How Shazam Predicts the Next Pop Hit

ShazamPBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff and Atlantic editor Derek Thompson explore how data shapes the music industry. Read more in Thompson’s recent Atlantic story, “The Shazam Effect.”

KORG CLIPHIT | CLIP DRUM KIT

korg-cliphitKorg, renown manufacture of electronic musical instruments has introduced the Cliphit, a clever device that turns the world around you into your own personal drum kit! Cliphit takes your air-drumming to the next level, simply attach one of the included clips to almost anything and play drums in real time! The portable drum kit also features a footswitch to control kick sounds, built-in drum sound effects, a headphone jack for private practice, and a built-in speaker that delivers great-sounding tone for your drum performance. watch the video

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Music Production Evolution: The Rise Of Digital vs. The Vinyl Revival

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2014 Is The Future Now?

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8 Ways to Automate Your Home with Your Phone

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Simple Pleasures: Movie Night for Film Buffs

Screen Shot 2014-09-22 at 12.54.39 PMIn a world of rising cinema costs … at a time when gathering comes naturally … small screens are hitting the big time

What could be better on a crisp fall night than curling up on the couch with a soft throw, a bowl of popcorn (or perhaps a glass of wine) and a great movie? Avoid the crowds at the theater, save a little cash and embrace the simple pleasure of movie night at home. Whether you keep it spontaneous or start a film club complete with movie-themed snacks (blini and vodka for Dr. Zhivago, anyone?), let these ideas inspire your next movie night at home.

PUC | WIFI MIDI INTERFACE

puc-wifi-midi-interfaceFree your music from tyranny of wires with the PUC, a Wireless MIDI Connection. Designed specifically for iOS devices, the PUC allows you to wirelessly connect any MIDI device such as keyboards, synths, dj controllers, drum machines, floor pedal controllers, plus other gear, wirelessly to your iPad, iPhone or Mac, and easily control your music making apps. It has a low latency system as fast or faster than the wire, and includes the free PUC connector app. 

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SEO Blues [Infographic]

What follows these words is a strange but interesting weaving of ‘Blues’ history along with Google update history. It’s kind of funny, but as a musician reading this infographic, I seem to know a lot more about blues performers than about the evolution of Google SEO tactics.

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What People Share On Social Networks: Statistics and Trends

Everyone seems to be sharing their lives on social networks. Some people have accounts on several social networks at the same time! People share many things on their social networks with friends and sometimes even with strangers. Aren’t you curious as to what they share? Check out our infographic, “What People Share On Social Networks” to get the low down on what’s really going on out there, socially speaking!

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