Sunday, January 26, 2020
The two-minute clip shows flight crew boarding the capsule, countdown, take off and separation from the Falcon 9 rocket. There's a patriotic shot of an American flag patch, dramatic music and a look back at Earth. The video shows the capsule attaching to the ISS, circling the planet a few times and then parachuting home…
Post Malone performs during the Times Square New Year's Eve 2020 Celebration on Dec. 31, 2019. Michael Stewart/WireImage/Getty Images Couldn't get enough of Sunshine by Post Malone or Old Town Road by Lil Nas X last year? You weren't the only one. Music streams in the US on services like YouTube, Spotify and Amazon Music…
Jimmy Heath, the highly influential jazz saxophonist, composer, and bandleader, has died. He was 93 years old, as The New York Times reports. Heath was a prolific composer who wrote over 125 songs throughout his career, which spanned over 70 years. Several of his original pieces went on to become jazz standards performed by the…
Source: Daniel Bader / Android Central Amazon's Echo Studio is an amazing product in its own right, but it was tailor-made for Amazon's newest music service, Amazon Music HD. With up to 10 times the bitrates and streaming quality of "regular" music streaming services, Amazon Music HD delivers an entirely new audio experience to your…
The renowned music executive Jimmy Iovine said the streaming business' biggest problem is scale.Iovine, who cofounded the headphone company Beats with the rapper Dr. Dre and helped create Apple Music, was speaking to The New York Times about music, tech, politics, and more in an interview published Monday.The 66-year-old, who left Apple in 2018, also…
Dave Riley, bassist for the influential 1980s Chicago noise-punk band Big Black, has died. He was 59. According to his partner Rachel Brown, he had throat cancer. What a fucking great player, he was. And what a fucking great band. From Rolling Stone: “Dave was a fantastic musician and a critical part of the Chicago…
Hip-hop owes a lot to Houston's DJ Screw. Practically every popular rap song carries the influence of the blueprint he created decades ago—garbled vocals slowed down to a creep, distorted beats creating new dimensions. Twenty years after his death, he's still watching over hip-hop's most promising acts, with Texan artists eager to pay homage where…
Vaughan Oliver, the graphic designer whose work defined the 4AD record label, has died. He was 62. His ethereal, surreal, magnificent album art for The Pixies, Cocteau Twins, This Mortal Coil, and Clan of Xymox brought together design and music in a way that forever changed and elevated the design of music packaging. From The…
(CNN)The room is packed tight. There's a buzz of anticipation in the air. Suddenly the music picks up, blasting an inspirational song and the buzz turns into a roar. This is the moment.Well, it's a moment -- a moment in a seemingly endless sea of moments on the campaign trail. Sure, it's a new crowd…
Back in September, Betaworks put out a call for startups to participate in its latest “camp,” this one focused on audio. Danika Laszuk, the head of Betaworks Camp, told me at the time that the startup studio was looking for companies that are trying to build “audio-first” experiences for smart speakers and wireless headphones, or…