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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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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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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Your child and music
Whether to teach a child to read and write, whether to teach him algebra, chemistry, history, finally, whether to teach him to jump over the “goat” - all these issues…

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honest complaints

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 under our regular column #Neformat.
Gord Downie – Introduce Yerself
October 17, died Canadian musician Gord Downey. His death did not come as a surprise, because back in May of 2016, he was diagnosed with brain cancer in an advanced stage. A week after the death of the artist, his latest album “Introduce Yerself” (“Imagine Yourself”) was released, and he began working on it with the frontman Broken Social Scene after learning about the impending death. As it becomes clear from the introductory part – the disc is entirely composed of elegies, so that depression and melancholy come through from every line, every word and chord. Continue reading

ROCK CLUBS OF LENINGRAD
Rock clubs as a phenomenon emerged in the Soviet Union under the very curtain of its existence, partially adopting the features of its Western counterparts, but on the whole became…

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5 TOURS CHANGING THE HISTORY OF MUSIC
Infinite traveling around the world and daily concerts every time in new places: a significant part of the life of popular musicians goes on touring tours. But sometimes it happens…

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Ritchie blackmore
"Thank you ... Of course, my father - for the fact that he bought me a guitar, with which it all started ..." Ritchie Blackmore's thanks to last disc Rainbow…

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