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A squeaky glove compartment accidentally sounds like light jazz

In 2016 a YouTuber found that when he opened his car's glove compartment, it made a squeak that sounded like a light jazz saxophone riff. Last month, a musician named The Kiffness sampled the sound and used it in a new song, which he played in his car, a Honda Jazz. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Music, News, Honda


Men’s Complete Guide to Changing Their Personalities the Right Way

Everyone wishes to alter their personalities at some point. Hot-tempered people might wish they would be able to keep their cool during emotionally charged situations. And introverts might want to have an outgoing or talkative personality. But is it really possible for you to change your overall personality? Well, the answer to this question is YES; you can actually do that. People generally believe that their personality is set in stone, and they are now impervious to change. That’s clearly n...
Tags: Jazz, Guy Stuff, Guy Talk


Daddy’s Hangout 2021 Week 6 NFL Predictions

Welcome to Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season. As of now, we still have the Arizona Cardinals as the only undefeated team in the league. The big news coming out of the NFL was the leaked Jon Gruden emails, which lead to his resignation. After a 3-0 start, Las Vegas dropped their last two games and are now without a coach. My record from last week was 5-2, which should have been 6-1. Still don’t know why I had the Chiefs beating the Bills when I was telling everyone the opposite. My overall mark jumpe...
Tags: Denver Broncos, NFL, Raiders, Los Angeles, Dolphins, Chicago, Tennessee, Steelers, Jazz, Chargers, Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia, Las Vegas


Watch Kelly Clarkson Cover Beck’s “Dreams”

Almost 20 years ago, Kelly Clarkson made the difficult transition from singing-contest winner to delightful pop star. More recently, Clarkson made the similarly difficult transition from delightful pop star to delightful daytime talk-show host, and she’s made her pop-star chops a big part of that. On every episode of her show, in a segment called Kellyoke, Clarkson covers a different song, seemingly chosen at a whim. A couple of weeks ago, we posted her version of Depeche Mode’s “Enjoy The Silen...
Tags: Music, News, Beck, Kelly Clarkson, Clarkson, Kelly Clarkson Cover Beck, Kellyoke Clarkson


Adele’s heartfelt new single Easy on Me wins praise from Lil Nas X and Alicia Silverstone: ‘You always make me cry’

Attracting more than half a million views within an hour of the song being uploaded, the emotional ballad is the singer’s first release in six yearsAdele has finally released a much-anticipated new single, Easy on Me – with a film clip that attracted more than half a million views within an hour of being uploaded to YouTube.After a six-year hiatus for the 15-time Grammy-winning singer, the song is the first track from her fourth album, 30, due out on 19 November, which reflects the “inner turmoi...
Tags: Music, Adele, Culture, Pop and rock, Alicia Silverstone, Simon Konecki


Sutton-Smith—Intro to Stephenson, PTMC

William Stephenson The Play Theory of Mass Communication (1987 edition) (orig. 1967) from the introduction by Brian Sutton-Smith (1987): The difficulty with the notion of subjective play is that there is very little systematic scholarship on how to think about it. Most modern play theory is about observable behavior, and even that which deals with subjective play...is largely about the way in which the possession of these competencies is of functional value in school or real life adaptation. I...
Tags: Media, Education, Play, Jazz, Stephenson, William Stephenson, Stefan Kac, Huizenga, Play Theory Of Mass Communication, Stephenson (william, Sutton-smith (brian, Sutton Smith, Brian Sutton Smith, Helen -RSB- Schwartzman, Practice Led Research


Adele – “Easy On Me”

She’s baaaaack. As confirmed yesterday, Adele will release 30, her fourth album, next month. This is a follow-up to one of the only true pop-music blockbusters of this century. Adele’s last album, 2015’s 25, sold more than three million copies in its first week, so there are a lot of expectations for this new one. (Adele is actually 33 now, so the album is definitely late, but she was apparently 30 when she started work on it.) Today, Adele has finally released the LP’s lead single “Easy On Me.”...
Tags: Music, Adele, New Music, Xavier Dolan, Greg Kurstin, Today Adele


