At what point did Blue Note Records jump the shark? Is there a single moment when Blue Note stopped being the world's greatest purveyor of jazz and instead became an irrelevant producer of schlock? Truth is, it was a long, slow slide. In the 1950s, Blue Note was the greatest source of hard bop. In t... [ read more ]
LA Galaxy player Robbie Rogers returned to soccer last night after an injury sidelined him for a couple of months. The Galaxy was playing a match against the OC Blues in the United Soccer League (USL). Today, Rogers posted a note to Facebook saying t… Read The post LA Galaxy’s Robbie Rogers: Last Night a Player Called Me a ‘Queer’ Repeatedly appeared first on Towleroad.
Some customers of the popular Galaxy Note 7 may have to wait several weeks for their unit — particularly those who ordered the unique and eye-catching Blue Coral version. Customers in the U.S. and Canada who ordered the Blue Coral and Silver may have to wait upwards of three weeks for their units, according to sources who didn't want to be named. Show More Summary
This interview was first published at All About Jazz in February 1999. Listen to any one of Bobby Hutcherson's albums for Blue Note during the mid-'60's and '70's, he made well over thirty, and you will see just why he is the best vibraphonist in jazz. Dialogue with m: Andrew Hill, Compon... [ read more ]
EraGem is back with some of the most stunning sapphire engagement rings EVAR. They sent me examples of their new sapphire engagement rings, from Sri Lanka and Montana, and noted that "these stones are the most beautiful colors we have seen." I'm telling you, it's going to be hard to resist the siren call of these ocean-y beauties...
Bobby Hutcherson, a pioneering jazz vibraphonist whose style pushed the iconic Blue Note label into more spiritual and experimental directions, died yesterday at age 75. He was under ongoing treatment for emphysema. Along with a phenomenal...Show More Summary
The Robert Glasper Experiment -- aka Glasper with Casey Benjamin, Derrick Hodge, and Mark Colenburg -- will release a new album, ArtScience, on September 16 via Blue Note. The lead single is "Find You," which you can stream... Continue reading…
At a media event in New Delhi, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 7 in the Indian market for ?59,900. The phone will be available in three color variants: Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, and Gold Platinum. No Coral Blue for us folks. The highlights include a design that's similar to what we've seen on the Galaxy S7 and the S7 edge. Show More Summary
The other day I was walking with my dog Sam the Lab along Lexington Avenue when I noted the remains of another local institution, the toy shop Mary Arnold that had been delighting kids and serving parents in that spot for over thirty years. Show More Summary
It was Brian’s first day at AutoDetective, a website for comparing listed car prices vs. blue book values. His work inbox was overflowing with style guides, best practices, and notes from the dozen or so other developers he would be working with. Show More Summary
With their final collaboration, BAIT and DreamWorks celebrate Skeletor from Masters of the Universe on the Diadora N9000. In mimicking the outfit of the fictional character, the sneaker in turn notes deep purple and Skeletor blue hues coming together. The upper has been constructed from premium nubuck, velvet, suede and leather, while an icy transparent […]
Perfume PosseBack- to- school blues (or bliss?) (Author’s note: This post ran several years around this time, and this year it’s as crazy as ever: son’s first day as a high- school sophomore starting today, his 16th birthday this week, big project due at work, and I’m… Continue Reading ? Perfume PosseBack- to- school blues (or bliss?)
Olympic style watchers take note: 2016 was the year the navy blue blazer and white trousers became the de facto dress code of the opening ceremony parade of nations. It’s a tried and true all-American look that, for at least one night, was adopted by delegations from Argentina, the Dominican Republic,...
Norah Jones has announced the October 7 global release of Day Breaks (Blue Note Records), her sixth solo album which is a kindred spirit to the singer’s breakout debut Come Away With Me and finds the 9-time GRAMMY-winner returning to the piano and her roots. Show More Summary
Rachel Maddow notes that while Wisconsin is a reliably blue state, with the chairman of the RNC being from Wisconsin, as well as the Speaker of the House,...
Things to consider when choosing a Galaxy Note 7 color to buy. Since moving to a new metal-and-glass design with its modern phones, Samsung has done some very interesting things with colors. For the Galaxy Note 7, we're looking at four different color schemes, with each one having its own draws. Show More Summary
Samsung's impressive new Galaxy Note 7 doesn't launch until Aug. 19, but pre-orders begin today. In the U.S., the Note 7 will be available on Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and U.S. Cellular in three colors: Blue Coral, Black Onyx and Silver Titanium. Show More Summary
Blue light isn’t the best kind of light for the human eye, and the blue light from electronic displays is even worse. With the smartphone such an important part of our lives, our eyes are being exposed to a lot of unnecessary blue light in this day and age. Show More Summary
Mohamed Salah has completed a permanent transfer from Chelsea to Roma, it was confirmed on Wednesday. The Blues released a statement on their official website that noted the deal had been done for the Egypt international. Salah spent...Show More Summary
Hey, so we had our hands on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 a bit today. Interested in taking a look at it? Hopefully, you just said “Yes.” We spent time with all three colors that will hit the US, the black, blue, and silver. Overall, in hand, I can’t help but say that this phone […] Video: Galaxy Note 7 First Look and Tour! is a post from: Droid Life