Tag Archives: Music

This could be what Apple Music looks like on Android

Ever since the unveiling of Apple Music, Apple  has promised to deliver an Android version of its subscription music service sometime this fall. With it now being late October, it seems Apple is indeed nearing the launch of Apple Music for Android. Several screenshots published by Mobile Geeks offer an early glimpse at what the app will look like, and it’s ...

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Have You Heard? Brands Sneak Messages Into Your Music

Filed under: Advertising & Marketing, Music & Entertainment Brian Ach/Invision for Advertising Week/APAfter the 2002 Busta Rhymes hit single “Pass the Courvoisier,” sales of the cognac jumped. By Karla Bowden We’re used to seeing products and brands overtly pitched to us via TV, Internet and billboards. But it is also increasingly common to hear them pitched via music, whether we ...

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Apple’s new premium music service reportedly launching by this summer

According to Billboard, Apple’s upcoming streaming service – the next evolution of Beats Music – could see a “possible” launch sometime in the spring, but is “certain” to reach consumers by summer. 9to5Mac reported on the revamped Beats-based service last week, putting forward iOS 8.4 as the update that could potentially put the on-demand, premium service into the hands of millions of iPhone ...

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Kanye West and Taylor Swift to make beautiful music together

When Kanye West stole the mic from Taylor Swift at the 2009 VMAs, an inextricable cosmic bond was formed between two seemingly diametrically opposed artists. It made the phrase “Imma let you finish” a permanent part of the popular lexicon. It gave Swift years of persecution complex mileage. Now, more than five years later, it appears that bond will manifest ...

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Cassette deck hacked to play and control Spotify music

The $ 35 Raspberry Pi is the low-end computing system that launched a thousand projects, including a beet-powered Beetbox and this Spotify-compatible cassette player. CNET writes that Matt Brailsford’s nostalgic masterpiece was inspired by the iRecorder, which is an iPhone speaker shaped like the old-fashioned tape machine. In an interview with CNET, Brailsford explains that the Raspberry Pi used in ...

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The director of ‘Scott Pilgrim’ made this strange music video with Pharrell and Daft Punk

The musicians behind two of last summer’s biggest hits have a new video for their latest collaboration, and it’s directed by geek culture king Edgar Wright. The video for Pharrell and Daft Punk’s “Gust of Wind” takes place on a wooded mountain and features robed dancers and aerial silk performers set against a backdrop of monolithic, illuminated stone versions of ...

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How we turned 12 clicky keyboards into a music video

When we set out to make our “clicky keyboard” music video, I had no idea how to gather all the samples, line them up into a song, and cut together a totally synced video to represent the track. I knew this kind of thing had been done before, but I found surprisingly little about how to actually pull it off. So ...

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This 3-minute teaser for ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ is pretty much just two scenes and weird country music

Anyone who stayed up to the end of AMC’s Breaking Bad marathon on Sunday got a big surprise: a three-minute Better Call Saul teaser featuring country music icon Junior Brown and a flailing demonic airdancer. The big news is the theme song, a darkly hokey country tune that doubles as Saul’s official jingle, telling tales of murder, kidnapping and arson. ...

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Google Play Music gets a new look for iOS 7 and ‘I’m feeling lucky’ radio

If you’re an iOS user that stuck with Google Play Music past the free All Access promo, a new update brings this refreshed UI for iOS 7 and a few new features. As promised at launch, it now supports “I’m feeling lucky” radio which randomly assembles … Engadget RSS Feed

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