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A comprehensive guide to turntable weights, clamps and stabilisers

<b>And why they make a difference.</b><p>As any audiophile will tell you, several factors affect our perception of sound quality during record playback. One of …

Turntables

Jazz In The 21st Century Is All About 'Playing Changes'

The history of jazz in the 20th century is well known, but the course of the genre in the 21st century is still being charted. According to Nate Chinen, music critic for NPR Music and WBGO, jazz in the new millennium has enjoyed a type of Renaissance thanks to some key players.<p>Chinen's new book</i> …

Flute

A Great Day In Harlem: The Most Amazing Photograph In Jazz history

Photographer Art Kane took the most wonderful photograph in jazz history – remarkable for many reasons. In features 57 of the best jazz musicians and …

Universal Music

The Best Project Management Apps to Get Your Life in Order

Project management apps help teams collaborate more effectively and hit their deadlines, but you can use the same apps to put some order into your …

Project Management

Classical music for beginners: A guide for the newbie who's been too intimidated to ask

Classical music aficionados: Go away. This article is not for you. Instead, it is for everyone who sees classical music as a private club and who …

Flute

iPhone Not Working Properly? Here's How to Calibrate It

iPhones are prized for their reliability. However, some of their features can become less accurate or responsive over time, making it difficult to …

IPhone 7

What’s the best calendar app for iPhone?

Calendar apps for iPhone are a tough thing to advise for because different people use them in different ways. Some people are busier than others (meeting wise), and others use their calendar as a to-do system (personally I question your sanity if you are this way). All of the primary calendar apps …

Apps

Meet yMusic, Paul Simon’s Genre-Crossing Chamber Ensemble of Choice

Paul Simon‘s upcoming 14th solo album, <i>In the Blue Light</i>, features the iconic songwriter’s deep cuts reworked, rearranged and rethought. On three of …

Flute

The best power banks

<b>Looking for the very best power banks and portable chargers to keep phones, tablets, laptops and other devices up and running on the go?</b><p>Then you're in luck. It's holiday season, you see, so I tried a range of power banks at festivals, on camping trips and flights, as well as during the course of my …

Gear & Gadgets

Two Simple "Life-Changing" Photography Tips from Pierre T. Lambert (VIDEO)

Here are two photo tips from photographer Pierre T. Lambert that are short and sweet, but he says “completely changed his photography life” in terms …

Photography

How to Really Appreciate Classical Music

Mozart wrote a party song called “Kiss My Ass.” The filthy lyrics (“kiss my ass, quickly, quickly”) weren’t discovered until 1991. This is the stuff …

Classical Music

The Weavers House

With a history dating back to 1721, The Weavers House begins the next phase of its life as a family home. The 18th-century townhouse is located in …

East London

Hôtel Particulier Montmartre

Although it's the smallest hotel in Paris, Hôtel Particulier Montmartre is also the most charming. The former family home is hidden within a …

France

RMK E2 Electric Motorcycle

RMK is a fresh Finnish startup with an ambitious first product — the E2 electric motorcycle. The E2 looks to be a step forward in the e-bike market, …

Electric Vehicles

Kozmophone Holographic Turntable

Inspired by the original phonograph and its inventor Thomas Edison, the Kozmophone brings back that horn-style speaker design along with plenty of …

Turntables

Review: This James Bond-esque pen/stylus has a built-in battery w/ Lightning connector & a 16GB USB flash drive

It looks like a normal ballpoint ink pen, and it is, but hidden away in Bond-esque, spy gadget-fashion is a built-in 1,000 mAh battery with a Lightning connector, a 16GB USB flash drive, and a stylus attachment that lets you go from paper to touchscreen.<p><b>Design</b><p>As you might expect, the pen is a bit …

12 of the best espresso machines, according to online reviews

The only people more dedicated to caffeine than coffee lovers are the espresso obsessed.<p>If you’re not one yourself, you definitely know one. …

Coffee

The world’s best pastry chef is opening a restaurant that only serves pudding | London Evening Standard

Leading pastry chef Albert Adrià is opening a site dedicated to dessert and fizz at the Hotel Café Royal in November.<p>The new eatery, Cakes & Bubbles, …

A Brief History Of The Drum Set

Today's common drum kit is just 100 years old, even though drums have been around for millenia. It fell out of favor with the advent of drum machines and sampling. For many, there's no substitute.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Hollowed logs, stretched animal skins...<p>(SOUNDBITE OF DRUMMING)<p>SIMON: …

Drums

How to Turn Your Smartphone into an Early Warning System for Almost Anything

Our phones affect our lives in all kinds of ways, from socializing to travel, but these ever-present pocket gadgets can also act as early warning …

Apps

21 Ways to Get More Protein without Eating Meat

Photo by Yagi Studio / Getty<p><i>There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared</i> …

Nutrition

A Family’s 400-Year-Old Musical Secret Still Rings True

The surest route to a drummer’s heart? Cymbals.<p>“You can have all the swirling harmony in the world,” the drummer Brian Blade said, “but only the cymbals can put you over the top of that mountain you’re trying to climb. The tension is the beauty of it, like riding a wave until you need it to …

Drums

Make Homemade Pita Bread Is With This 6-Ingredient Recipe

• Pour yeast into 1/4 cup of the warm water; add the sugar and let stand for 10 minutes.<br>• Sift 2 1/2 cups of the flour with the salt into a bowl. Form a …

Recipes

Making an Incredible Sourdough Starter from Scratch in 7 Easy Steps

Flour, water, salt. That’s it. Nothing more, nothing less. If you had told me many years ago that I could make enticingly crunchy, tender, healthy …

How to Make Baguettes

Baguettes are a funny thing. On paper they look kinda simple to make and in many ways they are. But baguettes, perhaps more than any other bread, …

Baking

The GQ guide to Breitling watches

One of the most celebrated brands in watchmaking history is also also partly responsible for one of its most important innovations: the self-winding …

Watches

Leuchtturm1917 Red Dot Special Edition - Wonder Pens - Life Behind a Stationery Shop

One of my favourite new releases* from Leuchtturm (maybe ever??) are their special edition Red Dot notebooks, a version of their iconic, A5 hardcover …

Crossword Puzzles

Introducing the Platinum Procyon Fountain Pen!

Platinum has recently announced the soon to be released Platinum Procyon Fountain Pen! Drawing its name from the brightest star in Canis Major, …

Fountain Pens

5 Tips to Improve Your Handwriting with Fountain Pens

The Goulet Pens team often gets questions about how to improve one’s handwriting and steps that can be taken to use fountain pens to make your …

Calligraphy

Forgotten Watchmakers You Should Know

Brand names like Rolex, Patek, Audemars Piguet and Omega dominate the headspace of vintage watch collectors not only due to their exceptional …

Watches