I’m weird, I’ve pondered this question for basically all my life, (it started with the Beatles)
Finally an answer; this article on buzzfeed does a pretty great job of explaining things, and there’s lots of videos to really help you wrap your head around it.
““What gets lost in singing are the suprasegmentals,” a linguistic term used to indicate qualities like stress, tone, and syllabification, Fioretta said. In other words, a song’s rhythm can limit a singer’s ability to pronounce words, and especially vowels, in his or her usual cadence: “The tone, the intonation, the rhythm of a language; these all get lost in singing,” he says.”
LIttle Ears presents!
Electro pop up’n’comers Panama Wedding are doing a showcase at The Barrel House on Wednesday July 30th and you’re invited! Please RSVP if you want to be on the list for the show (yes there IS a list.)
I will be spinning tunes to open and close the show, working on a new more dance-oriented set this week.
These are great and intimate concerts and you can catch acts that will be playing the larger venues soon.
Local SF dance pop crew Slaptop released the single for Sunrise a few weeks ago, an excellent tune and a great video shot in and around the Bay.
So excited for the new material, glad to see he’s still got it.
This happened, glad they had a sense of humor, it suits them.
The wonderful and diverse publishers that are Shapiro Bernstein have invited us to see Joywave @ Popscene this coming Thursday. Will be a great show, and a LATE show too.
Let me know if you want to check them out, and also search out the “real” video for the single below, it’s pretty great, if not slightly NSFW.
Hit me on e-mail!
Creative genius Woodkid aka Yoann Lemoine has done it again, the musician/director has just released the visual companion to his epic track “The Golden Age.”
Check it out, and if you’d like to hire him as a director, he’s repped by production Co. Iconoclast.
Lyric videos are usually kind of a throw away, but this one is a little different.
Check it out.