Japanese Folk Music: National Instruments and Genres
Japanese folk music is a rather distinctive phenomenon due to the isolation of the islands of the Rising Sun and the careful attitude of the people who inhabit them to…

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1/2 Orchestra: “Sound engineers, take the winds right, learn to record them”
At one of Schiit's technology presentations, I included a couple of tracks of the 1/2 Orchestra Moscow breaststroke I had long known to me, and those present were surprised at…

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How to restore a broken voice
Alas, with the loss of voice, sooner or later, every vocalist is faced. Very often, the cause of a broken voice is not intensive vocals, but a scream, especially in…

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“Music is a single language of the world”: interview with the owner of SmartAudio studio Mikhail Mamonov

SmartAudio Recording Lab is a modern, professional recording studio based in Kirov and consciously focused on working with an analogue. About this and not only in an interview with the founder and ideologist of the project Mikhail Mamonov.

“SmartAudio Recording Lab is a modern media center with perfect silence. “We built a recording studio in a picturesque suburban village, away from the hustle and bustle, where there are no airports, industrial enterprises and highways,” begins the conversation, Mikhail Mamonov. “But not only that, because without the Imlight project the studio would not have happened.” For about 30 years, almost since the founding of the company, Mikhail Mamonov has been managing one of the Imlight divisions. Continue reading

HOW NOT TO GRAV THE VOICE

First of all, you need to be silent as much as possible and take the medications that your doctor will prescribe. Even simple conversations during recovery will have to be replaced with gestures or answers formulated in short words. A good remedy for treating a broken voice is the drug falimint. Its formula allows you to quickly restore the elasticity of the vocal cords and return to work. But the basic recommendations on how to restore a broken voice can only be given by a doctor.

Therefore, you need to do what he advises in the first place. During treatment, vocal lessons are canceled, depending on the degree of injury. Most often this period is 2 weeks. During the treatment period, you need to be silent as much as possible, try not to sing even to yourself, because at this time the injured ligaments begin to hesitate and rub against each other. This can help delay the recovery period. An auxiliary tool to restore the elasticity of the vocal cords is milk with honey. Continue reading

Music of my life

ABOUT HOW AC / DC CHANGED MY LIFE
As a child, I was as skeptical about music and, in principle, did not listen to it. I did not understand why people are so dragged by this type of art. I did not understand the beauty of music, I did not catch the thrill of listening to which everyone around me spoke. That was before one day my mother turned on the AC / DC song “She’s Got Balls” for me. I really liked her. I realized that here it is, that genre of music that I am ready to listen to. After that I listened to the entire album, all of their discography and just got hooked on rock. Continue reading

Female voice mezzo-soprano. How to identify it when learning vocal skills
The voice of mezzo-soprano is rarely found in nature, but it has a very beautiful, rich and velvety sound. Finding a singer with such a voice is a great success…

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Russian choral music of the X-XVI centuries
Russian choral music of the 10th – 16th centuries is an important layer that serves as the basis for the further development of Russian music and culture as a whole.…

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I can’t say goodbye: rock classic is popular again, but it’s not happy
In the UK, the re-release of The Beatles' Abbey Road in early autumn led the national hit parade. And now, interest in this chic box with a bunch of additional…

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We heard, we know: to whom, why, and how Russian tribute groups pay tribute
Indeed: the season does not pass, so that “copyists” do not come to our region. Yes, and ours have already begun to make tribute programs at a serious level -…

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