Playing a brass or wind instrument requires good breath control. But if you want to hold a note indefinitely, you need to master circular breathing, which allows musicians to refill their lungs through the nose while breathing out through the mouth. This talented horn player clearly has got the technique figured out.
Led by artist Tim Wakefield, Soundwaves Art Foundation creates dynamic prints based on audio waveforms from popular music. The non-profit collaborates with musicians to sign the works, then donates 100% of the profits to charities supporting refugee rights, social justice, music education, and COVID relief worldwide.
What’s going on? You, you sharp-dressed man, when you wear the Marvin Gaye Camp Shirt. The limited-edition viscose poplin button-up is a top-drawer collaboration between Motown Records, the Marvin Gaye Estate and Better Gift Shop. Features the iconic album art from Marvin Gaye Live!, shot in 1974 by photographer Jim Brit.
Noisey introduces us to Tristan Shone, the musician behind Author & Punisher. His experience as a mechanical engineer led him to create unique tactile interfaces which he uses to create his distinctively analog industrial sound. There’s a great concert film here.
iZotope’s compact cylinder is perfect for solo musicians, providing a complete recording studio in a portable package. It’s got a studio quality microphone, two XLR/TS inputs, built-in effects, and can mix and position up to 8 tracks with its iOS app. More here and here.