Music

January 16, 2019

Chinese Opera Singer Masters the Impossible “Diva Dance” Song from ‘The Fifth Element’

Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element was released more than two decades ago and is still considered one of the most iconic sci-fi films ever made. For fans of the cult film, there’s one scene that’s bound to stick out in your mind—the Diva Dance. Performed by an extravagant alien opera singer called Diva Plavalaguna, the blue-skinned, tentacle-headed character wows an audience with her impressive vocal range and otherworldly dance moves.

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January 4, 2019

Photographer Spends Years Finding Original Locations of Vintage Vinyl Covers

Music lover and photographer Alex Bartsch pays homage to his favorite vinyl albums by documenting them at the original locations where their cover photos were taken. By holding each vinyl cover art so that it seamlessly merges with its real-life setting, Bartsch’s portfolio showcases the passage of time and provides a fascinating insight into the history and cultural identity of British reggae music.

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November 20, 2018

This Awesome ‘Rock Alphabet’ Book Teaches Kids the ABC’s of Music Legends

As a baby cruises into toddlerhood, it’s time for a major rite of passage: learning the ABCs. Books that spell out the alphabet with cuddly animals and ordinary objects are cute, but why not give your little rockstar a book that really strikes a chord? Luckily, The Rock Alphabet by Andrew Morgan gives preschoolers a musical education as they memorize their letters.

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September 19, 2018

One-Armed Violinist Performs Beautiful Solo With Custom-Built Prosthetic Bow Arm

In 2004, Japanese nursing student Manami Ito lost her right arm in a traffic accident. While coming to terms with this life-changing event, she decided to put her dreams on hold. However, when she went to pick up her new artificial arm at a facility, she noticed people with similar disabilities playing basketball. This inspiring sight motivated Ito to overcome her obstacles and set new goals for herself.

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