Love Your Money is an addictive song by Daisy Chainsaw

Daisy Chainsaw were a short-lived English rock band who made awesome music from 1989 to 1994. Their lead vocalist was KatieJane Garside, who has always been mesmerizing to me in the manic way she sings and performs. Here is the promo video for their song Love Your Money, from their 1992 debut album Eleventeen. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Music, News, KatieJane Garside


David Lynch's "Crazy Clown Time" is a wild ride

"Crazy Clown Time" (Official Video) is a song and music video by artist and director David Lynch. Lynch is celebrated for his films and visual art, but his lesser-known musical work is pretty awesome, too. The video features a bunch of seemingly intoxicated party people, losing their minds in a backyard together. — Read the rest
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Bo Burnham’s Hit Comedy Album Inside (The Songs) Deemed Ineligible For Comedy Album Grammy

Bo Burnham’s Netflix comedy special Inside was a big hit this year, as was its accompanying album Inside (The Songs). But Burnham’s hit comedy album has been deemed ineligible for the Best Comedy Album award at the Grammys next year. As Billboard reports, the Recording Academy decided that Inside (The Songs) does not meet the criteria to compete for the category. It will instead be competing for Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media. (Last year’s winner for that award was the soundtrack f...
Tags: Music, News, Netflix, Grammys, Recording Academy, Burnham, Bo Burnham


PRS for Music appoints Head of Inclusion and Employee Experience

Colin Campbell-Austin has been appointed as Head of Inclusion and Employee Experience at PRS for Music. Reporting into Chief People and Transformation Officer, Suzanne Hughes, with the support of a newly created Diversity and Inclusion and Culture Coordinator role, Colin will be an advocate for all employees. He will be leading on PRS for Music’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategy, as well as employee experience strategy, acting as an ambassador for the organisation’s culture and ...
Tags: Music, UK, London, People, Radio, EDI, Telegraph Media Group, Colin, PRS for Music, People Development, Diversity in Media, Andrea Czapary Martin, Colin Campbell Austin, Suzanne Hughes, VA Consultants, Mentall


Dangerbird Records Addresses Sexual Assault Allegations Against Slow Mass Frontman

Dangerbird Records has issued a statement addressing the recent sexual assault allegations made against Dave Collis, frontman of the Chicago post-hardcore band Slow Mass. “Dangerbird is aware of the sexual assault allegations that have recently been made against Dave Collis from Slow Mass,” the label writes. “Dangerbird takes these allegations very seriously and all release planning activities with the band have ceased.”
Tags: Music, News, Chicago, Dangerbird Records, Slow Mass, Dangerbird, Dave Collis


Pa Salieu – “Bad” (feat. Aitch)

Last month, Pa Salieu released a new EP, Afrikan Rebel, and today he’s back with a new single, “Bad,” which features the Manchester rapper Aitch and was produced by Two Inch Punch & WhyJay. Much like his team-up with slowthai, it’s smooth and bouncy and comes attached to an eye-popping music video. Check it out below.
Tags: Music, Manchester, New Music, Aitch, Pa Salieu


New Tunes for Fall from Brandi Carlile and Jose Gonzalez + the Long-Awaited New Bluegrass Album from Bela Fleck

Open your ears to Trail Mix, our monthly playlist of new music, mainly focusing on independent artists from the South. In September we’re highlighting new tunes from Brandi Carlile and Jose Gonzalez; plus the long-awaited new bluegrass album from Bela Fleck.  Bela Fleck “Charm School” — When banjomeister Bela Fleck says he is releasing his […] The post New Tunes for Fall from Brandi Carlile and Jose Gonzalez + the Long-Awaited New Bluegrass Album from Bela Fleck appeared first on Blue Ridge Outd...
Tags: Music, Sport, Magazine, Cycling, Bela Fleck, South, Jose Gonzalez, Brandi Carlile, Go Outside, Trail Mix, September 2021, Bela Fleck Bela Fleck


Premature Evaluation: Coldplay Music Of The Spheres

Behold Coldplay’s irrepressible thirst for mainstream pop relevance!
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A history of "Afternoon Delight," the "dirtiest song ever to top the Billboard Hot 100"

