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20,000 Days on Earth Investigates Nick Cave's Psyche & Boldly Redefines the Music Documentary Genre

Jul 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There's a scene in 20,000 Days on Earth in which Nick Cave chauffeurs Kylie Minogue around Brighton in a black 1980s Jaguar XJ as she reflects back on having first met him. The front passenger seat is left open for us, the audience, as an invitation into a music documentary that's not quite real. In fact, everything you see has been constructed and the car you're in is more like a dream. Though the ambitious film is artistically pieced together and wrapped in fiction by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard—and co-written by Cave himself—it's actually the most beautifully honest reflection of art's transformative power you may ever see. 

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Get an Inside Look at the Man, the Myth, & the Legend David Bowie in Chicago

Jul 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s never a bad time when Bowie is involved (Am I right?). Celebrating the famed musician’s traveling exhibit “David Bowie Is,” the Thompson Chicago is offering an exclusive package for its guests. The 247-room hotel announced its “Day and Night with David Bowie” VIP experience this week in partnership with Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

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E11EVEN's Founder and Creator Talks Burlesque Dancers, Cirque du Soleil Theatrics & the Nightclub Industry

Jul 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Foglia

Like most people, I am curious by nature and thrive on the allure of the forbidden. The naughty and the unmentionable are something that are not easily avoided in a city like Miami. So checking out E11EVEN Miami, downtown's newest unique nightlife experience, was right up my alley.

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Give Throwback Tunes Warmth With Grace Digital Victoria Internet Radio

Jul 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Some of us gave up on the radio long before Jason Derulo and Snoop Dog let us all know what to do with our "big fat butts" (it's wiggle, by the way). If you find that you would rather immerse yourself in some tunes from the past and love the look of vintage radios, Grace Digital's Grace Victoria Internet radio is a pretty great answer.

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Visit the Architecture and History of 11 of the World's Most Stunning Opera Houses

Jun 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Whether you're an opera fan, an avid admirer of historical architecture, or just someone who appreciates beauty, there are few buildings more lovely than the opera houses found all over the world. Sure, many are incredibly well known (like the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and the Sydney Opera House in Australia), but others tend to be quieter — though their stories are no less amazing. 

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Aesthetic Over Quality: We Give LSTN's Troubadours Over-Ear Headphones the Test

Jun 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

LSTN Headphones' motto is "Buy Headphones, Give Hearing," which points to their mission to help restore hearing to those in need through Starkey Hearing Foundation by donating proceeds. With a mission statement that gives consumers a warm and fuzzy feeling of doing good (which also happens to be a pretty smart business move), LSTN is ahead of the headphone game from the get-go. Plus, their flagship Troubadours have a super cool vintage look that's made from reclaimed wood.

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Pharrell Reinterprets the Kartell's Ferruccio Laviani-Designed Bourgie Lamp

May 28, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Looks like Pharrell can officially add product design to his long resume. To honor the 10th anniversary of Kartell's Ferruccio Laviani-designed Bourgie Lamp, the Italian company enlisted the happy crooner to reimagine the classic design. This is the result.

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American Idol Judge Keith Urban Spills Success Secrets and Family Stories

May 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Two competitors entered, but only one was left standing. American Idol finalist Caleb Johnson battled triumphantly over Jena Irene to become the show’s crowned winner this season. So now it’s just a matter of time until he earns a place in the Billboard charts just like platinum-selling artist Kelly Clarkson, or…as the singer in a Meatloaf tribute band playing Reno casinos.

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Rhythm 1.1 Preamplifier Brings the Concert to Your Living Room

May 9, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Anyone truly serious about getting the highest quality sound possible from their home entertainment system knows that they should find a really good preamplifier, specifically one that actually takes rhythm into account. Backert Labs recently released their tubed preamp Rhythm 1.1, designed to give you dynamic rhythmic sound and get you as close to a live concert as possible.

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Get to Know JOHNNYSWIM: The Husband and Wife Duo That is About to Take the Music Scene by Storm

Apr 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

As husband and wife, Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano finish each other’s sentences, eagerly compliment one another, and still easily laugh together. Making music under the name Johnnyswim, the musical two are magnetic—their vocals perfectly matched—they ebb and flow through harmonies so flawlessly, you wonder why they haven’t been singing together all their lives.

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Ultra Talented Artist Adrien Broom Takes a Moment to Tell Us About Just What Fuels Her Curious Worlds

Apr 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There are many different types of artists out there, from photographers and painters to sculptors and filmmakers, and some artists are talented enough that they excel at more than one medium. It's pretty darn amazing though when someone has so much creativity spilling from their minds that they do all of it, and that's exactly what Adrien Broom does.

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Instinctive Boom Boom Speaker Brings Geometry To Your Tunes

Apr 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Boom Boom speaker may not be the biggest piece of audio equipment you've ever experienced, but we love its compact and geometric design. The wireless gadget is meant to be simple and instinctive, made in a shape that engages with your creative side. Designed by Mathieu Lehanneur, Boom Boom can be positioned in whatever way you want, having no right top or bottom — plus since it's covered in a soft silicon, it's apparently pretty comfortable it your hand too.

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Avoid the Mega Crowds With These 9 Eclectic Early Summer Music Festivals

Apr 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Sunshine, picnic blankets, girls in flowing dresses, hula-hoops…they all mean that music festival season has officially begun. The first weekend of Coachella has wrapped up (with the second weekend coming up quick), but there are so many other options out there, whether you are a Philharmonic fan or an indie rocker.

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Meridian's 25th Anniversary DSP Digital Active Loudspeakers Finally Ready For Order

Apr 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

2014 marks the 25th anniversary of British audio brand Meridian's very first digital speaker launch, the D600 — which was actually the "fist digital loudspeaker in the world." They decided to celebrate the occasion by creating a Special Edition series of three new models, the Meridian DSP Digital Active Loudspeakers, which are finally available to order. 

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Live from the Artists Den's Exec. Producer Discusses Living Room Shows, Adele & Season 8

Apr 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When you’re a die-hard music fan, discovering new bands and helping others see the potential in an emerging artist is an essential part of your day-to-day life. You browse online blogs, search through various music magazines, read forums, and go to local shows—all in the hopes of uncovering fresh sounds, inspiring lyrics and original talent. 

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