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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Musical performance and its problems
Performance as a special kind of artistic activity does not exist in all arts. In painting, for example, it is inseparable from creativity: to create a picture is what it…

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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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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

Loqiemean – «COWL2KA»

With the second “Agenda” it turned out more prosaic than with the first. Pure mathematical calculation: 9 tracks, 3 good, 3 excellent and 3 bad. Let’s figure out who is who.
A LITTLE ENTRY: For what (besides music) you really can respect and love Lokimin, so much for how sincere and open he is to his audience. Without false hypocrisy and pathos, he managed to create a unique biosystem within his STAI, bringing the listener-musician relationship to almost perfect condition in the era of social networks with the help of his Twitter. Despite the fact that Roma has not so many subscribers, compared to many stars of the genre of our days, their howls are louder than 30 thousand reposts and news about broken reposts, because they are devoted to their idol .. no, not an idol, but a friend, a real fellow like real dogs and willing to drown for his success free of charge, display the hashtag # Hang in social networks tops, distribute his tracks to all corners of the Internet, forcing all her friends to listen to the “Queen” and create such hype in the media field, what about the long-awaited exit the very same “poves2ki »Absolutely all Internet users will find out. Continue reading

Kanye West & Kid Cudi

Kanye, having lost the responsibility for his words in an infantile manner, recorded, together with Kid Kadi, an album about how catharsis and liberation make us return to childhood. Having ceased to defend their freedom in the world around them, they recorded seven gospel ballads about the struggle for internal freedom, the struggle against personal demons.
At the end of April, when Kanye was tweeting and making public round-the-clock, I wrote a short note that he was a “free” person in a certain sense, mainly because he was not responsible for his words. By chance it somehow happened that for his two plates (“Ye” and “Kids See Ghosts”), released this month, the topic of freedom turned out to be central. Continue reading

Sympho-electronic music
Electronic music is music whose creation uses electronic musical instruments and technology. Electronic music consists of sounds that are formed using electronic technologies and electromechanical musical instruments. Examples of electromechanical…

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Why all the same noise music?
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PHARAOH - “REDЯUM (DULLBOY EP)”
This is a dirty, uncompromising and aggressive sound with a constantly pressing narrative, and for some reason it is precisely such compositions that succeed Gleb best. The last year's PHARAOH…

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