Rob Tannenbaum has a thoroughly good time writing about the history of the Starland Vocal Band's 1976 soft rock ballad "Afternoon Delight" in his GQ essay, "Skyrockets In Flight: The Strange Story of the Dirtiest Number One Ever." "Afternoon Delight" is cheerful and sprightly. — Read the rest
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Preview Another New War On Drugs Song “Victim”

The War On Drugs’ long-awaited new album I Don’t Live Here Anymore is arriving in just a couple of weeks. We’ve heard two singles so far, “Living Proof” and the title track, both of which we named one of the best songs of the week when they came out. Today, Adam Granduciel and company have taken to social media to preview another new song, “Victim,” which the band debuted a rough mix of on Instagram Live last year. Check it out below.
Tags: Music, News, The War On Drugs, Adam Granduciel


Todd Haynes’ Velvet Underground Documentary Is A Vivid Portrait Of A Transformative Band

When the Velvet Underground performed around New York in the 1960s, they weren’t the most popular band. “They had this off-putting aura, you know? Yikes, they were scary,” says Martha Morrison, guitarist Sterling Morrison’s wife, as she remembers one of their concerts at Cafe Bizarre for Todd Haynes’ new documentary, The Velvet Underground. Then, actress Mary Woronov’s jaw drops as she remembers the night that they came to Andy Warhol’s Factory in all black attire and performed “Heroin” early on...
Tags: Music, New York, The Velvet Underground, Movie Review, Andy Warhol, Lou Reed, Todd Haynes, Nico, John Cale, Mary Woronov, Moe Tucker, Sterling Morrison, Martha Morrison


Ich hatte 7 Jahre lang keine Periode – wegen zu viel Sport & wenig Essen

Letzten Monat – während meines ersten Urlaubs seit der Pandemie – bekam ich unerwartet meine Tage. Für die meisten anderen Leute wäre das wohl ein kleines oder großes Ärgernis gewesen; für mich war es ein Grund zum Feiern. Wegen eines Syndroms namens RED-S (relative energy deficiency in sport, z. Dt.: „relativer Energiemangel im Sport“) hatte ich zu dem Zeitpunkt seit sieben Jahren keine Periode mehr gehabt. Die Hauptsymptome eines RED-S sind Amenorrhö (das Ausbleiben der Regel), wenig Energi...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Ruhe, Energie, Nicky, Wie, Essen, Rolle, Wahrheit, Jahren, Hilfe, Zukunft, Denn, Dann, Sorgen, Anfragen


Lone – “InLove2”

Next week, Matt Cutler, the UK producer better known as Lone, will release Always Inside Your Head, his first new album in five years. I have heard Always Inside Your Head, and it’s dope as hell. If you’ve been listening to the advance singles, you’ve probably already figured that out for yourself. Thus far, Lone has shared the early tracks “Hidden By Horizons,” “Mouth Of God,” and “Realise.” They’re all great. Today, we get another one.
Tags: Music, UK, New Music, Matt Cutler, Lone, Jean De Oliveira


Jon Hopkins – “Love Flows Over Us In Prismatic Waves” & “Deep In The Glowing Heart”

Jon Hopkins announced Music For Psychedelic Therapy, a beat-less album that lies somewhere between classical music, ambient, and drone, last month. We’ve already heard the meditative eight-minute track “Sit Around The Fire,” a collaboration with producer and ceremony guide East Forest featuring a recording of the late guru Ram Dass. Today, Hopkins is sharing “Music For Psychedelic Therapy (Excerpt),” which draws from the album’s tracks “Love Flows Over Us In Prismatic Waves” and “Deep In The Glo...
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60s hitmakers Manfred Mann: ‘I’ve sung this 10,000 times and never liked it!’

