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Garden Games: 3 Fun Portable Games Equipment

If you would love to get the entire family up and onto their feet to get fitter or to just have fun, portable games equipment is a great category to swim in. but why portable? For one thing, you can neatly tuck it away when you’re done playing whatever game or game it is. The other is that it’s not going to be fixed to your home, whereby it could be damaged. Nobody wants to have bricks pulled out of their wall when someone does a slam dunk. Another is that you can take it away with you on a road...
Tags: Games, Entertainment, Jazz, Portable Games Equipment

Music mixing marketplace EngineEars raises $1M, with help from Kendrick Lamar

EngineEars today announced a $1 million raise. The company’s first round of funding features investments from Kendrick Lamar, DJ Mustard, Roddy Rich and Slauson and Co. “Quality of sound is still important in music,” Lamar said in a quote provided to TechCrunch. “Ali has always been a progressive thinker. Engineers will transcend the culture.” The service was launched in 2018 by Grammy winner Derek “MixedByAli” Ali, who has worked on a slew of high-profile tracks from artists including Lamar, ...
Tags: Startups, Music, Entertainment, Funding, Tech, Kendrick Lamar, Mixing, Ali, Snoop Dogg, Derek, Lamar, Slauson, Recent Funding, Derek “MixedByAli” Ali, EngineEars, Kendrick Lamar DJ Mustard Roddy Rich

Rapchat tunes into $2.3M as its music-making app hits 7M users

YouTube, Snapchat, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook’s Instagram have upended the film and TV industries, with a new wave of cinematographers, directors and actors leveraging innovations in technology to create new work and connect directly with billions of consumers to see it. Today, a startup is announcing some funding as it looks to make a similar impact in the world of music. Rapchat, an app that lets people create music tracks — raps, as its names suggest, or something else — using a platform th...
Tags: Social, Startups, TC, Facebook, Apps, Music, Entertainment, Snapchat, Columbus, Sony Music Entertainment, Miller, Gibson, Ohio University, Rap Music, Seth Miller, Rapchat

Check Out This Great Site to Play Games Online for Free

With the pandemic still going, we all have had a lot of time on our hands. Unfortunately, I’ve been viewed as an essential worker and never had time off. During my time off, we never really left the house unless we went grocery shopping. During that time, I caught up on some reading and played games. The games that were played weren’t courtesy of the PS5 or the new Xbox. First of all, I’m too conservative to spend that much money on anything especially a gaming system. The games that were bein...
Tags: Gaming, Games, Technology, Entertainment, Jazz, Tank Wars, Playing Online Games for Free

A tiny, invasive bug and the climate crisis are changing how guitars are made, and shifting the course of music history

Fender; Marianne Ayala/Insider Swamp ash is a wood prized by guitar makers and musicians for its light weight and resonant sound. But flooding, and a tiny bug, threaten the wood and the sound that is synonymous with rock music. Fender is phasing out ash after 70 years of use, and ash trees could soon disappear altogether. See more stories on Insider's business page. In 1970, when Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page recorded the iconic solo on "Stairway to Heaven," he was playing a 1959 Fend...
Tags: Music, Florida, Texas, Science, Mississippi, Entertainment, Climate Change, China, Trees, US, America, Trends, Jimi Hendrix, Canada, United States, Portland

3 Ways On How to Create a Home Beer Garden

With soaring temperatures just around the corner (fingers crossed everybody!), chances are you’re looking forward to heading to your local pub beer garden to soak in the rays and revel in the good times after a long winter cooped up at home. The thing is, only 38% of UK licensed premises have a beer garden, meaning competition for tables of six is going to be fierce. To get around this while the world gets back to normal, why not bring the pub to your back garden this summer? Here’s how… Buil...
Tags: UK, Entertainment, Jazz, Hobbies, Beer Garden

7 Top Tips For Setting Up A Home Entertainment System

It doesn’t have to take much effort to turn a room into a home theater or a home entertainment set-up, for movies, streaming, and music. Here are some simple tips for creating a home theater you’ll love. Find Your Visual Sweet Spot Find the optimal viewing distance for your TV. For HDTV’s this is simple to do. Take the diagonal screen size and multiply it by 1.5 to 2.5. This is how far your seating should be placed relative to your television. For Small Rooms, Try a Soundbar Most modern HD...
Tags: Entertainment, Jazz, Around The House, Setting Up Home Entertainment System

