Streaming of the Week – The National – Sleep Well Beast

The National is one of the best bands the past decade in rock music. Albums like "boxer" and "high violet" helped shape the American independent rock sound of the 0 years, with great simple songwriting and minimal yet haunting arrangements that blended elements of new wave, folk and rock. The songs were - and still … Continue reading Streaming of the Week – The National – Sleep Well Beast

Amper – Write your own music with the help of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere these days. It's in the media, it's in every startup plan, it's in the words of tech giants and futurologists such as Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg. - Heck, it's starting to be in politicians rants as well. Some argue that AI will create masses of unemployed people, some others … Continue reading Amper – Write your own music with the help of Artificial Intelligence

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Help Zylia reach their funding goal on Indiegogo

Zylia is a "microphone for multi-track music recording and separation of instrument tracks". For music geeks, it's like the impossible becoming possible. A single microphone device able to record a whole band simultaneously , with multi track output and correct instrument separation? It's impossible... but it's exactly what Zylia promises. How does Zylia do that? … Continue reading Help Zylia reach their funding goal on Indiegogo

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BeBot Robot Synth lands on Android!

Normalware's BeBot Robot Synth is an amazing, super clever software instrument designed specifically for mobile devices. It requires no musical knowledge, no keyboard knowledge, just the use of a touchscreen and your fingers to create some incredible and very realistic analog style, polyphonic synth sounds. https://youtu.be/JTlsu296ed8 The interface is so fun and simple that it works … Continue reading BeBot Robot Synth lands on Android!

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Teenage Engineering OP-Z is approaching. And it looks amazing

Teenage Engineering is the Scandinavian company that invented the OP-1, one of the hippest devices for electronic musicians of the decade. Extensively used by some of the most prominent contemporary musicians such as Bon Iver, Alt-J and others, the powerful, ultra-portable synth/sampler/production tool is already a classic and is still very sought after, with prices on … Continue reading Teenage Engineering OP-Z is approaching. And it looks amazing

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Streaming of the Week – Nadine Shah Holiday Destination

Nadine Shah is a British singer/songwriter/musican. And a very talented one. She has recently released her third album, "Holiday Destination", which to me is her best and yet more accessible to date. Nadine has a great, haunting voice that's reminiscent of her Pakistani origins and writes songs about very serious issues (mental health, for example). … Continue reading Streaming of the Week – Nadine Shah Holiday Destination

Deal Alert! Fender Jaguar FSR American Vintage ’65 Reissue

Just spotted this great looking, rare Sonic Blue  Fender American Vintage Reissue (or AVRI) Jaguar on Gumtree. The guy's asking £950 ... a little bit more then €1050 at today's change. These guitars usually sell for at least €200 more than this usually, and this one is in a rare colour, has a bound fretboard … Continue reading Deal Alert! Fender Jaguar FSR American Vintage ’65 Reissue

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St Vincent is MASSeducing us, and Music Man follows suit

St Vincent is one of my favourite contemporary artists. She's skilled, original, experimental, while staying accessible and writing great songs. A rare balance only found in great musicians. Annie Clark is now releasing her MASSeduction album on October 2017 and Music Man is updating their Signature St Vincent models with a very limited edition in … Continue reading St Vincent is MASSeducing us, and Music Man follows suit