They had screaming fans and transatlantic hits as part of the 60s’ British invasion – an unlikely result for a band of jazz and blues heads. Still touring as the Manfreds, they look back on one of the strangest catalogues in UK popIn an office in the middle of Pinewood Studios, former members of Manfred Mann are discussing their EP The One in the Middle. It was recorded in 1964, at the height of their first flush of fame – between the first and second sessions for the EP, their single Do Wah Did...
Tags: Music, UK, US, Culture, Pop and rock, Bob Dylan, Herbie Hancock, Dylan, Pinewood Studios, Byrds, Manfred Mann, Wah Diddy Diddy


Hyd – “The Look On Your Face”

Hayden Dunham, the co-creator and face of QT, is releasing her debut solo EP as Hyd in a few weeks, which she worked on with the likes of A. G. Cook, Caroline Polachek, umru, and more. We’ve heard two of the EP’s four songs already, “No Shadow” and “Skin 2 Skin,” and today we’re getting a third, “The Look On Your Face,” which was produced by Cook and has a burbling, fractured chorus built around a tinny beat and Hyd’s emo-ish delivery.
Tags: Music, Cook, New Music, Hyd, Caroline Polachek, Hayden Dunham, A. G. Cook


Hear Prince’s Previously Unreleased “Do Me, Baby” Demo

Prince’s 1981 album Controversy turns 40 today. And to celebrate its anniversary, the Prince Estate and Warner Records have partnered to release a previously unheard 1979 solo demo recording of the album track “Do Me, Baby.”
Tags: Music, Prince, New Music, Warner Records


Country Music Is Losing Some Devoted Fans As The Culture Wars Rage On

The stereotype of country music lovers being only Southern and Midwestern conservatives isn’t really true — yet. As some industry stars take controversial stands on some issues (e.g., vaccines) and keep silent on others (George Floyd and BLM), some fans are turning away. – MSN (The Washington Post)
Tags: Art, Music, BLM, Audience, George Floyd


Tori Amos – “Spies”

Tori Amos is a few weeks away from releasing her new album, Ocean To Ocean. So far, we’ve heard “Speaking With Trees,” and now Amos is sharing the lush, orchestral “Spies.” It’s actually a cheeky peek into the Amos home in Cornwall, England, where “bats and other creepy-crawlies terrorize” the singer’s daughter Tash. Yikes!
Tags: Music, Amos, New Music, Tori Amos, Cornwall England


Coldplay: Music of the Spheres review – slipping status prompts a desperate pop pivot

(Polydor)Crafted with one eye firmly on the Spotify stats, the band’s synths-heavy ninth album features BTS and Selena Gomez amid a muddled cosmic conceptIn 2004, Chris Martin wrote a brief essay about U2 for Rolling Stone magazine. They were, he said, “the only band whose entire catalogue I know by heart”, although you didn’t need him to tell you that Coldplay were a band created in U2’s image. Like U2, who spent their early years being sneered at by the post-punk cognoscenti, Coldplay were nev...
Tags: Music, Bono, America, Culture, Pop and rock, Chris Martin, Selena Gomez, Coldplay, Rolling Stone, Glastonbury, Bts


Band To Watch: Real Lies

It all started with an A4-sized piece of paper. It was posted in a London shop window, and it advertised a “must-see property”: a detached, five-bedroom house for rent. The house was nestled in between the East and West Reservoirs in Woodberry Down, so the words “has lake” were scrawled on the page in pencil. As soon as Kev Kharas and Tom Watson spotted the ad 12 years ago, everything was about to change.
Tags: Music, London, Tom Watson, Band To Watch, East, Woodberry Down, Real Lies, West Reservoirs, Kev Kharas


Snarls – “I’ll Follow You”

Columbus indie-poppers Snarls, a recent-vintage Band To Watch, released their debut album Burst last year. Next month, they’ll drop a new EP called What About Flowers?, which they recorded in Seattle, with former Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Chris Walla producing. We’e already posted lead single “Fixed Gear,” and now the band has also released the graceful new track “I’ll Follow You.”
Tags: Music, Seattle, Columbus, New Music, Chris Walla, Death Cab For Cutie, Snarls


Damon Albarn – “The Tower Of Montevideo”

In about a month, the Blur/Gorillaz leader Damon Albarn will release his new solo album The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows, which he originally conceived as an orchestral piece about Icelandic landscapes. Thus far, Albarn has already shared a big handful of tracks from that LP: the title track, “ ,” “Particles,” “Royal Morning Blue.” Today, Albarn has also dropped “The Tower Of Montevideo,” a new track inspired by an edifice built in the ’20s in the capital of Uruguay.
Tags: Music, Damon Albarn, New Music, Albarn, Montevideo



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