Cooperation and a joy in shared sound. A choir of dhol drummers:
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Lera Boroditsky: How Language Shapes The Way We Think
Nothing Like a Friend
When you sing in English, small words offer big opportunities. They can stretch and dance in song. Give them room; pay them attention. Be ready for Russian doll words: tiny words that appear then reappear, nestled inside bigger, emotion-carrying words. Listen to tiny ‘in‘, working alone and within:
“I started thinking, ‘You know what? Why don’t I just rap?’ Because it’s just poetry with a beat behind it, really.”
Lady Leshurr in The Guardian.
The Musical Map Of The United States — Discover
It’s a “chart of human experience, unearthed through music.” Brooklyn Magazine presents a musical map of the United States, with a personal essay to accompany each representative song.