Music Gear News
Piano player Spektor calls mainstream music 'formulaic'
The woman behind songs like Human of the Year, Samson, Consequence of Sound and Better suggested in the Telegraph that the structures employed in some samey songs are unattractive to her.
"Mainstream music has been cornered into a dead end. It's formulaic," she said in the recent interview.
"When you're reading beautiful haikus, you never think this is too structured. But when I hear another song that is just like every other, then the structure is like a bad smell. It crushes you."
Spektor's latest LP, What We Saw From the Cheap Seats, hit shelves back in May, treating fans to songs such as Ballad of a Politician, Firewood and Patron Saint.
Her past, piano-flavoured tunes include Us, Chemo Limo and Poor Little Rich Boy.
According to Spektor's Facebook page, she's set to take in the likes of Madrid, Berlin and Moscow for future gigs.
She has also sung on a song with Ben Folds called You Don't Know Me.
Published by KT. Posted on 4 Jul 2012 16:52 to category : Music News
Related Music News
Shure have announced the winning band in the Call for Legends competition.
Hartke have launched four new bass combo amp models which all feature HyDrive speakers.
Sennheiser have launched three new sets of headphones, the HD8, HD7 DJ and the HD 6 Mix headphones.
Korg launch the DS-DAC headphone amps with a portable USB version and stylish high-end model.
Korg have revealed the TinyPiano, a child-friendly 25-key piano made for children.
After a teaser in the past week, Sontronics have revealed the ARIA Valve Microphone.
Recent Music News
Novation bundle the Launchpad S and Launch Control hardware together... and that's not all.
We've put together a scientifically-accurate test to find out which trade show conquers all.
DigiTech are reintroducing two of their most popular pedals, the DOD Overdrive Preamp 250 and Phasor 201.
Throughout March, PreSonus are offering 50% off PreSonus Studio One 2 Professional and upgrades.
Novation are celebrating their heritage by releasing a free 800MB sample pack a competition to win your choice of Novation synth. The closing date has now been extended.
We're pleased to announce that we now stock Dean Markley strings at Gear4music!