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These are the poetry collections by women of color you need to read today

Poetry is one of the most underrated forms of literature we have today. When most of us think of literature, we list titles that focus on fantasy …

Literature

The Benefits Of Lucid Dreaming

Lucid dreaming is an extraordinary technique of becoming conscious while in a dream state. But creating wild and exhilarating experiences within your …

Music Mixing: The Beginner's Guide To Mixing [Part 1] - Recording Revolution

<b>Today I want to start a short multi-part series on mixing basics. It’s called The Beginner’s Guide To Mixing, but really it is the same guide (or</b> …

What Key Should My Song Be In?

Ever wondered what the best key for your song might be? From a practical point of view, the vocal range of your singer will obviously need bearing in …

My Favorite Albums of 2015

Music is about as personal as it gets, so here’s my list of music albums that resonated with me this year.<p><b>Hamilton — Soundtrack</b><p>In 2015 one New Yorker …

Watch a short film clip about PJ Harvey’s new album here

When PJ Harvey won the Mercury Music Prize for <i>Let England Shake</i> in 2011, the award cemented her already-established reputation as one of Britain’s most influential songwriters of the last twenty years. And now, almost half a decade later, the artist is back with her as-yet-unnamed ninth album, …

A$AP Rocky Dissects 3 Of His Favorite 2015 Rap Albums

<b>LOS ANGELES</b> -- A$AP Rocky looks happy.<p>He’s sitting in a green room, waiting for his turn to film scenes for Pusha-T’s “MPA” video. Fellow Mob member …

Marketing Your Music in the Digital Era

"Making it" in the music industry has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. These days, with so many online mediums at our fingertips, musicians no longer have to wait to be discovered. They can take charge of their music career and put their music in front of the right people all from …

Five emerging young rappers making hip hop weirder

It’s been nearly two decades since a (then) 17-year-old Biggie Smalls was filmed freestyling in a rap battle on a street corner in New York City. Little did he know that years later, long after his death, the grainy VHS-filmed clip would be used as a bench mark for pure talent, his loose, easy flow …

Sheek Louch feat. Jadakiss and A$AP Ferg “What’s On Your Mind” Video

From his new album, <i>Silverback Gorilla 2</i>, Sheek Louch links up with his L.O.X. brethren Jadakiss and Harlem’s own A$AP Ferg on his latest single and …

Listen To David Bowie’s Latest Single, ‘Lazarus,’ From His Upcoming New Album

You probably saw the deeply strange, yet still incredible, short film that David Bowie released last month for the song “Blackstar,” the title track from his new album coming out in 2016. If you didn’t see it, check it out if you like super weird things, because it is nothing if not super weird …

Our Favorite Albums of 2015

<i>Here are our thirty-something favorite albums of 2015. This list also appears in AdHoc Issue 10 alongside essays reflecting on 2015's musical trends,</i> …

Trail Of Dead’s Conrad Keely shares new solo song “Warm Insurrection” — listen

After nine albums with …And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead, frontman Conrad Keely is launching his own solo career. His debut album is titled</i> …

Hip-Hop

Jean Grae And Quelle Chris Breakdown The Sarcasm Of 'Everything's Fine'<p>Aaron Williams 03.30.18 2 days ago<p>SZA's Success Marks A Turning Point For Women In R&B<p>The young star has more than just the success of 'CTRL' to be thankful for — her success might help revitalize a whole genre.<p>Elias Leight …

Song Exploder: Björk Breaks Down Her Creative Process

*On the *Song Exploder <i>podcast, host Hrishikesh Hirway talks to musicians who take apart their songs and, piece by piece, tell the stories of how they</i> …

Björk

Yes, Radiohead Producer Nigel Godrich Is in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Some are abstaining from the internet ahead of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>' premiere tonight (Dec. 17) as a survival tactic in avoiding spoilers. …

'Sound of Redemption' plays it straight and true on jazzman Frank Morgan

Jazz progressed rapidly during the 1950s and 1960s but be-bopper Frank Morgan mostly missed it because he was in jail, paying for the crimes he committed to support his heroin habit. Incredibly, when Morgan re-emerged in the 1980s he picked up where he left off, playing old-fashioned music that …

Listen to Kehlani,

Kehlani is capping off a big year with a bang. The Oakland singer drops the thunderous track "Did I" produced by Pop and Oak to wrap up a successful …

Music

Listen to A$AP Ferg Feat. Future,

Earlier this month, A$AP Ferg told <i>XXL</i> about a collaborative track he did with Future. Today (Dec. 17) the Harlem rapper' song has been unveiled to …

Red Carpet

Firefly Music Festival 2016

Emo titans are back with their first new tunes since 2016’s Integrity Blues.<p>by May 04, 2018, 12:41am<p>0 comments<p>The Funk Lordz have also mapped out an …

Kehlani: The Realist

Kehlani: The Realist<p>Kehlani for HYPETRAK Magazine: Volume 2<p>By admin/Sep 30, 2015/Music<p>As much of an overstated phrase as “keeping it real” is, it …

Siblings

The Higher Mind, Nonlocal Intuition & Divine Synchronicities. What Does It All Mean?

By: Keith R. Holden, M.D., <i>Contributor</i><p>Here I want to introduce you to the part of human consciousness I call the Higher Mind. Some call it the Higher …

Scissors at the ready! Here’s a crafty craft puzzle

Hair

Biohackers Are Implanting LED Lights Under Their Skin

Grindhouse Wetware debuts its latest implant, the Northstar V1.<p><i>This post contains graphic images.</i><p>We're in an austere seminar room, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Dusseldorf's Cyborg Fair. Jowan Österlund has spread his tools over the table. A sense of nervousness takes hold of the …

NASA is the reason airplane wings bend up at the end

NASA Aeronautics has significantly improved modern aircraft. They continue to play an integral role in the modern commercial airplane experience improving safety, speed, and accuracy.<p><i>Produced by Jacqui Frank</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Why New DJs Should Start on Vinyl

Since the industry has shifted from traditional beatmatching to an ensemble of MIDI controllers and synced devices, the art of mixing by ear seems to …

Submitting Your Songs To iTunes

If you're an indie artist you know that its possible to submit your songs to many of the digital streaming services like <b>Pandora</b> or <b>Spotify</b>, but that's …