Music

July 1, 2020

Watch Alicia Keys Perform New and Classic Songs for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series

In a world full of uncertainty, sometimes music can help to soothe our worried minds. With her undeniable talent, soulful voice, and warmth, Alicia Keys is one artist who has the ability to make us feel at ease. She recently recorded a Tiny Desk Concert for NPR Music, and it’s exactly what we need to hear during these trying times. Keys recorded the session in February, just weeks before the global pandemic took hold.

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June 11, 2020

Musician Plays Saxophone Into Giant Gas Pipes to Accompany Himself With His Own Echo

While out jogging one day, German musician and sculptor Armin Küpper came across a set of huge gas pipes. Intrigued, he decided to sing and yell into them and—much to his delight—he discovered the natural sound effects they create. He later returned with his saxophone to play into the long metal voids, allowing the natural delay and reverb to accompany him in perfect pitch.

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May 4, 2020

YouTuber Goes Viral for Rapping Dr. Seuss Rhymes Over Dr. Dre Beats

Although the coronavirus pandemic has forced many of us indoors, artists around the world continue to find new outlets for their creativity. YouTuber Wes Tank used his extra time to rap Dr. Seuss rhymes over Dr. Dre beats in a surprisingly perfect musical mashup. His video of Fox in Sox has gone viral as a must-see interpretation of the classic children’s books.

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