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COFFEE BREAK | Afiara Quartet & DJ Skratch Bastid Perform At TEDxToronto 2015

By Ludwig Van on March 17, 2016

Find what happens when four composers, a string quartet (Afiara Quartet) and a renowned scratch DJ (Skratch Bastid) converge at TEDxToronto.
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COFFEE BREAK | A Sneak Peak At Meryl Streep As Opera Singer Florence Foster Jenkins

By Ludwig Van on February 19, 2016

The official trailer for the much-anticipated bio-pic about amateur opera diva Florence Foster Jenkins has landed on the web.
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COFFEE BREAK | Elvis Presley discusses atonality (Video)

By Michael Vincent on October 9, 2014

Elvis, “Mr. Everett”, shares his thoughts on atonality in jazz music. I have a feeling by the look on his face, this is exactly how he felt about. His curled lip says it all. “Lady I don’t know what the hell, you’re talking about.” uh huh.
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COFFEE BREAK | That Time Dudley Moore Enraged Benjamin Britten

By Ludwig Van on December 14, 2015

Dudley Moore's “Little Miss Britten,” parody sends England’s most famous composer, Benjamin Britten to his angry place.
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COFFEE BREAK | Danish Orchestra attempts to play after eating red hot chili peppers (Video)

By Michael Vincent on November 6, 2014

The Danish National Chamber Orchestra did a little experiment last week. They were curious to see (and hear) what Tango Jalousie by Jacob Gade would sound like after eating one of the worlds hottest Chili Peppers. Watch what happens.
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COFFEE BREAK | John Dowland Gets the Irish Treatment

By Michael Vincent on March 17, 2015

In honour of St. Patricks Day, we give you this gorgeous Celtic remix of a melancholy song Behold a Wonder Here by John Dowland. It is arranged for Irish flute, recorder, fiddle, lute, cittern, shruti-box, and cello by Michael Slattery and members of La Nef. Dowland’s 400 year-old songs never sounded so good...
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COFFEE BREAK | How to Make a Clarinet With Just a Drill and a Carrot

By Michael Vincent on November 23, 2014

Linsey Pollak believes all it takes to create music is a bit of ingenuity. People laughed at him. "This is a joke right?" But after you hear the result, everyone is left speechless.
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COFFEE BREAK | Composer Danny Elfman Turns Presidential Debate Into A Horror Flick

By Ludwig Van on October 20, 2016

Composer Danny Elfman scores footage from 2016 Presidential Debate.
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COFFEE BREAK | How Not To Write An Artist Bio

By Michael Vincent on October 6, 2016

Khatia Buniatishvili's publicity bio just might go down in history as one of the strangest things ever set to paper. And now you can hear a hilarious dramatic reading of it.
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COFFEE BREAK | 16 Years Ago David Bowie Accurately Predicted The Future Of Music

By Ludwig Van on January 13, 2016

David Bowie accurately predicts the future of music in interview with Jeremy Paxman from 2000.
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