Mar 18, 2014

The sounds of the Planet Earth

The Voyager 1 and 2 were launched in 1977 by The NASA with the mission to study the planetary systems of Jupiter and Saturn. 

Aboard both spacecrafts were included The Golden Records, a phonograph records that contain sounds and images selected to portray the diversity of life and culture on Earth intended for any intelligent extraterrestrial life form or future humans, who may find them.

This is the music included on the records. THE MUSIC FROM EARTH:

- Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F. First Movement, Munich Bach Orchestra, Karl Richter, conductor. 4:40
- Java, court gamelan, "Kinds of Flowers," recorded by Robert Brown. 4:43
- Senegal, percussion, recorded by Charles Duvelle. 2:08
- Zaire, Pygmy girls' initiation song, recorded by Colin Turnbull. 0:56
- Australia, Aborigine songs, "Morning Star" and "Devil Bird," recorded by Sandra LeBrun Holmes. 1:26
- Mexico, "El Cascabel," performed by Lorenzo Barcelata and the Mariachi México. 3:14
- “Johnny B. Goode," written and performed by Chuck Berry. 2:38
- New Guinea, men's house song, recorded by Robert MacLennan. 1:20
- Japan, shakuhachi, "Tsuru No Sugomori" ("Crane's Nest,") performed by Goro Yamaguchi. 4:51
- Bach, "Gavotte en rondeaux" from the Partita No. 3 in E major for Violin, performed by Arthur Grumiaux. 2:55
- Mozart, The Magic Flute, Queen of the Night aria, no. 14. Edda Moser, soprano. Bavarian State Opera, Munich, Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor. 2:55
- Georgian S.S.R., chorus, "Tchakrulo," collected by Radio Moscow. 2:18
- Peru, panpipes and drum, collected by Casa de la Cultura, Lima. 0:52
- "Melancholy Blues," performed by Louis Armstrong and his Hot Seven. 3:05
- Azerbaijan S.S.R., bagpipes, recorded by Radio Moscow. 2:30
- Stravinsky, Rite of Spring, Sacrificial Dance, Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Igor Stravinsky, conductor. 4:35
- Bach, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2, Prelude and Fugue in C, No.1. Glenn Gould, piano. 4:48
- Beethoven, Fifth Symphony, First Movement, the Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer, conductor. 7:20
- Bulgaria, "Izlel je Delyo Hagdutin," sung by Valya Balkanska. 4:59
- Navajo Indians, Night Chant, recorded by Willard Rhodes. 0:57
- Holborne, Paueans, Galliards, Almains and Other Short Aeirs, "The Fairie Round," performed by David Munrow and the Early Music Consort of London. 1:17
- Solomon Islands, panpipes, collected by the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Service. 1:12
- Peru, wedding song, recorded by John Cohen. 0:38
- China, ch'in, "Flowing Streams," performed by Kuan P'ing-hu. 7:37
- India, raga, "Jaat Kahan Ho," sung by Surshri Kesar Bai Kerkar. 3:30
- "Dark Was the Night," written and performed by Blind Willie Johnson. 3:15
- Beethoven, String Quartet No. 13 in B flat, Opus 130, Cavatina, performed by Budapest String Quartet. 6:37


1963 'Please please me'
1963 'With the Beatles'
1964 'A hard day's night'
1964 'Beatles for sale'
1965 'Help!'
1965 'Rubber soul'
1966 'Revolver'
1967 'Sgt. Pepper's...'
1967 'Magical Mystery Tour'
1968 "White Album"
1969 'Yellow submarine'
1969 'Abbey road'
1970 'Let it be'

Mar 12, 2014


65 songs that you'll never be able to listen to the same way again

Via Buzzfeed Music:

LISTEN: Jacques Greene - No Excuses

First single from forthcoming Phantom Vibrate EP, out April 28th (2014, LuckyMe Records)

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Mar 1, 2014

LISTEN: Cashmere Cat - With Me

Watch this one perfect kiss on Cashmere Cat new video for 'With Me' extrait from Wedding Bells EP (LuckyMe Records, 2014)

Hear another song from this new EP below:


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