Violin medley of Star Trek themes, 1966-2020

In this wonderful work from Davor Jelacic and Rebeca "Becky" Sánchez, more than half a century of musical motifs are worked into a single fluid medley. Yes, the 1987 theme is originally from 1979's Star Trek: The Motion Picture, but TNG owns it now.
Tags: Post, Music, News, Entertainment, Star Trek, Tng, Davor Jelacic, Medleys, Rebeca Becky Sánchez

Lil Nas X is courting controversy with his blood-infused kicks, but the rock band KISS actually did it first - in a bloody 1977 collaboration with Marvel Comics

Members of the rock group KISS perform during a concert at the Civic Center in Hartford, Conn., Feb. 16, 1977. The band members are Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Ace Frehley and Gene Simmons. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Rapper Lil Nas X has announced he will drop a pair of shoes containing real human blood. The rock band KISS invented the idea of blood-infused merch in a collaboration with Marvel Comics in 1977. Both endeavors were called satanic and received similar reactions from critics. Afte...
Tags: Comics, Music, Entertainment, Marvel, Trends, Nike, Brooklyn, South Dakota, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Sneakers, Comic Book, Lee, Buffalo New York, Hartford Conn, Las Vegas Nevada

Lizzo Shakes Things Up with a Great Vintage DayDreamer Tee .. and Does It on Instagram!

Lizzo just posted on her Instagram wearing DAYDREAMER!      The three-time Grammy winner shared a video dancing to Cardi B while wearing an exclusive tee from  DayDreamer’s upcoming Extended Sizing, or ES, collection that launched 2 days ago- March 23, 2021. The ES line will offer 12 classic DAYDREAMER styles available in sizes 1X-3X and retailing from […] The post Lizzo Shakes Things Up with a Great Vintage DayDreamer Tee .. and Does It on Instagram! first appeared on ...
Tags: Photos, Videos, Music, Featured, Instagram, Celebrity, Shopping, Entertainment, California, Women, Lifestyle, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Going Green

We talked to crypto-art investors to figure out what's driving people to spend millions on NFTs, despite no guarantee their value will increase

Business Ins NFTs have generated billions of dollars and one NFT sold for nearly $70 million. Many people question whether the digital assets will maintain their value over time. Some investors compare the NFT boom to the dawn of the internet. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the past month, people have spent over $1 billion on digital assets, according to data from CryptoSlam.Crypto art has been around for over half a decade, but for many people outside of the crypto w...
Tags: Art, Music, News, Entertainment, US, Trends, Investing, Music Industry, Bitcoin, Mark Cuban, Nba, Miami, Grimes, Cryptocurrencies, Musk, Gary Vaynerchuk

3 Fun Activities to Plan for When the Pandemic Passes

We’ve been stuck in the coronavirus and Covid-19 pandemic for around a year now. 12 months ago, nobody could have anticipated the huge changes that would occur in our lives as the direct result of a potentially fatal disease spreading rapidly around the world. We’ve had to learn to spend most of our time at home. We haven’t been able to see friends and family as we usually would. Many shops have closed. Many of us haven’t dined out at a restaurant or cafe for months. A lot of us are working re...
Tags: Outdoors, Camping, Entertainment, Jazz

WATCH: Tiffany Haddish Cries After Finding Out She Won a Grammy

Tiffany Haddish became very emotional after she found out she’d won a Grammy … and it all happened while she was live on set filming an episode of Kids Say the Darndest Things. Via HuffPo: The comedian shared an emotional video on Twitter late on Sunday, just hours after she was awarded the Grammy for Best Comedy Album for her work on “Black Mitzvah.” In the video, Haddish is filming “Kids Say the Darndest Things with Tiffany Haddish” and hears in her earpiece from a producer that she’s won the ...
Tags: Videos, TV, Celebs, Instagram, Entertainment, Pop Culture, Jazz, Whoopi Goldberg, Grammys, Ava, United States of America, Lauren, Kids Say The Darndest Things, Tiffany Haddish, Haddish, Grammys 2021

The 2021 Grammy Awards will honor the year's best music this Sunday on CBS - here's how to watch the show live

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Rachel Luna/FilmMagic/Getty Images The Grammy Awards honor top achievements in music over the past year.The 2021 ceremony will air on March 14 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.For easy streaming access to CBS without cable, we recommend Paramount Plus. Plus Monthly Subscription (small) Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Music's biggest stars will converge in Los Angeles for the 2021 Grammy Awards on March 14.The...
Tags: Reviews, Hollywood, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Trends, Rap, Rock, Pop, Hip-hop, Streaming, Cbs, Trevor Noah, Grammy Awards, Grammys

