Top foreign nonformat albums
A bit late, but still publish our top for 2017 from the best foreign releases that do not have (or have a minimal) relation to hip-hop and are usually published…

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How Outkast Ahead of Your Time
In our latitudes, the Outkast duo always knew the public from exactly one song (which, however, absolutely everyone knows), well, and occasionally someone might recall the single from the multi-platinum…

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Guitar Mastery
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:…

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electronic music

Enhancer, exciter and tube amplifier – what is in common?

An exciter (also called Exciter), also called harmonic exciter, psychoacoustic processor, enhancer and acoustic aural exciter, is a processing device used to harmoniously synthesize high-frequency signals using thin harmonic distortion.
This harmonic synthesis is to create higher harmonics based on lower signal frequencies. Usually the noise is present in different frequency bands in unequal quantities, and the harmonics obtained from the pure frequency band will be clearer. Less commonly, exciters (enhancers) are used to synthesize low-frequency harmonics, in order to imitate deep bass. Continue reading

LEGENDARY POST-PUNK GROUPS

It happens that the fashion for old things is back. This happens with music. Recently, post-punk is gaining increasing popularity, starting with narrow circles, and, gradually, capturing all the new listeners.
What is this genre? First, a little history for people who have no idea about it. Post-punk is a genre of music that appeared in the UK in the late 1970s as a derivative of punk rock. However, these areas are very different from each other. Punk bands deliberately used simple musical arrangements without resorting to complex guitar solos. Continue reading

WHAT IS BRASS CULTURE, AND WHY THE ORCHESTRA PASSES

No, this is not a breaststroke swimming culture or even a sect of swimmers-brassists. Brass is the most popular direction of brass music, which is performed by orchestras consisting only of brass instruments, as a rule, complemented by a percussion section. However, this music can be called quite conditionally – the breaststroke appeared in the middle of the last century, but in Russia it has not yet found wide distribution. The etymology hints at the meaning of the word: from the English word “brass” – “brass”, an alloy of copper with zinc or tin, from which some wind instruments are made. 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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Review: Drake - Scorpion
As sometimes happens, Drake’s symbolic infallibility cracked, and the fruit was an album that drastically lowers the listener from heaven to earth - nothing is more everyday and sobering than…

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Top foreign nonformat albums
A bit late, but still publish our top for 2017 from the best foreign releases that do not have (or have a minimal) relation to hip-hop and are usually published…

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