Tag: nils frahm

  • Tales from the Toilet: Truth vs. Fiction in Musical Stories of the Bathroom

    Tales from the Toilet: Truth vs. Fiction in Musical Stories of the Bathroom

    If you’re like me, you’ll be celebrating World Toilet Day this weekend! Besides reflecting on the mission of this holiday, which is to raise awareness of the 2.4 billion global citizens with no access to clean and safe sanitation, however, I’m not totally sure how people are supposed to celebrate World Toilet Day — save for using […]

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  • 6 Electronic Tracks That Kick Butt Without a Kick Drum

    6 Electronic Tracks That Kick Butt Without a Kick Drum

    There’s nothing quite like a four-on-the-floor beat to get your feet tappin’, heads bobbin’, and butts movin’. But as any truly clued-in musician knows, sometimes less truly is more. In fact, there are many creative ways to produce rhythmically forward-driving music without that dependable low-end kick pulse. So let’s look at six tracks broadly fitting […]

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  • Four Musicians Who Are Reinventing the Piano

    Four Musicians Who Are Reinventing the Piano

    + Bridge the worlds of theory, improvisation, and jazzy hip-hop, and improve your piano chops with Grammy-winner Kiefer in his course, Kiefer: Keys, Chords, & Beats. We at Soundfly love the piano. In many ways, it’s the Mother of Modern Instruments, a musical Khaleesi that’s ruled the stage for hundreds of years. Since its birth in […]

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  • Off Notes: Dog Days of April

    Off Notes: Dog Days of April

    Happy Friday! Spring is in the air! Temperatures are rising, birds are singing, and creatures are coming out of hibernation. This week it seems everyone had animals on the mind. Friends sent me not one, but two different videos of dogs playing piano and singing. (Fear not, I agree with you. You probably should see them both.) […]

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