Day: May 27, 2008

Quick

World’s Most Expensive Turntable

A $50,000 turntable.  It’s the Montegiro Lusso Turntable. To be fair, it’s pretty cool looking, but I’m sure it’s absolutely impractical. It’s supposed to have an ultra-precise motor and the cartridge is made out of titanium.  Still, I really don’t know if it’s worth it.  I may stick with my low-end tables. In my googling, […]

Art

Recycle your CDs into LPs

Apparently you can use a record cutting machine to make a record out of more than just vinyl. Thanks to the magic of the internet, about six different sites have informed us of something that went down at the FutureSonic festival.  A man named Alexi was on hand to create what he calls recycled CD […]

Featured Politics

Canada’s Foreign Minister Resigns

Canada’s political scandals are usually pretty small scale. Our money scandals are $100 million, which is probably nothing when comparing to our giant neighbours to the south. Still, for those of you who haven’t been following the controversy, Maxime Bernier, Canada’s foreign minister has just resigned. The whole thing started a few weeks ago when […]

Quick

Canadian Hip Hopera

People officially love hip hop. We’ve seen it time and time again, that someone wants to incorporate hip hop into some other art form. Now Canada is jumping on the bandwagon. The Canadian Opera Company has set up a hip hopera that focuses on the challenges facing an interracial couple in some nondescript Canadian city. […]

Music

I believe in hip hop

It’s a simple way to start an incredibly powerful article. Laura Hall has lived a pretty tough life. She had to drop out of college to take a factory job. Yeah, that part doesn’t sound that bad, I guess. But she had to do this just to be able to afford to take care of […]

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