Tag Archives: Sound

Innovative Headphone Design [PHOTOS]

Stumbled upon these Y.I. earphones on Yanko Design are equipped with a zipper to steer away from tangling the chords up when not in use. Design by Ji Woong

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TEDTalks: 4 Ways Sound Affects Us

Julian Treasure explains the 4 ways sounds can affect our everyday lives, at Oxford, England TED Conference.

Music Production 101: How to Listen to Music


First of all, if you want to be a good musician, you have to be able to think like a good producer.

A producer sets the vision for the song, almost like the director of a movie. They are literally trying to produce the best possible sound they can, and they do that using several different skills.

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MusicWithoutLabel.com’s Weekly Indie Artist Review

Band Name:

Apex Vibe

Album Title:

Rhythm Music

Band Members and Positions:

Tim Sanchez (Vocals/Guitar)

Chris Howells (Guitar/Backing)

Sam Caudill (Keys/Backing Vocals)

Will Lovell (Bass/Backing Vocals)

Dubs (Drums)

Genre:

Reggae / Hip-Hop

Record Label:

Independent

Difficulty of Music:

Apex Vibe applies very catchy verses along with smooth transitioning into their chorus and solos. The difficulty in the verses is fairly simple while still raising the bar a bit with the transitions and solos.

Comparisons to Other Artists:

Apex Vibe would be most compared to Sublime and 311, with a touch of The Roots within their beats.

Lyrical Significance:

The lyrics used in this album are very up beat and positive, making it nearly impossible not to sing along.

Overall Rating (out of 10):

I would give Rhythm Music an 8 out of 10.

Analysis:

This album is very well constructed but lacking in the track list given the fact that there are only four songs on the entire album. From their perspective it is a decent idea to focus on making four very well written tracks rather than having a 10 or 15 track album and only have a few actually good songs. However plans for a full album are in the works and production is set to start soon. More info about the new full album will be updated as we receive it.

Band Website: http://www.apexvibe.com

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