We are in the Amazon, the largest jungle in the world, where there are still cultures and communities that mix music with the sacred, the spirits and the healing of the soul. We go deep into the jungle and it is in the surroundings of the Ucayali River that we meet the Shipibo, and it […]
Kulning | The Nordic women’s singing
In the animated movie “Frozen 2” the heroine Elsa hears a mysterious voice calling her one night. This high-pitched chant was not invented by Disney, but is inspired by an ancient Scandinavian female chant, a mystical call melody. As a musicologist, I am excitet to explain you briefly what is the Kulning. This chant is […]
Video game as an Art?
Ghostly landscapes in Shadow of the Colossus, like coming out of a painting. Dramatic stories in Life is Strange, as in the literature. Touching music on Journey, like from a Hollywood soundtrack. The current computer games are developed under high aesthetic demands, integrate different artistic disciplines and remember the vision of the composer richard Wagner […]
5 Benefits of Video Games
I think everyone is already aware that video games do more good than bad. Much has been said and repeated that playing made you more violent, but even the monkeys know how to make a difference when they are jokingly fighting and when they are serious. To say that we cannot distinguish it would be […]
Music and video games: The new era
This article is about video games, but first we need to talk about the secret technique of advertising. A television or video ad on the internet needs to sell you a product in a few seconds. In just a moment, the brand should cause an impression, be printed in your memory to be the first […]
What is intensity in music?
We have already heard the word “intensity” in music. But what do you mean when you talk about intensity?
For example, we can talk about intensity in colors or flavors. We can say that this green is more intense than this other. Or that the taste of dark chocolate is more intense than that of milk chocolate. Let’s see what happens in music.