I just leave a soul patch on the front. It's like having a little Hitler in my pants
Wednesday, 21 February 2024

Lotteries We All Lose

quote [ systems designed to reflect and magnify curiosity will tend towards decentralization, towards resistance against the gravity of power even if they aren't consciously counterposed, ideologically, against the power itself. The premise of the genre system was that genres are communities, and so most of its algorithms tried to use fairly simple math to capture the collective tastes of particular communities of music fans. ]

Interesting thoughts by the canned maintainer of Every Noise at Once ? now a former Spotify employee ? on music recommendation algorithms.
[SFW] [music]
[by Paracetamol@7:05amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 2 February 2024

Vienna's Vegetable Orchestra Is a Feast for Your Ears

quote [ Inside a group that's spent 25 years turning beets into beats. ]

It's a feast for your ears like audio food
[SFW] [music] [+2 laz0r]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:03amGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 28 January 2024

The Last Repair Shop

quote [ In a nondescript warehouse in the heart of Los Angeles, a dwindling handful of devoted craftspeople maintain over 80,000 student musical instruments, the largest remaining workshop in America of its kind. ]

[SFW] [music] [+1 Good]
[by slaytanik@6:27amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 16 December 2023

The Lost Aria Rediscovered in Venice's Ospedaletto After 250 Years

quote [ A fresco at the historic refuge leads a musicologist to a composition not heard for centuries?and the determined young women who once performed it. ]

Bless the winds with arias for the lost
[SFW] [music] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:37amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 14 December 2023

GOAT - Levitation Sessions (Full Set)

quote [ We chose to record the session in our old temple during a cold night under a huge midnight sun in the darkest winter time. We thought it would bring out the best magic in us and we think it did. ]

Their latest album is a banger, find it here
[SFW] [music] [+2]
[by slaytanik@11:58amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 10 December 2023

25-year-old viral "mystery" X-Files song gets a full release

quote [ The truth was, in fact, out there, as "Staring At The Stars" got a full release less than a week after internet detectives put themselves on the case ]

Come and share your X Files
[SFW] [music] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 7 December 2023

Revealed: how top pop stars are used to ?launder the reputation? of Koch family

quote [ Stand Together Music, part of rightwing billionaire Charles Koch?s advocacy network, collaborates with Pitbull, Machine Gun Kelly and others ]

No nice things.
[SFW] [music] [+2 Informative]
[by steele@8:53pmGMT] [2 comments]

Tuesday, 5 December 2023

In Search Of New Lows

quote [ Why did seven-string guitars become a nu-metal staple in the late 1990s? It turns out they nearly went forgotten?until a Steve Vai fan stepped in. ]

Playing a seven-string guitar
[SFW] [music] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:30amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 13 November 2023

Unearthing Gems in a Massive Archive of Rock Star Interviews

quote [ ?They are unpolished and unvarnished.? ]

Rock it like a star
[SFW] [music] [+1 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 12 November 2023

The Rich History of the Rock ?n? Roll Sellout

quote [ In an excerpt from Rob Harvilla?s new book based on his podcast, ?60 Songs That Explain the ?90s,? he breaks down some of the most infamous cases of trading reputation for money that the decade saw ]

Bunch of smalltalk opinions for ageing music nerds.
[SFW] [music] [+1 Good]
[by Paracetamol@3:13pmGMT] [2 comments]

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