Category: Cool

Might not fit anywhere else, but still worth reading.

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Amoeba Records sells digital rarities

Amoeba Music recently relaunched their online presence, but with a much more effective spin.  Beyond the traditional online sales and music downloads, they’ve begun to focus on curated “musical rarities”. …possibly the most intriguing element of that site, and a direct reflection of Amoeba’s dig-deeper philosophy, is the so-called Vinyl Vaults section — thousands of rare […]

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Wax Poetics

Wax Poetics magazine, a quarterly and impressive publication, has just announced that it is now available on iOS and Android devices. While subscriptions and back issues to Wax Poetics are quite expensive at the moment, I think this is an extremely positive step. Music and culture magazines stand the most to gain from tablet and […]

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Hologram Tupac blows my mind

2Pac’s holographic appearance at Coachella this year may be the most overhyped/coolest thing I’ve ever seen.  If you haven’t seen it yet, view the video below: I’ve heard from multiple people that it was better on video that it was in person, but it’s still pretty technologically amazing.  This article from the Atlantic has a […]

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Adair Lion – Ben

An interesting track that confronts the whole “homophobia” in hip hop issue.  It’s definitely not fixing the problem, but as long as it’s getting people talking, it’s something I can get behind.  Obviously I recognize all the caveats apply about how people shouldn’t have to justify their existence, and really shouldn’t have to  be told […]

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Things Kids will never have to worry about

Amusing article from Forbes about things our kids will never have to worry about thanks to technology.  This one especially struck home 8) Having to endlessly search to find unique content. Related to the previous point, the digital generation will never recall a time when they had to hunt for the obscure media content they […]

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