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Coffee With April: Binge This New Podcast All About The Business Of Coffee

There’s a new podcast being released today and it has the coffee professional (or budding coffee professional) in mind. Created by April Coffee …

Coffee

The Secret History of Steve McQueen's Rolex Submariner

For more than half a century, Steve McQueen and Paul Newman have been cosmic twins of masculinity. Box-office rivals throughout the sixties and seventies—they would have starred in <i>Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid</i> but couldn’t agree on who would receive top billing—the actors were also revered for …

Le Mans

See How Tudor Makes Its Iconic Dive Watches

<i>Originally published by Jon Bues on Hodinkee.</i><p>The making of a Tudor watch today is in many ways similar to the making of a Rolex watch. Both …

Watches

Coffee Waste Is Now Fetching a 480% Premium Over Coffee Itself

Aida Batlle grows coffee on her family’s farm in the hills surrounding El Salvador’s Santa Ana Volcano. Like generations before her, she had little …

Buckle Up: The History Of The NATO Watch Strap

Enthusiasts of watch culture love to dive into the minutia. Besides the watch face, the accompanying straps that fasten them are objects of …

Watches

Rhythm Workshop: Sliding Sixths

33<p>SHARES<p><b>ANOTHER SUITABLE-FOR-SLIDING</b> interval that turns up in tons of Hendrix tunes (and many others) is the mighty sixth. These inverted thirds …

What Is Bebop? Deconstructing Jazz Music’s Most Influential Development

What is bebop? The Big Apple certainly didn’t know what hit it when <b>Charlie Parker</b> blew into town like a tornado and shook the jazz scene to its very …

Buying a Watch Online? This Site Will Make Sure It’s Not a Counterfeit

Buying a pre-owned watch on the Internet can be a little bit of a crapshoot. While there are a handful of reputable sites that rigorously test and …

First Look: The Omega Speedmaster CK2998 Pulsometer LE

It really should come as no surprise, but once again Omega released a limited edition Speedmaster, and it’s pretty damn cool. In the last few years, …

Forge Your Own Path: Five Keys to a Successful Career in Coffee

(Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the March/April issue of Roast magazine. Click here for more information on Roast.) What does a …

The 10 Best Music Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: March 13th</b><p>Whether they’re about an artist, a band, or maybe just a particular place and time, music documentaries have a unique ability to let their soundtrack be a central aspect to their storytelling. With a selection varying from artist biographies, music history lessons, and those …

The Best Coffee Grinders, According to Baristas and Coffee Roasters

Even if you’ve purchased the coffee maker of your dreams, your morning cup of coffee is only going to be as good as the beans you’re using. And any …

Coffee

Explaining the Microscopic Chain Inside the A. Lange & Söhne Pour le Mérite

The first chain and fusee inside a wristwatch was courtesy of A. Lange & Söhne, when it debuted the original Pour le Mérite Tourbillon in 1994. …

Military Watches of the World: A-11, the Watch That Won the War

<b>England, 1945. A nighttime briefing of U.S. Army Air Forces personnel is in session, prepping the flight officers and enlisted men with details on</b> …

Sena 30K: The User-Friendly Mesh Headset We've Been Waiting For?

The new 30K Bluetooth Headset features Mesh Network Technology — the future of group intercom communication.<p>For many Adventure Riders, Bluetooth …

Mesh Network

Book Review: The Wristwatch Handbook—A Comprehensive Guide to Mechanical Watches

<i>The Wristwatch Handbook</i> is an in-depth study of mechanical movements aimed at collectors looking to become informed connoisseurs. As John Reardon, …

Inside The Manufacture: A Visit To The Tudor Strap-Making Factory (VIDEO)

The first time I heard of Julien Faure was at Baselworld in 2014. Tudor had just released the Ranger, and it came with a selection of strap options …

I Tried Studying in 10 New Orleans Coffee Shops

I Tried Studying in 10 New Orleans Coffee Shops So You Don't Have To<p>Match your coffee grinds to your homework grind.<p>January 20, 2018<p>Let’s be real …

8 Mix Buss Compression, EQ & Saturation Tips

What are the risks and rewards to processing your mix buss (or master channel) during a mix? Get tips on how to become a master of mix buss …

The 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S Touring Might Be The Best Heist Bike Ever

If you were going to rob a bank on a motorcycle, what would you choose? It needs to be fast, like any good getaway vehicle, and agile enough to evade …

Social Media

The Marine Chronometer: Its History And Development

In June of 1920, a semi-obscure retired Royal Navy officer working on a book on the history of marine chronometers ran across something remarkable at …

Watches

How to Play Five Holiday Classics on the Guitar

481<p>SHARES<p>Now that your belly is stuffed with turkey and pumpkin pie, it’s time to shift our attention to Christmas! In the spirit of the Axemas …

Guitar

Technical Perspective: A Tale Of Two ISOs, Or What Water Resistance Ratings Really Mean

One of the most perennially popular subjects for discussion on watch forums, at watch meet-ups, at trade shows, at watch shows, and indeed at any …

Decoding Omega References: 14 Magic Digits And Codification Tables Revealed

Many watch enthusiasts dream of owning at least one timepiece by Omega. And maybe even a second or a third. The Swiss brand definitely ranks among …

A WATERTIGHT CROWN

The Twinlock, then Triplock, winding crowns, invented by Rolex, reinforced the Submariner’s waterproofness by screwing down against the case, providing watertight security akin to a submarine’s hatch.<p>As the winding crown is gently pressed in and turned, the thread engages. After just another few …

Video Lesson: Learn How to Play Like Tampa Red

Bill EvansNovember 12, 2017<p><b>From the January 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY PETE MADSEN</b><p>Tampa Red (1904–1981), born Hudson Woodbridge, in …

Monochrome Watches - Dedicated to fine watches

Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told by passionate experts. Monochrome Watches brings daily news, reviews and important background …

The race to save coffee

Centroamericano, a new variety of coffee plant, hasn’t sparked the buzz of, say, Starbucks’s latest novelty latte. But it may be the coolest thing in …

Jesse Davey's King Tone Switch Fattens Your Tone, Stevie Ray Vaughan Style

In 1994, a young British band called the Hoax released a reasonably successful album called Sound Like This . You might even remember it. For me, the …

Video Lesson: Learn Neil Young’s Simple but Singular Style

Bill EvansAugust 19, 2017<p><b>From the October 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM LEVY</b><p>Some guitarists search obsessively for novel chord voicings to …