This Is What America’s First Socially Distanced Concert Looked Like

Earlier this month, it was announced that -- amongst various parts of the country eagerly and almost certainly prematurely reopening -- the first indoor concert since the pandemic shut everything down would take place in Arkansas. Travis McCready, frontman of Bishop Gunn, was set to play an acoustic show under social-distancing guidelines: the … More »
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18 May 2020 Playlist: Cram It With Whatever Thrills You

We’ve made it to the beginning of another week. Congratulations. Now it’s time to celebrate by forgetting the world for a few minutes and enjoying some specially curated nonsense. Derren Brown is a scary (but nice–at least he seems to be or he’s made us think he is) individual. But highly talented. Showing in this clip. Our previously mentioned VOX TOX YouTube event from Sandi Toksvig is now also a podcast. Speaking of Sandi, she is the latest host of QI, th...
Tags: Music, Television, Stimuli, Brit, Elvis Costello, Qi, Penn, Penn And Teller, Derren Brown, Larry Fine, Brodsky, Sandi, Sandi Toksvig, Penn Jillette, Maria Bamford, Three Stooges

Travis McCready Performs America’s First Concert in Months

Fans who had to have their temperatures taken and wear masks for the Travis McCready show said it was worth it for the experience of hearing live music again.
Tags: Music, News, America, Arkansas, Asa, Hutchinson, Travis, McCready, Ark, Pop and Rock Music, Fort Smith (Ark, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Travis McCready, Coronavirus Reopenings, Temple Live (Fort Smith

The Jingle Dress Dance

When I worked at Willowbrook Arts Camp a few summers back, the Native American Arts specialists—Harold and his daughter Harmony—would always treat the kids to a performance of the Jingle Dress Dance. We all gathered under the main tent to watch and listen. Harold struck a big drum, and it rang deep as he sang. Harmony danced in a skipping motion, her dress layered in metal cones that shook like sleigh bells—incongruous and beautiful in the July heat. Apparently, the Jingle Dr ess Dance orig...
Tags: Jazz, Harmony, Harold, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Andrew Durkin, Jingle Dress Dance, Willowbrook Arts Camp

Freshman Woes – “More Rap Dudes” Ft. Blu Planet Asia & MED

“More Rap Dudes”, the second installment of the “Rap Dudes” series by Freshman Woes featuring heavyweight west coast emcees Blu, Planet Asia, and MED.
Tags: Asia, Jazz, Singles, MEd, Freshman Woes, Blu Planet Asia

Pianist Enchants by Wearing Cosplay & Playing Anison

A female pianist attempting to make it big on YouTube by playing a salvo of anime songs has discovered the secret to success (which any hotblooded male would have considered obvious), as the woman has recently begun dabbling in cosplay to accompany her performances. One individual attracted colossal attention (32.6k retweets and 134k likes in […]
Tags: Music, Anime, Cosplay, Video Gallery

3 Ways to Save Money to Purchase Vehicle During Pandemic

At the beginning of the year, my plans were to help my oldest daughter to purchase her first car. When she turned 16, she didn’t care too much about driving. At 18, driving was still the farthest things from her mind despite pleading with her numerous times. In August of last year, she decided that want to learn how to drive and done it really quickly. She eventually got her license in November and drove one of the three cars at home. After Christmas, she said she wanted to save money to buy h...
Tags: Family, Money Matters, Jazz

Watch Mark Lanegan Cover Joy Division With Cold Cave

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Ian Curtis' tragic death. In an effort to honor his legacy, acknowledge the beginning of the UK's Mental Health Awareness Week, and to raise money for mental health entities like Manchester Mind, the mental health/music festival Headstock curated a livestream tribute called Moving Through The Silence. It aired earlier … More »
Tags: Video, Music, UK, Joy Division, Ian Curtis, Cold Cave, Mark Lanegan, Mental Health Awareness Week, Manchester Mind

Suhr Guitar Talk :: RE: Has anyone "decked" their Gotoh 510?

Author: Drew7 Subject: Re: Has anyone "decked" their Gotoh 510? Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 11:19 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 4 Brad1 wrote: I read up on the "Tremolo no" as an alternative and it doesn't appeal to me because the thumb screws supposedly protrude beyond the back of the guitar and get hung up on your clothing. That would drive me nuts. Longtime Tremol-no user - beta-tester, in fact - and I can assure you this isn't the case. The thumbscrews sit entirely insid...
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Suhr Guitar Talk :: RE: Bridge setup compound radius?

