M.I.A. vs. Everybody: how female rap fights the world system
Matangi "Maya" Arulpragasam - a girl born in London in a family of Tamil activists, famous for her daring deeds and remarkable talent. Singer, producer, clipmaker, designer, artist, rapper, loving…

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About music
In this small article I would like to share my thoughts on music, namely, to make a small analysis of how it can and should be treated, what role music…

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Who will protect the music?
The author of the article "The Age of Electronic Music" believes that the music for acoustic instruments, the highest achievement of which he considers symphonic music, is in the past.…

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opening hermitage

XXXtentacion – «? (Question Mark)»

Tentacion has big ambitions and tries to create an important look around his albums, exposing the music to be thoughtful, extremely emotional and, most importantly, honest. You listen to the album, but it is very difficult to catch this very emotional state, because there is no solid vibe here – everything is cut into small pieces, which is why its mood resembles a timelapse of a raging ocean.
The main problem of the debut album XXXtentacion is considered to be its short duration and a meager set of words with the help of which the artist tries to establish contact with his listener. Continue reading

Silent Digest: Main Albums
Since the beginning of the year, CupcakKe, Car Seat Headrest, U.S. received high marks from Pitchfork and the status of the “best new album”. Girls and these guys. You met…

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Music perception
The singing voice is the most subtle musical instrument. A large degree of emotional impact is explained by the fact that both aesthetic and semantic information affect a person’s mind…

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Basics of psychoacoustics
The task of the sound engineer, together with the composer and performer, is to create a sound image and transfer it to the listener with the help of sound recording,…

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