Tag Archives: music

Musical Relics: the original music sheet of the first Bossa Nova hit

In this Sounds Brazilian post see the original manuscript and watch the video of Chega de Saudade with one of the creators of Bossa Nova: Joao Gilberto. Continue reading

Posted in Bossa Nova, Brazilian Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mother and Music: Tati Salvator, Silvia Nakkach, Dinize Wales, and Joseh Garcia

In this post the artists Tati Salvator, Silvia Nakkach, Joseh Garcia, and the producer Dinize Wales share stories about their mothers’ favourite songs. Please read these wonderful anecdotes, see photos of their mothers, and watch video of the songs mentioned. Continue reading

Posted in Bossa Nova, Brazilian Music, Interview, Sound Healing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Mãe e música: Tati Salvator, Silvia Nakkach, Dinize Wales e Joseh Garcia

Neste post os artistas Tati Salvator, Silvia Nakkach e Joseh Garcia, e a produtora Dinize Wales contam estórias sobre as músicas favoritas de suas mães. Por favor leia abaixo estas estórias, veja fotos de suas mães e assista videos das canções mencionadas. Continue reading

Posted in Bossa Nova, Entrevista, MPB | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What do Karate, João Gilberto, and Caetano Veloso have in common? – Bossa Nova

In this post discover the strange commonalities between karate, Caetano Veloso, and the creator of Bossa Nova, and watch the video of the song “A Bossa Nova é foda”. Continue reading

Posted in Bossa Nova, Brazilian Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Does Changing the Scale of a Song Alter your Emotional Experience of it?

Listen to the song “Losing my Religion” (R.E.M.) reworked from minor to major scale and see how emotionally different this song feels to you. Continue reading

Posted in Transformative Musical Experience | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Why write songs?

Sitting in a coffee shop in Victoria BC I happen to find an anonymous text that addresses my inquiry about why to write songs. Continue reading

Posted in Transformative Musical Experience | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Transcendental Sounds of Crickets

Have you ever heard the heavenly sounds of crickets? Try here this slowed down version of their sounds and see where these sounds take you. Fascinating! Continue reading

Posted in Healing Potential of Music, Transformative Musical Experience | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments