Saturday
Sep012012

Rage + Youtube = Awesome Sauce

Rage, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s music video program has been serving up music clips since 1989.  Patrick Gabbraith decided to take the publicly accessible playlists that they publish on their websites and combine the songs with the appropriate video clips from Youtube to create a mashup website.

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Wednesday
Aug222012

Opinion: Why Encores Are Fucking Stupid

Encores are overused and frustrating, they waste the bands and the audience's time.
We have all been there, a gig where the band has played its best songs, it has been fun but you have work in the morning, it’s midnight, you have sore legs from standing in the mosh pit for so long and you want to go home. The band plays what seems like their final song and goes off stage. A good gig, got my moneys worth you think. The diehard groupies...

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Saturday
Aug182012

TuneGlue: Visually Discover Your Next Favourite Band

What happens when you mash together the huge recommendations database of Last.fm and Amazon in a vector graphics style spider web of your favourite bands?

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Wednesday
Aug152012

Yeah Yeah Yeah's Guitarist Drags Classical Music into the 21st Century

What do you get when you mix guitarist Nick Zinner of the Punk Rockers Yeah Yeah Yeah's, with the 40th Earth Day and a 41 strong orchestra? Amazing classical music that doesn't make you want to go to sleep.

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Saturday
Jul282012

Gimme Shelter's Hidden and Sad Past

In case you didn't know this year The Rolling Stones are celebrating 50 years since they first went on stage at the Marquee Club in London's Oxford Street, on the 12th July 1962. Gimme Shelter is one of Rolling Stone’s most popular songs. But have you ever given much thought to the lady who belts out that massive "Rape, murder; It's just a shot away, It's just a shot away," ?

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