's Eastman School of Music. In fact, he is so convinced that boxing helps make for better musicians, that he is asking his students take up the sport.

Meet Japan's Latest Teenage Pop Star - A 3D Hologram

By Meera Dolasia on November 18, 2010
Meet Japan's Latest Teenage Pop Star - A 3D Hologram

Move over Selena Gomez and Miley Cyrus, a new pop star has been just been born er, downloaded. Japanese teenager Hatsune Miku is young, beautiful, stylish and . . . . not real? Yes that's right, for the 16-year old, 5 ft. 2in. tall singing sensation with thousands of fans, is not a human but a 3D hologram!

DJ Mamy Rock Is In The House!

By Meera Dolasia on November 14, 2010
DJ Mamy Rock Is In The House!

British Disc Jockey, Ruth Flowers better known as DJ Mamy Rock has been rocking the European club scene for the last five years. Now, the 69-year old grandmother is spreading her musical magic to the USA.

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