The first year I went to Fest was on a whim, with a ticket bought while drunk. I drove down to the annual punk music festival in Gainesville, Florida, and crashed in a double hotel room with seven white dudes. Fest is a lost weekend of sloppy music and sloppier crowds, a beer-soaked vacation. I […]
Sonos' big controller app update from last year was a case of two steps forward and one step back. It was slicker and made it easier to find music, but playing music got harder -- among other issues, it required extra effort to send tunes to speakers...
Wireless speaker company Sonos is launching a beta version of their Sonos Controller Android app with a number of new features, including a faster rooms menu and an improved tablet app. The beta app also includes some changes and improvements based on user feedback from previous versions of the Sonos Controller app.
Luna co-founder Matteo Franceschetti presents a pretty appealing vision of what it can be like to go to bed: As you lie down, the lights, temperature (of both the bed and the room), and the music all adjust to a setting of your choice. Show More Summary
Looking for something unique to spice up his music room [Est] decided he wanted to try making a light that responds to the music — kind of like a VU meter, but a little different. He calls it the Light Effect Tower. The main structure of the tower was cut out of 6mm acrylic using [Est’s] homemade CNC router. Show More Summary
A wireless whole home audio system that offers room-filling HD sound and an easy-to-use mobile app for controlling your entire digital music collection from any room. You can even network your existing speakers with Harman’s Adapt.
Kanye West made a surprise appearance on Wednesday at the iHeartMedia Music Summit for radio programmers, and played them a new song from his forthcoming seventh studio album. He talked to the room for 45 minutes without a microphone, reflecting on his history pushing unlikely singles through to the radio and having them impact the [...]
[Patrick] was looking for an easier way to control music and movies on his computer from across the room. There is a huge amount of remote control products that could be purchased to do this, but as a hacker [Patrick] wanted to make something himself. Show More Summary
I used to be able to relax in a doctor's waiting room. I'd bring a book and immerse myself. Now, they all play music I don't enjoy and way too loud; or have CNN on; or worse, Sanjay Gupta telling me how to be healthier. After five minutes...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: To get to Tony Danza's dressing room at the Nederlander Theatre where he stars in the new Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas, you walk a corridor that circles the perimeter of the ancient house, where trash cans line one wall, and graffiti scrawled by Rent cast dominates the other. Show More Summary
A few short weeks ago, one could have walked through a wee Glasgow alleyway, around a cobblestone corner, up some stairs, and emerged in an unassuming room that just so happened to be an experimental music lover’s Mecca, by the name Volcanic Tongue. Show More Summary
Here's the music video for She & Him's song Stay Awhile. It's a lovely stroll that follows Zooey Deschanel dancing around with an invisible person inside a bedroom, a living room and the clouds. Dancing alone is always the best since no one is watching but dancing with an invisible person looks even better. Read more...
As you might expect, Bang & Olufsen's take on the one-stop-shop wireless music system for the living room is both stylish and expensive. The two part BeoSound Moment system comprises a hub that's compatible with B&O's entire range of...Show More Summary
You know about Drake, but he’s at his best when he’s musically complex and personally challenging/brooding, such as in “Days In The East” or “Marvin’s Room.”
“Fear & Delight” is a new kaleidoscopic music video by London-based band The Correspondents that was shot by director Naren Wilks using some very cool camera effects, including a 16-camera DSLR rig in a green screen room. Wilks has used similar effects for a number of other projects, including the aptly titled “One Man, Eight […]
No music track, no dialogue, no voiceover, just ten minutes of a group of women and men in a very clean room in Zuffenhausen assembling the Porsche 918 Spyder. Continue reading Watch a Porsche 918 Spyder being built by hand Watch a Porsche 918 Spyder being built by hand originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 02 Jan 2015 20:02:00 EST. Show More Summary
A Gawker thread from yesterday asked readers to post high school yearbook pictures of famous people unearthed movie stars, reality TV notables and, most importantly, some music celebs. People who may have sat in the same room as them during biology sophomore year flocked to the comments to post pictures of Eddie Vedder, Beyonce, Lauryn [...]
What happens when you leave two siblings unattended in a hotel room armed with creativity and a cell phone? Well, only just the perfect display of sibling love and a remake of Beyoncé’s “7-11” music video.
I just finished reading and excellent and fascinating article about how music and the arts helps Alzheimer's patients thrive and live a higher quality of life. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room It is becoming clear that the arts...Show More Summary
New York City is home to some of the world’s most famous music venues—Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts—but there’s more to the city’s music scene than huge rooms filled with hundreds of seats. Show More Summary