“Graduation” 10 years later
“Graduation”, of course, was not the first loud disc in Kanye’s discography. By 2007, the West had the hands of a full-fledged mainstream artist, who wasn’t playing a gangsta authenticity card and telling more close and comprehensible stories to a wide white audience with humor and to think about college, American materialism, faith, love and family. Which, of course, was not an absolute novelty (before Kanye, ATCQ and Outkast, for example, were engaged in such things), but considerably refreshed the hip-hop story space of that time. Continue reading
It is known that every beginner guitarist at the beginning of his training is at a kind of fork (intersection). He faces a series of questions. For example, such as: how to learn to play the guitar? where to start? in which direction to move? what principles to follow? how to approach the case? what to focus on? what to play finally? etc.
He can ask such questions explicitly, or they may worry him somewhere deep down. The thing is that the way he learns depends on how he responds to them. Is his success waiting for him to become a master guitarist? Or potrenkaet a couple of little years and throw?
When I started playing the guitar, I was worried about such questions, but not much … Much remained unresolved. And I want you to fully determine for yourself what you expect from guitar training. Continue reading
Why all the same noise music?
This article will discuss not so much about noise, as you might think, after reading the title, but about the music played by the musicians and the musicians themselves. The author sketched a kind of classification of people writing electronic music. Obviously, this article could be supplemented, and recall a few more types. It is also obvious that the author’s opinion is subjective, and you don’t need to take this classification as a reference tool, but you can learn something.
Inspiration, magnetic tape rings scattered everywhere, endless doubts that it is better – this or that, something average or something completely different, this way or that – the stimulating mechanisms of the creators of noise music are as vague and ambiguous as it is. Continue reading