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Sample Focus lets you create block-rocking beats with DRM-free samples

Does your ghost need more “Oooooo?” Does your zombie need a foot scraping against a dirty floor? Do you need some ambient sounds to cover up the screams of the damned? Sample Focus has what you need for free. The interface is simple: you look for a sound – baby, drumbeat, crickets – and download it. You’ve got normal sounds like this one and then …

Mario theme performed with trumpet and handgun

Charlie Cook performs cover versions of songs with a gunslinging twist. report this ad Esteemed vernacular photography collector Robert Jackson shares his favorite snapshots of people with their record albums. According to Mashable, “These faded prints and Polaroids recall a time when a new record was a physical work of art to be admired and cherished.” I got news for you: That time is still …

From PJ Harvey to Terri-Lee Blake: the 'undiluted' photography of Valerie Phillips

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Amazon Music Unlimited debuts with discounts for Prime members, cheap “Echo-only” plan

Rumors have been swirling around Amazon’s plans to launch its own, standalone music streaming service, and now those reports have been proven out: the company is today announcing the launch of Amazon Music Unlimited. This new, on-demand streaming service offers access to tens of millions of songs, and is available for $7.99 per month for Prime members, or $9.99 per month for non-Prime members. Amazon has also launched a “for …

Katie Melua: ‘I’ve started making my wardrobe a uniform’

My routine takes about an hour and a half. I like to play a classic Brazilian album called Elis and Tom by Regina Elis and Tom Jobim. It makes you think you are driving through Italy in a convertible in summer; it’s an instant mood-changer. When I do my own makeup, I limit my options: I have one Mac eye colour, a neutral shade with a bit …

4 Bands I Fell in Love with When I Saw Them Open for Other Bands

I’m thisclose to breaking down and paying for an upgraded Spotify membership. What is it — like, $10 a month? Fine. I’ve found myself relying on the free version of the streaming music service more and more in order to discover new (or new-to-me) music. Surely I’m not the only person you know (do … Continue reading Source link

Google Play Music is now available in India

Google has finally launched its Play Music store in India. The company announced a slew of new products related to India yesterday, but the local launch of its music service was not among them. Nevertheless, a number of eagle-eyed Google fans in India noticed that the service came online for them today — Google later confirmed the launch in a statement. While the Play Music store has launched, there are …

I Still Listen to the Tween Pop I Loved in Middle School, And It Has Even Deeper Meaning Now

Whether you were the little girl bawling along with the unforgettable Girl-Who-Ugly-Cried as Sanjaya rocked “You Really Got Me” or the young guy who secretly man-crushed on the JoBros, there’s something about the music of the ’00s that simply can’t be found chart-toppers of my generation’s … Continue reading Source link

Singapore-based music startup buys 49% stake in Rolling Stone

The company behind iconic music magazine Rolling Stone has sold a 49 percent share in the business to a startup from Singapore in a bid to grow its international reach. U.S.-based Wenner Media announced the sale of its stake to Singapore’s BandLab this weekend, although the price paid was not disclosed. BandLab is run by Meng Ru Kuok, the 28-year-old son of palm oil billionaire Kuok Khoon Hong, and …

Hamilton in American Sign Language

Holy federalism, I love every single thing about this. And Peggy! (via Kottke) report this ad Princeton University psych prof Susan Fiske published an open letter denouncing the practice of using social media to call out statistical errors in psychology research, describing the people who do this as “terrorists” and arguing that this was toxic because of the structure of social science scholarship, …