How do you take a song that's already brooding and spooky, and turn it into something infinitaly creepier?
Sina is a talented German drummer with a channel on YouTube. In this video, she talks about Ringo Starr's playing and demonstrates aspects of his unique style. So, what makes Ringo a great drummer? Understatement. Tone, taste, musicality, and that left-handed drummer on a right-handed kit reverse-fill tom-tom work. Bonus track: Image: Screengrab READ THE REST
To celebrate the 55th anniversary of the recording of The Beatles' "Rain" (and its A-side, "Paperback Writer") on April 14 and 16, 1966, the YT channel, You Can't Unhear This, takes a look at the radical studio innovations of the track and asks if it's not the most perfect Beatles composition. It's certainly up there… READ THE REST
One minute and 33 seconds is just not enough, especially if the cinematographer decides to focus on Paul's shoes for an inordinately long amount of time. However, the shoes were an important part of the song. From Wikipedia: Only three sounds were recorded: McCartney's voice, his Martin D-28 acoustic guitar, and a tapping that keeps… READ THE REST
More than 4 out of every 5 Americans — 81 percent — say they feel they have a book in them and that they should write it. That's almost 200 million people who want to be writers. And while each and every one of those budding scribes might have a compelling tale to tell, you… READ THE REST
For many, the morning doesn't officially start until the first robust juices of the simple coffee bean touch their lips and activate their day. Considering not much else matters until that magic moment arrives, it makes sense coffee lovers should outfit themselves with a machine to make that first cup-of-the-day joy happen as fast as… READ THE REST
The pace of life is just faster than it used to be. Not so many years ago, if you needed to print an image or make a hard copy of a to-do list, you'd find a nearby printer, connect all your devices, and print it up. But these days … C'mon, who's gonna stop to… READ THE REST