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Someone put Spotify inside this old cassette recorder

The above contraption may <i>look</i> like the kind of cassette player bygone teens used to use to create mix tapes, but it's not -- it's a Raspberry Pi-powered Spotify speaker with NFC-based playlists. Its creator, a British builder named Matt Brailsford, said he came up with the idea after being …

A Pocket Sized DIY Camera Stabilizer That Costs About $1 To Make

A monopod made from string and a bolt is an old photographers trick that can help to eliminate vertical movement and greatly reduce horizontal …

Changing The Look Of a Portrait With One Light In Different Positions | Joel Grimes

When it comes to lighting a portrait, the techniques you can apply seem limitless. Personally, I’m a minimalist and like using one light whenever I …

Will A Single Artist Go Platinum in 2014?

When A$AP Yams tweeted that 2014 was the worst year in rap history when it comes to albums — and his criticism might actually apply to music in …

We Spoke to the Two Doctors Who Think Hip-Hop Can Help Battle Mental Illness

It's already been a source of empowerment for many, but how else can it help?<p>Earlier this month, a couple of academics announced that they intended to use hip-hop as a means of removing the stigma surrounding mental illnesses like schizophrenia, addiction and depression. Of course, mental health is …

Someone Has Made 38 Hours of Playlists That Trace the Evolution of Hip-Hop

And you can listen to it for free.<p>Sick of golden era heads telling you that you can’t enjoy the new Rich Gang track without understanding how The Chronic popularised G-funk? Well, some dude on internet radio site 8tracks.com - who goes under the sad and ambitious name of MCAforPresident - has spent …

Pitchfork Music Festival Paris Set Times Announced, Friday and Saturday Sold Out

Pitchfork Music Festival Paris returns to Grande Halle de La Villette from October 30 to November 1. Tickets for the last two days, Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1, are now sold out. Single-day passes are available for Thursday, October 30 for 49€. Thursday's lineup includes James …

SXSW Announces Initial Lineup

CMJ may be in full swing, but SXSW has already announced its initial lineup for 2015. The Austin, Texas mega-festival will take place from Tuesday, March 17 to Sunday, March 22.<p>The initial list includes Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, Pharmakon, Thee Oh Sees, Twin Peaks, Bishop Nehru, the Dodos, …

Arcade Fire's Will Butler Contributes Music to Bronx Obama, Movie About Obama Impersonator

<i>Bronx Obama</i> is a movie about Louis Ortiz, a man who's made his living by impersonating President Obama. (He's from the Bronx, of course.) It features music from Arcade Fire's Will Butler.<p>The movie can be purchased online right now, but it'll also premiere on Showtime on October 30. You can watch …

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