Tag: music discovery

  • 5 Online Tools to Help You Create the Perfect Mixtape

    5 Online Tools to Help You Create the Perfect Mixtape

    These 5 sites are perhaps also useful for compiling playlists, but there’s really no gift that can communicate pure ’90s love quite like the mixtape.

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  • 10 Epic Collaborations Between Bands and Orchestras

    10 Epic Collaborations Between Bands and Orchestras

    We’re going through an orchestral-indie golden age right now. Here are 10 bands blurring the lines between classical, indie, hip-hop and pop to epic effect.

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  • What Is a Soundwalk?

    What Is a Soundwalk?

    A soundwalk can be a lot of things. It can require headphones as easily as it can require that you take them off and listen to your surroundings. It can be experienced on an actual walk, guiding you through a live excursion, or it can be listened to as a standalone piece in the comfort […]

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  • How Wu-Tang, Björk and Jay Z Turn Albums into Fine Art

    How Wu-Tang, Björk and Jay Z Turn Albums into Fine Art

    There is only one single copy of the Wu-Tang Clan’s newest album, The Wu – Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, that has seen the light of day. The Wu-Tang Clan will auction this handcrafted album off after an international museum listening tour, and bids are already coming in exceeding $5 million. This single copy is encased in a […]

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  • An Ethnomusicological Study of Feist’s Let It Die

    Canadian singer-songwriter Feist’s monumental second album, Let It Die came out all the way back in 2004. So why am I all of a sudden offering a perspective on it? Good question. I have no idea. Long car rides often provoke more attentive re-listens, I suppose. Upon first listen, Let It Die has this deeply seductive bossa nova-style […]

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  • Mike Evin’s Music for Old Souls

    Mike Evin’s Music for Old Souls

    Mike Evin just released a new single. Most people don’t know Mike Evin. He’s a quiet, strange, talented Canadian who basically loves music and people and works just hard enough to keep those two things close to him, without making too big a fuss… I know Mike Evin, though. In fact, he was the first person […]

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  • Off Notes: Friday Internet Round-Up

    Off Notes: Friday Internet Round-Up

    Happy Friday! We here at Soundfly HQ spend an inordinate amount of time on the internet reading and listening and generally consuming far too much music media. And it’s awesome! So we wanted to start sharing our weeks with you. Presenting Off Notes: a weekly round-up of all the musical goodies the rest of the […]

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  • Review: William Parker’s Musical Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Review: William Parker’s Musical Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    This past weekend, I was lucky enough to catch legendary jazz bassist William Parker and his “Tone Motion Theatre” hit Brooklyn’s Roulette for a free jazz celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called Yes I Dream of Freedom.  It was basically a masterclass in how to execute a creative and thought-provoking concept piece, as Parker used music, dance, […]

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Com Truise: Mid-Fi Synthwave Slow-Motion Funk