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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Lil Uzi Vert Drops New Mixtape, The Perfect Luv Tape

Philadelphia MC and XXL Freshman Lil Uzi Vert is having a phenomenal  2016. From packing venues with wild fans on the nearly sold out Parental Advisory tour, dropping his highly popular Lil Uzi Vs. The World mixtape, to making XXLs yearly list of up &

MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Matt Coate (A Lot Like Birds)

Fortunately for all of their fans, A Lot Like Birds is very close to finishing recording their fourth studio LP. With such complex music, one has to wonder what kinds of sounds inspire artists like the guys in ALLB. Among the stress of recording what

Bandcamp Adventures #4 – “Indie Pop”

In this week’s Bandcamp Adventures, we’ll be taking a look at music with the “Indie Pop” tag! I wanted to do something out of my comfort zone this week. But I also didn’t want to go too far out there. Indie Pop crosses over a

Sunset Lily’s 10 Year Anniversary Album (Jose Garzon’s live feed of studio day#1)

Jose Garzon (born in Guayaquil – Ecuador) is a musician most widely known as the vocalist and guitarist for the pop-punk bands Sunset Lily, The Absentee Ballot, and FLF, where he is the only constant member. He is also session musician on bass and guitar for

MUST SEE! Monday #34 – ride your luggage? (Modobag)

You can now ride your luggage around! A Chicago businessman is selling a rideable carry-on bag. Rather than pulling your luggage from terminal to terminal, travelers can sit on the Modobag and reach speeds up to 8 mph thanks to an electric motor. “We’re not

Fiona Apple – Criminal (music video)

“Criminal” is a song by Fiona Apple. Apple said that the song is about “feeling bad for getting something so easily by using your sexuality.” It was released as the third single from the album Tidal in September 1997, and is Apple’s biggest hit, peaking at

Celldweller Music Studio Tour (Future Music)

Independent artist/producer Klayton (Celldweller) has released an hour long video tour of his Detroit-based studio in an exclusive video with Future Music Magazine. In the tour, Klayton showcases his collection of modular synths, outboard gear, software, multiple-studio rooms and more, including such names as Solid

TECHNOLOGY Tuesday #36 – Battery-charging Pokédex smartphone case

NPoole, a user on SparkFun designed a battery-charging smartphone case based off of Pokédex. All you’d need to make it yourself is access to a 3D printer, a lithium ion battery, a USB breakout, a power cell, and the designs (Which are available for free HERE on

Legendary Producer Bob Clearmountain: Recording Drums With 2 Microphones

There is something beautiful about simplicity, especially when it comes to music making. Take one of the most complex instruments to record, an acoustic drum set. Typically the modern studio reaches a dozen or more microphones to capture the entire kit well. But legendary producer/engineer Bob Clearmountain (The