Here’s the full list of Pitchfork’s top 200 songs of the 2010s

A few days ago, Pitchfork released their list of the top 200 songs of the 2010s. No surprise considering that were just a few months away from entering a new decade, and presumably a new era of music. Continue reading “Here’s the full list of Pitchfork’s top 200 songs of the 2010s”

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How to access Google Pixel’s “Now Playing” history?

Even though we’re annoyed that there isn’t a stock “clipboard” feature on the Pixel 2 (XL), there’s so many things that we love about the new Google phone. One of the features we didn’t need, but really dig now that we have it, is the “Now Playing” feature Continue reading “How to access Google Pixel’s “Now Playing” history?”

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The full list of Lithium’s top 100 alternative + grunge songs of ’90s

Nirvana. Pearl Jam. Soundgarden. Foo Fighters. R.E.M. Nine Inch Nails. Alice in Chains. Which band had the best song in the 90s? Continue reading “The full list of Lithium’s top 100 alternative + grunge songs of ’90s”

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Review: Portable Turntable/Record Player (Denim) from 1byOne

Who doesn’t like a little throwback, retro and vintage? I recently received portable turntable with built-in speakers in a denim-colored, briefcase-style case. Continue reading “Review: Portable Turntable/Record Player (Denim) from 1byOne”

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Pearl Jam’s setlist from Global Citizens Festival 2015

As you may have heard, toward the end of Pearl Jam’s set at the Global Citizens Festival in New York’s Central Park, Beyonce joined Eddie Vedder and his acoustic guitar to cover “Redemption Song”. Continue reading “Pearl Jam’s setlist from Global Citizens Festival 2015”

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Afropunk announces 2015 schedule and NYC lineup [UPDATED 8/22]

The 2015 Afropunk Festival has announced their official stage schedule and stage times for its two-day New York event at Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park. Continue reading “Afropunk announces 2015 schedule and NYC lineup [UPDATED 8/22]”

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M.I.A. releases “Swords” single and video for upcoming “MATAHDATAH” album

M.I.A. announced a new studio album “MATAHDATAH” and released a new single “Swords” this week. The song and video are produced by M.I.A., Spanker and The Partysquad and filmed in India and West Africa. Continue reading “M.I.A. releases “Swords” single and video for upcoming “MATAHDATAH” album”

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The complete list of Dreamforce bands and musicians (2003-2016)

Dreamforce started out as an “user and developer conference” focusing on SaaS (software as a service) to one of the largest technology events in the world. Continue reading “The complete list of Dreamforce bands and musicians (2003-2016)”

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Cut MP3s Online: Cut, fade in/out audio files with MP3cut.net

Are you silly like me and like editing MP3s? I’ve used MP3 cutting software in the past to cut and fade my MP3s, that’s because I didn’t know there were ways to trim MP3s online… MP3 cutting in the cloud. Continue reading “Cut MP3s Online: Cut, fade in/out audio files with MP3cut.net”

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“Gifted” (Masuka Remix) by N.A.S.A. feat. Kanye West, Santigold & Lykke Li

Back in 2009, a group called N.A.S.A. put together an album called The Spirit of Apollo packed with guest stars. One of those songs featured a trio of big time guest stars in Kanye West, Lykke Li and Santogold. Continue reading ““Gifted” (Masuka Remix) by N.A.S.A. feat. Kanye West, Santigold & Lykke Li”

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Iggy Azalea: Success confirms willful ignorance, cultural appropriation is okay

It’s in style to hate on Iggy Izalea, so this post probably isn’t introducing anything that hasn’t already been said. Continue reading “Iggy Azalea: Success confirms willful ignorance, cultural appropriation is okay”

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The Grammy Awards is the music awards show for the 1% (so, stop giving them more power)

Oh, the Grammy Awards.

Let’s get straight to the point about the Grammy Awards; it’s as much about celebrating the art as much as it is a popularity contest that serves to reward specific tastes. Continue reading “The Grammy Awards is the music awards show for the 1% (so, stop giving them more power)”

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Erhu: What is that Chinese string instrument you saw in Chinatown called?

You just visited Chinatown today and you saw old Chinese men sitting on the corner playing a traditional bowed instrument. So you’re wondering, what is that Chinese strong instrument you saw in Chinatown called? Continue reading “Erhu: What is that Chinese string instrument you saw in Chinatown called?”

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Dance without a care (or knowing any of the music) at Basement Bhangra

When I lived in San Francisco, I was a 5 minute walk from Public Works, an event venue that hosted a variety of parties and performances. One of the parties that I attended was a monthly event called Non-Stop Bhangra  Continue reading “Dance without a care (or knowing any of the music) at Basement Bhangra”

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Kiki and Herb perform at Justin Bond’s 20th “Tranniversary” Show

I just saw my fifth Justin Bond performance this past week when Bond packed the house for her 20th “Tranniversary” at the (le) poisson rouge.  Continue reading “Kiki and Herb perform at Justin Bond’s 20th “Tranniversary” Show”

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Can I connect to multiple Bluetooth speakers simultaneously via Android phone?

With a few Bluetooth speakers now in my possession (Jambox Classic, SoundBot shower speaker, and Bluetooth clock radio), I was curious to see whether I could connect (not pair, connect) all three speakers Continue reading “Can I connect to multiple Bluetooth speakers simultaneously via Android phone?”

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M.I.A. finally releases Double Bubble Trouble video

After months of promises, M.I.A. finally put out (or “unblocked”) the music video for Double Bubble trouble today. Check it out in all it’s awesome, “uncensored” glory. Continue reading “M.I.A. finally releases Double Bubble Trouble video”

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UH OoooooOH: Double Bubble Trouble remixes

M.I.A.’s most recent single Double Bubble Trouble (which has been out since last year) has been on repeat for me over the last couple months. The single’s energy feels authentic to M.I.A., while it perfectly combines sounds of the tropics with reggae and trap. Continue reading “UH OoooooOH: Double Bubble Trouble remixes”

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