Author: Suhr Subject: Re: Bridge setup compound radius? Posted: Mon May 18, 2020 8:12 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 3 AlexClou wrote: Hi everyone, How do you set up the bridge on your guitars with a 9 to 12 compound radius fretboard? To you continue the compound fretboard somehow and make it even flatter? Or you just set it to 12? Thanks! Set the action based on the last fret, distance between the string and the fret. Simple as that. I usually press the string to th...
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Suhr Amp Talk :: RE: PT15 and FRFR Cab

Author: Suhr Subject: Re: PT15 and FRFR Cab Posted: Mon May 18, 2020 8:09 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 1 tiboy wrote: I currently have a powered Kemper and Xitone 212 FRFR cab. Will the PT15 I.R. work well with the FRFR? Will the PT 15 work well with a 412 Marshall 425 cab? Thanks. yes absolutely, you can just plug it in to a studio monitor as well with the IR out. Just make sure you don't use e speaker out
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Tech Talk :: RE: Action set-up

Author: Suhr Subject: Re: Action set-up Posted: Mon May 18, 2020 8:01 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 9 UberBill wrote: I just received delivery of a custom Alt-T with a new Wilkinson T-locking bridge (after waiting 14 months, By The Way). I would like to lower the action just a little. There is not included any information on the bridge. Is there a “how-to” anywhere thru Suhr or elsewhere online? I haven’t been able to find anything, so far. I’m not very technical, but I can s...
Tags: Music, Topic Replies, Suhr, Allen, Gibson, Wilkinson, UberBill

Jamo Gang – “The 1st Time” Ft. DJ Premier & Slug of Atmosphere (Video)

Jamo Gang consists of LA legend Ras Kass, NYC veteran emcee El Gant and J57 on production. Off the trio’s debut album “Walking with Lions” released on May 8th on Fat Beats Records, they drop one of the dopest underground collabs of 2020 for the official video, “The 1st Time”, featuring DJ Premier and Slug of Atmosphere.
Tags: Videos, La, Jazz, Atmosphere, Ras Kass, DJ Premier, El Gant, Slug, Jamo Gang

Suhr Guitar Talk :: Suhr is remarkable!

Author: schuey99 Subject: Suhr is remarkable! Posted: Fri May 15, 2020 9:00 pm (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 0 I'm not into ornate guitars, but the detail on this special run is remarkable. What's even more remarkable is that Suhr doesn't have an online gallery to showcase what they are building.
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Joe Mack – “Professional” Ft. Donns Day & VP Livin (Prod​.​ By Gotti Gator)

Lyrical madness at it’s finest out the East! Springfield, Mass native Joe Mack links with Donns Day, VP Livin, and producer Gotti Gator for the hard hitting new single, “Professional“. Professional (feat Donns Day & VP Livin) Prod.By Gotti Gator by Joe Mack
Tags: Jazz, Singles, Joe Mack, Donns Day, Gotti Gator, VP Livin, East Springfield Mass

Farazi & Kodes Kahra – “Born To Die” EP

A international project on another level when is comes down to real Hip Hop on Below System Records, producer Farazi and emcee Kodes Kahra who are both from Istanbul/Turkey, release their new remix EP titled “Born To Die“. The tracks from the EP were originally released in November 2019 on the album “Ölmek İçin Doğanlar“. The remix version includes 5 tracks from the album and includes a verse by US rappers Chuuwee, Trizz, Pawz One, Pearl Gates and Dyzzi from DivSel. Each song starts with one of...
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Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber Address 6ix9ine’s Claim That They Bought #1 Spot

Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber's collaborative charity single, "Stuck With U," debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. Tekashi 6ix9ine also had a new single vying for the charts this week, "Gooba," his first song since being released from prison early. It debuted at #3, and 6ix9ine is … More »
Tags: Music, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Scooter Braun, Where's The Beef, 6ix9ine, Gooba

Tattoolove: Das sind die kreativsten Tätowiererinnen aus Deutschland

Den Beruf Tätowierer umgab lange Zeit ein Geheimnis: Noch heute meinen viele meist ältere Menschen, derjenige, der einem die Tinte unter die Haut sticht, mindestens tough, verwegen, und vor allem maskulin sein muss. Einen, den man besser nicht im Dunkeln trifft. Pah!Aber Tattoos sind lange kein Zeichen mehr von Rebellion, sondern Ausdruck des eigenen Selbst und seiner Kreativität. Genauso wie die Künstler aus deren Stechnadel sie stammen. Der Tätowier-Beruf ist heute nicht mehr ausschließlich m...
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Ariana Grande Addresses 6ix9ine’s Claim That “Stuck With U” Team Bought #1 With Six Credit Cards

Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber's collaborative charity single, "Stuck With U," debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. Tekashi 6ix9ine also had a new single vying for the charts this week, "Gooba," his first song since being released from prison early. It debuted at #3, and 6ix9ine is … More »
Tags: Music, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Where's The Beef, 6ix9ine, Gooba

Q&A With Rising West Palm Beach, FL Underground Hip Hop Artist Broot McCoy

Congratulations on your latest Album release “Apocalypse Later”. We checked it out and we really enjoyed the fresh new sound & perspective on new Hip Hop coming out of West Palm Beach. What motivated you to create this style of music. And how did you come up with your MC name Broot McCoy? Thank you, thank you! I sincerely appreciate you guys at UndergroundHipHopBlog for taking the time to sit and listen to my latest musical offering and I’m glad you dug it. The style I took towards this particu...
Tags: Google, Australia, Social Media, Jazz, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, McCoy, Palm Beach, Paul White, Q&A Interviews, Eric Biddines, Broot McCoy, Sean Buck, Broot, Henry Phillip `` Hank '' McCoy So Broot McCoy, AKA El Camino Black

Sister of Ahmaud Arbery’s Killer Posted Graphic Photo of Arbery’s Dead Body on Snapchat Because She’s a “Huge Fan of True Crime”

The sister of the man charged with hunting down and fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery admitted to posting photos of Arbery’s body on social media after the killing because she’s a fan of “true-crime,” a new report says. 30-year-old Lindsay McMichael, Travis McMichael’s sister, said she posted a graphic, unedited photo of Arbery’s blood-soaked body lying in the middle of the street in Brunswick, Georgia on Snapchat, but said she didn’t mean any harm when she did it. “I had no nefarious or malicious...
Tags: UK, Wtf, Crime, News, Georgia, Jazz, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Lindsay, McMichael, Brunswick Georgia, Really, Lee Merritt, Arbery, Ahmaud, Ahmaud Arbery, Gregory McMichael

Q&A With Rising Atlanta Based Hip Hop Duo Rap Innovators

What motivated you guys to create this style of music? We both have solid music backgrounds and what you hear in our music is a reflection of our influences. We vibe with artists like Pro Era, A Tribe Called Quest, J Dilla, Nas etc. At the same time we love our old school you know, artists like Sade, Lauryn Hill, Stevie Wonder Earth, Wind, and Fire all that. So we try to merge those two concepts into something we could make our own. We want our beats to be soulful and also sample the greats tha...
Tags: New York, Atlanta, Queens, Rae Sremmurd, Jazz, Mark, OutKast, Cyhi The Prince, Q&A Interviews, Rap Innovators, Jon Chandler, Dilla Nas, Sade Lauryn Hill Stevie Wonder Earth Wind, Outkast Mobb Deep Gang Starr, Nas Lauryn Hill Pro Era, Starr Pete Rock

20 Years Ago, Eminem’s “Stan” Predicted The Dark Side Of Modern Fandom

Eminem must have been trembling. It was 4 o'clock in the morning sometime last month, and he'd been awakened by a blaring alarm in his Detroit-area home. When he reached the bottom of the staircase, he came face to face with a stranger in his living room. Somehow this 26-year-old had evaded Em's security detail … More »
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Matt Cameron & Taylor Momsen Cover Soundgarden On 3rd Anniversary Of Chris Cornell’s Death

Soundgarden/Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron and Pretty Reckless leader Taylor Momsen have released a cover of Soundgarden's 2012 reunion album King Animal track "Halfway There" on the third anniversary of Chris Cornell's death. More »
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The Cost of Interruptions & Distractions

Interruptions. Distractions. They plague our communication, our creativity, and our workflow. But how much of a problem are they really? Today we’ll be covering research that shows how interruptions could be harming your presentations, and what you can do to stay focused and deliver the best presentation possible. The Price We Pay We live in a world full of interruptions and distractions. And they are costing us. According to research from The Economist, social media interruptions are costing ...
Tags: Productivity, Music, Microsoft, US, Focus, Economist, Speaking, Distraction, Jason Fried, University of California Irvine, Interruption, Presentation Fun Facts, Presentation Preparation, Disruptions

Finally, a Stage for Female Composers From Iran

The founders of the Iranian Female Composers Association focus on programming, commissioning and mentorship.
Tags: Music, News, Iran, Classical Music, Aida, Shirazi, Women and Girls, Nourbakhsh, Anahita, Niloufar, Abbasi, International Contemporary Ensemble, Iranian Female Composers Association

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