Mike Kato

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Using Channels to Selectively Edit Your Photos

Have you ever wondered what that obscure tab called “Channels” in Photoshop does? You know, the one with black and white layers of your photograph …

Quick Tip: A Cleaner Way to Sharpen Your Photos in Photoshop

When you sharpen a photograph, what you’re doing is adding contrast to the edges in an image, but unfortunately, that often leads to black and white …

Tiny Downtown Restaurant RiceBar Is Serving $5 Filipino Breakfast Bowls

The breakfast buffet spread at RiceBar<p>Jean Trinh<p>If this sounds like a buffet to you, you’re kind of right. The way it works with breakfast is that …

Breakfast

The secret history of the Soviet X-ray vinyl black market

“People tend to tell this story as one of Russian hipsters breaking the system by pirating Western music. Well, that's just not accurate at all.”<p>Stephen Coates is explaining the remarkable story behind his X-Ray Audio Project. Coates, a musician who’s been performing in Russia for ten years with …

This site lets you find all the songs in your favorite movies

It’s relatively easy to find soundtracks or independent film scores nowadays, as long as you know exactly what you’re looking for. But there’s a new …

Apple Music

How to Buy the Best Turntable and Stereo System for Your Record Collection

In a time when filling a room with sound can be as simple as tapping your phone, getting into vinyl can be intimidating. All those wires and plugs. Picking out a turntable that will last. Not to mention the myriad cartridge, amplifier, and speaker options. And even if you've connected all of those …

Audiophile

This Guy Wrote a Book About Fame and Oblivion So We Asked Him to List Five Artists History Forgot

Author Steven Blush takes a look at the flipside of fame and the artists on the cusp of stardom who ended up falling through the cracks.<p>All photos from Lost Rockers by Steven Blush, published by powerHouse Books.<p>Last month author Steven Blush released his book <i>Lost Rockers: Broken Dreams and Crashed</i> …

Books

Black Thought’s New Song With Styles P & 9th Wonder Is Absolute Lyrical Destruction (Audio)

For years, Black Thought has been atop countless lists of “the most underrated MCs.” This, despite having consistently released some of the best …

Rap & Hip-Hop
Biographies

Outdoor Photographer of the Year finalists announced, in pictures - Telegraph

Nick Brandt's 'Petrified': animals of Lake Natron - Telegraph

Rock ‘n’ roll’s two best-selling vinyl albums of 2015 are both over 40 years old

Vinyl has had a major resurgence over the last decade, and it’s not just contemporary acts who are benefiting. In fact, the year’s two best-selling …

10 Weird L.A. Places Everyone Should Visit Once (VIDEO)

<b>1. The Proud Bird</b><p>The Proud Bird isn't a hip take on retro flights. The LAX-adjacent restaurant dates back to 1967 and its focus is on the aviation …

Los Angeles