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Standard Notation Sucks - Visualize Beats on a Rhythm Wheel

Wednesday - Mar 4, 2015 Lessons

Flat out, standard notation sucks for visualizing rhythms. There is a far more intuitive method that ties rhythm more closely to time.  Check out the Rhythm Wheel in the TED-Ed video below. You'll learn a new way to internalize beats and hear some awesome music from around the world.  And best of all, it's only […]

Warning: The Most Dangerously Relaxing Song Ever

Tuesday - Mar 3, 2015 Science

Throw your melatonin in the trash. The band Marconi Union collaborated with sound therapists to create the world's most relaxing song. In fact, it's so effective at calming your nerves that the stress specialists who performed the experiments have issued a warning to not listen to it while driving.  Seriously.  Don't do it. Press play on […]

Kid Loses Football Scholarship After Pursuing Rap Career

Friday - May 31, 2013 Life

This article originally appeared on Jay “DatBull” Harris had better be a great rapper – to give up a free education for a budding rap career with no professional backing so far seems like a silly move, but it’s what the young man wanted to do so we have to give him props for being […]

Top 5 Richest Rappers By Net Worth

Saturday - May 25, 2013 Life

This article originally appeared on Once upon a time, success was measured by your ability to hunt and start a fire. No hunting? No fire? No food, no warmth. Nowadays, success is more commonly measure by the size of your rims and the girth of your golden chain. At least, success in the rap […]

A Peek Into London's Grime Scene with Pardeep

Wednesday - Jan 2, 2013 Culture

This article originally appeared on We recently had a chance to do a quick interview with Pardeep, a rapper from London. Who is Pardeep? In his own words… I’m Pardeep, I’m a Rapper, Producer, Writer and Free thinker from London... Trying to push musically and spread knowledge without comprising the actual art-form and enjoyment within […]

Top 10 Rap & Rock Crossovers

Tuesday - Jan 1, 2013 Interesting

This article originally appeared on Over the years, there have been plenty of rap artists who have crossed over and worked with rock musicians. Sometimes.. Okay,  most of the time.. these crossovers are pretty bad, and often they’re downright cringeworthy. There are, however, some gems out there that everyone should check out from classics that […]