As a long time fan of Daft Punk (who isn’t?), I am beyond ecstatic over the early stream of the long-overdue album Random Access Memories. However, we cannot overlook the other fantastic song and album releases that took place over the past week. From the jump-worthy sounds of Boys Noize and Baauer to the classic … Read more
If you asked 100 different people what their favorite sets from Coachella 2013 were, I am positive that you would get different answers from each person. Each year there are so many unbelievable acts, that you can’t really go wrong in who you choose to see. The best part? After the festival, you can re-watch … Read more
The Mountain Gorillas small population is confined to the Virunga mountain range on the borders of Rawnda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The mountain gorilla population has increased from 620 to 880 individuals in the last 20 years due to very successful conservation work. Thats a 40% population increase! These animals are the only primate … Read more
It has already been made apparent that the slow-release of Daft Punk’s newest album, Random Access Memories, is and will continue to be monumental. We have already heard from Giorgio Moroder on his collaboration with the project, but there is much more to be revealed. From the legendary Nile Rodgers (Producer of Diana Ross, Madonna, … Read more
These mistakes probably shouldn’t have happened. but they did.
On Friday February 8th, winter storm Nemo wreaked some serious havoc on the Northeast. While most photos of the storm portray cars buried in white fluff or ‘end of the world’ scenarios, one man was able to make some beautiful art out of the unfortunate weather. Photographer Brian Maffitt decided at some point during the … Read more
A few weeks ago, the Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara was said to have broken his own world record for the largest wave surfed when he caught a wave reported to be around 100ft off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal. Speaking to the Observer in 2011 after his record-setting 90ft ride, McNamara explained: “We’d been invited by the government … Read more
Julio Bashmore, the Brit from Bristol, throws down hard ‘n groovy multi-layered house hits peppered with vocal cuts. ‘Au Seve’ was his first single released on his own label: Boardwalk Records. He should be able to keep your feet moving and your energy up as Coachella moves into day 3. Brought to you by Danny … Read more
Recent weeks have brought an overwhelming amount of new music. But rather than bore you with words about these new songs while trying to convince you to trust my music taste despite the fact that you don’t know who or what I am, I am just going to leave a few of them here. @Wildflowaaa … Read more
“From humble beginnings come great things” is what the first line of Swim Deep’s bio reads. and humility is what has successfully kept this Birmingham based indie rock band under the mainstream radar. With roots that lie in a whimsical decision to make music and chance meetings achieved through part time jobs, Austin Williams and … Read more
Trying to get a grip on understanding the fiscal cliff? Not to worry–The Economist magazine explains the impending ‘cliff’ in a short and concise video below. And the message is clear: America cannot afford to take the plunge.