SoundCloud adopts 'fan-powered royalties' that will pay artists based on listening habits instead of the number of streams

SoundCloud SoundCloud announced it will pay artists royalties based on "overall listening time." Paying "fan-powered royalties" breaks from the standard model that pays artists based on streams. "The more fans listen on SoundCloud, and listen to your music, the more you get paid," SoundCloud said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. SoundCloud on Tuesday announced that it will pay artists royalties "based on a fan's overall listening time," breaking a long-standing ind...
Tags: Spotify, Music, News, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Pandora, Soundcloud, Copyright Royalty Board, Spotify Spotify, Amazon Google, Michael Weissman, SoundCloud SoundCloud, Union of Musicians and Allied Workers, Katie Krzaczek

Musician 3LAU sells the world's first-ever crypto-albums, making $11.6 million in under 24 hours

AP EDM producer 3LAU sold 33 digital albums for over $11.6 million. The artist is the first musician to sell a crypto-album. One song from "Ultraviolet" sold for over $3.6 million. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Electronic music producer 3LAU - pronounced "Blau" - sold the world's first digital tokenized album on Sunday, generating over $11.6 million in online sales in under 24 hours.One song from 3LAU's album was sold for over $3.6 million on his own custom-made ...
Tags: Music, News, Entertainment, Trends, RAC, Artists, Ultraviolet, Grimes, Cryptocurrencies, Edm, Torres, NFT, Steve Aoki, Chris Torres, Blau, Tech Insider

Why Play and Entertainment Are As Important for Adults As for Kids

As a general rule, we are all pretty clearly aware of the fact that it’s important for children to enjoy play and entertainment. But, there’s a common view that once we grow up, it’s time to get totally “serious.” While you may well buy your kid toys such as Super Wings Agent Chase, Astra, Flip, and Todd, there’s a good chance that you, yourself, will feel somehow guilty if you aren’t using your all of your time as “productively as possible,” more or less constantly. Well, here are some reason...
Tags: Family, Kids, Entertainment, Fun, University, Jazz, Adults, Richard Feynman, Todd

'Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry' focuses on the pop star's rise to fame - here's how to watch the documentary on Apple TV Plus

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple TV Plus "The World's a Little Blurry" is a new documentary that examines the life of pop star Billie Eilish.You can stream the movie with an Apple TV Plus subscription starting February 26.To celebrate the release, a live event will stream for free via Apple TV and YouTube on February 25. TV Plus Monthly Subscription (small) Before she rose to stardom, Billie Eilish began her career by releasing so...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Music, Entertainment, Film, Documentary, Youtube, Trends, Apple TV, Pop, Pop Culture, Documentaries, Amazon Fire TV, Concerts, Billie Eilish, Apple Music Apple

Taylor Swift's album 'Evermore' is the target of a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by a fantasy theme park of the same name in Utah

Taylor Swift/Youtube A fantasy theme park in Utah is suing pop star Taylor Swift for infringing on its trademark The park and Swift's most recent album share the name: 'Evermore' Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. On the lead single "willow" from her most recent album "Evermore," Taylor Swift sings: "And if it was an open-shut case/I never would've known from that look on your face." But now there's a different kind of case open against Swift. A Utah theme park, also ...
Tags: Utah, Music, News, Taylor Swift, Entertainment, Trends, Bbc, Lawsuits, Swift, US District Court, Scooter Braun, Pleasant Grove Utah, Taylor Swift YouTube, Ken Bretschneider, Annabelle Williams, Swift A Utah

Legendary Actress Cicely Tyson Dies at 96

Cicely Tyson, the legendary actress whose career spanned more than seven decades and became known for her portrayal of strong Black women, has died at the age of 96. According to the Associated Press, Tyson’s death was announced by her family (via her manager Larry Thompson) and no other details were immediately provided. “With heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon. At this time, please allow the family their privacy,” the statement issued ...
Tags: Celebs, Movies, Entertainment, Barack Obama, Broadway, Pop Culture, Jazz, Black, Thompson, Tony, Cicely Tyson, Tyson, Larry Thompson, R.I.P, Celebrity Deaths, Louis Gossett

Ahsoka's 'The Mandalorian' fight synced to 'Barracuda'

I love when Ahsoka uses the chunk of cut out tree to nail one defender.
Tags: Star Wars, Video, Music, News, Entertainment, Ahsoka, Ahsoka Tanu

