No Words to Express: Tune into these three soundless sonic suggestions

By: Sydney See

Instrumental music is a genre that shows off songs with no vocals. For music fanatics, instrumental pieces are more entertaining to listen to because the rhythms and dynamics are complex and breathtaking. So for the music fanatics out there who love instrumental music, here are three very different but wonderful pieces of music to check out.

Screen Shot 2016-02-11 at 9.16.22 AMENDLESS FANTASY

With the use of 8-bit machines, Anamanaguchi brings memories of playing classic video games to life. Games such as “Space Invaders” and “Pac-Man” use this technology for sounds and tunes. Listening to Endless Fantasy makes any situation more energetic and fun. With the fast-paced dynamic, dancing is highly encouraged when listening. So, hey, take a look at Anamanaguchi’s “Endless Fantasy.”

Screen Shot 2016-02-11 at 9.16.04 AMYOUR HAND IN MINE

The artists Explosions in the Sky give listeners a peaceful, calming experience while listening to any of their pieces. The four friends from Texas make all of their music using only electric guitar and a drumset. In the movie and show “Friday Night Lights,” Explosions in the Sky is predominately featured. The song “Your Hand in Mine” gives listeners a calm and soothing listening experience.

Screen Shot 2016-02-11 at 9.16.14 AMSONG ON THE BEACH

“Song on the Beach” by Arcade Fire is featured in Spike Jonze’s major motion picture “Her.” In the movie, this song is displayed when Samantha is trying to describe how she would feel being with the main character Theodore at the beach. This piece is played entirely on the piano. With its slow tempo and soft dynamics, “Song on the Beach” makes listeners feel light and calm.

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