Watch 808 Documentary Trailer With Rick Rubin, Questlove, Pharrell

 Posted by on 2016-11-15 at 00:19  hip hop, music, Reblog  Comments Off on Watch 808 Documentary Trailer With Rick Rubin, Questlove, Pharrell
Nov 152016
 

808 is a documentary directed by Alex Dunn that tells the story of the massively influential Roland TR-808 drum machine. It’s made the rounds at film festivals, and on December 9, the film becomes available to stream on Apple Music.

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Monoprice’s New Line of Super Cheap Audio Gear Packs in Absurdly High-End Tech

 Posted by on 2016-09-16 at 22:30  audio, audiophile, gadgets, headphones, hifi, monoprice, music, Reblog, speakers, tech  Comments Off on Monoprice’s New Line of Super Cheap Audio Gear Packs in Absurdly High-End Tech
Sep 162016
 

Monoprice has always been known for making cheap, high-quality gear. But now the company is taking that approach to higher-end audio products with its new Monolith line. Monoprice recently showed off the line of gear at the CEDIA show in Dallas.

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‘Stranger Things’ and ‘The Get Down’ Albums Debut Exclusively on Apple Music

 Posted by on 2016-08-13 at 23:21  apple, itunes, music, netflix, Reblog, soundtrack, stranger things, tech  Comments Off on ‘Stranger Things’ and ‘The Get Down’ Albums Debut Exclusively on Apple Music
Aug 132016
 

Netflix has released the soundtracks for both its popular sci-fi series Stranger Things, and its new musical drama The Get Down, exclusively on iTunes and Apple Music.

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The Star Wars Theme Played on Floppy Drives is Glorious

 Posted by on 2016-07-10 at 00:13  diy, linux, music, raspberry pi, Reblog, star wars, tech, wtf  Comments Off on The Star Wars Theme Played on Floppy Drives is Glorious
Jul 102016
 


In 2011, a university student in Poland named Pawe? Zadro?niak hooked up two floppy disk drives and started making music. Five years later, he’s assembled a full symphony.

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Star-Spangled Bigotry: The Hidden Racist History of the National Anthem

 Posted by on 2016-07-04 at 22:25  4th of july, history, music, Politics, Reblog  Comments Off on Star-Spangled Bigotry: The Hidden Racist History of the National Anthem
Jul 042016
 

Americans generally get a failing grade when it comes to knowing our “patriotic songs.” I know more people who can recite “America, F–k Yeah” from Team America than “America the Beautiful.” “Yankee Doodle”? No one older than a fifth-grader in chorus class remembers the full song.

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Why have Radiohead deleted themselves from the internet?

 Posted by on 2016-05-01 at 19:18  music, radiohead, Reblog  Comments Off on Why have Radiohead deleted themselves from the internet?
May 012016
 

The band Radiohead have seemingly deleted themselves from the internet. As users of the social news networking service Reddit were first to observe, the British band’s official website and pages on Facebook and Twitter have been stripped of all their content.

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Hipster Sound, An Online Soundtrack That Plays Ambient Coffee Shop Noise To Help Productivity

 Posted by on 2016-04-07 at 15:44  coffee, music, productivity, Reblog  Comments Off on Hipster Sound, An Online Soundtrack That Plays Ambient Coffee Shop Noise To Help Productivity
Apr 072016
 

Hipster Sound is an online soundtrack that plays ambient coffee shop noises to help anyone used to working in a coffee shop stay focused and help productivity. Users can select from “Busy Cafe,” “Cafés de Paris,” or “Quiet Resto” to hear familiar chatter, sipping, and clinking of mugs.

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