Beskar is the heaviest metal

Very cool cover and artwork.
Tags: Star Wars, Video, Music, News, Entertainment, Mandalorian, Metal Covers

Mashup: James Hetfield and the News – "Hip to Be the Sandman"

Huey Lewis and Metallica share the same level of 'hard-core.'
Tags: Video, Music, News, Entertainment, Metallica, Mashup, Sandman, James Hetfield, Huey Lewis

“Insecure” to End After Upcoming 5th Season

After four critically acclaimed seasons on HBO, the upcoming fifth season of Insecure will be its last, as the show is set to end. Deadline reports: “Prentice and I are so grateful that HBO believed in our show from the beginning and kept faith in us to see our vision through the end,” co-creator and star Issa Rae told Deadline today of the Emmy nominated comedy she executive produces with Prentice Penny. “We always planned to tell this story through five seasons, but we couldn’t have made it th...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Entertainment, Pop Culture, Jazz, Insecure, Issa, Prentice, Issa Rae, Amy Gravitt, Alexander Hodge, Issa Prentice Melina

3 Ways to Make a Career For Musically Gifted People

Do what you love, and you won’t work another day!   Gone are the days when career options were limited to medical, science, and legal fields. Today, people are exploring and choosing careers to match and boost their talent. There are painters, musicians, and poets, making their mark all over the world. But it’s always tough to take that first step! You need to cope with fear, confusion, and some setbacks. But that’s life. Right? So, what if you are one of those lucky ones who have the gifted a...
Tags: Career, Music, Entertainment, Jazz, Jack, Musically Gifted

How to Support Your Brothers During Quarantine

Quarantine has proven incredibly taxing for even the most resilient amongst us. Women have been conditioned to be open and communicative with their feelings. For the most part, men do not share with the frequency or zeal with which women tend to share. The truth is: keeping intimate platonic relationships between men alive during the pandemic can be especially difficult because it involves a robust and vulnerable line of communication between the two parties. Men usually can rely on external d...
Tags: Gaming, Diy, Entertainment, Cdc, Fun, Jazz, Quarantine

The best podcasts of 2021

There are hundreds of thousands of podcasts out there for nearly every subject. We’ve compiled a list of the best podcasts, whatever your interests may be.
Tags: Mobile, Music, Podcasts, Entertainment, Trends, Best Of Everything, Entertainment in containment

Beats By Dre founder and rapper Dr. Dre releases statement from hospital saying he's 'doing great' after reportedly suffering brain aneurysm

Kevin Winter/Getty Music mogul Dr. Dre was taken by ambulance to a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a brain aneurysm, TMZ reported on Tuesday. Dre said in an Instagram post Tuesday evening that he was "doing great" and "will be out of the hospital and back home soon." Dre is one of hip hop's most famous and financially successful artists and producers, having made his fortune from his music as well as the sale of his headphone company, Beats Electronics, to Apple in 2014. Visit Busine...
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Beats By Dre founder and rapper Dr. Dre is reportedly in the ICU after suffering a brain aneurysm

Kevin Winter/Getty Music mogul Dr. Dre was taken by ambulance to a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a brain aneurysm, TMZ reported on Tuesday. Dre was in stable condition Tuesday evening after being taken directly to the ICU ward of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to TMZ. Dre is one of hip hop's most famous and financially successful artists and producers, having made his fortune from his music as well as the sale of his headphone company, Beats Electronics, to Apple in 2014. V...
Tags: Apple, Music, News, Media, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Trends, Music Industry, Beats, Beats By Dre, Dr. Dre, Beats Electronics, Kevin, Andre Romelle Young, Dre, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

“That ’70s Show” Actress Tanya Roberts’ Rep Says She’s Still Alive After Initially Saying She Died

Actress Tanya Roberts is still alive … despite an initial report saying she’d died. It was previously reported that Roberts died Sunday (Jan. 3) at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles after collapsing at her home while walking her dogs on Christmas Eve and was rushed to the hospital and placed on a ventilator. Roberts is best known for her role as a “Bond Girl” and portraying the character Midge (Donna’s mom) on That ‘70s Show. The actress’s rep, Mike Pingel, initially “confirmed” her death and...
Tags: Wtf, TV, Celebs, Movies, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Pop Culture, Jazz, Roberts, Lance, Tanya, R.I.P, Rumor Control, Really, Celebrity Deaths, Pingel

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