Hailed as “a supremely versatile and virtuosic maverick” (The Stranger) and voted “Seattle’s Best Classical Musician” (Seattle Weekly) – Crystal Beth is gearing up for a solo performance at Benaroya Hall FRI, Nov. 179 more words
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“This mix was created for the 15th anniversary of 130701, and is formed entirely from material in the 130701 catalogue. I decided to use the entire roster of the label, so that everyone would be represented but I’ve selected the tracks that resonated the most with me. 618 more words
In the HBO series Westworld, one of the most intriguing characters wasn’t a human—or even an android for that matter. It was the player piano inside the saloon in the center of town, which plinked out old-timey renditions of modern faves by the likes of Radiohead, Beyonce, and Amy Winehouse, serving as the only link to the outside world for the guests of this strange resort. 171 more words
Prepared piano king Hauschka returns with a new album after re-releasing his debut last year in an extended double album format. For the uninitiated, Hauschka spends most of his time recreating what noises and sound a piano can make by tweaking its insides, adding bits onto it and then processing some additional electronica elements over the top. 559 more words
Let’s play a game that involves this picture of Tom Cruise. A game that will prove music can change how you see his face.
You’ll notice Tom’s face is completely neutral. 194 more words