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A love story

I love the sound of German in a way that's incomprehensible for me, and, I should guess, all the more so for you. When people expr...
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May 16, 2015 10:29 german languages beauty sound
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Tomorrow's World – s/t (a vocal appreciation: finding beauty in a voice) 2/2

"So long my love" starts with a haunting voice, hypnotic percussion and bass, and metallic sounds. Lou's voice is once agai...
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Jan 12, 2015 06:15
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Tomorrow's World – s/t (a vocal appreciation: finding beauty in a voice) 1/2

The opening track, "A heart that beats for me", is leisurely in its exploration of vocal beauty, not so much in timbre as in pr...
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Jan 12, 2015 05:36
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Improvisation in music 2/2 Xiu Xiu, Takeaway Shows, and a personal experience

A month ago, I watched a video of another band I admire, Xiu Xiu, doing some primitive, infantile almost, improvisation with cups, glasse...
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Dec 31, 2014 06:14 xiu xiu edelweiss edelweiß
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Improvisation in music 1/2 Animal Collective and jazz

So, lately I've been looking for improvised music. I know that most music stems from improvisation, that you just prune out the ba...
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Dec 31, 2014 05:42 music appreciation personal experience
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