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20 Reasons the Grammys are Bullshit

Submitted by Site Factory admin on Mon, 09/12/2013 - 03:52

 

Homer Simpson: Oh why won’t anyone give me an award?

Lisa Simpson: You won a Grammy.

Homer Simpson: I mean an award that’s worth something.

[announcement on the bottom of the screen- Legal Disclaimer: Mr. Simpson's opinions do not reflect those of the producers, who don’t consider the Grammy an award at all]

- The Simpsons, Season 11, Episode 12.

What Made Thrift Shop a Hit?

Submitted by Site Factory admin on Tue, 26/02/2013 - 06:11

 

via Faster Louder

Still baffled by ‘Thrift Shop’s Hottest 100 success? Brisbane musicologist Jadey O’Regan takes a look “under the hood” of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ novelty hit to find out why it resonated with so many people.

Hello there, and welcome to our first “musicological review” of popular music. What is musicology? Well, very basically, it is studying how music functions – its notes, melody, harmony, rhythm, structure, instrumentation, among many other aspects.

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