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How software sterilized rock music

It's not just pitch correction: with modern music-making software, it's as easy to snap analog recordings of instruments to a time signature as it is to program EDM. When everything is quantized, says Rick Beato, it loses its humanity—and becomes boring.

People actually do this. This is why everything sounds like it's on a computer now. ...

The “Uber of Live Music” will charge you $1100-1600 to book a house show, pay musicians $100

Sofar Sounds is an "uber for live music" startup that just closed a $25m round of investment for its product, which books house-shows -- where musicians show up and play in your living room for you and your friends -- at $1100-$1600/each.

House shows are a staple of indie musicians and a way for people in ...

Your heart will go on for Céline Dion in ‘Carpool Karaoke’

05.21.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

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Céline Dion has a song for every moment, as you'll see in her appearance on another episode of Carpool Karaoke.

The Canadian singer joined James Corden for a cruise through Las Vegas, where they sang her biggest hits including "It's All Coming Back to Me Now," ...

Video for Patti Smith’s gorgeous tribute to avant-garde poet/dramatist Antonin Artaud

The great Patti Smith collaborated with New York City experimental audio artists Soundwalk Collective on the forthcoming LP "Peyote Dance," a celebration of French avant-garde dramatist and poet Antonin Artaud (1896-1948). I've been fascinated with Artaud's "Theater of Cruelty" since my first exposure to him in my friend Adam Parfrey (RIP) and Bob ...

Pandora launches a new native Mac app

Pandora is rolling out new desktop apps for its streaming music listeners, starting with Mac. This morning, the company announced the launch of a native desktop app for Mac, with a Windows version to soon follow. The app supports keyboard controls, on-screen notifications for the music currently playing, and a way to control Pandora’s new ...

Watch this 1986 report about house music on Chicago’s local TV news

In 1986, Chicago's local TV news discovered the city's pioneering house music scene, featuring the likes of Farley "Jackmaster" Funk and Steve "Silk" Hurley. From this groove came the groove of all grooves.

Below, two classics of the genre:

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This ************ playlist of **** songs will really have you feeling yourself

05.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

May is National ************ Month, and we're celebrating with Feeling Yourself, a series exploring the finer points of self-pleasure. Anyone who's masturbated knows it can be a ridiculously pleasurable experience, but it can be challenging to find ... ...