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Copy Music's Top Dogs and Get a Pair of Perfectly Molded Customized In-Ear Headphones

Jul 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Audiophiles, prepare yourselves, because the sound of music is about to get so much better. The California-based Ultimate Ears may offer a range of wireless speakers, but their customized in-ear monitors are where it’s really at. Founded in 1995, UE headphones are used by top touring musicians all over the world and by using their website, you can get customized earbuds to fit perfectly inside your own ear too. 

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Marshall's London Smartphone is Calling and You Better Believe We're Answering

Jul 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There’s no way Marshall’s first smartphone isn’t an homage to The Clash’s infamous third album, London Calling, but that makes us love it even more. Without warning yesterday, the brand announced their plans to release London, a retro-styled Android phone that will immediately be a hit with diehard music lovers.

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Our 7 “You Should’ve Been There” Moments From Comic-Con

Jul 13, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Every year, networks and studios have to really do their best to wow fans and cosplayers at Comic-Con, and they certainly outdid themselves this time—just maybe not in the way you assumed. Though some of 2015’s most anticipated panels were worth the wait (holy moly, Star Wars), others failed to deliver anything new (like the contractually-silenced Game of Thrones cast). 

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Siri Who? Amazon Echo's Alexa Personality May Just Be Your New Best Friend

Jun 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It’s official, Amazon definitely knows how to create video advertisements, because the above clip for the Echo is incredibly convincing. Able to communicate with you just like Siri does, this speaker has its own brain named Alexa and is designed to adapt to your personality and needs.

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The Devialet Phantom Speaker, So Loud You May Need Ear Plugs

Jun 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Devialet Phantom is being hailed as the most powerful compact speaker ever seen, pushing out tunes at 99 decibels (which according to Bloomberg, is the same experience as sitting on a running motorcycle). The 3,000-watt speaker starts at $1,900 and to be honest, its specs may be a little intimidating if you don’t know anything about electronics. 

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The Doobie Brothers Drop a Truth Bomb About Where Rock 'N' Roll is Thriving in Modern Music

Jun 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

When it comes to commenting on the current state of rock 'n’ roll, there’s really no band more qualified than The Doobie Brothers. They helped create the now-iconic California sound of the '70s, after all. Since first starting up back in 1970, the American rock group has sold over 40 million records and have gone through some incredibly distinct sounds.

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3 Parisian Music Festivals to Catch in June, From Jazz to Electronic Art

Jun 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Anyone who has ever been to France’s capital knows that there is always something to do—whether you check out Mona Lisa’s smile at The Louvre or check in with François Truffaut at the Montmartre Cemetery—but in June, music is where it’s at.

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Surround Yourself With These Rare Photographs of Jazz Legends

Jun 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There is something so powerful and effervescent about black and white images of iconic jazz musicians and singers—perhaps it is because back then artists weren’t as overexposed as they are now, making intimate photos pretty hard to come by. These five photographs are just a small taste of what Limited Runs has on offer in their Metronome Magazine Jazz Photo Collection, starring the likes of Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Charlie Parker.

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Harman Kardon Partners With HTC for Pint-Sized H/K One Wireless Speaker

May 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

As a reminder that iPhones aren’t the only smartphone options out there, the Harman Kardon One is an adorably tiny Bluetooth speaker designed for Sprint’s HTC One M9. As you can see in the above video, the £129 ($203) H/K One is pretty compact and has HTC Connect tech inside, which enables the gadget to sync up easily with an HTC phone.

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Started From The Bottom...Now We’re Here (At Sotheby’s in NYC)

May 13, 2015  |   Contributor: Djani Schafer

While Drake wasn’t listed in our recent post on the top 10 Hollywood art collectors (although, aside from his amazing role in Degrassi, we’re not sure the rapper actually counts as “Hollywood” anyway), it seems he definitely has ties to the art world.

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Spandau Ballet Returns With Reunion and New Documentary That Dances to the '80s New Romantic Beat

Apr 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Pop fashion from the 1980s isn’t the only thing making a stylish return from the New Wave era. The fashion-forward musicians who wore it first have also been staging comeback tours lately, including Duran Duran, Devo, Madonna, Orchestral Manoeuvres in The Dark, and most recently (and unexpectedly), Take On Me one-hit-wonder A-ha. Well, ladies and gentlemen, it's time to give a returning warm welcome to British band Spandau Ballet. 

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Sweetgreen Goes Healthy By Only Serving Farm-Fresh Cuisine at the Music Festival

Apr 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It seems like each year puts a new music festival on our radars, events that give both an alternative and an accompaniment to the majors, like Coachella. The sweetlife festival in Columbia, MD—less than an hour drive from Washington DC—takes place May 30-31 and is put on by sweetgreen, a culinary lifestyle brand that dedicates itself to connecting the community with farmers and growers.

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Can't Play an Instrument? Not a Problem With the "World's Most Luxurious Piano"

Apr 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Goldfinch is calling their newest offering the “world’s most luxurious piano.” Why? Because they’ve covered nearly every inch of the Steinway with Swarovski crystals—half a million, to be exact. With help from British contemporary artist Lauren Baker, the bespoke company spent six months on the custom-made instrument, applying every crystal by hand. 

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Meet Scandinavian-Designed Vifa, Our New Favorite Source for Wireless Tunes

Apr 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Luxury audio brands are constantly trying to come up with stylish designs that manage to be both fashion-forward and technologically competitive, and it seems like Vifa has hit both without even trying. With just three products in their lineup, Vifa speakers feature a Nordic design that is simple and beautiful, relying on the contrast between textured textiles and a smooth metal frame.

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No Doubt, Lady Gaga & Ed Sheeran to Headline The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest

Apr 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

What do Elton John, Hozier, Wilco, The Who, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, No Doubt, T.I., and Ed Sheeran all have in common? Each one of them will be performing at the 46th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. With a lineup that—to some, looks better than Coachella’s—the jazz fest gives us seven full days of music, parades, crafts and food. 

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