The Flaming Lips Album- Zaireeka

The Flaming Lips Album- Zaireeka

As an American rock band that came to known as much for their music as their experimentation, The Flaming Lips began their tryst with pushing the envelope with their 1997 album Zaireeka. The album consisted of four different CDs that were to be played simultaneously...
The Joys of Novelty Music

The Joys of Novelty Music

Chuckling to Weird Al Yankovic’s “My Bologna” or the popular song by Flight of the Conchords “Too Many D*cks On The Dance Floor” is a high school memory for many people around the world. However, this genre of music is not usually considered part of the standard pop...
The Inimitable George Gershwin

The Inimitable George Gershwin

Music wouldn’t be the same without Broadway musicals, movie soundtracks, and music on television. When it comes to twentieth-century music, the one name with an indelible influence in this era is that of American composer, pianist, and songwriter George Gershwin....
The Grateful Dead’s Wall of Sound

The Grateful Dead’s Wall of Sound

A vision during an LSD trip is what inspired Owsley “Bear” Stanley, the Grateful Dead’s sound engineer’s mammoth feat of technical engineering, “The Wall of Sound”, irreversibly changing live sound and engineering for the better. It was a time when live sound problems...
Edison’s Phonograph

Edison’s Phonograph

When you think of clocks that announce the time, talking dolls or audio courses, there isn’t much in common between them on the surface of it. However, each of these owe a lot to Thomas Edison and his favourite invention – the phonograph. It was while he was working...