This infographic done by Chris Smith Graphic Design final year student of university at The University of Wales, Newport in 2010
This particular infographic is about his love for listening to music, it shows his iPod on the right hand side, with the coloured rings showing how mnay singles, albums and videos I have stored on there, and the weights hanging from the coloured rings represent the equivelant weight if I carried around the music on cassettes, LP's or CD's.
On the left it shows his external HDD where I store the original copies of his files, with the coloured rings still representing the number of singles, CD's etc, but this time instead of weights attached to the rings, there are small clocks showing the time it took me to download the music over the internet to his pc.via www.flickr.com
via www.theroot.comStill think a music career is an easy path to a blinged-out life? Don't believe the hype. A whole lot of folks have to get paid before the musician does. The Root traces the money trail.
To say that the vuvuzela is currently one of the world’s most listened-to “musical instruments” (some would say “noise maker” is a more appropriate term here) is hardly an exaggeration. Vuvuzela sales have skyrocketed, though vuvuzela manufacturers say they have yet to see a true economic benefit because of their incredibly thin margins.
With budget cuts swirling and states grappling with how to best respond, we wanted to direct our attention to a common casualty of the chopping block: music and arts education. Because when resources are tight, it's frequently the first to fall by the wayside. And we know it works: High school music students score higher on their SATs.
If you're on top of all things Apple, you know that the company’s WWDC, Macworld, and "special announcement" events are famous for including some great psych-up music before and after each keynote address. We've gathered some highlights from the history of Apple conference songs, along with some other musical stats, into this handy infographic